Proposal submissions for individual papers or for complete panels are invited for the 36th Annual Meeting of the North East Slavic, East European and Eurasian Conference (NESEEEC, a regional conference of ASEEES). The Conference will be held on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at the NYU Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia.

NYU Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia
19 University Place, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10003

Yanni Kotsonis, Director of the Jordan Center, will be the President of the 2015 Conference.

Conference Website (available after November 12, 2014)

Scholarly papers and panels are welcome on any aspect of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies. Complete panels will receive preference over individual paper submissions. Proposals must include the following:

Title and one-paragraph abstract
Requests for technical support
Presenter’s email and regular mail addresses
Presenter’s institutional affiliation and professional status (professor, graduate student, etc.)
The name and contact information for the panel organizer, where applicable.

Undergraduate students under the guidance of a faculty mentor may present a paper at the Conference if their faculty mentor submits the information outlined above.

Please send your proposals via electronic format no later than December 31, 2014 to

As always, we strongly urge professionals in the field to volunteer to serve as chairs and/or discussants. Much of the benefit of the conference depends on active participation and informed commentary by those taking part.

Graduate students are strongly encouraged to participate. Two juried awards of $200 for first prize and $175 for second prize are made annually for the best graduate papers presented at the NESEEES conference, judged according to the following criteria:

clarity of main research question outlining the scholar’s approach to the problem; importance of the research to the profession; amount of support for the argument use of primary sources adequate and interesting content readiness for publication, correct use of English, and readability/style.

Following the conference, graduate students may submit their revised papers to the competition for review. Visual materials accompanying the conference presentation should be submitted along with the written text for evaluation. The first-prize paper will be entered in the national ASEEES competition.

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