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TopicAmerican Jewish Joint Distribution Committee announces fellowships

The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) Archives is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for its 2018 fellowship program. In 2018, 6 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. Topics in […]

MemberBartlomiej Gajos

Currently, I’m a PhD Candidate at The Tadeusz Manteuffel Institute of History, Polish Academy of Sciences working on the project ‘The Memory of the October Revolution in the USSR/Russia 1917-2015 on the examples of Moscow and Tambov.’ Since 2017 I have been working at the Centre for Polish-Russian Dialogue and Understanding. I also cooperate with the Polish Institute of International Affairs on the Polish Diplomatic Documents series. Interested in my research see the academia.edu website: https://pan-pl.academia.edu/Bart%C5%82omiejGajos

MemberAndrew John Hodges

I am a social and linguistic anthropologist interested in the anthropology of work and leisure. My current project examines the impact of a shipyard (Uljanik, Pula) on work, leisure and sub-cultural activities (especially on fan and punk subcultures) in and around the city of Pula. I have also written extensively on football fans in Zagreb Croatia, interpreting their engagements as subculture and social movement. To date I have written about left wing/antifascist fan initiatives (White Angels Zagreb), and progressive initiatives among GNK Dinamo Zagreb’s Bad Blue Boys. I have just completed a book on this research.  I have also written on Croatian minority (language) activism in Vojvodina, Serbia and the politics of academic networks in Croatia and Serbia.   Please feel free to contact me by email if you have any questions about my work. Email: hodges (at) ios-regensburg.de

MemberIvan Sablin

Ivan Sablin leads the Research Group “Entangled Parliamentarisms: Constitutional Practices in Russia, Ukraine, China, and Mongolia, 1905–2005” sponsored by the European Research Council (ERC) at the University of Heidelberg (Germany). His research interests include the history of the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union, as well as global intellectual history. Ivan Sablin is the author of two monographs – Governing Post-Imperial Siberia and Mongolia, 1911–1924 (London: Routledge, 2016) and The Rise and Fall of Russia’s Far Eastern Republic, 1905–1922 (London: Routledge, forthcoming in 2018) – and research articles in Europe-Asia Studies, Nationalities Papers, Ab Imperio, and other journals.

TopicUniversity of Sheffield announces studentships

The School of Languages and Cultures at the University of Sheffield is delighted to announce a range of studentships for autumn 2018 entry. More information about the research culture of the School and staff research interests in Russian linguistics, literature and culture and Czech and Polish linguistics, may be found here: http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/russian/research and here: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/slc/research […]