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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.

Periodical Studies: Why and How to Re-read East European Journals

by Natalia Ermolaev and Philip Gleissner (Princeton U) 

Personal Library of Anthony Cross, Historian & Scholar of 18th Century Russian Studies, Now at Hillwood

Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens is pleased to announce the acquisition of the personal library of Professor Anthony Cross, historian and scholar of 18th-century Russian studies and professor of Slavonic Studies at the University of Cambridge from 1985 to 2004. He is internationally known for his work on 18th-century Russia and Anglo-Russian cultural relations.

Submit Proposals for Western Association for Slavic Studies Conference by Dec. 1

Call for Proposals: Annual WASS/WSSA Conference in Reno, Nevada--April 13-16, 2016

On Slavic Review: Report from the Editor

Harriet Murav, Slavic Review editor, provides an overview of the journal.

Central Asian Analytical Network

Marlene Laruelle at George Washington University discusses the new Central Asia Analytical Network, a unique Russian language web platform.

Avant-gardes and Emigres: Digital Humanities and Slavic Studies

Marijeta Bozovic discusses her work to develop a research initiative and online environment dedicated to the study of Russian and East European avant-gardists and émigrés in the twentieth century.

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