Monday, January 14, 2019

Call for Papers Hiperboreea Journal

Call for Papers Hiperboreea Journal
Vol. 6, No. 1 (June, 2019)
Important Dates:
Publication date: Late June, 2019
Last date for submission: May 1, 2019
Hiperboreea is an online academic journal published biannually by the Balkan History Association. The journal publishes articles in the field of History, written in English, and book reviews, or evaluations of scholarly conferences. Our focus is the study of Southeastern Europe, broadly defined as the states situated in the Balkan region.
Without limiting its scope a specific historical period or approach, the journal covers a wide range of topics, such as Cultural History, Political History, Military History, Social History, Economic History and Archaeology, and encourages work on any historical period and pluri-disciplinary background.
The following types of papers are considered for publication:
– original articles in basic and applied research;
– critical reviews, surveys, opinions, commentaries and essays.
Starting from 2020, Hiperboreea will be published by the Pennsylvania State University Press (PSU Press). All manuscripts should be prepared according to PSU Press editorial policy (Author Guidelines).
Hiperboreea is one of the few Romanian journals that has built a solid presence in the online environment, being indexed in the following international databases and libraries:
Web of Science database Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), produced by the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI), now maintained by Clarivate Analytics (former Thomson Reuters), EBSCO, Index Copernicus, Scopus, Persee, ERIH PLUS, CEEOL, Ulrich, ProQuest East Europe, Central Europe Database, ProQuest Philosophy Database, WorldCat, International Bibliography of Humanism and the Renaissance (IBHR), Modern language Association International Bibliography, Bibliographical Information Base in Patristics (BIBP), Regesta Imperii, J-Gate, Romanian Academy Library, National Library of Australia, Oxford Bodleian Library, Harvard Library etc.
The editors will inform authors of the decision on their manuscripts within 1-2 weeks from submission. Starting with 2018, some changes in the editorial policy of Hiperboreea are implemented. Authors will be charged with a symbolic fee, for each article published, regular or special issues. Thus, charges will be applied to authors for the processing (not editing) and publication of manuscripts submitted to Hiperboreea and online hosting and archiving. The publication fee will be of 11 Euro (50 RON for Romania) per each article. Members of the Balkan History Association will be able to publish for free. All costs will be charged only upon the acceptance of their manuscripts for publication. After publication, each author will receive his article through e-mail as an electronic copy (pdf). All articles can be distributed by the authors for non-commercial purposes, only with the written permission of the Editorial Board. See more details in the section called ‘Submission’.
All articles submitted to our journal are reviewed following a double blind peer-review, which means that both the reviewer and author identities are concealed from the reviewers, and vice versa, throughout the review process. Our standards impose the existence of at least two reviewers per issue, although it is customary that many more peer-reviewers cooperate for individual issues.
To submit your papers, please mail them to: mihaidragnea2018@gmail.com
Sharing this call for papers would be welcomed and highly appreciated.
Looking forward to receiving your submission!
Dr. Mihai Dragnea, Editor-in-Chief
President of the Balkan History Association (BHA)

Saturday, January 5, 2019

Summer Research Laboratory, University of Illinois


Call for Applications: The Summer Research Laboratory at Illinois

For over forty years, the Summer Research Laboratory at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has provided scholars from around the world with the opportunity to work in our Library's famous collections in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies.

We are pleased to announce that we will be holding the Summer Research Laboratory again this year, from June 10 to August 2, 2019. The SRL is open to all scholars with research interests in Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies. Graduate students, academics, independent scholars, librarians, and government employees are encouraged to apply.
  
About the Program

With hundreds of thousands of volumes in Russian, East European, and Eurasian languages, alongside extensive microfilm collections of rare and archival materials, the University Library at Illinois ranks among the best research collections in the world. The SRL provides scholars with the opportunity to work extensively with these resources, at any stage of their work. Many important books and articles have been written in our collections over the years. Graduate students find a trip to Illinois an excellent way to plan their research and begin work on their dissertations.

The SRL offers scholars the following opportunities:

* Full access to our Library and its physical and electronic collections.
* One on one research consultations with the experienced bibliographers of our Slavic Reference Service.
* Access to scholarly programming and discussion groups on our campus throughout their stay, to help them meet other scholars and learn about new research in progress.

Funding Information

Scholars participating in the Summer Research Laboratory may apply for:

* up to 12 days of dormitory housing on campus;
* travel grants of up to $500 in support of their trip to Urbana-Champaign.
* research stipends

The SRL is supported by the US Department of State’s Title VIII Program for the Study of Eastern Europe and the Independent States of the Former Soviet Union, which exists to support policy-relevant research on the region. 

SRL applicants are also encouraged to consider studying an area language at Indiana University’s Summer Language Workshop, located in nearby Bloomington, IN, immediately before or after their participation in the SRL. Those interested in overseas language study are particularly encouraged to pair SRL participation with an application for an IU Title VIII Portable Fellowship. More information on Indiana’s Title VIII funding opportunities, languages, and the application can be found at the Summer Language Workshop website.

