This blog is dedicated to Slavic Studies, East and Central European Studies and Central Asian Studies librarianship.
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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49th ASEEES Annual Convention Call for Proposals
49th ASEEES Annual Convention Call for Proposals Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, Nov. 9-12, 2017
The Proposal Submission closes on February 15: www.aseees.org/convention/cfpALL submissions- panel, roundtable, individual paper, lightning round presentation, and meetingrequest submissions – are due by Feb. 15. Please read the descriptions and rules for participation here: www.aseees.org/convention/rules
Membership Requirement: ALL individual paper and lightning round presentation submitters and panel/roundtable organizers in the US and abroadMUST be ASEEES members in order to submit a proposal. If you are a panel/roundtable participant but NOT the organizer, you do not need to be an ASEEES member at this time, although we very much encourage you to become a member now. Please review the membership rules for participation. Renew your membership today: www.aseees.org/membership/individual.
Question? With any inquiries about the convention, please contact Margaret Manges, the convention manager, email@example.com If you need assistance logging into the ASEEES members site or are experiencing other technical difficulties, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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‘Rethinking Revolutions’ - London School of Economics - 26th May 2017
Over the past twenty years, the study of revolution has lost the centrality it once enjoyed. Yet the study of revolutions has never been so important: in thinking through the aftermath of the Arab uprisings, exploring the ideology of ISIS and other Islamist groups, understanding self-proclaimed revolutionary movements in the West, and interpreting the experience of states that continue to see themselves as revolutionary, such as China, Iran, and Cuba. The study of revolution needs to catch up with the actual experience of revolutionary movements and states.
One barrier to this endeavor is the fracturing of the study of revolutions into different disciplines and sub-fields. This workshop seeks to bring together scholars and students working on revolutions from different disciplinary backgrounds (e.g. Sociology, International Relations, History, and Political Science), sub-fields (e.g. social movements…
Data research analyst for the project Golden AgentsInstitute for Logic, Language and Computation – Department of PhilosophyPublication date9 January 2017Level of educationUniversitySalary indication€2,552 to €4,028 gross per month, based on 38 hours per weekClosing date20 January 2017Hours30,4 hours per weekVacancy number17-009 The Institute for Logic, Language and Computation (ILLC) is a renowned research institute at the University of Amsterdam, in which researchers from the Faculty of Humanities and the Faculty of Science collaborate. The research carried out at Humanities forms one of the six research schools within this faculty. ILLC’s central research area is the study of fundamental principles of encoding, transmission and comprehension of information. Research at ILLC is interdisciplinary, and aims at bringing together insights from various disciplines concerned with information and information processing, such as logic, philosophy, linguistics, musicology, mathematics, compute…