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CALL FOR PANELISTS - SHAFR Conference 23-25 June, 2016 at the University of San Diego

I am seeking a third panelist for a paper session at the SHAFR conference in San Diego, California, June 23-25, 2016. The proposed session broadly considers how Americans and Russians encountered one another during the Imperial and Soviet eras. A third paper could examine either chronological period.

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Dear colleagues,
On behalf of the Association for Diversity in Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies, I'm writing to let you know about several diversity-related events that will be taking place at the upcoming ASEEES meeting in Philadelphia. All are welcome to attend these events, including the general meeting on Saturday, November 21st at 10 am, which is sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh's Center for Russian and East European Studies (REES).

CfP Religion and Magic in Socialist and Post-socialist Contexts

CfP Religion and Magic in Socialist and Post-socialist Contexts

Cambridge Scholars, UK


Edited by Alexandra Cotofana (Indiana University, Bloomington) and James M Nyce (Ball State University and Lund University )

Preface by Patrick Michelson (IU Bloomington)

Afterword by Catherine Wanner (Penn State University)


Call for Papers



TOC: Kritika 16, no. 4 (Fall 2015)

Posted by Carolyn Pouncy, Managing Editor, Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History


Memorials, Memorials: Closing in on the 1917 Centenary . . .  729



S. A. Smith

The Historiography of the Russian Revolution 100 Years On  . . . 733

Boris I. Kolonitskii

On Studying the 1917 Revolution: Autobiographical Confessions and Historiographical Predictions . . . 751

Do it yourself! Subversive Practices and Informal Knowledge

Do it yourself! Subversive Practices and Informal Knowledge: Annual Conference of the Leibniz Graduate School “History, Knowledge, Media in East Central Europe”

Date: 8-20 November 2015

Venue: The Herder Institute for Historical Research on East Central Europe – Institute of the Leibniz Association, Gisonenweg 5-7, 35037 Marburg, Vortragssaal und Becker-Villa

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CFP: 2016 Canadian Association of Slavists' Conference, Calgary, 30 May - 1 June


Monday, 30 May to Wednesday, 1 June 2016
University of Calgary, Alberta


The annual conference of the Canadian Association of Slavists will take
place at the University of Calgary, in Canada’s most dynamic city set
against the spectacular backdrop of the Rocky Mountains and Banff National Park.

The CAS Annual Conference is held as a part of the Congress of the