Workshops & Programming

Each year, during the SRL, we host research workshops and training sessions that may be of interest to visitors: please see here for details. This summer, we are hosting the following workshops (please click on the links for more information):

  
Applications are now open, with the deadline for grant funding being February 11, 2019. REEEC will continue to accept applications for the SRL after the deadline, but they will be at a lower priority for funding.

For further information, please see:
  
University of Illinois Library: https://www.library.illinois.edu/
University of Illinois: http://illinois.edu/
Visit Champaign County:

Monday, December 24, 2018

Slavic Linguistics Society Call for Papers (Potsdam September 11-13, 2019)


SLS 14 Call for Papers.  Presentations on South Slavic and Balkan languages are invited! 

14th Annual Meeting of the Slavic Linguistics Society (SLS-14)
Sept 11-13 2019, University of Potsdam

The Slavic Department of the University of Potsdam is pleased to announce the 14th Annual Meeting of the Slavic Linguistics Society (SLS-14). The conference will take place September 11-13 2019 at the University of Potsdam.
Abstracts are invited for 30-minute talks (20-minute presentation plus 10 minutes for discussion) on topics in all linguistic fields and theoretical approaches, devoted to any aspect of the synchronic and/or diachronic analysis of one or more Slavic languages.
Current SLS membership is a precondition for presenting at the annual meeting. Participants will be able to join SLS or renew their membership when registering for the conference.
Deadline for receipt of abstracts is March 15, 2019. 

How to submit abstracts 
Abstracts must be anonymous and no longer than one page (margins: 2.5 cm or 1 inch, size of characters: 12 points, Times New Roman, spacing: single). An additional page for references, figures and data can be also included. Abstracts should be in PDF format, with all non-standard fonts embedded.
Abstracts should be submitted via EasyChair at
https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=sls14 by March 15, 2019. An individual may submit at most one single and one co-authored paper. 

Reviewing procedure 
The abstracts will be anonymously reviewed by external referees. Authors will be notified by May 15 2019 whether their abstract was accepted.


Important dates
Deadline for abstracts: March 15 2019
Notification of acceptance: May 15 2019
Conference: September 11-13 2019

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Position open in CROATIAN STUDIES, University of Waterloo (Canada)


Croatian Studies, Assistant Professor/Lecturer, one-year term (renewable)
The Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Waterloo is
seeking an exceptional teacher and researcher for a 12-month limited term appointment (renewable) in the
area of Croatian Studies beginning January 1, 2019. The Department seeks to appoint an Assistant
Professor, however, a hire at the rank for Lecturer may be considered.
For an appointment at the Assistant Professor rank, the successful candidate must have a PhD in
Language Education, Applied Linguistics, Literature, Film, Cultural Studies, or an equivalent discipline
with a principal or comparative emphasis on Croatian language/culture. Evidence of an actively
developing research program with emphasis in Croatian Studies is required. Applicants whose research
aligns with the focal points of the department, which include applied linguistics, language education,
literary, cultural, and film studies would be especially appealing.
For an appointment at the rank of Lecturer, the successful candidate must have a Master’s degree in
Language Education, Applied Linguistics, Literature, Film, Cultural Studies, or an equivalent discipline
with a principal or comparative emphasis on Croatian language/culture.
For both ranks, duties include teaching at the undergraduate level, engaging in study abroad activities,
contributing to the broader teaching mission of the Department, cultural programming in Croatian
language and culture. Evidence of successful language teaching, and the ability to develop, update, and
teach an array of traditional and on-line courses are required.
If hired at the Assistant Professor rank, the successful candidate will be assessed on a 50-30-20 division
of labour (50% teaching, 30% research, 20% service); if hired at the rank of Lecturer, an 80-20 (80%
teaching, 20% service) formula will be used. The salary range for this position at the rank of Lecturer is
$62,180.00 - $80,000.00; at the rank of Assistant Professor, the salary range is $80,143.00 to $90,000.00.
The closing date for applications is November 30, 2018. Send curriculum vitae, cover letter, evidence of
teaching experience and excellence, research statement and evidence of active research program to:
Professor M. Boehringer, Chair, Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies,
mboehringer@uwaterloo.ca. Applications to be submitted electronically. Letters of reference must be
sent directly by the referee. All application materials, supporting materials, and letters of reference must
be in English.
The University of Waterloo regards diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is
committed to employment equity and accessibility for all employees. As such, we encourage
applications from women, Indigenous (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) peoples, persons with
disabilities, members of diverse gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further
diversification of ideas. At Waterloo, you will have the opportunity to work across disciplines and
collaborate with an international community of scholars and a diverse student body, situated in a
rapidly growing community that has been termed a “hub of innovation”. All qualified candidates
are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will receive priority in the
recruitment process.
Three reasons to apply: https://uwaterloo.ca/faculty-association/why-waterloo.

