Research Opportunities

The Summer Research Laboratory at Illinois

The Summer Research Laboratory at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will be holding the Summer Research Laboratory again this year, from June 15 to August 9, 2020. 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.

Application deadline: Feb. 10, 2020.

 

2020-21 Russian Politics Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Harriman Institute of Columbia University invites applications for a Russian Politics postdoctoral fellowship. This fellowship is open to scholars conducting research in Russian politics. Fellowships are open to junior scholars who have received a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline from June 30, 2017 to Dec. 31, 2019 and do not hold a tenure-track position. 

Application deadline: Jan. 15, 2020. 

George F. Kennan Fellowship

The Kennan Institute seeks fellowship applicants from diverse, policy-oriented sectors such as media, business, local government, law, civil society and academia to examine important political, social, economic, cultural and historical issues in Russia, Ukraine and the region. This three-month grant is not limited by citizenship.

Application deadline: March 1, 2020.

Title VIII Research Scholarships

The Kennan Institute offers a three to nine month postdoc, funded by the U.S. Department of State, which is available to academic participants in the early stages of their career, for topics examining the countries of Eurasia. Only U.S. citizens are considered for this grant.

Application deadline: Jan. 31, 2020.

Title VIII Summer Research Scholarships

The Kennan Institute offers a two-month summer fellowship, funded by the U.S. Department of State, which is available for topics examining the countries of Eurasia. Only U.S. citizens are considered for this grant.

Application deadline: Jan. 31, 2020.

Postdoctoral Fellow at the Program in Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies, Yale

Yale University’s program in Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies of the Council on European Studies (CES) at the MacMillan Center invites applications for a postdoctoral position for the 2019-2020 academic year.

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Academic Fellowships in Russia

The AFR program, funded by Carnegie Corporation of New York, supports American scholars and graduate students conducting on-site research and fieldwork in Russia for periods of three to nine months on topics within the social science disciplines.

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