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This personal blog was created by Liladhar R. Pendse (Slavic & Eastern European and Central Asian Studies Librarian at University of California, Berkeley).
Keywords: Slavic Studies, Russian, Central and East European, Eurasian Studies, Academic Librarianship, University of California, Berkeley, UCLA-My Alma Mater, Russian Diaspora, Caucasus, and Central Asia.
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Ukraine-III International Conference “Scientific communication in the digital age”
III International Conference “Scientific communication in the digital age” March, 10 – March, 12, 2015 Kyiv, Ukraine
ØMaksymovych Library at Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University
ØThe State Fund for Fundamental Researches
ØNational academy of culture and arts managerial personnel Institute of Postgraduate Studies
ØUkrainian Library Association
ØNGO «ELibUkr: Electronic Library of Ukraine»
(The list of organizers is to be clarified till February, 1st 2015)
You can participate whether as presenter (to present your article/ paper) or as regular participant (just to involve in discussions on topics of your interest).
Potential topics include, but are not limited to the followings:
∙ National and international access to scientific information projects
∙ Scientometric and bibliometric research assessment tools
∙ Scientific journals: new models and technologies of creation and dissemination
∙ Open Access issues: OA journals and OA repositories
∙ Creation and usage of e-recourses and e-libraries
∙ Intellectual property for electronic recourses creating and usage
∙ New ICT at the university libraries
∙ The 18th scientific and practical workshop “Electronic recourses for science and education from EBSCO, SpringerLink, Cambridge UP, IEEE, Emerald.
∙ Annual ELibUkr Project participants meetings
The Conference is designed for scholars, publishers, IT specialists, librarians and universities administrators from Ukraine and other countries.
Registration fee is 20 Euro (For ELibUkr Consortium’ participants and for Ukrainain Fulbright Circle’ members there is no arrangement fee).
The Organizing Committee does not assume the cost of travel, accommodation and meals at the conference. Organization committee can help with the participant’s transfer&accommodation by the individual requests.
The opening – March, 10 , 2015 at 10:00 a.m. The closing – March, 12, 2015 at 05:00 p. m.
If you need personal invitation to the Conference, please, apply for it to the Organizational committee till theFebruary, 20, 2015. If you want to make a presentation please, send conference proceedings (PDFs, PPTs etc.) and short abstract (in Ukrainian or English) to the Organizational committee. The committee will regard all applications and inform you about the decision to include your presentation into the program. All speeches and presentations will be deposited in Open e- archive eKMAIR http://www.ekmair.ukma.kiev.ua/ The Organizational Committee will support the deposit of the best proceedings at International open archives.
Web-comics: Some Links by Liladhar R. Pendse (UC Berkeley)
This exhibit also takes in consideration comics that are born digital. The webcomics represent a unique opportunity for their creators to provide outreach to multiple audiences. Below are some suggested webcomics that can make this exhibition more interesting to our visitors.The list below was adapted for use from Buzzfeed.com, scroll.in and other sites. Some of these comics might be sensitive to their viewers. I would advise viewer’s discretion. This is not a comprehensive list but it provides a meaningful insight into the mysterious world of the webcomics.
A Century of Movement: Russian
Culture and Global Community Since 1917 CFP Deadline: April 7, 2017 October
12-13, 2017 http://centuryofmovement.web.unc.edu University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Keynote Speakers: Katerina
Clark and Marina Frolova-Walker Conference Organizers: Jamie
Blake and Grace Kweon, in collaboration with Annegret Fauser The
cultural products of the last century reflect change, opportunity, and
uncertainty, and demonstrate active negotiations between personal identity and
social awareness, nationalism and cosmopolitanism, artistic voice and security.
This conference, in the centennial year of the Revolution, seeks to explore the
transformations set in motion during and after the events of 1917 through an
examination of cultural production and practices, located both within and without
will explore first and foremost the issue of human migration, particularly the
patterns and developments set in motion by the Revolution. In light of today’s
CALL FOR PAPERSAccelerated development? Socio-political landslides, cultural ruptures and literary history in Eastern EuropeGhent UniversitySeptember 29 – October 1, 2017 http://www.slavistiek.ugent.be/Accelerateddevelopment). In 1964 the Bulgarian-Belarusian-Russian scholar Georgii Gachev coined the term ‘uskorennoe razvitie’ or ‘accelerated development’ in his 1964 monograph Accelerated Development of Literature: On the Basis of the Bulgarian Literature of the First Half of the 19thCentury. The term describes what happened to Bulgarian literature during Ottoman rule. Being a ‘young’ and ‘peripheral’ literature, having started to develop only recently at the time, Bulgarian literature ‘had to’ go through the whole evolution of European literature at a high pace in order to catch up with the latter. One of the side effects of this accelerated development was that characteristics of different style periods could even co-occur. Gachev’s thought-provoking idea has never really received a l…