Sunday, September 9, 2018

Call for Papers Hiperboreea Journal, Vol. 5, No. 2 (December, 2018)

Call for Papers Hiperboreea Journal
Vol. 5, No. 2 (December, 2018)
Important Dates:
Publication date: December, 2018
Last date for submission: November 1, 2018
Hiperboreea (ISSN 2284–5666) is an online academic journal published biannually by the Balkan History Association. The journal publishes articles in the field of History, written in English, French, German or Italian, and book reviews, or evaluations of scholarly conferences. Our focus is the study of Southeastern Europe, broadly defined as the states situated in the Balkan region.
Without limiting its scope a specific historical period or approach, the journal covers a wide range of topics, such as Cultural History, Political History, Military History, Social History, Economic History and Archaeology, and encourages work on any historical period and pluri-disciplinary background.
The following types of papers are considered for publication:
– original articles in basic and applied research;
– critical reviews, surveys, opinions, commentaries and essays.
All manuscripts should be prepared according to our editorial policy (Author Guidelines).
Hiperboreea is one of the few Romanian journals that has built a solid presence in the online environment, being indexed in the following international databases and libraries:
Web of Science database Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), produced by the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI), now maintained by Clarivate Analytics (former Thomson Reuters), EBSCO, Index Copernicus, Scopus, ERIH PLUS, CEEOL, Ulrich, ProQuest East Europe, Central Europe Database, ProQuest Philosophy Database, WorldCat, International Bibliography of Humanism and the Renaissance (IBHR), Modern language Association International Bibliography, Bibliographical Information Base in Patristics (BIBP), Regesta Imperii, J-Gate, Romanian Academy Library, National Library of Australia, Oxford Bodleian Library, Harvard Library etc.
The editors will inform authors of the decision on their manuscripts within 2-4 weeks from submission. Starting with 2018, some changes in the editorial policy of Hiperboreea are implemented. Authors will be charged with a symbolic fee, for each article published, regular or special issues. Thus, charges will be applied to authors for the processing and publication of manuscripts submitted to Hiperboreea and online hosting and archiving. The publication fee will be of 11 Euro (50 RON for Romania) per each article. Members of the Balkan History Association will be able to publish for free. All costs will be charged only upon the acceptance of their manuscripts for publication. After publication, each author will receive his article through e-mail as an electronic copy (pdf). All articles can be distributed by the authors for non-commercial purposes, only with the written permission of the Editorial Board. See more details in the section called ‘Submission’.
All articles submitted to our journal are reviewed following a double blind peer-review, which means that both the reviewer and author identities are concealed from the reviewers, and vice versa, throughout the review process. Our standards impose the existence of at least two reviewers per issue, although it is customary that many more peer-reviewers cooperate for individual issues.
To submit your papers, please email them to terra_mater_2007@yahoo.com
Sharing this call for papers would be welcomed and highly appreciated.
Looking forward to receiving your submission!
Dr. Mihai Dragnea, Editor-in-Chief
President of the Balkan History Association (BHA)

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

SEESA Travel Grants 2019


SEESA Website

 

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

 

 

SEESA TRAVEL GRANTS


To support graduate student scholarship and international participation in the field of Southeast European Studies, the Southeast European Studies Association (SEESA) has established the SEESA Travel Grants to subsidize travel costs for presentation of papers at international, national, regional, or state conferences. In 2019 the grants will be awarded to graduate students for  presentation of work on topics related to Southeastern European Studies at conferences in any field − including but not limited to history, linguistics, literature, anthropology, the arts, social and political science, folklore, etc.

SEESA plans to fund, on a competitive basis, at least 2 awards of $500 each.

Applicants must be graduate students at either the master's or doctoral level in any field of Southeast European Studies.

Students may receive only one SEESA Graduate Student Travel Grant over the course of their graduate studies.

Applicants should submit an abstract of the paper of no fewer than 500 words, proof that the abstract has been accepted, a C.V., a short bibliography of their paper and proof of student status as an email attachment to Bavjola Shatro [seesa.travel.grants@gmail.com]. Author name(s), affiliation(s), and contact information should be written below the title of the paper.

Applicants who cannot submit proof of acceptance of their abstracts by March 10th as the conference where they aim to present have later deadlines for sending acceptance notifications, should contact SEESA’s Committee for Travel Grants at the email address mentioned above before submitting their application in order to be given the necessary instructions to complete and submit their application for the SEESA Travel Grants.

The applications will be evaluated by SEESA’S Committee for Travel Grants. Written quality of the abstract as well as its content will be considered.

Questions about the grants may be directed to Bavjola Shatro.
Application Submission Deadline: March 10, 2019
Acceptance Notification Date: March 30, 2019