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Who Can Erase the Traces? - The Role of Archives in the Promotion of Human Rights

The Central European University organizes a panel discussion on the role of archives in the protection and promotion of human rights in the framework of CEU Summer University.

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Visiting Assistant Professorship in Late Soviet and Contemporary Russian History

The Department of History at European University at St. Petersburg invites applications for one-year visiting assistant professorship for 2012-2013 in Late Soviet and Contemporary Russian History, focusing on the post-Stalin period.

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October 2010 | #04 | The Western Balkans in the turmoil of global crisis

The Western Balkan countries are significantly exposed to the effects of global crisis because most of them are highly indebted abroad, posses insufficient hard currency reserves and experience high balance of payments deficits. Although the first wave of financial crisis (a fall in prices of new financial instruments) was not critical for them, the second wave in the form of credit crunch, collapse of exports and disruption of...

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The Soviet DisUnion, from Superpower to the periphery of globalization

The volume describes the main dynamics in the post-Soviet area after 1991, including the transition from the status of superpower to one of regional power.

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The Soviet and Post-Soviet Review

Description: The Soviet and Post-Soviet Review is a peer-reviewed journal, which primarily focuses on the social history of modern Russia. It publishes articles based on earlier unknown documents from Russian archives.

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The Russian atomic state agency's projection in Eastern and South Eastern Europe: finding new markets

In the sixty years since starting its nuclear program, Russia has developed a substantial experience in the civil nuclear field that will be used to enter forign markets in the next years. The strength of the export strategy....

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The Political Economy of Eurasian Integration

During the whole academic year, MA MIREES (Interdisciplinary Research and Studies on Eastern Europe) invites prominent scholars and practitioners, who hold open lectures on relevant issues on Eastern European politics and cultures.

The Political Economy of Eurasian Integration

 

The Petro Jackyk Visiting Scholars Program

The Program actively encourages scholars in Ukrainian Studies at the University of Toronto and Ukrainianists at other North American institutions to develop joint projects, and facilitates the study of Ukraine by organizing workshops, conferences, lectures and seminars.

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The Middle East in the World

The Middle East in the World offers students a fresh, comprehensive, multidisciplinary entry point to the broader Middle East.

The Middle East in the World

 

The Left Side of History

In The Left Side of History Kristen Ghodsee tells the stories of partisans fighting behind the lines in Nazi-allied Bulgaria during World War II....

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The European Regional Master`s Programme in Democracy and Human Rights in South East Europe at its 15th Graduation Ceremony

On the 29th of October 2016, at the premises of the Rectorate of the University of Sarajevo took place the 15th  anniversary graduation Ceremony of the European Regional Master’s in Human Rights and Democracy in South East Europe. Widely known simply with its acronym, ERMA is a double degree programme by University of Sarajevo (CIS) and the University of Bologna (through the Institute for Central Eastern and Balkan Europe IECOB), co-financed by the European Commission and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Italy.

The European Regional Master`s Programme in Democracy and Human Rights in South East Europe at its 15th Graduation Ceremony

 

The customs union: Russia’s political project


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The Commonwealth of Independent States 20 Years after the Dissolution of the Soviet Union

On February 27, 2012, the Department of International Studies, University of Milan, hosted a conference on the political evolution Commonwealth of Independent States and its current role in the international arena.

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Summer School "Global Governance: international organisations in crisis"

King's College London organizes a Summer School on the challenges of global governance faced by international organizations. The course will specifically address the cases of ASEAN, the EU and the UN.

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Summer School "Global Governance: international organisations in crisis"

King's College London organizes a Summer School on the challenges of global governance faced by international organizations. The call for application is open until June 2, 2012.

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Statutes and Decisions

Statutes and Decisions: The Laws of the USSR and Its Successor States documents the dynamic change in the legal regimes of the post-Soviet states...

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Soviet Yiddish Writers "From Revolution to Repression"

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Slavic Review

Description: published since 1941, Slavic Review is the official journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies (AAASS). It is an international interdisciplinary journal devoted to the study of Eastern Europe, Russia, the Caucasus, and Central Asia. The journal publishes articles on original and significant research work and interpretation, reviews of scholarly books and films, and topical review essays and discussion forums.

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Russian Politics & Law

This bimonthly journal publishes thematic issues featuring translations of some of the most important political science articles by authors working in the Soviet successor states...

