This is an open group to discuss best practices and resources for advocating for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian studies.
The Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES) is deeply concerned by the Trump Administration’s Executive Order of 27 January 2017, suspending entry of all refugees to the United States for 120 days, barring Syrian refugees indefinitely, and blocking entry of citizens of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Y…[Read more]
ASEEES recently joined the Scholars at Risk Network (See our press release).
We will soon be creating a Committee on Academic Freedom and Advocacy. We hope to emulate AAA’s recently established Rapid Response Network for Academic Freedom. If you are interested in the committee, please contact Lynda Park at firstname.lastname@example.org or Julie Cassiday…[Read more]
The Trump Administration is considering elimination of the National Endowment for the Humanities, along with other cultural agencies. We must let members of Congress and the White House know we strongly support federal funding for the humanities and oppose elimination of the NEH.
Go to the ASEEES Adocacy page on the action alert -…[Read more]
I am starting this thread to gather resources on effective methods of advocating to Congress and other government officials. Feel free to post links and others comments.