Conference: The Ins and Outs of Socialism

Posted on December 8th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 January 2017 Open to: scholars who study different time periods and cities where socialist projects were either launched or collapsed in the 20th century Costs: organisers will provide accommodation in Lviv; a limited number of travel grants available

Description On August 25-27, 2017 the Center for Urban History will host a conference “The Ins and Outs of Socialism: Visions and Experiences of Urban Change in the Second World”.  This conference aims at bringing together scholars who study different time periods and cities, where socialist projects were either launched or collapsed in the 20th century, as well as those that are still in place. The theme of transition into and out of socialism and the (un-)making of socialist cities serves as entry points... Read More »

Call for Papers: The History of Labour in Yugoslav Late Socialism

Posted on March 12th, 2015 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 25 March 2015 Open to: scholars and researchers interested in the topic Venue: 1-3 October 2015, Pula, Croatia


The Centre for Southeast European Studies, University of Graz is organising a series of panels centred on the theme of Labour and history from below in Yugoslav late socialism in the frame of the conference ‘Socialism: Construction and Deconstruction’, (the 2nd International Conference Socialism on the Bench, organised by the Centre for Cultural and Historical Research of Socialism, University of Pula on 1-3 October 2015.

The organizers are seeking contributions which explore labour from the perspectives of labour history and history form below in Yugoslav late socialism (approx. between 1965 and 1991). They are also welcoming comparative work (i.e. research treating... Read More »

Call for Papers at Post-Soviet Conference, Princeton

Posted on December 20th, 2012 in Archive2 Responses »

Deadline: 20 January 2013 Open to: historians, anthropologists, sociologists, as well as scholars of architecture, media, art, theater and literature Venue: 10-13 May 2013 at Princeton University (Princeton, New Jersey, USA) travel subsidies might be available for overseas applicants.


The Program in Russian and Eurasian Studies at Princeton University (USA) is announcing a call for papers at their “Princeton Conjunction – 2013: An Annual Interdisciplinary Conference” to be held 10-13 May 2013 in Princeton, New Jersey. This year’s theme is “Illusions Killed By Life: Afterlives of (Soviet) Constructivism.”

They might be able to offer a number of travel subsidies for graduate students and participants from overseas.

They invite proposals that explore the remains, revenants and legacies of Soviet Constructivism through the 1940-1970s – both in the USSR and beyond. They... Read More »

Postdoc Fellowship on Socialism/Post-Socialism, USA

Posted on November 27th, 2012 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 7 December 2012 Open to: candidates possessing a PhD and working in the fields of socialism and post-Socialism. Fellowship: stipend is $50,000, plus a supplement for health insurance


Pembroke Center at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island (USA) is pleased to announce Postdoctoral Fellowships for International Students in fields of socialism and post-Socialism. Fellows are required to participate weekly in the Pembroke Seminar, teach one undergraduate course, and pursue individual research.

The year 2014 will mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and socialism’s collapse in Europe. Historians, anthropologists, political scientists, literary and gender scholars all see the socialist era through different theoretical and methodological lenses, but all share a temporal framework that defines their questions and methods: before and... Read More »