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Event: Know Your Library Workshops at UC Berkeley Library

Event: Know Your Library Workshops If you are looking for a basic introduction to the Library, help with navigating our online resources, and information about our services, you are welcome to drop in on one of the Know Your Library workshops being offered in early July.

The dates and times are:
July 1 1:00-2:00
July 2 1:00-2:00
July 10 1:00-2:00

All workshops will take place in 350C Moffitt. A UC ID or UCB library card must be presented to enter the Moffitt Undergraduate Library. 

Source: Jennifer Dorner- History Librarian at UC Berkeley.

CFP: Russian Journal of Communication, Special Issue: “Communication and Law in Russia”

Special Issue: “Communication and Law in Russia” Editors: Igor Klyukanov (Editor-in-Chief), Alexander Kozin (Guest Editor), The focus on law selected for the upcoming special issue of RJC seeks to address yet another facet of Russian society that has undergone a deep transition in recent years. Despite its paramount importance for the emergent civic society, in comparison to politics, economics, entertainment and media, which have been at the forefront of public and academic discussion for some time, Russian law, particularly and crucially in its communication dimension, remains in the shadow and outside the purview not only of the public eye but also of specialised academic research. Yet at every level – for example, those of juridical language and discourse, of legal codes and conventions and of ritualised legal acts and practices – law draws attention to its communication strategies. Most commonly, law in Russia expresses it…


Лаборатория исторической, социальной и культурной антропологии (ЛИСКА)
при поддержке Института филологии и журналистики СГУ и Государственного художественного музея им. А.Н. Радищева
проводит 3-5 июля 2014 года
XII Пирровы чтения
3 июля Лекторий ГХМ им. А.Н. Радищева (Радищева, 39) 12.00
Секция 1. Маргинализация оппонента
Лысенко Олег Владиславович (к.с.н., доц. кафедры культурологии Пермского государственного гуманитарно-педагогического университета).  Маргинализация противника как стратегия борьбы в российском публичном пространстве (на примере Пермского культурного проекта).
Решетникова Екатерина Сергеевна (докторант EHESS, Париж). Зооморфная инвектива как способ ситуативной маргинализации оппонента в «Илиаде».
Перерыв на обед (13.30 -14.30)
Секция 2. Маргинальные практики и маргинализированные среды
Игнатьева Оксана Валерьевна (к.и.н., Пермский государственный гуманитарно-педагогический университет, зав. кафедрой культурологии). К…

Fully Funded PhD Studentship in Russian History and Culture, Queen Mary, University of London.

Placed on:29th May 2014  Closes:1st July 2014 Queen Mary University of London and the British Library invite applications for a fully-funded PhD studentship to start 1 October 2014 (full-time study) on: ‘The Russian Revolutions and Civil Wars: Journalism and the Media, 1905-1924’. Research may be on any dimension of this theme from but must make substantial use of sources available in the British Library.The successful candidate will be supervised by Dr Jeremy Hicks (QMUL School of Languages, Linguistics and Film, Russian) and Dr Jonathan Smele (QMUL School of History), with additional supervison from Dr Ekaterina Rogatchevskaia (British Library, European Studies). The recipient of the award will also help prepare a major exhibition on the Russian Revolution to be held at the British Library in 2017, receiving training and experience in collection and exhibition curatorship at the UK’s principal research library, as part of an original research project. Applicants must have: A First Class…

Трансформация СМИ и журналистской практики: Перспективы во Франции и в России Moсква, 19 июня 2014 г

Трансформация СМИ и журналистской практики: Перспективы во Франции и в России Moсква, 19 июня 2014 г.
Научные координаторы : Иван Шупин и Франсуаз Досэ Центр франко-российских исследований в Москве Нахимовский проспект, 51/21 117997 Москва, Россия
9.45 : Вступительное слово
10.00 – 12.30 : Политическая журналистика в меняющемся мире СМИ Ведущий : Амандин Регамэ (CEFR) Оппонент : Александр Бикбов (МГУ) - Эрик Неве (Инcтитут политических наук, Ренн, Франция)
Политическая журналистика во Франции: новые тенденции и перспективы - Никола Убэ (Университет Париж 1 Сорбонн, Франция).
Политическая журналистика во Франции и в Германии - Анна Качкаева (Высшая школа экономики, Москва)
Противостояние: трансформация российского телевидения (2000-2014). - Александр Шариков (Высшая школа экономики, Москва)
Ключевые тенденции в развитии радиовещания в России в 2000-2013 гг. 12.30 – 14.00 : Обед 14.00 – 16.00 : Журналистские траектории: поколения и активизм Ведущий : Надежда Ажгихина (Союз Журналистов) Оппонент : Кароль Си…

The Malevich Society is pleased to announce its call for 2014 grant applications.

The Malevich Society is pleased to announce its call for 2014 grant applications.

The Malevich Society is a not-for-profit organization based in New York dedicated to advancing knowledge about the Russian artist Kazimir Malevich and his work.

In the belief that Malevich was a pioneer of modern art who should be recognized for his key contributions to the history of Modernism, the Society awards grants to encourage research, writing, and other activities relating to his history and memory.

The Society welcomes applications from scholars of any nationality, and at various stages of their career. Graduate students are welcome to apply to the Society’s grants after completing at least one year of dissertation research. Proposed projects should increase the understanding of Malevich and his work, or augment historical, biographical, or artistic information about Malevich and/or his artistic legacy. The Society also supports translations and the publication of relevant texts.

Application forms …

Dashkova Non-Stipendiary Visiting Fellowship

Dashkova Non-Stipendiary Visiting Fellowship

The Princess Dashkova Russian Centre invites applications for a Non-Stipendiary Visiting Fellowship in the field of Russian sociocultural linguistics for 2015.

The fellowship will last a period of two to six months. The Fellow will be expected to be resident in Edinburgh throughout the tenure of the Fellowship and to play a full part in the activities of the Centre. In addition, he or she will be expected to give at least one research seminar during the tenure.

Please, find more information here:

Job: Eurasian Program Assistant

Bard College seeks an enthusiastic Eurasian Program Assistant. The Annandale-based Eurasian Program Assistant will work on the administration of Bard’s partnerships in the former Soviet Union and related collaborative projects, including Smolny College in St. Petersburg, Russia and the American University of Central Asia in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Reporting to the Eurasian Program Manager, s/he will provide general administrative support to Bard’s Eurasian initiatives. The position includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:

·         Track and follow-up on a range of concurrent administrative, financial, and logistical activities.

·         Organize and maintain electronic and paper files.

·         Basic accounting, financial and grant management.

·         Assist and facilitate faculty and staff visits to the Annandale campus.

·         Make travel arrangements for staff and faculty.

·         Work on in-bound international student programs.

·         Coll…

International Postdoc Fellowships 2015 at Freie Universität Berlin!

Deadline: 4 July 2014
Open to: postdoctoral researchers of all disciplines and all nationalities
Fellowship: 26,500 to 34,400 Euro annual salary plus other benefits
DescriptionThe Dahlem Research School’s Postdoc Fellowship Program – co-financed by the German Excellence Initiative and the Marie Curie Program of the European Commission – provides funding for outstanding postdoctoral researchers from all disciplines to conduct their own research project at Freie Universität Berlin.
The program is designed to promote the further academic career development through research funding, a tailored qualification program including essential professional guidance on preparing grant proposals, and the opportunity to develop teaching and leadership skills. At the end of the funding period, DRS fellows are expected to apply for funding for follow-up research projects at Freie Universität Berlin.
Dahlem Research School offers 20 Incoming Postdoc Fellowships,starting in January 2015, for pe…