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Revue d'études comparatives Est-Ouest

Description: this journal was created in 1970 by the CNRS to interrogate the geopolitical turmoil of Europe as a continent which has given rise to a higher level of uncertainty and stronger economical discrepancies. It is a leading authoritative source to a better understanding of the eastern european region and countries, and their own ways towards democracy and market economy. Revue d'études comparatives Est-Ouest plays a defining role in its field of study and contributes to an emerging european forum of research in a wide field of social sciences (economics, sociology, politics, history).

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Revista Romana de Studii Eurasiatice

The Romanian Review of Eurasian Studies, R.R.S.E., publishes high scientific papers, about the civilization, culture, spiritual interference,  and international relations in history and today in Eurasian space.

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Research institutes and associations of scholars in South-Eastern Europe

Here you can find basic information about the websites of research institutes and associations of scholars dealing with South-Eastern Europe

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Research Forum on Russia's recent political developments

The annual conference of the Center for Russian, Central and East European Studies was held in Glasgow on May 17-18. Paolo Sorbello and Elvira Oliva of the Energy Policy Studies group, wrote down a report on the Research Forum.

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Research Fellowships at City University London

City University London invites applications for five research fellowships. Research proposals qualified candidates are welcome in a wide range of disciplines.

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Reports (order by date of publication, descending)


Reports (order by date of publication, descending)

 

Regional Development in Central and Eastern Europe
Development processes and policy challenges

This book provides an up-to-date assessment of the main processes and dilemmas of regional development and regional policy in the newer European Union Member States in Central and Eastern Europe and neighbouring countries.

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Putin's dream -The Eurasian Union

This workshop has the aim to discuss about the economic cooperation in the Eurasian Union, composed by Russia, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Belarus and Kyrgyzstan. The ecopnomic implication of the new Customs Union for the European Union is the other fundamental question.

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This area gives access to a large collection of news resources, both printed and online, and offers information about academic journals, scholarly publications and books

Published & web resources

 

Post-Soviet Affairs

Description: Founded in association with American Council of Learned Societies and SSRC, Post-Soviet Affairs is a quarterly primarily devoted to the publication of outstanding research papers in political science and political economy of the former U.S.S.R. Most papers cover Russia, with a distinct focus on current affairs.

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Post-Communist Economies

Description: Post-Communist Economies publishes key research and policy articles in the analysis of post-communist economies. The basic transformation in the past two decades through stabilisation, liberalisation and privatisation has been completed in virtually all of the former communist countries, but despite the dramatic changes that have taken place, the post-communist economies still form a clearly identifiable group, distinguished by the impact of the years of communist rule. Post-communist economies still present distinctive problems that make them a particular focus of research.

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PhD fellowship “Strong and weak cities”

The Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography (IfL) in Leipzig kindly invites applications from highly qualified and motivated individuals for 1 PhD fellowship to commence as soon as possible. The IfL is a non-university research institute and member of the Leibniz association with currently around 80 employees. It is institutionally financed by the Free State of Saxony and the Federal Republic of Germany in the context of a common research funding agreement.

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Petro Jacyk Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Ukrainian Politics, Culture, and Society, 2016-2017

The Petro Jacyk Educational Foundation and the Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies (CERES) at University of Toronto are accepting applications for the Petro Jacyk Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Ukrainian Politics, Culture, and Society for the year 2016-2017. The objective of the  Post-Doctoral Fellowship is to support annually one of the most promising junior scholars studying contemporary Ukraine and thereby to advance academic understanding of Ukrainian politics, culture, and society. The Fellowship is made possible by generous support of the Petro Jacyk Education Foundation.

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Part-time Research Assistant - Russomania: British Modernism and the Translation of Russian Culture

The Faculty of English Language and Literature seeks a research assistant to work, under the direction of Dr Rebecca Beasley (The Queen’s College), on a project entitled Russomania: British Modernism and the Translation of Russian Culture, which traces the transformative effect of Russian culture on literary and intellectual life during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Papers and essays in media (order by date of publication, descending)


Papers and essays in media (order by date of publication, descending)

 

Nur Otan

it is the largest political party of the country. Currently the party is led by Nursultan Nazarbayev.

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News, analysis websites and blogs about Central Asia

Here you can find basic information about news and anlaysis websites dealing with Central Asia, as well as news agencies and blogs with direct links.

