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The positions are available from June 2017 but a later start date is possible. The positions are offered for a period of 3 years, with a possibility of renewal based on an evaluation. We will also consider applicants who can take a three-year leave from their home institutions. Both full-time and part-time work is possible.
The Council on European Studies (CES) at the MacMillan Center invites applications for post-doctoral position at Yale University for AY 2017-2018, conditional on the receipt of budgetary support.
Grade 8/9 - £39,324 - £73,018 (Lecturer salary from £39,324 - £46,924 a year with potential progression (to £52,793 a year)). (Senior Lecturer/Reader salary from £48,327- £55,998 a year with potential progression (to £73,018 a year)). The successful candidate will be appointed at the grade appropriate to their experience and qualifications.
The Public Policy Department of the Higher School of Economics in Moscow, Russia invites applications for full-time, tenure-track positions of Assistant Professor inpublic policy and all subfieldsnotably in global political economy, global citizenship and participation, global public policy, comparative public policy, public policy analysis; public service, human rights, public health policy and education policy.Knowledge of Russian is not required as teaching and research are both conducted in English.
The University of Konstanz, with its "Institutional Strategy to promote Top-Level Research", has been receiving continuous funding since 2007 within the framework of the Excellence Initiative by the German Federal and State Governments.
The Calvert 22 Foundation and The Calvert Journal are accepting entries for the New East Photo Prize, which aims to reward outstanding projects that offer an insightful, contemporary perspective on people and countries in the region.
The Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in Russian History and Politics to be filled by 1 January 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.
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The Aleksanteri Institute at the University of Helsinki will hold the 17th Annual International Aleksanteri Conference on 25-27 October 2017. The conference will bring together scholars, experts and advanced graduate students from a variety of disciplines such as economics, political science, sociology, geography, history, law, and cultural studies.
The academic program for the conference will be organised in the usual format of panels. Each panel should comprise four to five papers plus the chair. We welcome individual paper proposals and / or complete panel proposals as well.
During its long history, the modern state has domesticated both mainstream and marginal religious identities through a variety of approaches: for instance, policies of religious toleration (J. Locke), the ‘privatization of religious differences’ (B. Barry), and the ‘politics of recognition’ (A. E. Galeotti). Today, however, it is encountering new challenges.
The Journal of Homosexuality seeks contributions for an upcoming special issue, “25 Years On: The State and Continuing Development of LGBTQ Studies Programs,” to be published in 2018.
This conference aims to explore – i.e., to corroborate, to challenge or to further develop – the concept of accelerated development by looking at concrete cases in the literary histories of Eastern Europe where one can speak of a major rupture, such as suddenly acquired cultural independence or freedom or technological evolution, that causes the literature to change course and, possibly, to ‘accelerate’.
The Young Researchers Conference welcomes papers by scholars of literature, history, political science, anthropology, cultural studies, art history, gender studies, religion, and similar areas, as well as fields not traditionally represented at Eurasian studies conferences (for example, Middle Eastern studies, psychology).
The aim of this seminar is to gather doctoral and postdoctoral students to represent their individual researches. With this seminar we hope to foster interdisciplinary dialogues between those researching gender in different fields of (post)Soviet and (post)Socialists aesthetics with a view to establishing international collaborations in the future between researchers.
The Global Campus of Human Rights International Conference 2017 is focused on the nexus between human rights protection and the perspective of reconciliation in divided societies.
They would like to cordially invite you to attend the 19th Annual International Women and Education Symposium: during the dates of March 15 - March 18, 2017 at Harris Manchester College in the University of Oxford, Oxford, England. Harris Manchester College is one of the thirty-eight colleges that form the University of Oxford and was founded in 1786. We are pleased to invite you to become a member of this Symposium. Membership is limited to approximately thirty (30) interdisciplinary scholars who have a particular interest in this subject.
This conference endeavors to create a dialogue between scholars and PhD students from all fields of humanities and social and political sciences to discuss the challenges of transgressing the borders of liberal frameworks, the strategies to cope with these challenges, and the perspectives for privacy research that such transgressions offer.
The University of Jyväskylä will hold a conference bringing together a great number of researchers to discuss themes on cultural diplomacy and artistic encounters between East and West from the years of Cold War to the present day. Over 60 presentations of this two-day conference guarantee that everyone interested in cultural diplomacy, arts, history of the second half of the 20th century, or relationships between East and West will find the event rewarding.
International election observation plays an important role in international relations since almost thirty years. The Declaration of Principles for International Election Observation adopted by the UN in 2005 is one of the first attempts of the international Community to set up standard rules recognized at international level.
The two-day intensive seminar offers a stimulating lecture programme in Russian, aimed at teachers, translators and interpreters of Russian, final-year undergraduates and graduates of Russian, and all those with an advanced-level comprehension of spoken Russian and an interest in contemporary Russia.
The workshop will deal with the topical issue of mediation of sexuality and its utilisation for various ends in the Russian Federation and the neighbouring states.
On behalf of the Trustees of the Soviet Memorial Trust Fund [SMTF] I would like to invite you to attend this year’s Holocaust Memorial Day [HMD] commemoration on Friday 27 January, organised by the SMTF, Southwark Council and Imperial War Museum London. As you may be aware, HMD marks the date of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration and extermination camps by the Soviet Red Army in 1945.
Join us at SSEES to hear academic experts, policymakers and stakeholders discuss these highly topical issues that get to the core of the kind of society Romania is expected to be after the parliamentary elections. The panellists will offer brief initial remarks, followed by an hour for questions and discussion.
The programme for the Hungary/BASEES workshop that is taking place in Budapest on Thursday and Friday of next week (Dec 8th-9th) is now available.
The Department of History and Civilization at the European University Institute (EUI) is happy to announce its twelfth Summer School in Transnational and Comparative History, which will take place in September 2017 in the historic Villa Salviati, looking out over the hills of Florence.
ROLANG School organizes the 7th edition of the summer school on Romanian language between 24th of July - 4th of August 2017, in the city of Sibiu, in association with the Journalism Department of "Lucian Blaga" University, Sibiu.
The master's curriculum stresses on interdisciplinary studies in the economics of transition; politics and international relations; history and cultural studies focused on Central, Eastern Europe and the Balkans.
The Center for Comparative Conflict Studies (CFCCS) at the Faculty of Media and Communications (FMK), Singidunum University invites you to apply for the 8th International Summer School in Comparative Conflict Studies.
The MOOC is an online and free course, open to participants (students, practitioners, social workers…) who are actively interested and engaged in disability work at different levels and wish to deepen their knowledge about a rights-based approach to disability. Drawing from expertise and examples at the global and national level, this course offers a multidisciplinary and multifaceted overview of historical developments, main standards, key issues, and current challenges in this area of human rights protection.
The International Summer School "Rethinking the Culture of Tolerance" is a joint program between the University of Milan-Bicocca, the University of Sarajevo and the University of East Sarajevo.
A community of foreign schoolars and university students, coming mainly from the Balkan and Eastern Europe are the protagonists of the 22nd edition of the Central European Initiative Summer School, to be held from September 12th to 17th, at the premises of the University Residential Center of Bertinoro