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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Call for Applications: The Open Research Laboratory at Illinois / The Summer Research Laboratory

For over forty years, the Summer Research Laboratory at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has provided scholars from around the world with the opportunity to work in our Library's famous collections in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies.

New Open Access Books: The Encyclopaedia of Informality (Volumes 1 & 2), edited by Alena Ledeneva.

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UCL Press is delighted to announce the publication of a brand new open access book that may be of interest to readers of this list: The Encyclopaedia of Informality (Volumes 1 & 2), edited by Alena Ledeneva.

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Book Announcement "Back to the Postindustrial Future:An Ethnography of Germany's Fastest-Shrinking City"

Back to the Postindustrial Future: An Ethnography of Germany's Fastest-Shrinking City, Felix Ringel’s book on the prospects of a former socialist model city in East Germany, is coming out in March!
 
 
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How does an urban community come to terms with the loss of its future? The former socialist model city of Hoyerswerda is an extreme case of a declining postindustrial city.

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