Soyuz is formally constituted as the Post-Communist Cultural Studies Interest Group of the American Anthropological Association (AAA) and is also recognized as an official unit of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies (AAASS).

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new summer school on transformation research in Germany

Dear colleagues,

please find an announcement for a new summer school on transformation
research ("Postsozialistische Transformation und die Neuordnung Europas:
Langzeitfolgen des Systemwechsels von 1989-91") that will be held at the
European University Viadrina (Frankfurt/Oder, Germany) 31 May-5 June
2015 (or take this website:

ARISC services for scholars traveling to the South Caucasus

The American Research Institute of the South Caucasus (ARISC) is pleased to announce the wide range of services we offer for free to visiting scholars, including:

• Logistics support
• Advice regarding accommodation
• Information on the use of local libraries, archives, museums
• Information dissemination
• Assistance in translation
• Establishing contacts with local institutions and scholars