Post-Soviet Diaspora(s) in Western Europe, 1991-2017

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
December 14, 2017 to December 16, 2017
Location: 
Portugal
Subject Fields: 
Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Russian or Soviet History / Studies, Demographic History / Studies, Eastern Europe History / Studies

Preliminary Announcement

Dear colleagues,

On behalf of the organization of the event (IGOT – Universidade de Lisboa), we would like to invite you to join the workshop on «Post-Soviet Diaspora(s) in Western Europe, 1991-2017» - from 14 to 16 of December 2017 in Lisbon and Cascais, Portugal.

Please, spread this information among your colleagues and students.

More details and a call for papers will follow soon.

We are looking forward to meeting you in Portugal!

Elena Bulakh – elenabulakh@campus.ul.pt

Funding Opportunity: Archival Fellow for Armenian Advocacy

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
August 1, 2017 to September 4, 2017
Location: 
Kansas, United States
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Demographic History / Studies, Eastern Europe History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies

The Robert and Elizabeth Dole Archive and Special Collections is currently accepting applications for a $2500 Archival Fellowship, in conjunction with the closing year of University of Kansas’ World War I Commemoration.  The Archival Fellow will work with Dole Archives staff to evaluate relevant archival holdings and develop a topic guide and online teaching module based on Senator Bob Dole’s career advocacy on behalf of Armenia.  The final product will be used as an introduction to this topic for K-12, university, and general public audiences.

CFP: CAA 2018 Imagining Constructivism’s Constellations

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
August 15, 2017
Location: 
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Contemporary History, Eastern Europe History / Studies, Fine Arts, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies

CFP: Imagining Constructivism’s Constellations: Alternative Histories of Cold War Cultural Production

CAA, Los Angeles, CA, Feb 21-24, 2018

The relationship between halakhah and kabbalah in Early Modern Europe

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
July 15, 2018 to July 19, 2018
Location: 
Poland
Subject Fields: 
Jewish History / Studies, Intellectual History, Religious Studies and Theology, Eastern Europe History / Studies, European History / Studies

 

I am organising a panel  on the subject of 'The interaction between halakhah and kabbalah in Early Modern Europe'. In the panel I would like to discuss the following topics:

Fifth annual Radomir Luža Prize

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
August 31, 2017
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Eastern Europe History / Studies, European History / Studies, German History / Studies, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Modern European History / Studies

The American Friends of the Documentation Center of Austrian Resistance/Vienna, supported by Center Austria: The Marshall Plan Center for European Studies at the University of New Orleans, are pleased to extend the deadline for the Fifth annual Radomir Luža Prize for an outstanding work in the field of Austrian and/or Czechoslovak World War II studies, particularly in the fields of diplomatic history, resistance and war studies.  This prize carries a cash award of $1000.00 and seeks to encourage research in the above mentioned fields focusing on the time period between the Anschluss and Mun

IIJG - panel presentation at 17th World Congress of Jewish Studies, Jerusalem, August 6, 2017, at 11.30 am

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
August 6, 2017
Location: 
Israel
Subject Fields: 
Demographic History / Studies, Eastern Europe History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Jewish History / Studies, European History / Studies

The International Institute for Jewish Genealogy (IIJG) will present a panel at the 17th World Congress of Jewish Studies, on August 6, 2017, at 11.30 am (Rabin Building, Rm. 2001), entitled “Jewish Genealogy: From Individuals to Progressively Larger Groups”.

The Chairperson will be Dr. Michael Silber (HU) and the panellists will be:

Call for papers for British Archaeological Association panel at Leeds International Medieval Congress, 2018

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
July 2, 2018 to July 5, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Archaeology, Eastern Europe History / Studies, Humanities, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

 

I would like to now welcome paper proposals for British Archaeological Association's organised sessions at the 2018 International Medieval Congress in Leeds (2nd-5th July 2018).

It is hoped that we can organise several sessions once again, with similar papers grouped together (either methodologically or by subject).

The IMC’s research theme for 2018 is “Memory”, a topic which can be interpreted in numerous ways. 

Revisiting the Nation: Transcultural Contact Zones in Eastern Europe

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 26, 2018 to March 7, 2018
Location: 
Romania
Subject Fields: 
Public Policy, Eastern Europe History / Studies, Area Studies, Social Sciences, Humanities

Rationale

Ever since Mark von Hagen asked “Does Ukraine Have a History?” in 1995, there has been much debate about what constitutes Ukraine as a nation. In the light of recent developments, it might seem that in Ukraine, this question is of particular significance. Still, it is important to understand that in the European context, Ukraine is not an exceptional case in its nation building effort. Instead, it is exemplary in terms of its multiculturality, entangled histories, and the ever-changing relation between state and society.

Venice Conference - Translations and Dialogues: The Reception of Russian Art Abroad (Venice, October 25-27, 2017)

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
October 25, 2017 to October 27, 2017
Location: 
Italy
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Modern European History / Studies, Russian or Soviet History / Studies, Fine Arts, Eastern Europe History / Studies

Translations and Dialogues: The Reception of Russian Art Abroad
University Ca' Foscari, Venice, October 25 - 27, 2017

The reception of Russian art in Europe and the United States is the subject of a three-day international conference, hosted by the Centro Studi sulle Arti della Russia (CSAR) at the University Ca' Foscari in Venice, and co-organized by the Society of Historians of East European, Eurasian, and Russian Art and Architecture, Inc. (SHERA) and the Cambridge Courtauld Russian Art Centre (CCRAC).

Utopianism and Dystopianism in Russian, Soviet, Eastern European, and Eurasian Art

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
August 14, 2017
Location: 
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Architecture and Architectural History, Cultural History / Studies, Eastern Europe History / Studies, Russian or Soviet History / Studies

Call for Papers for the session "Utopianism and Dystopianism in Russian, Soviet, Eastern European, and Eurasian Art" at the CAA conference in Los Angeles, February 21-24, 2018 

Session Co-Chairs: Ksenya Gurshtein, Skirball Museum, Los Angeles, and Joes Segal, The Wende Museum, Culver City 

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