CfA: four-year PhD position at the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology University of Lucerne, Switzerland

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
December 6, 2021 to January 10, 2022
Location: 
Switzerland
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Eastern Europe History / Studies, Russian or Soviet History / Studies, Social Sciences

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

The University of Lucerne is the youngest university in Switzerland. Founded in 2000, it has four faculties and around 3,000 students. The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences with its eight institutes and departments focuses on interdisciplinarity and innovation in research and teaching. The Faculty offers its almost 800 students a range of courses that are unique in Switzerland, placing great emphasis on excellent support and a close link between research and teaching activities.

Czech Studies Fellowships at the Institutes of the Czech Academy of Sciences

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
January 15, 2022
Location: 
Czech Republic
Subject Fields: 
Eastern Europe History / Studies, Literature, Languages, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Philosophy

The Josef Dobrovský Fellowship enables short-term stays of foreign scholars for 15–45 days at one of the institutes of the Czech Academy of Sciences (CAS). The programme aims at Ph.D.

CfP: Sixth Annual Tartu Conference on Russian and East European Studies (12-14 June 2022, Estonia)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 20, 2022
Location: 
Estonia
Subject Fields: 
Area Studies, Eastern Europe History / Studies, European History / Studies, Russian or Soviet History / Studies, Political Science

Call for Panel and Paper Proposals for the
Sixth Annual Tartu Conference on Russian and East European Studies:
Which Way is the Future? Progress and Tradition in Eastern Europe and Eurasia
12-14 June 2022, Tartu, Estonia

PODCAST: John Paul Newman: Yugoslavia's Disabled Veterans as a Social Minority

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
November 26, 2021
Subject Fields: 
Eastern Europe History / Studies, European History / Studies, Social History / Studies
"Eastern Europe's Minorities in a Century of Change", a podcast series on the history of minorities and minority experiences in twentieth-century Central and Eastern Eu

Saadya Gaon's Works on the Jewish Calendar

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
December 9, 2021
Subject Fields: 
Early Modern History and Period Studies, Eastern Europe History / Studies, European History / Studies, Jewish History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies

In the first half of the 10th century, the Jewish calendar had become a major issue for Near Eastern Jewish communities. Conflicts over the calendar were fights for authority and legal independence, drawing the attention of Saadya Gaon (882–942 CE), a preeminent scholar and communal leader of rabbinic Babylonian Jewry. Saadya composed at least four works on the calendar and the calendar polemics, which had a significant impact on later calendar literature and played a role in the diffusion of the Jewish calendar to Western Europe. This talk by Dr.

CfA: 2022-2023 Residence Grant at the Center for Urban History, Lviv, Ukraine. Application deadline January 20, 2022

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
January 20, 2022
Location: 
Ukraine
Subject Fields: 
Urban History / Studies, Eastern Europe History / Studies, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Public History, Digital Humanities

Center for Urban History invites you to apply for the 2022-2023 Residence Grant at the Center for Urban History.

PODCAST: Boerries Kuzmany: Minorities and Non-Territorial Autonomy

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
November 19, 2021
Subject Fields: 
Eastern Europe History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies, European History / Studies, Nationalism History / Studies, Race / Ethnic Studies

"Eastern Europe's Minorities in a Century of Change", a podcast series on the history of minorities and minority experiences in twentieth-century Central and Eastern Europe prepared by the BASEES Study Group for Minority History to mark the Institute for Historical Research’s centenary.

Women’s Life Writing in Eastern and South-Eastern Europe

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 18, 2021 to June 30, 2022
Location: 
Romania
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Eastern Europe History / Studies, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Literature

Call for Papers 

 

Women’s Life Writing in Eastern and South-Eastern Europe/

Competing Sovereignties: Intertwinement, Contestation, Evolution

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
December 2, 2021 to December 4, 2021
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
Eastern Europe History / Studies, Political History / Studies, Political Science, Environmental History / Studies, Diplomacy and International Relations

This Graduate Workshop looks to rethink the concept of sovereignty within, between, and among states by engaging in a dialogue between multidisciplinary scholars within area studies. Through diverse approaches, we will examine state sovereignty in the contexts of environmental and climate challenges, political unions, independence movements, nation-building narratives, multi-national military alliances, international organisations and multinational corporations in the 20th and 21st centuries.

The program is available here.

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