Sunday, November 1, 2020

CfP: “Islamic Radicalization in the Balkans after the Fall of Communism”


The Balkan History Association and the Research Institute for European and American Studies invites academics from the following fields of research: intelligence, political science, history, cultural anthropology, social anthropology, and history of religions to submit original studies in English on the proposed topic.

Submission procedure

Please submit your proposal, including the title of your manuscript, an abstract (up to 300 words) and an author biography (up to 100 words) to all editors. The abstracts should include the research question and purpose, the approach and main ideas, and results. No figures, tables, footnotes, or endnotes should be included in the abstract. All submitted studies will be peer reviewed. The revision process will be released immediately after the deadline.


December 31, 2020: Submit proposals to editors
January 15, 2021: Notification of accepted proposals
May 15, 2021: Receipt of full studies for review
June 30, 2021: Revised studies re-submitted to editors
July 2021: Approved studies delivered to publisher


John M. Nomikos (Research Institute for European and American Studies),
Darko Trifunovic (Institute for National and International Security),
Mihai Dragnea (University of South-Eastern Norway),
Vasko Stamevski (Slavic University “Gavrilo R. Derzhavin” in North Macedonia),
Joseph Fitsanakis (Coastal Carolina University, USA), 

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

American Institute for Southeast European Studies

 AISEES was founded in 2016 to promote research and academic programs in the humanities and social sciences that focus on southeastern Europe from prehistory to the present. The Institute actively supports scholarly contacts and cultural exchanges between North America and southeastern Europe (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia and Slovenia). For more information, please see the website,

 Projects that AISEES has supported to date range from Roman urbanism in Butrint, Albania, to Byzantine painting in Bulgaria and feminism and politics in post-war Kosovo. 

For further information AISEES, please contact:                                                    

Lynn E. Roller,                                                                       Eric C. De Sena,

Chair, Board of Trustees, AISEES                                         AISEES Administrator                                                    

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Call for Papers Hiperboreea: Vol. 8, No. 1 (June, 2021)


Publication date: Late June, 2021
Last date for submission: February 01, 2021

Hiperboreea is the official biannual journal of the Balkan History Association. It publishes articles in the field of History, written in English and occasionally French, 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 to 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 with a multidisciplinary approach.

Hiperboreea is published by the Pennsylvania State University Press. All manuscripts should be prepared according to the Chicago Manual of Style, 17th edition and submitted through the platform Editorial Manager (Submission Guidelines). The editors will inform authors of the decision on their manuscripts within a few weeks from submission. All articles submitted to our journal are reviewed following a double blind peer-review, which means that the reviewer’s and author’s identities are concealed from each other throughout the review process. Our editorial policy requires at least two reviewers per issue, although it is customary that many more reviewers cooperate on individual articles. Members of the Balkan History Association will receive printed and electronic copies by virtue of their membership. For non-member subscription prices, please contact the Johns Hopkins University Press at

Hiperboreea is one of the few Romanian journals that have built a solid presence in the online environment, being indexed in the following international databases and libraries: ISI Web of Science (ESCI), EBSCO, Scopus, ERIH PLUS, Ulrich, ProQuest, ProQuest Philosophy Database, Index Copernicus, JSTOR, CEEOL, WorldCat, Regesta Imperii, J-Gate, IBHR and IMB (Brepols), BIBP, MLA International Bibliography, Romanian Academy Library, National Library of Australia, Oxford Library, Harvard Library, etc.

For further details, please email

Sharing this call for papers would be welcomed and highly appreciated.

Looking forward to receiving your submission!

Friday, May 8, 2020

The 4th edition of the International Scientific Conference History, Culture and Research

Dear partners of the Balkan History Association,
In the context of the current COVID-19 pandemic, the 4th edition of the International Scientific Conference History, Culture and Research will no longer be organized. However, in order to maintain the continuity of this scientific event, the organisers decided to publish Volume IV with the studies/articles that would have been presented at the Conference.
We intend to publish the volume at an accredited publishing house in Romania, by the first of November 2020. Please, send your papers by September the 30th.
The manuscripts should not exceed 20 pages in length, including images, abstract, Romanian and English title, and English keywords. The editing rules are those of the Romanian Academy. Texts will be written in 12-point, Times New Roman font, justified, 1.5-spaced, and without a bibliography at the end. Submissions are also accepted in English, French and Italian, with a title, summary and keywords provided in Romanian.
Gherghina Boda, tel. +40736.950.204,
Dumitru-Catalin Rogojanu, tel. +40762.579.100.
In the hope that you will respond to our invitation, we thank you in advance!
Please kindly circulate this call for papers to any faculty member or research staff who are engaging in history and culture of the Balkans!

Thursday, April 23, 2020


Online conference June 15, 2020; Deadline: June 1, 2020

State Academic University for the Humanities (GAUGN) under the aegis of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) invites proposals for the conference in Russian Studies and welcomes scholars as well as students and young researchers. 
Though due to the COVID-19 we cannot meet in person this year, we are going to organize an online conference with the publication of submitted papers. The conference organized as part of the educational program “Intensive course in Russian Studies“. Further information about the project can be found on our website: 
GAUGN strongly believes that in such situation professionals from all over the world should stay connected and continue to learn and innovate together. The purpose of the conference is to contribute to the further development of the field by opening new avenues of research in Russian studies, both within and across disciplines, and by encouraging collaboration and intellectual exchange. The conferences will provide participants with the opportunities to connect with fellow researchers across the world and expand the network of contacts at the Russian Academy of Sciences. 

