Conferences in 2008


Eighteenth-Century Russia
(1)
Place:
The High Leigh Conference Centre, Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire, UK
(2)
Organizer:
The Study Group on Eighteenth-Century Russia
(3)
Contact:
Dr Alessandra Tosi,
40 Devonshire Road,
Cambridge CB1 2BL,
United Kingdom.

E-mail:
at10008@cam.ac.uk
(4)
Website:
http://www.sgecr.co.uk/index.html

The Caucasus and its Inhabitants between Russia and Middle East: Reactions and Reflections for the Sake of Religion and State
(1)
Place:
University of Tokyo, Japan
(2)
Organizer:
Slavic Research Center, Hokkaido University
(3)
Contact:
SRC
Kita-9, Nishi-7, Kita-ku,
Sapporo 060-0809, Japan

E-mail:
ses-coe@slav.hokudai.ac.jp
(4)
Website:
http://src-h.slav.hokudai.ac.jp/sympo/08january/2008january-e.html

Special Seminar on the Caucasus in Kyoto:
 In Search of the Caucasian as Culture: Seeking the New Perspectives from the Dialogue between Philologists and Historians

(1)
Place:
Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
(2)
Program:


13:00-15:00
 Roundtable 1: The Caucasus and Images to Orientals: Addresses form the Philologists on Russian Literature (In Russian)
Chair MOCHIZUKI Tetsuo
Keynote Speech: KIMURA Takashi (Kyoto University), Voprosy istorii intrepretatsii poemy Lermontova "Mtsyr"
NAKANURA Tadashi (Yamagata University), Vid Kavkaza s tochki zreniya russkoi literatury
Sean Pollock (Columbia University), A Quill Mighter Than a Sword? The Career of Count Pavel Sergeevich Potemkin
Vladimir Bobrovnikov (Institute of Oriental Studies, Moscow), Highlanders Banditry in Oral History and Fiction: The Case of Abrek Zelimkhan from Kharachoi
Buba Kudava (National Center of Manuscripts, Georgia), Tao-Klardjeti: Iz Istorii issledovaniya Yuzhnogo Kavkaza (XIX-XX vv.)


15:30-17:30
 Roundtable 2: The National Leagues in Caucasia: Responses from Historians on the Caucasus (In English)
Chair: MAEDA Hirotake
Keynote Speech: Ronald Suny (The University of Michigan, Making Nations in Caucasia: The Soviet Experience
Michael Kemper (University of Amsterdam), Sufism and Anticolonial Resistance in Daghestan
Thornike Gordadze (French Institute for Anatolian Studies), Autochtony, Historiography, Linguistics- How Georgian Nationalism internalised Soviet theories and practices
Michael Reynolds (Princeton University), South Caucasians and Ottomans in the Young Turk Era: Perceptions and Partnerships


18:00
Reception (Silan)
(3)
Contact:
MAEDA Hirotake (Slavic Research Center, Hokkaido University)

E-mail:
h-maeda@slav.hokudai.ac.jp

The Impact of Russia's Resurgence on Eurasia and Northeast Asia
(1)
Place:
Hoam Faculty House, Room Marronier (Manin Building 2nd Fl.)
(2)
Organizer:
IREEES,SRC
(3)
Contact:
IREEES

Tel:
82-2-880-6014
(4)
Website:
http://www.hoam.ac.kr/english/

International Conference on Inter-Asian Connections
(1)
Place:
Dubai, UAE
(2)
Organizer:
The Social Science Research Council (SSRC)
(3)
Contact:
SSRC

E-mail:
intl_collaboration@ssrc.org
(4)
Website:
http://www.ssrc.org/program_areas/global/papers/

University of Pittsburgh, REES & GOSECA Graduate Student Conference
"GENERATION REMOVED? ASSESSING NOSTALGIA, MEMORY, AND LEGACY IN RUSSIA, EASTERN EUROPE, AND CENTRAL ASIA"
(1)
Place:
Pittsburgh, USA
(2)
Organizer:
GOSECA : Graduate Organization for the Study of Europe and Central Asia (GOSECA) at the University of Pittsburgh
(3)
Contact:
Univ. of Pittsburgh, GOSECA

E-mail:
gosecaconference@yahoo.com


Submission Deadline:  December 1st, 2007
(4)
Website:
http://mblog.lib.umich.edu/CREES/archives/2007/09/cfp_goseca_conf.html