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New Balkan Politics

New Balkan Politics, is the first Macedonian on-line journal in the area of social sciences. A group of scholars, are responsible for the launching of this journal. Its primary goal is to cover topics in the arenas of political theory and international relations (security, defense, ethno-political conflicts, etc.), in Macedonia and, more specifically, the Balkans.

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Nationalities Papers

Description: Nationalities Papers is the leading journal on nationalism, ethnicity, ethnic conflict and national identity in Central Europe, the Balkans, the former Soviet Union, the Caucasus, the Turkic world and Central Eurasia. Furthermore, the journal also publishes contributions on theories of nationalism, comparative studies of nationalism, and trans- and supranational aspects of interethnic relations and national identity. The journal publishes timely, high quality articles from a variety of disciplines, including history, political science, sociology, anthropology, and literature.

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Myth and Reality in International Politics

Recent generations have experienced dramatic improvements in the quality of human life across the globe. Wars between states are fought less frequently and are less lethal. Food is more plentiful and more easily accessed.

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Model NATO Youth Summit

Model NATO Youth Summit aims to promote NATO’s structures and mechanisms, while creating a platform for the young generation to debate on current social and political international issues.

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Master of Arts in Eurasian Studies - Nazarbayev University

The MA in Eurasian Studies at Nazarbayev University (NU) is a two-year program designed to provide individuals with advanced skills qualifying them for work in higher education, research, policy-making, and other fields requiring high levels of expertise.

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Kazakh University of International Relations & World Languages

The University was established in 1940. It is structured through the following faculties: International Relations; Management and International Communication; Translation; Romano-Germanic Philology; Pedagogy; East Philology.

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Kazakh National Technical University

The university was established in 1933 with the name Semipalatinsk Geological Survey Institute.

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Karagandy State University

Karaganda State University was founded on 1972 on the base of Karaganda Pedagogical Institute.

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Journal on European Perspectives of the Western Balkans

The primary aim of the scientific journal European Perspectives is to provide a comprehensive source of analytical and theoretical articles in the field of defence and security, international relations, international law, economy and public administration.

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Journal of Consumer Culture

The Journal of Consumer Culture is fully peer reviewed journal, that supports and promotes the continuing expansion in interdisciplinary research focused on consumption and consumer culture, opening up debates and areas of exploration.

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Journal of Communist Studies and Transition Politics

Description: The face of Europe has been transformed by the demise of the Soviet Union and the collapse of communist party rule in Eastern Europe. Within a series of countries, some of them erstwhile members of a Soviet bloc, others once part of the Soviet Union itself, a deep process of adjustment is under way. Retitled to reflect these far-reaching changes, The Journal of Communist Studies and Transition Politics devotes particular attention to this truly epochal process of regime change, including in its material contributions from within the affected societies. At the same time, it follows the effects of this upheaval on communist parties, ruling and non-ruling, both in Europe and in the wider world.

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Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies - JBNES

The Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies (JBNES) is the leading English language journal for the study of the complex historical, economic, political, diplomatic, cultural and security issues that confront the region of the Balkans and the Near East.

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Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies

Description: the Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies seeks to address, in an historical and theoretically-informed manner, the complex historical, economic, political, diplomatic, cultural and security issues that confront the region, in the light of such important developments as the process of European integration, the evolution of NATO, and the more general changes in the international governance system after the end of the Cold War in Eurasia and the terrorist attacks on the United States on 11 September 2001.

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Job: Post-Soviet Affairs Specialists

The Russian Current Affairs Officers offers a job on the US Embassy London. They looking for a recruit full time officers specializing in Russian current affairs. The functions are coverage of media developments, production of translations and multimedia, web content management and research.

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Job Alert: Librarian for Slavic & East European Studies

Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut.  Conveniently located between Boston and New York,
New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include two major art museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.

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International, interdisciplinary postgraduate conference "Welcoming Strangers"

Welcoming Strangers is an international, interdisciplinary postgraduate conference that will take place at Royal Holloway, University of London. One of the objectives of this international conference is to pose new questions to some of the most pressing and exciting issues surrounding migration, mobility, identity, and globalisation.

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International Scholars Fellowship Program

Under the International Scholars Fellowship Program the Open Society Foundations launch a call for fellowships to be spent in several countries of east-central Europe, the Balkans and Caucasus.

