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  • CFP: 2016 Midwest Slavic Conference

    The Ohio State University

    April 8-10, 2016

    The Midwest Slavic Association and The Ohio State University (OSU) Center for Slavic and East European Studies (CSEES) are pleased to announce the 2016 Midwest Slavic Conference to be held at OSU April 8-10, 2016. Conference organizers invite proposals for panels or individual papers addressing all disciplines related to Russia, Eastern Europe, Central Asia, and the Caucasus. The conference will open with a keynote address by Dr. Serhii Plokhii (Harvard University) on Ukraine’s current crisis in historical perspective on Friday, April 8th, followed by two days of panels.

    Send a one-paragraph abstract and a brief C.V. in PDF format to csees@osu.edu by January 15th. Undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to participate. Limited funding is available for undergraduate and graduate student lodging with preference given to out-of-state participants.

    DEADLINES

    Abstract and C.V. Deadline: January 15

    Notification of Acceptance: February 5

    Panels Announced, Scheduling Conflicts, and Housing Requests Due: February 12

    Registration Deadline and Paper Submission: March 25

    REGISTRATION FEES

    Undergraduate:$10

    Graduate:$20

    Faculty/Public: $35

    Participants can elect to have their abstract, paper, and presentation included in the conference’s Knowledge Bank community. Knowledge Bank is a digital archive that is part of Ohio State’s University Libraries. CSEES maintains a community within Knowledge Bank for the Midwest Slavic Conference to increase the dissemination of knowledge produced at the conference. Items included in the community are freely available to be viewed and downloaded by the public and are searchable. Please consider having your abstract, paper, and PowerPoint included in Knowledge Bank this year.

    For more information: Center for Slavic and East European Studies 303 Oxley Hall, 1712 Neil Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210 (614) 292-8770 csees@osu.edu http://slaviccenter.osu.edu/