Morphological Variation and Change in Languages of the Caucasus
(1)
Place:
Vienna, Austria
(2)
Organizer:
Nino Amiridze, Utrecht University (The Netherlands)
Michael Daniel, Moscow State University (Russia)
Silvia Kutscher, University of Cologne (Germany)
(3)
Contact:
Nino Amiridze

E-mail:
Nino.Amiridze@let.uu.nl
(4)
Website:
http://www.let.uu.nl/~nino.amiridze/personal/organization/mvclc.htm

Reconsidering Europe: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference in European Studies
(1)
Place:
The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(2)
Organizer:
The University of Michigan's interdisciplinary European History Workshop
(3)
Contact:
The EHW Conference Committee

E-mail:
EHWconference08@umich.edu


Submission Deadline:  January 18, 2008
(4)
Website:
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No End of Transition? Changes in Media Landscape and Public Rhetoric of Post-Communist Era
(1)
Place:
University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences, Slowenien
(2)
Organizer:
Slovene Communication Association
(3)
Contact:
Ilija Tomanic

E-mail:
ilija.tomanicq@fdv.uni-lj.si
(4)
Website:
http://www.kom-drustvo.si/index.php?nav1=conference

Mapping Experience: on transformation, gender, and generation in Russian and Polish women's writing
(1)
Place:
University of Tampere, School of Modern Languages and Translation Studies
(2)
Organizer:
The project of Russian and Polish women's writing in transformation
(3)
Contact:
Urszula Chowaniec
University of Tampere

E-mail:
ursula.chowaniec@uta.fi
(4)
Website:
http://www.uta.fi/laitokset/kielet/index_en.html

Emotions in Russian History and Culture
(1)
Place:
INION Moscow
(2)
Organizer:
Marc Elie, Ph.D. (Centre franco-russe en sciences humaines et sociales de Moscou);
Jan Plamper, Ph.D. (University of Tübingen);
Prof. Dr. Schamma Schahadat (University of Tübingen)
(3)
Contact:
Marc Elie, CFRSHS Moscow

E-mail:
marc.elie@inion.ru
emotionshistory@mail.ru
(4)
Website:
http://hsozkult.geschichte.hu-berlin.de/termine/id=7208

Times of Trouble: Violence in Eurasia from Past to Present
(1)
Place:
New York City
(2)
Organizer:
The Eurasia Program of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC)
(3)
Contact:
Eurasia Program
Social Science Research Council
810 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10019

E-mail:
eurasia@ssrc.org
Application Submission Deadline: December 17, 2007
(4)
Website:
http://www.ssrc.org/programs/eurasia

Party and State Organizations in USSR in 1953-1985
(1)
Place:
Small Conference Hall, INION, Moscow
(2)
Organizer:
The France-Russia Centre for Humanities and Social Science
(3)
Contact:
Centre franco-russe de recherche en sciences humaines et sociales de Moscou

E-mail:
centre-fr@centre-fr.net
(4)
Website:
http://www.centre-fr.net/Partijnye-i-gosudarstvennye.html

Modern ukrainistica: paradigms of language, history, philosophy
(1)
Place:
The Kharkiv National University of Economics, Kharkiv, Ukraine
(2)
Organizer:
The Kharkiv National University of Economics
(3)
Contact:
Organizing Committee:
61001, Kharkov, Lenin avenue, 9,
Kharkiv National University of Economics,
Department of Ukrainian Studies (or Department of philosophy and political science)

E-mail:
chos@hneu.edu.ua
(4)
Website:
http://www.hneu.edu.ua/science/confer/20080416-18.php?lang=ua

The 2008 Midwest Slavic Conference
(1)
Place:
The Ohio State University
(2)
Organizer:
The Center for Slavic and East European Studies
(3)
Contact:
The Center for Slavic and East European Studies
The Ohio State University
1712 Neil Ave.
303 Oxley Hall
Columbus, OH 43210

Tel.:
 (614) 292-8770

 E-mail:
csees@osu.edu
(4)
Website:
http://slaviccenter.osu.edu/

2008 Soyuz Annual Meeting
"Contemporary Critical Inquiry Through the Lens of Postsocialism"

(1)
Place:
University of California, Berkeley
(2)
Organizer:
University of California
(3)
Contact:
Alexei Yurchak
232 Kroeber Hall
Department of Anthropology
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720