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International Joint Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Research and Studies on Eastern Europe (MIREES)

The two-year Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Research and Studies on Eastern Europe (MIREES) MIREES is a joint program offered by the University of Bologna, Italy, together with the Vytautas Magnus University at Kaunas, Lithuania, the Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary, and the St. Petersburg State University, Russia.

Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Research and Studies on Eastern Europe (MIREES)

 

International Conference and Concert on Musical Geographies of Central Asia

The Institute for Musical Research, University of London, in association with the School of Oriental and African Studies and the Aga Khan Music Initiative, presents an International Conference and Concert on  Musical Geographies of Central Asia. This conference will examine the intersection of musical regionalism with long-standing clan allegiances and social hierarchies, shifting political alliances, ideological and cultural flows.

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International Conference "Self Determination And Sovereignty. The Historical Itinerary of Eastern Europe Among Past Legacies, Socialist Federations, State Dissolutions and the EU External Role"

Jointly organised by the University of Bologna together with the Istituto per l'Europa Centro-Orientale e Balcanica, this international conference will take place in Forlì on June 28-29.

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Kazakhstan's two capital cities

All pictures were taken by the author in January 2006 in Kazakhstan. The pictures focuson new elements of independent Kazakhstan, as well as its landscapes.

All pictures were taken by Giorgio Comai, in January 2006 in Kazakhstan. The pictures focus on new elements of independent Kazakhstan, as well as its landscapes.

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Special Initiatives Fellowship Program

The Special Initiatives Research Fellowship offers post-doctoral scholars grants for field-based, policy-relevant research in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.

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2007 AATSEEL conference

...No other conference focuses so sharply on Slavic and East European cultures, literatures, linguistics, and pedagogy.

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Individual Advanced Research Opportunities (IARO) Fellowship

The Individual Advanced Research Opportunities Program (IARO) provides students, scholars and professionals with support to perform policy relevant field research, in the countries of Eastern Europe and Eurasia.

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Identities and Borders: The Territories of Central Asia

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IARCEES Annual Conference - Russian-East European Relations: From Tsarism to Gazprom

This is a report on the Annual Conference of the Irish Association for Russian, Central and East European Studies (IARCEES), which took place in Cork (Ireland) on May 4-5, 2012.

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Humanicus on-line academic journal

Description: Humanicus is an on-line academic journal dealing in the humanities, social sciences and philosophy, concentrating on interdisciplinary approaches and the regions of Central and South-Eastern Europe

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Human Rights Nights

Organized by the University of Bologna, and the Municipality of Bologna, in collaboration with the Municipality of Forlì, The Polo Scientifico-Didattico di Forlì, and the Institute for Central Eastern and Balkan Europe, the Human Rights Nights festival will take place in Forlì on April 11-13, 2012. The program of the festival includes screenings of movies, conferences and discussions on issues related to the violation and protection of human rights across the world.

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Genetically Modified Organisms in Eastern European agriculture: a risky path?

Food security and productivity of land are two of the main items which nowadays draw the attention to the agricultural world sector. The need to enlarge the quantity and frequency of every kind of harvest, has led to the employment of....

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Fourth International Social Science Summer School “Violence and its Aftermath in the Soviet and Post-Soviet Context”

This Summer School is an interdisciplinary course open to PhD students and young researchers, focused on the issue of violence in Soviet and post-Soviet contexts.

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Extensive plantations, GMOs and bio-fuels in Eastern Europe: food security and safety at stake

Food security and food safety are two concepts, both taken into growing consideration by all governments of the world, especially in sight of rising food prices and increasingly unpredictable weather events. Eastern Europe is facing some essential challenges....

read the business analysis: "Extensive plantations, GMOs and bio-fuels in Eastern Europe: food security and safety at stake" (in English)

 

European Regional Master’s Programme in Democracy and Human Rights in South East Europe

The University of Sarajevo/CIS and the University of Bologna/IECOB are glad to announce the Call for applications for the 17th edition of the European Regional Master’s Programme in Democracy and Human Rights in South East Europe

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Europe-Asia Studies

Description: Europe-Asia Studies is the principal academic journal in the world focusing on the history and current political, social and economic affairs of the countries of the former 'communist bloc' of the Soviet Union, Eastern Europe and Asia. At the same time, the journal explores the economic, political and social transformation of these countries and the changing character of their relationships with the rest of Europe and Asia.

