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.

Download volume 1 free: https://goo.gl/k4UYG2

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!
Back Cover Description:
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.

Mobility and Infrastructure in the Russian Arctic - (Sibirica Vol. 16, Issue 3)

Dear Colleague,

This special issue of Sibirica approaches the interrelated themes of mobility and infrastructure in the Russian Arctic, looking at the complex interplay between people’s perception of well-being and behavior, and their understanding and discourse around infrastructure.

Volume 16, Issue 3

Mobility and Infrastructure


Mobility and Infrastructure in the Russian Arctic: Das Sein bestimmt das Bewusstsein? Nikolai Vakhtin


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