E-mail:
yurchak@berkeley.edu

 
Submission Deadline: February 15, 2008
(4)
Website:
http://www.berkeley.edu/

The Pain of Words: Narratives of Suffering in Slavic Cultures
(1)
Place:
Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Princeton University
(2)
Organizer:
Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Princeton University
(3)
Contact:
Serguei Oushakine (Princeton)

E-mail: oushakin@princeton.edu
(4)
Website:
http://slavic.princeton.edu/events/calendar/detail.php?ID=1628

Integration in Eastern European Societies: Minorities between  Nation-States and Europe
(1)
Place:
Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
(2)
Organizer:
The British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies  BASEES
(3)
Contact:
Malte Brosig, University of Portsmouth

E-mail:
malte_brosig@hotmail.com


Timofey Agarin,
Department of Politics and International Relations,
University of  Aberdeen  Edward Wright Building,
Dunbar Street, Aberdeen, AB24 3QY, Scotland

E-mail: t.agarin@abdn.ac.uk
(4)
Website:
http://www.basees.org.uk/conference.html

2008 AABS Conference on Baltic Studies
(1)
Place:
Bloomington, Indiana, USA
(2)
Organizer:
The Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies (AABS)
(3)
Contact:
Mara Lazda

E-mail:
mlazda@alumni.iu.edu
(4)
Website:
http://depts.washington.edu/aabs/conferences.html

"European Neighbourhood Policy and the South Caucasus" (WP 915 Wilton Park Conference) 
(1)
Place:
Georgien
(2)
Organizer:
Wilton Park Conferences
(3)
Contact:
Jo Childs, Conf. Admin.
Wilton Park Conferences, Wiston House, Steyning

E-mail:
admin@wiltonpark.org.uk
(4)
Website:
http://www.wiltonpark.org.uk/themes/eu/conference.aspx?confref=WP915
The Russian National Idea in the 19th and 20th Century
(1)
Place:
St Antony's College, Oxford
(2)
Organizer:
St. Antony's College
(3)
Contact:
Victoria Donovan
St. Antony's College
62 Woodstock Road,
Oxford, OX2 6JF

E-mail:
rusnat@sant.ox.ac.uk
(4)
Website:
http://www.mod-langs.ox.ac.uk/russian/nationalism
YOUTHS FOR PEACE ORGANISATION CONFERENCE
(1)
Place:
Seattle, WA, USA
(2)
Organizer:
YOUTHS FOR PEACE ORGANISATION
(3)
Contact:
Elizabeth Bukala

E-mail:
global_conference@eml.cc
(copied to vassos_anthonis@eml.cc)
(4)
Website:
http://worldyouthpeace.org/index.html
Russia - Asia: MECHANISM OF PRESERVATION AND MODERNIZATION OF ETHNICS
(1)
Place:
Ulan-Ude (Russia)
(2)
Organizer:
The Buryat State University
(3)
Contact:
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E-mail:
csvi@yandex.ru
confra@mail.ru
(4)
Website:
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Slavic Research Center Summer Symposium
(1)
Place:
Conference Hall, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
(2)
Organizer:
Slavic Research Center, Hokkaido University
(3)
Contact:
SRC
Kita-9, Nishi-7, Kita-ku,
Sapporo 060-0809, Japan

E-mail:
ses-coe@slav.hokudai.ac.jp
(4)
Website:
http://src-h.slav.hokudai.ac.jp/sympo/08summer/2008summer-e.html

Empires and Nations
(1)
Place:
Institut dÉtudes Politiques de Paris
(2)
Organizer:
Institut dÉtudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po)
and the Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN)
(3)
Contact:


E-mail:
dominique.colas@sciences-po.fr
dcolasasn@gmail.com
Proposal Deadline: 13 February 2008
(4)
Website:
http://www.brama.com/news/press/2008/print/080202asn_conference.html
Pushkin Project Conference
(1)
Place:
Pushkin Mountains
(2)
Organizer:
Pushkin Project
(3)
Contact:


E-mail:
conferences@piligrim.com
(4)
Website:
http://www.pproject.ru
Power Control and Optimization
(1)
Place:
Chiang Mai, Thailand
(2)
Organizer:
Ilog, WSEAS, EUROPT, Elsevier, and IEEE Thailand section
and organized by the Department of Electrical Engineering, Chiang Mai University,
Thailand and Curtin University, Malaysia
(3)
Contact:
conference secretariat:

E-mail:
icpco.20@gmail.com
(4)
Website:
http://www.engedu2.net
The Thirteenth International Bakhtin Conference
(1)
Place:
The University of Western Ontario, Canada
(2)
Organizer:
Clive Thomson
(3)
Contact:
Clive Thomson
Department of French Studies
Faculty of Arts and Humanities

E-mail:
cthomson@uwo.ca
Deadline for Proposals: November 1, 2007
(4)
Website:
http://www.shef.ac.uk/bakhtin/

Central Eurasian Studies Society Regional Conference (2008)
(1)
Place:
The Central Eurasian Studies Society (CESS)
(2)
Organizer:
Issyk-Kul, Kyrgyzstan
(3)
Contact:
Aigine Research Center
93 Toktogul Street
Bishkek, 720040, Kyrgyzstan

Tel:
+996 (312) 666966, 667673

Fax:
+996 (312) 667674

E-mail:
aigine.bishkek@gmail.com
(4)
Website:
http://www.cess.muohio.edu/regional_conf_08.html
Media in Flux: Information Technologies in Russian Culture
(1)
Place:
Cambridge
(2)
Organizer:
University of Cambridge Department of Slavonic Studies
(3)
Contact:
Simon Franklin, University of Cambridge,
Department of Slavonic Studies,
Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge CB3 9DA, United Kingdom
+44 [0]1223 335007

E-mail:
slavon@hermes.cam.ac.uk
(4)
Website:
http://www.mml.cam.ac.uk/slavonic/news/
Perspectives on Slavistics
(1)
Place:
Hamburg, Germany
(2)
Organizer:
The Department of Slavic Studies at the University of Hamburg
The Department of Slavic Studies at the University of Tuebingen
(3)
Contact:
Organizing Committee:
Bernhard Brehmer, University of Hamburg
Schamma Schahadat, University of Tuebingen
Beata Trawinski, University of Tuebingen
Annette Werberger, University of Tuebingen

E-mail:
pos3@barlach.sfb.uni-tuebingen.de
(4)
Website:
http://www.sfb441.uni-tuebingen.de/pos3

Multiple Moralities in Contemporary Russia: Religion and Transnational Influences on Shaping Everyday Life 
(1)
Place:
The Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle, Germany
(2)
Organizer:
The Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Department II
(3)
Contact:
Jarrett Zigon, Detelina Tocheva and Tünde Komaromi

E-mail:
zigon@eth.mpg.de
tocheva@eth.mpg.de
komaromi@eth.mpg.de
(4)
Website:
http://www.eth.mpg.de/dynamic-index.html?http://www.eth.mpg.de/events/current/1221634800.html

International Workshop
"The Volga-Ural Region as a Crossroads of Eurasia: Empire, Islam, and Nationality"
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(1)
Place:
Kazan (Russia)
(2)
Organizer:
National Institute for Humanities Islamic Area Studies Program,Center at the University of Tokyo
Co-organizer: Kazan State University
Slavic Research Center, Hokkaido University
Supported by Japan Foundation
(3)
Contact:
Organizing Committee

E-mail:
volgauralsymp@gmail.com
(4)
Website:
http://src-h.slav.hokudai.ac.jp/eng/20080919/20080919-e.html
http://src-h.slav.hokudai.ac.jp/eng/20080919/20080919-j.html

Tsyrendorzhiyev Readings 2008
Tibetan Civilization and Nomadic Peoples of Eurasia: Cross-Cultural Contacts
(toward the 85th anniversary of the foundation of the Republic of Buryatia)

(1)
Place:
Kyiv, Ukraine
(2)
Organizer:
Buryat Culture Society of Kyiv and the Kyiv region
. Krymsky Institute of Oriental Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
G. Skovoroda Institute of Philosophy of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
Bohdan and Varvara Hanenko Arts Museum
The "Far East" Foundation
(3)
Contact:
Olena Kapranova,
26/23 Sholom Aleikhem St.,
Apt. 206, Kyiv, Ukraine, 02156

E-mail:
tsyren2008@ukr.net


Submission Deadline:  before May 15, 2008
(4)
Website:
http://www.buryatia.org/modules.php?name=Forums&file=viewtopic&t=13434