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Europe and the Balkans International Network (EBIN)


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Eurasian Regional Language Program

The American Councils Eurasian Regional Language program provides graduate students, advanced undergraduates, scholars, and working professionals intensive individualized instruction in the languages of Eurasia.

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Eurasian Integration – The View from Within

As Eurasia and the adjacent territories become more important to the world, there is increasing interest from international powers, accompanied by attempts to give institutional form to traditional economic and security links within the region....

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Eurasian Integration – The View from Within

As Eurasia and the adjacent territories become more important to the world, there is increasing interest from international powers, accompanied by attempts to give institutional form to traditional economic and...

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Eurasia Foundation

Eurasia Foundation (EF) is a publicly and privately funded, privately managed grantmaker and program implementer working to strengthen civil society, advance private enterprise and promote public policy and administration in the successor states of the former Soviet Union—Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.

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Environmental indicator: an additional measurement for evaluating economies?

The issue of economic growth has been at the heart of European policy for the last decade or more. In this context the countries of Central and Eastern Europe and the Balkans are trying hard to revive their national economies....

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Energy fact sheet on Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan has a vast  energy endowment. Astana's status of exporting country draws interest in the overall industry structure, in the legislation regarding oil and gas, and in the central government's energy  policies. The Energy Fact Sheet on Kazakhstan provides key data and information in a condensed form, favoring a comprehensive analysis of the main energy issues faced by the country. The comparative study of legal forms of venture and the analytical emphasis on taxation provides an up-to-date tool for the researcher.

Energy fact sheet on Kazakhstan

 

Employment opportunities: Assistant Master of French

The Winchester College, United Kingdom announces an employment opportunity as assistant Master of French. The School seeks to appoint a modern linguist to teach French throughout the School.

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EIUC - Master in Democratic Governance - Democracy and Human Rights in the Mena Region

The Master in Democratic Governance is a unique programme designated to meet the needs of students, professionals and experts who want to deepen their knowledge in the field of democratic governance and human rights in the Arab world. It also aims to give practical experience needed for building up their professional career and academic activities.

EIUC - Master in Democratic Governance - Democracy and Human Rights in the Mena Region

 

East European Politics and Societies

Description: East European Politics and Societies covers issues in Eastern Europe from social, political, and economic perspectives. The journal focuses on expanding readers' understanding of past events and current developments in countries from Greece to the Baltics. East European Politics and Societies maintains a tradition of imaginative and erudite vision, uniting the cutting-edge social research and political analysis of leading area specialists, historians, economists, political scientists and anthropologists from around the world.

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East European Constitutional Review

Description: Since 1992 the EECR has covered the challenges and obstacles of postsocialist law and politics. Its aim is to give an in-the-trenches understanding of the dilemmas of postsocialist legal reform and to serve as a vital and lively forum for discussion and debate about pressing issues of the rule of law. The EECR tracks the constitutional development of the region through quarterly offerings of academic articles, roundtables, and symposia by regional and foreign scholars.

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Documents collection in mass media (order by date of publication, descending)


Documents collection in mass media (order by date of publication, descending)

 

Doctoral Programme in Political and Social Sciences

The Department of Political and Social Sciences (SPS) offers a four-year doctoral programme with specialisations in political science, sociology, international relations and social and political theory.

Doctoral Programme in Political and Social Sciences

 

Dissertations in mass media (order by date of publication, descending)


Dissertations in mass media (order by date of publication, descending)

 

Dissertation Fellowship at the Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI)

The Istituto Affari Internazionali (Institute for International Affairs, IAI) offers one dissertation fellowship for Master's students focusing their thesis on security and defense.

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Design without Frontiers: Interdisciplinarity and Collaboration in Soviet Art, Architecture and Design

The conference, promoted by the Center for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, will investigate the roots and legacies of collaborative art in Soviet Russia.

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Democracy and Human Rights in South-East Europe: Selected Comparative Studies

The Volume, which is the result of the joint cooperation between the Institute for Central-Eastern and Balkan Europe (IECOB) and the European Regional Master in Democracy and Human Rights in South-East Europe, will be of interest to students and researchers in the aforementioned fields of democracy development and human rights advancement in the post-Yugoslav space and the Balkan region, and aims at representing a solid contribution of ideas and critical analyses, based on its multidisciplinary and original comparative approach.

