ANN: The Late Ottoman and Russian Empires (NEH Seminar)
We invite applications to a National Endowment of the Humanities Summer Seminar for College and University Teachers, The Ottoman and Russian Empires: Citizenship, Belonging and Difference, to be held at George Washington University, June 9-27, 2014. Scholars working and teaching in their own areas are historiographies are encouraged to apply. Projects need not be comparative (involve Russian comparison for the Ottomanists or vice versa). Our project seeks to bring together scholars who otherwise might not have considered a comparative aspect to their work. Among the themes appropriate for the seminar are those focused on studies of local, regional and national identities, governance, state and societal institutions and practices, or missionary activities.
The seminar is open to fourteen NEH Summer Scholars, teachers of US undergraduate students, drawn from different disciplines and two full-time graduate students. Deadline for applications is March 4, 2014. Those interested in applying could start by completing a cover letter expressing their intention to apply and have till March 4th to submit their full application. For more information about the seminar and how to apply please consult https://ottoman-russian-seminar.columbian.gwu.edu/