For more information and application, see http://www.reec.uiuc.edu/srl.htm
NEW INITIATIVE: SUMMER SEMINAR IN BALKAN STUDIESJuly 8-12, 2003
Travel and Housing grants available for participants.
Professor Stephen Batalden (Department of History, Arizona StateUniversity), a leading scholar and teacher of Balkan studies will moderatea seminar advanced doctoral students, junior and senior faculty, and otherprofessionals (with PhDs) with a teaching and/or research interest in theBalkan Studies.
The seminar will combine discussion of critical issues in the field -- suchas the debate of "transition" in Southeastern Europe, the Yugoslavsuccession wars and their aftermath, and an examination of recentscholarship in Balkan history and culture for the undergraduate audience --with critical discussion of works-in-progress by seminar participants aswell as information on individual research fellowship and institutionalsupport for projects involving the Balkans. Sessions are scheduled for themorning leaving the afternoon for research in the Slavic and East EuropeanLibrary's rich Balkan collection.
DOMESTIC TRAVEL GRANTS: Seminar participants who are U.S.citizens/permanent residents are eligible for travel (round-trip airfare)and housing grants (up to 28 days for graduate students; 14 days for allothers).
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit the regular SRL application (including therequired attachments) indicating that you are applying for the SummerSeminar on Balkan Studies. A registration fee or housing deposit need notbe submitted AT THIS TIME. However, if accepted, you are required to paythe registration fee (graduate students, $15; all others, $30) and arefundable housing deposit of $60.
DEADLINE: April 30, 2003 (Applicants will be notified by May 15)
Lynda Y. Park
Russian and East European Center
104 International Studies Building, MC-487
910 South Fifth Street
Champaign, IL 61820
(217) 333-6022; fax (217) 333-1582