CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS. Special Edited Volume: “Re-imagining Diasporas and Democracy: the Future of Cross-Border Democracy”

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS. Special Edited Volume: “Re-imagining Diasporas and Democracy: the Future of Cross-Border Democracy”

The Ukraine Democracy Initiative (UDI) at the University of Sydney invites submissions for a planned edited volume Re-imagining Diasporas and Democracy: the Future of Cross-Border Democracy. The volume is co-edited by Dr Olga Oleinikova and Professor John Keane. The successful contributing authors will be invited to workshop their chapters in Berlin, Germany, prior to publication. The volume is to be published by a leading scholarly publisher in late 2017 and presented at an international symposium…

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Myroslav Yurkevich: “Ukrainian Studies and the Western Scholarly Mainstream”

Myroslav Yurkevich: “Ukrainian Studies and the Western Scholarly Mainstream”

Myroslav Yurkevich is senior editor of the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies Press and has participated in the Hrushevsky Translation Project at CIUS since its inception. A former editor of the Journal of Ukrainian Studies, he has also translated academic articles and government documents.   Oleksandr Pankieiev: Please tell us what led to your current role at CIUS. Myroslav Yurkevich: I studied Russian and East European history at the universities of Toronto and Michigan, and…

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Call for short contributions (open to everyone) Reflections on Migration and the Refugee Crisis

Call for short contributions (open to everyone) Reflections on Migration and the Refugee Crisis

Do you have personal or professional experience related to refugees and forced migration and would like to reflect on the current crisis? Perhaps your research is broadly connected to refugees, borders and migration or the European Union? We want to hear from you! The Kule Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS), the Wirth Institute for Austrian and Central European Studies and the European Union Centre of Excellence (EUCE) are inviting short paper and document contributions to…

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Symposium “The Ukrainian statehood: historical, ethnographical and international aspects”

Symposium “The Ukrainian statehood: historical, ethnographical and international aspects”

Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine The National Union of Ethnographers of Ukraine Petro Mohyla Black Sea State University Mykolayiv Department of the Institute of History of Ukraine NAS of Ukraine Southern center of M. S. Hrushevsky Institute of Ukrainian Archaeography NAS of Ukraine Scientific Research Institute “Polish Studies” SECOND INFORMATION LETTER-INVITATION  Dear colleagues!   We invite you to participate in the International Scientific Symposium “The Ukrainian statehood: historical, ethnographical and international aspects” (the…

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CALL FOR PAPERS Underground Space: Development, Exploration, Secondary Use

CALL FOR PAPERS Underground Space: Development, Exploration, Secondary Use

  Vasylivka-Zaporizhia, Ukraine, 25-26th September 2015 With the support of European Society for Environmental and History Vasylivskyi Historical-Architectural Museum-Reserve “Popov’s Country Seat”, Ya.Novytskyi Zaporizhia Scientific Society and Historical Department of Zaporizhia National University are pleased to announce a two-day conference in environmental history of underground space.   Today the question of the underground space development is quite relevant, but for the most part it is the focus of urban planners and architects who are involved in…

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Sanctuary Workshop — Connecting Academics, Church Decision-Makers and Museum Personnel

(l‒r) Nadia Cyncar, Tom Ward, Frances Swyripa, Natalie Kononenko, John-Paul Himka, Heather Coleman, Meaghan Patterson, Father Alexey Surayev, Elaine Harasymiw, Mike Luchanski, Karen Lemiski, and Roman Shiyan. 3 March 2015—On February 17, 2015 University of Alberta faculty involved in the Sanctuary Project held a workshop where they talked about the results of their work documenting sacral culture on the prairies. The purpose of the workshop was to connect the academy with the community and to…

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