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DE.MA Master in Democratic Governance in the MENA Region

The Master in Democratic Governance is a unique programme designated to meet the needs of students, professionals and experts who want to deepen their knowledge in the field of democratic governance and human rights in the Arab world. It also aims to give practical experience needed for building up their professional career and academic activities.

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Conflict Transformation in Central Asia: the OSCE at the Crossroads

The conference intends to offer a basis for discussing the opportunities and limits of OSCE engagement in Central Asia with particular account on regional perceptions of conflicts and security risk.

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Conference on minority-majority relations in Europe

The European Centre for Minority Issues (ECMI) marks the 20th anniversary of the OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities (HCNM) with an international conference to be held in July 2012.

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College of Humanities PhD Studentships Ref: 2031

Exeter’s College of Humanities is offering up to 5 PhD studentships (open to Home/EU students only) for candidates aiming to begin studying in September 2016.

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Collective Identity and Practices of Citizenship in Postcommunism - Call for Papers

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Climate policies after the Paris Agreement (PA)

The journal "L'Europe en formation" invites proposals for articles to be published in its summer edition, dedicated to the evolution of climate policies in the perspective of the recent PA adopted at the end of COP 21.

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Changing patterns of cooperation between "the West", Russia and Eurasia in the context of "emerging powers"

The British International Studies Association organizes a workshop on cooperation between Russia and the West in the context of emerging powers, to be held in Edinburgh on June 19, 2012.

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Central Eastern Europe second quarter 2010

The impact of the global crisis is not ended and the south east european countries are still inside significant  social and economic difficulties. The recovery is possible but needs much work on the financial and institutional side. This survey, by the research unit of the Unicredit banking Group, highlights the perspectives, the weeknesses and strenghts of seventeen countries of the area in the second quarter of 2010.

Read the business climate analysis: "Central eastern Europe second quarter 2010" (in English)

 

Central eastern europe first quarter 2010

The recovery from the economic downturn in South East Europe (SEE) is delayed and the countries of the area are suffering from its effects, in particular on the society and productive activities. This survey, by the research unit of the Unicredit banking Group, highlights the perspectives, the weeknesses and strenghts of seventeen nations of the area with regard to the first quarter of 2010.

Read the business climate analysis: "Central eastern Europe first quarter 2010" (in English)

 

Central Asian Survey

Central Asian Survey is the only established peer reviewed, multi-disciplinary journal in the world concerned with the history, politics, cultures, religions and economies of the Central Asian and Caucasian regions...

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Central Asia, Turkestan, Turan: many words for a single land

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Call for Submissions: Post-Socialist Moral Economies

This special issue of the Journal of Consumer Culture seeks to create new links between longstanding research interests in consumer culture studies around moralities and ethics of consumption and economic sociology's new-found concern with moral embeddedness of economic life.

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Call for Papers: Minorities, Nations and Cultural Diversity. The Challenge of Non-Territorial Autonomy

The aim of this call is to select papers for a conference on the challenge of non-territorial autonomy in a world of nation states that will take place in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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Call for Papers - Workshop: "Social and economic development in Central Asia: Theory and practice"

The Eurasia Studies Society of Great Britain and Europe launched a Call for Papers for the forthcoming workshop "Social and economic development in Central Asia: Theory and practice", which will take place in London in January 2014.

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Call for Papers - Subnational Government Finances in Recession and Beyond

The journal Financial Theory and Practice has announced a call for papers on the topic of subnational government finances in recession and beyond.

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Call for Papers "Ethnicity, Race and Nationalism in European Media and Film: Rights, Responsibilities, Representations"

The problem of managing ethnic diversity and its representation in the media sector will be the main topic of an international conference to be held in May 2013. The University of Manchester will host the conference and just announced a call for papers.

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Call for Articles - Military Journalism in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)

This issue of The Journal of Power Institutions in Post-Soviet Societies will be devoted to military journalism in the USSR, Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) from concurrent historical, sociological and political points of view. It will examine the faces of tension and compromise between freedom of the press and constraints suitable for military journalism.

