2009 Summer Research Laboratory on
8 June – 31 July
The Russian, East
Please consult our website for the full list of programs, eligibility, and application information: http://www.reec.illinois.edu/srl/srl.html
The following persons are eligible to apply to the Summer Lab:
- Faculty or graduate students at a university or college who are teaching and/or doing research on the region.
- Individuals who have a PhD and are doing research on the region, even if this expertise is not being used in current employment.
- Individuals working in an area of government, NGOs or business related to the region, regardless of academic training.
- Librarians specializing in the Slavic, East European, and Eurasian field.
To be eligible for
housing grants, the above criteria apply along with the following: Scholars
conducting policy relevant research (broadly defined) on the countries of
Grant Application Information
- non-U.S. citizens/permanent residents: 1 April
Graduate Student Travel Grants
Lab Only (no housing grant):
- two weeks prior to arrival
- housing cannot be guaranteed.
2009 SUMMER RESEARCH LAB PROGRAMS
Ralph and Ruth Fisher Forum
18 June – 20 June
Faculty Organizers: John
The Ralph and Ruth Fisher Forum is
made possible by a grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
with support from the
Ukrainian Research Program
Twenty-Sixth Conference on Ukrainian
Topics of the conference include the
contemporary development of the Ukrainian diaspora and
Program Committee Chair: Leonid
Organizing Committee Chair: Raisa
Summer Symposium on Migration
2009 JUNIOR SCHOLAR TRAINING WORKSHOPS
Held in conjunction with the Fisher Forum
Balkan Studies Training Workshop
Boundaries and Shifting States: Accession and Secession in
Moderator: Carol Leff
"Islam and Muslim Identities in
Moderator: John Schoeberlein (Center
for Russian and Eurasian Studies,
Slavic Reference Service Individualized Research Practicum
Duration of the Lab
The Slavic Reference Service offers Individualized Research Practicum to select Summer Lab associates. Associates can apply using the SRL application.
Voluntary Discussion Group: Russian History and Culture
Kleimola (Professor of History,
For more information contact the Russian,
East European and
Tracie Wilson, Associate Director
Russian, East European,
108 International Studies Building, MC-487
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