·        Submissions are encouraged from, but not limited to the following themes: 
·        Russia in global affairs;
·        Russian history, identity, and memory;
·        Modern Russian economy: challenges and opportunities;
·        Regional integration in Eurasia, and Post-Soviet space;
·        Political institutions in Russia;
·        Media: communication, audiences, policies;
·        Russian literature in comparative perspective;
·        Constructional, lexical and semantic approaches to the Russian language. 

Publication. Selected papers will be subjected to review. If the paper is judged to be of outstanding quality, it will be recommended for publication in a relevant academic journal: 
·          For students - to our partnered journals with ISBN;
·          For scholars and young researchers - to journals indexed by SCOPUS and Web of Science.
      Student Presentation Award. The presentations that have been selected to be the best can get a History.jes. yearly subscription, an online journal where leading researchers in history publish articles, and online access for scientific literature and publication of the GAUGN for your researches.
Certificate. A certificate of participation will be issued to all who attend the conference. 

For students: 
·        Individual paper presentations of selected reports;
·        A series of online lectures by leading experts on Russia.
For scholars and young researchers: 
·        Individual paper presentations of selected reports;
·        Panel discussions.

·        For listeners: name, affiliation, email;
·        For participants: paper proposals (max. 300 words), biographical note (max. 100 words);
·        For individual paper presentations: paper proposals (max. 300 words), biographical note (max. 100 words) + ppt.
Please send the following to 

·        Proposal submission deadline: June 1, 2020;
·        Acceptance notification: June 8, 2020;
·        Online conference: June 15, 2020;
·        Full paper submission: June 30, 2020.

Chairman of the Organizing Committee: Aleksander Chubaryan, Academic of the RAS; President of the GAUGN; Director of the RAS Institute of General History.
·        Denis Fomin-Nilov (History), Rector of the State Academic University for the Humanities;
·        Vladislav Lektorsky (Philosophy), Principle Research Associate at the Institute of Philosophy of the RAS; Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy of the GAUGN;
·        Sergey Rogov (Global affairs), Academic Director of the RAS Institute of US and Canadian Studies; Dean of the Faculty of World Politics of the GAUGN.

Contact: Please, do not hesitate to contact us if you require any further information.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS, 15th ANNUAL MEETING of the Slavic Linguistics Society

*****************************Call for Papers******************************

15th ANNUAL MEETING of the

Slavic Linguistics Society

Where: Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA
When: September 4–6, 2020

We invite you to submit an abstract to the 15th annual meeting of the Slavic Linguistics Society on the campus of Indiana University, Bloomington, September 4–6, 2020.

Keynote speakers:

            Joanna Błaszczak (University of Wrocław)
            Željko Bošković (University of Connecticut)        
            Małgorzata Ćavar (Indiana University)
            Maria Polinsky (University of Maryland)

Papers dealing with any aspect of Slavic linguistics and within any framework are appropriate, as well as those that represent cross-disciplinary approaches (sociolinguistics, computational linguistics, language acquisition, etc.). This year submissions in SLA are particularly welcome. All talks are for 20 minutes, plus 10 minutes for discussion.



We appreciate current visa issues, as well as the need to plan your travel, and so we will make an effort to accept abstracts on an on-going basis. What this means is that at the beginning of December and February, as well as after the official April 10 deadline, we will review all newly-received abstracts. Your abstract should:

            Be anonymous
            Be submitted in PDF format, with all non-standard fonts embedded
            Be no longer than two pages including references, figures, and data (single-spaced with      1 inch margins, 12-point text, preferably Times New Roman)
As appropriate, identify the framework, describe the methodology, explain how the data are analyzed—in other words, please be as concrete and specific as possible in describing your work.

Abstracts should be submitted using EasyAbs: If you are a student, under the “Institution” field please also include that information (in order to be considered for a student travel grant and/or the Charles E. Townsend Award).
            An individual may submit at most one single and one co-authored paper
            Up-to-date SLS membership is required for presenting at the annual meeting

CONFERENCE WEBPAGE: under construction at

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Call for Applications: Open Research Laboratory at Illinois

REEEC is now accepting applications from regional specialists (including advanced graduate students, faculty, independent scholars, and library science or other professionals with appropriate qualifications) to conduct short-term research concerning all aspects of Russian, eastern European, and Eurasian studies in conjunction with the spring Open Research Laboratory, which will take place from January 21 – May 1, 2020. Those applicants who are US citizens and whose research holds relevance for US foreign policy may also apply for US Department of State Title VIII fellowships to support their visits.

The application deadline is December 1, 2019.

  • Full access to the physical and electronic collections of the University of Illinois Library
  • Use of the Library’s technological resources, including advanced scanning equipment and other resources
  • Consultations with the Slavic Reference Service.
  • Opportunities to participate in REEEC programming (lectures, workshops, conferences, etc.)
  • The help of REEEC staff in answering logistical questions related to your stay
  • Informal meetings with local scholars as desired
FINANCIAL AID: US DEPARTMENT OF STATE TITLE VIII FELLOWSHIPSApplicants who are U.S. citizens and who are conducting policy-relevant research may apply for a Title VIII fellowship to support their visits. These fellowships provide:
  • A housing award furnishing accommodation on campus for up to 5 days
  • A travel award of up to $500 to offset transportation costs to and from Urbana-Champaign
  • A stipend of $500 to cover food, incidentals, and other costs associated with the research visit.
For more information and to apply, please click here.