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January 23, 2012

Course: Summer Research Lab at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

The Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center (REEEC) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign offers scholars an extensive opportunity to advance their research and careers through the Summer Research Lab (SRL). The program provides access to the University Library and an opportunity to consult the expert librarians of the Slavic Reference Service (SRS). Graduate students and junior scholars have the chance to participate in specialized workshops and programming current with area studies’ trends.

Grants are available but are restricted by U.S. Department of State funding regulations. Please consult the website for housing and travel grant eligibility: http://www.reeec.illinois.edu/srl/grants/
The application is available online at: https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/8191108

Junior Scholars Training Workshops 2012
The JSTWs offered by REEEC during the summer are an excellent opportunity to advance academically and professionally. Workshops are moderated by well-respected experts in their field, and the topics covered are on trend with current area studies research.

The Dynamics of Cultural Globalization in Post-Soviet Space - June 11-13, 2012

Moderator: Dr. Doug Blum, Professor of Political Science at Providence College

Building Lives in Soviet Central Asia - June 18-20, 2012
Moderator: Dr. Shoshana Keller, Professor of History at Hamilton College

ILL Training Workshop
Non-Latin Scripts in a Romanized World - June 11-13, 2012
Moderator: Helen Sullivan, Manager of the Slavic Reference Service at the University of Illinois

Funding for this program is provided in part by the Department of State, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Office of Outreach Title VIII Program for Research and Training on Eastern Europe and Eurasia (Independent States of the Former Soviet Union). More about the program can be found at www.state.gov/s/inr/grants/.

Posted by juliahla at January 23, 2012 12:32 PM