Will Your Research Need to Be Retracted?

With journal submissions on a steep rise since the outset of the Covid-19 pandemic, publishers are feeling intense pressure to manage the record level of article submissions, while continuing to preserve their high standards. At the same time, they must ensure this research is disseminated quickly so that it can reach the hands of decision-makers so they can determine policy.

Workshop programme: Jewish politics in Southeastern Europe: new insights from the field, 26 January 2022, online

Jewish politics in Southeastern Europe: new insights from the field
Wednesday, 26 January 2022
Online | Please register under: office.cjs@uni-graz.at

Center for Jewish Studies, University of Graz
Organiser: Dr. Noëmie Duhaut


10:30 Greetings

10:45 Introductory remarks: Noëmie Duhaut (Graz / Mainz)

Reminder: CFA: 2022 JDC Archives Fellowship Program

The JDC Archives is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for its 2022 fellowship program. In 2022, 6-7 fellowships will be awarded to senior scholars, postdoctoral researchers, graduate students, and independent researchers to conduct research in the JDC Archives, either in New York or in Jerusalem.

Support for Summer Romanian Language Study

Indiana University is accepting applications for fellowships and scholarships to support study in its intensive Romanian language summer programs. Courses are intensive and accelerated, covering 1 year of material in 2 months in an online or online/in-person hybrid format.

See http://languageworkshop.indiana.edu for course-by-course details and application forms.

All participants pay in-state tuition and earn 6-10 credits.

Several scholarship and fellowship programs are available.

Is There Linguistic Bias in Academic Publication?

The language you use to express yourself, your form and style of communication, and even the examples you use have a direct impact on how your research is perceived in your field and adopted among your peers.

But what if breakthrough and innovative research is being rejected by reviewers simply because it isn't written in 'standard English?'

Call for Nominations: SRS Board Members and Graduate Student Representatives

The Society for Romanian Studies is an international interdisciplinary academic organization dedicated to promoting the professional study, criticism, and research of all aspects of Romanian culture and civilization, particularly concerning the countries of Romania and Moldova. The Society seeks nominations for four regular members of the Executive Board and two graduate students to serve on the Board, elected by the SRS membership. 

Pracademia’: The Growing Trend of Academics Writing Books With Popular Appeal

In continuation of last month’s panel on writing for a popular audience, this month we will expand upon our conversation by exploring the topic of how publishers identify books with potential for popular appeal. 


We are honored to be joined by Ellen Chodosh, Director at NYU Press, and Michael Sinocchi, Publisher at Routledge, who will offer their unique perspectives.  


November 30 at 4:30 PM Israel time/ 2:30 PM UK/ 9:30 AM EST on Zoom


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