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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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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....
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.
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.
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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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.
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).
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.
Here you can find basic information about the websites of research institutes and associations of scholars dealing with South-Eastern Europe
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.
City University London invites applications for five research fellowships. Research proposals qualified candidates are welcome in a wide range of disciplines.
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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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.
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.
This area is devoted to all contributors to PECOB’s development for them to share their personal profiles and exchange their own knowledge
it is the largest political party of the country. Currently the party is led by Nursultan Nazarbayev.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The university was established in 1933 with the name Semipalatinsk Geological Survey Institute.
Karaganda State University was founded on 1972 on the base of Karaganda Pedagogical Institute.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
...No other conference focuses so sharply on Slavic and East European cultures, literatures, linguistics, and pedagogy.
This conference focuses on the questions of how politics and the state influence business and how business influences and relates to politics and the state.
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.
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.
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
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.
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....
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.
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....
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.
The American Councils Eurasian Regional Language program provides graduate students, advanced undergraduates, scholars, and working professionals intensive individualized instruction in the languages of Eurasia.
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....
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Istituto Affari Internazionali (Institute for International Affairs, IAI) offers one dissertation fellowship for Master's students focusing their thesis on security and defense.
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.
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.
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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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.
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.
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.
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.
The journal Financial Theory and Practice has announced a call for papers on the topic of subnational government finances in recession and beyond.
Journal for Sustainable Development (JSD) is a quarterly journal published by the Integrated Business Faculty – Skopje. JSD area includes three pillars of economic, social and environmental development issues. All these aspects will be considered relevant for publishing in the JSD Journal.
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.
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".
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.
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...
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.
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...
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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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.
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.