Deadline approaching (28 Feb): Anti-Atlas: Towards a Critical Area Studies. Call for Contributions.

Dear friends and colleagues, 

Please find below a call for papers for our experimental publication, provisionally entitled:

Anti-Atlas: Towards a Critical Area Studies 

Edited by Wendy Bracewell, Tim Beasley-Murray and Michał Murawski 

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.

****We apologise for any cross-posting****

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.


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