Posted in: Academic, Articles, International Column, Post-Soviet Countries- Jan 06, 2017 Comments Off on ARTICLE: MORE THAN A GAME. Craig Murray Blows the Whistle on British India, by Simon Hewitt
MURDEROUSLY HOT BUT NO ROD : SAMARKAND IN 1870 BY VASILY VERESCHAGIN

MURDEROUSLY HOT BUT NO ROD : SAMARKAND IN 1870 BY VASILY VERESCHAGINing the 19th century.

AFTER HIS ANALYSIS & REPORT ON THE RUSSIAN AUCTIONS HELD AT THE END OF NOVEMBER, OUR INTERNATIONAL EDITOR SIMON HEWITT DISCUSSES SOME OF THE OTHER EVENTS HELD IN LONDON DURING RUSSIAN WEEK IN TWO EXCLUSIVE ARTICLES:
 
THE FIRST RECOUNTS HIS MEETING WITH AUTHOR & FORMER DIPLOMAT CRAIG MURRAY, AND DISCUSSES HIS RECENT BOOK ON ‘THE GREAT GAME’ BETWEEN BRITAIN & RUSSIA DURING THE 19TH CENTURY.Read more
Posted in: Academic, Russian art- Dec 29, 2016 Comments Off on CONFERENCE: Art Born in the Revolution. Russian Art and the State. 1917-1932 at Courtauld Institute of Art and Royal Academy of Arts, 24-25 February 2017

Art Born in the Revolution. Russian Art and the State. 1917-1932

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Courtesy of the Courtauld Institute of Art

Day 1: Courtauld Institute of Art – 24 February, 14:00-18:45
Day 2: Royal Academy of Arts – 25 February, 10:30-18:30

DAY1: 14.00 – 18.45, Friday 24 February 2017, Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre, The Courtauld Institute of Art (with registration from 13.30)

An international conference jointly orgnaised by The Courtauld Institute of Art and the Royal Academy of Arts (24 and 25 February 2017). Read more

Posted in: Academic, Jobs, Russian art- Oct 12, 2016 Comments Off on Call for Applications: Incoming Postdoctoral Fellowships in France

fondation-maison-des-sciences-de-lhommeDeadline:  1 December 2016
Open to: applicants who have obtained their PhD doctorate (“Kandidat” thesis) and presented their thesis after 2009 from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Russia
Scholarship: a monthly stipend of 1 500 €.Read more

Posted in: Academic, Russian art- Oct 12, 2016 Comments Off on CFP: War, Revolution and Memory International Conference (Zagreb, 17-18 Feb 17)

sf-iusWar, Revolution and Memory: Post-War Monuments in Post-Communist Europe
International Conference

Zagreb, February 17 – 18, 2017
Deadline: Nov 1, 2016

World War II caused a collective trauma in the memory of Europeans, which resulted in the erection of countless monuments all over Europe to commemorate the events and battles as well as the civilian and military victims.

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Posted in: Academic, Russian art- Oct 05, 2016 Comments Off on CFP: Centennial, Commemoration, Catastrophe: 1917-2017 as Past and Present in Russia and Beyond, Villa Vergiliana, Cuma, Italy, 13-16 June 2017

CFP: Centennial, Commemoration, Catastrophe: 1917-2017 as Past and Present in Russia and Beyond
Young Researchers Conference, Havighurst Center for Russian and Post-Soviet Studies, Miami University

13-16 June 2017. Villa Vergiliana, Cuma, Italy

“1917—The beginning of a new era. All power to the Soviets!” Design: V. Sachkov, 1989.

“1917—The beginning of a new era.

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Posted in: Academic, Art, Russian art- Oct 04, 2016 Comments Off on CFP: Russian Art and Artists, The Burlington Magazine

the-burlington-magazineThe Burlington Magazine is seeking submissions of articles on Russian art for forthcoming issues of the Magazine. Priority will be given to articles devoted to art produced after 1800.

The Burlington Magazine has a long history of scholarship on art from all periods, from Antiquity to the present day.Read more

Posted in: Academic, Culture, Russian art- Sep 29, 2016 Comments Off on OPPORTUNITY: ‘Russia and Digital Vigilantism’ PhD at Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam
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Courtesy of Wikipedia

We are looking for a highly motivated PhD Candidate who wishes to conduct his/her PhD research in the context of a research project funded by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) entitled Digital Vigilantism: Mapping the terrain and assessing societal impacts.Read more

Posted in: Academic, Russian art- Sep 29, 2016 Comments Off on CFP: Europeanization in East-Central European Fiction Film and Television (1980-2000)

reecThe economic, social and cultural transformation of East-Central Europe in the last decades of the twentieth century is the last grand modern social, economic and political change in European history. Fiction film and television production of the region has recorded it and has been shaped by it.Read more

Posted in: Academic, Jobs, Russian art- Sep 19, 2016 Comments Off on JOB: Curator of Russian and European Art at The Mead Art Museum at Amherst College, Massachusetts
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Courtesy of the Mead Art Museum

The Mead Art Museum at Amherst College seeks a highly-motivated, experienced, and innovative Curator to oversee its program and collection for Russian and European Art.Read more

Posted in: Academic, Jobs, Russian art- Sep 16, 2016 Comments Off on JOB: Assistant Professor in Russian History (Tenure Track) at Williams College, Massachusetts
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The Department of History at Williams College seeks to make a tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor in Russian history, to start July 1, 2017.  The department welcomes all areas and periods of specialisation and expects the successful candidate to be a committed and imaginative scholar with Ph.D.Read more

Posted in: Academic, Jobs, Russian art- Sep 16, 2016 Comments Off on JOB: Assistant Professor in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies at Smith College, Massachusetts

smith-collegeThe Program in Russian, Eastern European and Eurasian Studies at Smith College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 1, 2017. We seek a broadly trained, energetic scholar of modern and contemporary Russian, Eastern European, and Eurasian cultures with a commitment to interdisciplinary teaching and research.Read more

Posted in: Academic, Jobs, Russian art- Sep 16, 2016 Comments Off on JOB: Language Teaching Fellow In Russian at University of St Andrews

116The School of Modern Languages is seeking to appoint a full time Language Teaching Fellow in Russian. You should possess a relevant humanities degree from a Russian- or English-language university and a further qualification in teaching Russian as a Foreign Language and have expertise in Russian language.Read more