Professional Development Webinars - Doing Research on Eastern Europe in the EU: Research Infrastructures, Grant Models, and Career Mobility

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Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
April 11, 2018
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
Russian or Soviet History / Studies, German History / Studies, Eastern Europe History / Studies, Library and Information Science, Humanities

The University of Pittsburgh's Center for Russian and East European Studies has launched a series of professional development webinars in collaboration with the Herder Institute for Historical Research on East-Central Europe and the American Association for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies.

 

Are you a scholar or academic professional curious about European higher education?

Discover opportunities to enhance your career mobility and research.

 

April 11, 2018 (12pm EST): Doing Research on Eastern Europe in the EU: Research Infrastructures, Grant Models, and Career Mobility

This webinar will focus on career patterns in academia as well as in the field of infrastructure development in EU-countries. Participants will learn about the formats, chances and challenges when one wishes to develop an individual strategy for one’s trans-national career path. Against this backdrop and providing significant examples, Peter Haslinger will explain about bilateral and cross-European funding programs - this will also include some thoughts about advancing transatlantic exchange in the field of Eastern European Studies.

To register, click here. There's no cost associated with participation.

Speaker's Bio: Peter Haslinger is Professor of East-Central European History at the Justus Liebig University Giessen and Director of the Herder Institute in Marburg, a research institution affiliated with the Leibniz Association and specializing in the history, art history and digital humanities of East Central Europe. Dr. Haslinger is Principal Investigator at the Giessen Center for Eastern European Studies, the International Center for the Study of Culture, and the Center for Media and Interactivity, all located at the Justus Liebig University. He likewise functions as a spokesperson for the Herder Institute Research Academy, which aims to bridge the gap between scholarship in Eastern European Studies and the development of research infrastructures. His scholarly interest focuses on the history of the Habsburg Monarchy and successor states in the 19th and 20th centuries. He has published widely on Hungarian, Czech and Slovak history as well as on questions of nation, region and cultural diversity, on cartography and questions of security. Dr. Haslinger is the spokesperson for the project group that enhances the visibility of Eastern European Studies across disciplines within the Leibniz Association. He is likewise involved in activities for the enhancement of the Humanities and Social Sciences on the European level, among others as a member of the Humanities in the European Research Area (HERA) Network Board.

Contact Info: 

Zsuzsanna Magdo

Assistant Director for Partnerships and Programs

Center for Russian and East European Studies

University of Pittsburgh

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