Call for Proposals: CREECA Young Scholars Conference

With funding from the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Wisconsin Russia Project at the University of Wisconsin-Madison will host a two-day workshop for young scholars in the social sciences with a focus on contemporary Russia. The conference will be held on July 26-27, 2018 in Madison, Wisconsin.

Abstracts for papers in the following five thematic areas are invited: 1) education, labor markets, and inequality; 2) law and society; 3) political economy; 4) identity, place, and migration; and 5) demographic change.

For all participants who are selected to present a paper, conference expenses—including airfare, hotel accommodations in Madison, and meals during the conference—will be covered. Proposals from scholars based in Russian universities are especially encouraged. To present a paper at the CREECA Young Scholars Conference, please use this link to submit a proposal by February 1, 2018.

For more detailed information and further instructions, see the Call for Proposals.

Note: UW-Madison Ph.D. students in the social sciences working on Russia do not need to complete the full application. Instead, submit your title and abstract (indicating which of the 5 thematic areas the paper covers)  to