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Russian Historical Statistics Online

Russian Historical Statistics Online IISH has launched, together with the New Economic School (Moscow) and the Interdisciplinary Centre for Studies in History, Economy and Society (Moscow), an online database of historical statistics on the social and economic development of Russia over the last two centuries. The Electronic Repository of Russian Historical Statistics, to be reached at in English and Russian, caters to the needs of the scholarly community, of teachers and students in the social sciences and humanities in higher education, and aims to provide the basis for an informed public debate on Russia's past and present social and economic performance. Data are available online for all interested users, free of charge. A unique aspect of the Repository is that it systematically provides data at the subnational, regional level, for the territory of the current Russian Federation. By systematically making available data with a regional breakdown the re…

Справочник Научных Обществ России online= The directory of scientific societies in Russia online.

Dear Readers,

This online version of the directory of scientific societies in Russia was authored by Irina I. Komarova. The resources is in Russian and should be recommended to the information specialist as one of the important reference resources. It can be accessed here.

This resource was referred to me by my colleague librarian at the UIUC. Thank you Mr. Lenkart.

This resource indexes the Russian Scientific Societies by alphabetical, chronological, subject based, geographical orders as shown below.

Select Committee on Intelligence Report of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence committee study of the Central Intelligence Agency's detention and interrogation program

United States: Congress--Senate.
Select Committee on Intelligence Report of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence committee study of the Central Intelligence Agency's detention and interrogation program, together with foreword by Chairman Feinstein and additional and minority views
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Job: Dean of Libraries-University of Kansas Libraries, Lawrence, KS, USA.

University of Kansas Libraries, Lawrence, KS, USA Dean of Libraries
To apply, see:
The University of Kansas invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the Libraries. Reporting to the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor, the Dean will be a strong, dynamic, and experienced leader with broad scholarly knowledge who embraces digital learning and emerging technologies. This leader will be committed to excellence in library services and collections to meet needs across a broad range of research disciplines in a world-class scholarly community.
The Dean of the Libraries will lead a talented staff to leverage an increasingly networked and collaborative information environment. The Dean will champion the Libraries’ position as an integral partner with the University’s academic and administrative units, ensuring KU Libraries’ continued leadership in advancing research, teaching and global initiatives in ali…

Job: Associate Director of the Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies, UNC-Chapel Hill.

Associate Director Posting Information Position InformationPosition Type Permanent Staff (EPA NF) Department Slavic Eur E Europ Stds Ctr-313700 Working Title Associate Director Appointment Type EPA Non-Faculty Position Posting Category Academic Administration Salary Range Dependent on Qualifications Full Time/Part Time? Part-Time Permanent Hours per Week 30 Vacancy ID NF0001467 Position ID 01004870 Posting Open Date 06/08/2015 Application Deadline 06/21/2015 Open Until Filled No Proposed Start Date 07/01/2015 Position Summary The staff and programs of the UNC Chapel Hill Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies (CSEEES) work to provide the University and the people of North Carolina with a campus hub to promote an understanding of Eastern Europe, Russia, and Eurasia through teaching, research, and community outreach, including the sponsorship of a wide variety of activities that bring together interested faculty and students from a large number of academic disciplines. UNC Cha…

CALL FOR ARTICLES 2015: The Russian Language Journal (ISSN: 0036-0252)


The Russian Language Journal (ISSN: 0036-0252) is a bilingual, peer-review journal dedicated to scholarly review of research, resources, symposia,and publications pertinent to the study and teaching of Russian language and culture, as well as comparative and interdisciplinary research in Russian language,culture and the acquisition of Russian as a second language. The journal seeks contributions to the 2015 issue (Volume 65).

Those interested are encouraged to submit original research articles electronically to the editor using the email Manuscripts should be sent as an MS Word document with a one-inch margin following the Chicago Manual of Style.

Deadline for submission to the 2015 issue is June 1, 2015.
Guidelines for submission are listed at the end of this message.

William P. Rivers, Executive Director,

Job: Polish language instructor.

The Department of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Languages and Cultures at the University of California, Los Angeles invites applications for the position of Polish language instructor, beginning Fall 2015. This is a part-time, one-year position as Lecturer, with the possibility of renewal, contingent upon a satisfactory performance review and approval of the Dean. Initial teaching load is one three-quarter sequence of Elementary Polish.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, creative instructor who has demonstrated excellence in teaching different levels of Polish language, including both non-heritage and heritage speakers, as well as a familiarity with contemporary instructional technologies. Complete fluency in Polish and English is required, as is an intimate knowledge of Polish culture. The ideal candidate should hold at least an M.A. in second-language acquisition and/or language pedagogy.

Applicants should apply online via UCLA Academic Recruit at…