On Friday, April 1, 2016, the Center for Russian and East European Studies (REES), the European Studies Center/European Union Center of Excellence (ESC/EUCE), and the International Business Center (IBC) at the University of Pittsburgh will be sponsoring the annual “Europe: East and West” Undergraduate Research Symposium at Pitt. Modeled after traditional academic conferences, this event will give students the opportunity to present their research papers on Western and Eastern Europe, including Russia and other countries of the former Soviet Union, to discussants and an audience. Please encourage your outstanding undergraduate students to apply to participate in the Symposium. Limited travel grants are available to help defray travel expenses to Pittsburgh for accepted participants. The application form and further information can be found at http://www.ucis.pitt.edu/ursymposium/.
1) Students must submit applications with 250-300 word abstracts and paper drafts by January 19, 2016.
2) Selected students will be notified by February 2016.
3) Final revised papers are due by March 16, 2016.
4) Presentations will be made at the Symposium on April 1, 2016.
If you have any questions, please contact Gina Peirce, Assistant Director, Center for Russian and East European Studies, University of Pittsburgh