Grappling with the Hungarian and Polish New Right in Power

David Ost describes the rise of the new right-wing parties in power in Hungary and Poland. The nationalistic parties defy political correctness and "liberal" democracy and actively attack the institutions that protect the pluralism of democracy.

Successful ASEEES-MAG Summer Convention Held in Lviv, Ukraine

A joint summer convention between ASEEES and the International Association for the Humanities (MAG) was held at the Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv, Ukraine on June 26-28.

New Teaching Resource from Davis Center: Videos on U.S.-Russia Relations

This set of video resources uses the lens of trust and trustbuilding to examine the U.S.-Russia bilateral relationship in the post–Cold War era.

Affiliate Group Spotlight: Digital Humanities

The new Affiliate Group in the Digital Humanities (“Slavic DH”) is made up of scholars in Slavic and Eurasian studies who have long been working at the intersection of computing and the humanities, and to those who are curious about what DH could mean in the Slavic context.

A Cautionary Tale for the Digital Age

By Barry P. Scherr, Dartmouth College

Article originally published in the June 2016 edition of NewsNet.

Using Tolstoy and Dostoevsky to Teach Ethics in the Twenty-First Century

By Ani Kokobobo, University of Kansas

This article was originally published in the June 2016 edition of NewsNet

Spotlight on New Textbook: Russia’s Long Twentieth Century

Chatterjee, Kirschenbaum, and Field discuss their new textbook, Russia’s Long Twentieth Century: Voices, Memories, Contested Perspectives.

Association for Diversity in Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ADSEEES) Travel Grants

The Association for Diversity in Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ADSEEES) announces two competitive grants aimed at subsidizing attendance of the 2016 ASEEES Convention in Washington, DC.

Unique Academic Venture: the University Consortium

Six universities in the United States, Europe and Russia have formed a unique academic venture, called the University Consortium (UC). This exceptional program of academic exchange pools the strengths of its partners and jointly trains a new generation of students, future faculty and potential policy-makers across all three regions.