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New Issue: Sibirica - Interdisciplinary Journal of Siberian Studies

Dear Colleague,

The current issue explores a wide range of topics, including: Russian tobacco exporting to indigenous communities, migration to Siberia in the eighteenth century, the semantic structure of domestic deer herd names and more. Also included is the previous issue contents titled: Beyond the Anthropological Texts: History and Theory of Fieldworking in the North

Current Issue: Volume 16, Issue 2

Articles

"Tobacco! Tobacco!": Exporting New Habits to Siberia and Russian America, Matthew Romaniell

CfP: “Cold-War Home Fronts: Comparative Approaches”, University of Sheffield, 26-27 January 2018

For four decades after the end of the Second World War, competition between the socialist and capitalist blocs shaped international relations on a global scale. For the main protagonists, the USA, USSR, and their near neighbours in Europe, it was a deferred conflict, but also, paradoxically, a ‘total war’ for which citizens must be ever-vigilant. The aim of this conference is to consider the ‘home fronts’ in those countries deeply implicated in the Cold War but removed from the fighting. How did the Cold War transform domestic politics and culture?

ROSTA posters enquiry

Dear colleagues,

I am looking for a ROSTA poster designed by Vladimir Mayakovsky that I would like to include in a publication. I would really appreciate any advice or information about any collections of these posters, or how I might be able to contact relevant institutions to obtain an electronic copy of the poster and the associated publishing rights. 

Thank you!

Iva



CFP: Asia in the Russian Imagination

The University of Utah’s Asia Center is hosting an interdisciplinary conference on Siberia, Central Asia, and the Russian Far East and North Pacific, organized around the theme of “Asia in the Russian Imagination.” The conference will be held at the University of Utah’s campus in Salt Lake City on March 23-24, 2018.  Over the past three years, the Asia Center’s “Siberian Initiative” has sponsored talks on anthropology, environmental studies, history, film studies, and linguistics, and we are continuing this interdisciplinary approach to Russia in Asia/Asia in Russia at our

CFP: Conference on 21st Century Perspectives on the Holocaust and Genocide, April 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

13TH INTERNATIONAL HOLOCAUST & GENOCIDE STUDIES CONFERENCE AT MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY

21st-CENTURY PERSPECTIVES ON THE HOLOCAUST & GENOCIDE

APRIL 18-21, 2018

FEATURED SPEAKERS:

  • Ronald Grigor Suny
  • Gerhard Weinberg
  • Niemat Ahmadi

FEATURED TOPICS:

CfP: Grafting the Self conference, October 19-21: DEADLINE EXTENSION

Grafting the Self

 

DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL SEPTEMBER 2, 2017

 

Princeton University, October 19-21, 2017

Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference

Princeton University

Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures

 

Keynote Speaker: Lilya Kaganovsky (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

 

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