Dynamics & Revival of Silk Route :  Perspective, Challenges & Opportunities
(1)
Place:
Centre of   Central Asian Studies, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, J&K, India
(2)
Organizer:
Centre of   Central Asian Studies, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, J&K, India
(3)
Contact:
Prof (Dr.) Mushtaq A.Kaw

Tel.:
91-194-2420923

Fax:
91-194-2422553 : 91-194-2421357

E-mail:
mkaw@rediffmail.com 
kawm_06@yahoo.co.in
(4)
Website:
http://www.greaterkashmir.com/full_story.asp?Date=8_8_2008&ItemID=3&cat=11
"Working with Russia : Next Steps in Economic and Political Dialogue" (WP 932 Wilton Park Conference)
(1)
Place:
Wilton Park Conferences, Wiston House, Steyning, West Sussex BN44 3DZ, UK
(2)
Organizer:
Wilton Park Conferences
(3)
Contact:
Christina Cornwell-West, Conf. Admin.
 Wilton Park Conferences, Wiston House, Steyning

Tel.:
+44 (0) 1903 - 817687

Fax:
+44 (0)1903 - 815244

E-mail:
admin@wiltonpark.org.uk
(4)
Website:
http://www.wiltonpark.org.uk/themes/regions/conference.aspx?confref=WP931
The Baltic States under Stalinist Rule
(1)
Place:
Tartu, Estonia
(2)
Organizer:
The Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies (AABS)
The Nordost-Institut in Lüneburg, Germany,
The University of Tartu, Estonia
(3)
Contact:
Olaf Mertelsmann
Lossi 3-419
50090 Tartu
Estonia

E-mail:
omertelsmann@yahoo.co.uk
(4)
Website:
http://hsozkult.geschichte.hu-berlin.de/termine/id=8439
Legal Change in Context: Cross-Disciplinary Approaches to Law and the Transformation of Post-communist Polities
(1)
Place:
Havighurst Center for Russian & Post-Soviet Studies
(2)
Organizer:
Venelin Ganev
Miami University
Oxford, OH
(3)
Contact:
The Havighurst Center for Russian & Post-Soviet Studies
Miami University
Harrison Hall, Room 116
Oxford, OH  45056

E-mail:
havighurstcenter@muohio.edu
(4)
Website:
http://www.units.muohio.edu/havighurstcenter/conferences/youngresearchers.html

The 40th Annual AAASS Conference
(1)
Place:
Philadelphia Marriott in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
(2)
Organizer:
 The American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies (AAASS)
(3)
Contact:
Wendy Walker, Convention Coordinator
AAASS
8 Story Street, 3rd Floor
Cambridge, MA 02138

Tel.:
617-495-0678

Fax:
617-495-0680

E-mail:
walker@fas.harvard.edu
(4)
Website:
http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~aaass/convention/cfp.html

Post-Communist Transformations:the Countries of Central and Eastern Europe and Russia in Comparative Perspective
Waseda Program

(1)
Place:
Waseda University, Japan
(2)
Papers::
Richard Sakwa (University of Kent at Canterbury), Geopolitics of Democratization: Can Russia be a Great Power and a Democracy?
Peter Rutland (Wesleyan University), Is Russia's development model sustainable?
Martin Potucek (Charles University), Welfare or Wild Capitalism in Post-Communist Europe?"
(3)
Contact:
Ito Takayuki

E-mail:
tito@waseda.jp
(4)
Website:
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8th Annual Aleksanteri Conference
WELFARE, GENDER AND AGENCY IN RUSSIA AND EASTERN EUROPE
(1)
Place:
The University of Helsinki, Finland
(2)
Organizer:
The Aleksanteri Institute, University of Helsinki
(3)
Contact:
Contact Information
Unioninkatu 33 (P.O.Box 42)
FI-00014 University of Helsinki

E-mail:
fcree-aleksconf@helsinki.fi
(4)
Website:
http://www.helsinki.fi/aleksanteri/conference2008

AATSEEL Annual Meeting

(1)
Place:
San Francisco, California
(2)
Organizer:
AATSEEL (American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages)
(3)
Contact:
Dianna Murphy
AATSEEL Conference Manager
1122 Winston Drive
Madison, WI 53711

E-mail:
aatseelconference@mac.com
(4)
Website:
http://www.aatseel.org/about_conference

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