The Wisconsin Russia Project received a 24-month grant renewal of $700,000 this fall from Carnegie Corporation of New York. UW-Madison was one of three U.S. universities awarded this competitive grant as part of Carnegie Corporation’s continued commitment to expand and enrich Russia area studies. Click here to read the press release, “Carnegie Corporation of New York Board Approves 46 Grants Totaling $28,869,000.”
The initiative will continue to promote social science research and training on contemporary Russia by sponsoring pre/post-doctoral fellowships, graduate assistantships, and faculty and graduate student collaborations. Stay tuned for several exciting opportunities! First up is the Young Scholars Online Conference on January 28-29, 2021. REECAS graduate student Jacob Aehl currently serves as project assistant.