Virtual Graduate Student Conference: Institute of European, Russian and Eurasian Studies, Carleton University

On March 24-25, 2021, the Institute of European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies (EURUS) is hosting a virtual two day graduate student research conference. As part of the Faculty of Public Affairs Research Series, the conference aims to highlight the decade of turmoil and challenges endured by Europe and Russia in a global context. The theme of this year’s conference will be “Europe and Russia: Regional Approaches, Global Perspectives.” Reflecting on the interdisciplinary roots of the EURUS program, we encourage applicants to submit proposals that reflect on the region from a myriad of perspectives, including their historical roots.

The conference keynote speaker will be Alison Grant, Director of Eastern Europe and Eurasia, Global Affairs Canada.

Topics highlighted in the conference will include unprecedented national and regional challenges, including, but not limited to, distanced states and societies and Europe’s and Russia’s place in the world. The EURUS conference strives to be an interdisciplinary forum where scholars from different fields can come together and share their scholarship. Accordingly, we gladly support applications from areas such as international affairs, history, migration and memory studies, IPE, political science, sociology, anthropology, women and gender studies, and cultural studies.

To register for the conference please go to our events page:

For those students interested in presenting their research at the conference, students must submit a proposal of no more than 300 words along with a brief biographical statement. Please send your submission to no later than February 19, 2021.

Students whose proposals are accepted will be notified on or before February 26, 2021, and should prepare a 15-minute presentation. Panels will include commentators from among EURUS and Carleton faculty and advanced graduate students. The panels will take place virtually on Wednesday, March 24thand Thursday, March 25th. The conference will also include a virtual social evening following the keynote address on Wednesday, March 24th.

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