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Call for application: International Summer School "Beyond Enlargement. The Wider Europe and the New Neighbourhood"

The Institute for East-Central Europe andthe Balkans (IECOB) is pleased to announce an open call for representatives ofCivil Society Organizations (CSOs) interested in participating in the 18th edition of the CEI International Summer School"Beyond Enlargement. The Wider Europe and the New Neighbourhood".

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Cahiers du Monde Russe

Description:  The Cahiers du Monde Russe covers the political, economic, social and cultural history of the Russian empire, from its beginning until 1917, the Soviet Union and its successor states. Actually an important place is given to the studies of the structure of power during the Soviet period. The studies based on the state archives recently opened are chartered.

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November 2010 | #05 | Building-up knowledge based society in the SEE: a fiction or window of opportunity through the EU accession?

The EU has undertaken strong commitment towards the South-East Europe (SEE) within the overall strategy for the region. Three sets of interlinked issues related to the SEE are on the European agenda: stabilisation, reforms and the EU integration. Renewed consensus over enlargement was achieved ("3Cs") with commitment to the European perspective of the region, while the ratification of the Lisbon Treaty opened the door for further EU enlargement. Major challenges are ahead, such as...

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BASEES/ICCEES European Congress ‘Europe: Crisis and Renewal’

BASEES/ICCEES European Congress 2013 will reflect on the ways in which Europe and the former Soviet Union has experienced and coped with crisis in all its forms.

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Balkans 1908 - The origins of a century of conflict

This collection of historical essays is dedicated to the situation in the Balkans at the beginning of the 20th century. At the center of the analysis are the events of 1908 which provoked radical changes in the political and ethnic order which had come about during the 1800s...

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At the Crossroads: Through a Definition of Buryat Identity

The deep integration of Buryat people in the territory of the Russian Federation and their peaceful national revival was a surprise for its multicultural character in a country where ethnic conflicts are on the agenda.

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Associate Senior Lecturer in Gender Studies

The project is situated in feminist post-/decolonial and postsocialist theory. The research project is now inviting applications for a tenure track position as Associate Senior Lecturer, appointed to conduct research within the project, individually as well as in collaboration with other members in the research team.

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Assistant or Associate Professorship in Russian Studies

The School of Culture and Society, Department of Global Studies at Aarhus University invites applications for a position as assistant or associate professor of  Russian studies with a special focus on Soviet and post-Soviet socio-political trends in Russia.

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Almaty State University

Established in 1928, with its 30,000 students it is one of the greatest and more ancient universities of Central Asia

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Al-Farabi Kazakh National University

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AHRC Doctoral Research Studentships in Russian, Slavonic and East European Studies

The University of Manchester is a member of the AHRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Russian, Slavonic and East European Languages and Cultures (CEELBAS CDT). The Centre is led by University College London (UCL) and, alongside Manchester, also includes Cambridge and Oxford Universities.

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4th World Congress of Administrative and Political Sciences

The aim is  to bring together the Politics, strategists, managers, banking and finance  scientists, faculties, business man, accouter, scholars, researchers and students from all areas of administrative and political sciences with the mission to become an International Forum, where, civil society organization and representative, academics and researchers - from all over the world - could meet in and exchange ideas to share and to discuss theoretical and practical knowledge about administrative and political sciences in the scientific environment.

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21st Annual ASN World Convention

The Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN) is a scholarly association devoted to the promotion of knowledge and understanding of ethnicity, ethnic conflict, and nationalism studies broadly defined, with a particular geographic focus on Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe, Russia, Ukraine, the Caucasus, and Eurasia.

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2 Ph.D. fellowships (social and political science) in the field of Caspian Studies - Ghent, Belgium

The Conflict Research Group of the Department of Conflict and Development Studies of Ghent University is looking for 2 Ph.D. researchers in the framework of the project Around the 'Caspian: a doctoral training for future experts in development and cooperation with focus on the Caspian region.

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18th CEI International Summer School "Beyond Enlargement. The Wider Europe and the New Neighbourhood"

The 18th edition of the CEI International Summer School "Beyond Enlargement. The Wider Europe and the New Neighbourhood" will take place in Cervia, from Sunday 2nd to Saturday 15th September 2012.

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12th Aleksanteri Conference: Competition and Good Society - the Eastern Model

The Aleksanteri Conference is an annual, multidisciplinary, international conference organised by the Aleksanteri Institute, the Finnish Centre for Russian and Eastern European Studies, affiliated with the University of Helsinki.

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