Friday, May 3, 2013

PAHA Meeting in Buffalo, East European Research Scholarships and More


PAHA Meeting in Buffalo, May 15-16, 2013 

Program

Wednesday, 15 May 2013

  • 6:30pm–9:00pm Program by James Pula, Kosciuszko's Return to America at the Polish Arts Club, 4255 Harlem Rd. Community Center (Amherst NY, 14226)

Thursday, 16 May 2013

  • 10:00am–1:00pm PAHA Board meeting Cellino & Barnes Conference Center (509 O'Brian Hall, UB North Campus, Amherst NY, 14261)
  • 1:30pm – Lockwood Library Polish Room tour, followed by the lunch break  
  • 5:00pm–6:45pm Academic Session: John Bukowczyk, Ethnic and Not Quite White: Poles and Others in Urban America; Invited Discussants: Keith P. Griffler, Victoria W. Wolcott.  
  • 7:00pm - Reception (Conference Center)  
  • 7:30pm–9:00pm Polish American Studies Today – Challenges and Opportunities – A roundtable discussion.  
For more information and assistance call/e-mail:
tel. (716) 645-0665; annaalic@buffalo.edu Dr. Anna Mazurkiewicz

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East European Studies Short-term Research Scholarships

Call for Applications

The Wilson Center's European Studies Program is now accepting applications for the EES Short-term Grant competition, which is open to academic experts and practitioners, including advanced graduate students, engaged in specialized research requiring access to Washington, DC and its research institutions. Grants are for one month and include residence at the Wilson Center. Candidates must be U.S. citizens, in order to be considered eligible for this grant opportunity. The deadline for this grant cycle is: June 1, 2013.

Eligibility: These Title VIII grants are available to American academic experts and practitioners, including advanced graduate students, engaged in specialized research requiring access to Washington, DC and its research institutions. Grants are for one month and include residence at the Wilson Center. Candidates must be U.S. citizens, in order to be considered eligible for this grant opportunity.

Project Scope: EES offers residential research scholar grants to scholars working on policy relevant projects on the following countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, and Slovenia. Projects should focus on fields in the social sciences and humanities including, but not limited to: Anthropology, History, Political Science, Slavic Languages and Literatures, and Sociology.

Application Information: To apply for a Title VIII Short-Term award, the applicant must submit the following: - a concise description of his/her research project; - a curriculum vitae; - a statement of preferred and alternate dates of residence in Washington, DC; - two letters or recommendation in support of the research to be conducted at the Center.

Please mail all application materials to: East European Studies The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars One Woodrow Wilson Plaza 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20004-3027 OR Send them via e-mail to: European.Studies@WilsonCenter.org

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