The Paulsen Programme hosted by the International History Dept at LSE will provide up to 15 fellowships for early and mid-career historians in Russian academic and educational institutions each year from 2018/19 to 2022/23 to Russian historians whose research requires them to work in foreign archives and libraries. The 1-3 month fellowships are open to all historians in Russia who are working on the period from the mid seventeenth century down to 1918, including historians of Russia and of other regions of the world. Applications are invited for fellowships for the academic year starting
Call for Papers: Technologies of Mind and Body in the Soviet Union and the Eastern Bloc
An international symposium to take place at the University of Nottingham (UK), 17-18 May 2019
College Art Association Annual Meeting, New York City, February 13 - 16, 2019
Subject: CFP: “Looking East: Russian Orientalism in a Global Context”
Deadline: August 6, 2018
The Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives announces the joint Visegrad Scholarship at OSA scheme for the 2018/19 academic year.
Europe’s neighbourhood has experienced armed conflict, political transition and authoritarian restoration along with profound social and economic change. These transformation processes with deep historical roots have usually resulted from an interplay of domestic and transnational actors and factors. In order to reveal their complexity, a view through a transnational and regional lens can be rewarding: Which interdependences – past and present – are constitutive for the neighbouring regions of the European Union?
Boundaries in/of Environmental History
10th Biennial European Society for Environmental History (ESEH) Conference
Tallinn, Estonia, 21 to 25 August 2019
Hosting institution: Estonian Centre for Environmental History (KAJAK), Tallinn University
The European Society for Environmental History (ESEH) is pleased to invite proposals for sessions, individual papers, roundtables, posters and other, more experimental forms of communicating scholarship for its 2019 biennial conference.
The symposium considers the formation of modern Czech identity in the arts, politics and the media, focusing on key global events of the 20th century. It responds to various celebrations in the Czech Republic and the UK, including the centenary of the foundation of Czechoslovakia in 1918 and fiftieth anniversary of the Prague Spring and Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968.
Access to justice has become an important issue in many justice systems around the world. Access to justice enables individuals to protect themselves against infringements of their rights, to remedy civil wrongs, to hold executive power accountable and to defend themselves in criminal proceedings. It is an important element of the rule of law and cuts across civil, criminal and administrative law. Access to justice is both a process and a goal, and is crucial for individuals seeking to benefit from other procedural and substantive rights.
East European Film Bulletin
Call for Papers : Political Resistance in Věra Chytilová's films
Proposals: 15. July
Papers due: 15. September
On August 29-31, 2018 the “Nomadism, Mobilities and Media” conference will be held at AUCA. The conference is dedicated to the World Nomad Games III
‘Modern man might be so mobile that he can never establish roots and his experience of place may be all too superficial’ (Tuan, 1977, 183).
Manuel Castells outlined a "network society" and suggested that the "space of places" is being surpassed by a "space of flows." (Castells, 1989)