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The Federal Foundation for the Study of the Communist Dictatorship in Eastern Germany and the Deutsches Historisches Museum are jointly sponsoring an exhibition in 2017 about the history of communism in the 20th century. Its author is the historian Dr. Gerd Koenen, Frankfurt/M. The exhibition comprises 25 DIN A1 exhibition panels. The exhibition…[Read more]
Mary Arnstein started the topic New Resource: Tyler Collection of Romanian and Modern Art, U of Tasmania in the discussion ASEEES Announcements on ASEEES Commons 2 months ago
The Tyler Collection of Romanian and Modern Art comprises more than 1500 items, including paintings, works on paper, sculptures, ceramics, religious icons, books, catalogues, posters, photographs, research essays, and letters. In 2013, the Collection was generously gifted to the University of Tasmania by Geoffrey and Frances Tyler. It is a rich…[Read more]
Lynda Park started the topic ASEEES First Book Subvention Recipients for March 2017 in the discussion ASEEES Announcements on ASEEES Commons 2 months, 1 week ago
Congratulations to the ASEEES First Book Subvention Recipients for March 2017:
CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS, for
Elidor Mëhili (Hunter College) Albania and the Socialist World: From Stalin to Mao
Claire L. Shaw (University of Bristol), Deaf in the USSR: Marginality, Community, and Soviet Identity, 1917-1991
UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN PRESS, fo…[Read more]
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences issued a report, America’s Languages: Investing in Language Learning for the 21st Century, making the case for increasing foreign language learning capacity.
Read the report here – https://www.amacad.org/content/Research/researchproject.aspx?i=21896.
Lynda Park started the topic Summer Research Lab at U of Illinois, Deadline: March 15 in the discussion ASEEES Announcements on ASEEES Commons 2 months, 3 weeks ago
For more than 40 years, the Summer Research Laboratory (SRL) on Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia has provided a vital comprehensive research opportunity, giving researchers access to unparalleled library services and to one of the top five library collections for the REEE region in North America. SRL is open to all scholars with research i…[Read more]
Lynda Park started the topic Call for Applications: ASEEES Dissertation Grants, Deadline: April 30 in the discussion ASEEES Announcements on ASEEES Commons 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Thanks to the generosity of donors and members, the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies is sponsoring up to ten grants annually, at a maximum of $5000 each, for the purposes of conducting doctoral dissertation research in Eastern Europe and Eurasia in any aspect of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian studies in any…[Read more]
Lynda Park started the topic Carnegie Corporation and Harvard's Belfer Center launch Russia Matters website in the discussion ASEEES Announcements on ASEEES Commons 3 months ago
Carnegie Corporation of New York, in partnership with Harvard University’s Belfer Center, is pleased to bring to your attention Russia Matters, a new website that seeks to inform the debate on Russia in the United States. For more info see: http://www.aseees.org/news-events/aseees-blog-feed/ccny-harvard-launch-russia-matters
Mary Arnstein started the topic Website dedicated to Photographer Boris Ignatovich in the discussion ASEEES Announcements on ASEEES Commons 3 months, 1 week ago
Boris Ignatovich, 1899-1976
This website, which garnered a Webby nomination for Best Art Website in 2016, is dedicated to the work of Russian Photographer Boris Ignatovich. Beginning in 1923, Ignatovich photographed the world around him until his death in 1976. His photography captured Russia during the earliest days of communism, World War II,…[Read more]
Mary Arnstein started the topic NYU Jordan Center fellowship & residence opportunities in the discussion ASEEES Announcements on ASEEES Commons 3 months, 1 week ago
Short-Term Fellowship Program
The Jordan Center Short-Term Fellowship Program is designed to facilitate research in local collections, expose visitors to the intellectual life of the Russian field at NYU and in the greater New York community, and acquaint faculty and graduate students at NYU with the most recent world-wide…[Read more]
On January 19, 2017, ASEEES hosted a webinar introducing users to the basics of ASEEES Commons. Specifically, the presenters discussed how to use the Commons to increase the reach of users’ work; to find resources or potential collaborators; and to share materials. The webinar focused on creating, editing and searching content. Faculty, staff,…[Read more]
Lynda Park started the topic ASEEES Expresses Deep Concern over the Executive Order Restricting Entry into US in the discussion ASEEES Announcements on ASEEES Commons 3 months, 3 weeks ago
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]
Lynda Park started the topic ASEEES Joins Scholars at Risk Network, Need Volunteers to Serve on New Committee in the discussion ASEEES Announcements on ASEEES Commons 3 months, 3 weeks ago
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 email@example.com 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]