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Zmanim no. 137 - 1917 revolutions


iuap blue "Zmanim" issue no. 137 - Marking one hundred years to the Russian Revolutions

We are very pleased to announce the publications of the new and comprehensive issue of the "Zmanim" Journal, dedicated to marking one hundred years to the Russian revolutions.

This issue delivers to its readers the current research - in Israel and globally - regarding various aspects of the Russian Revoultions, from the popular image of the monarchy and testimonies of the February Revolution, through the revolutionary labor movement and culture, the role of alcohol in the revolution, and the meaning of revolutionary tribunals - to a look at the Ukranian national movement and the Russian emigration following the civil war.

The issue's guest editors were Dr. Vera Kaplan and Dr. Dina Moyal.


Vera Kaplan / One Hundred Years Later: What Happened to the Russian Revolution?
Semion Lyandres / The Fall of Russia’s Old Regime, February-March 1917: New Evidence and Interpretations.
Documents: The February Revolution - Testimonies
Boris Kolonitskii / The Image of the Tsar and the Popular Image of the Monarchy in the Period of the First World War
Michael Melancon & Alice Pate / Bakhtin Contra Marx and Lenin: A Polyphonic Approach to Russia's Labor and Revolutionary Movements
Inna Shtakser / Two Revolutionary Cultures in Early Twentieth Century Russia.
Igor Narskii & Iulia Khmelevskaia / Intoxicated by Revolution: The Robbing of Alcohol Warehouses in 1917.
Matthew Rendle / Revolutionary Tribunals and the Role of ‘Revolutionary Justice’ in Russia’s Civil War
Mark von Hagen / "I love Russia, and/but I Want Ukraine," or How a Russian General Became Hetman of the Ukrainian State, 1917-1918
Raanan Rein / Barcelone 1936: The People's Olympiad that Never Took PlaceTimur Saitov / Istanbul – Constantinople – Tsargrad: The First Capital of Russian Emigration.

Book Reviews:
Gadi Algazi on Robert Bartlett, The Making of Europe: Conquest, Colonization and Culture Change 950-1350Netta Green on Robert Darnton, The Great Cat Massacre and Other Episodes in French Cultural History
Dina Moyal on Yanni Kotsonis, States of Obligation: Taxes and Citizenship in the Russian Empire and Early Soviet Republic
Scott Ury on Elissa Bemporad, Becoming Soviet Jews: The Bolshevik Experiment in Minsk

New IUAP Program 2017-2018

iuap blue  NewIsraeli Inter-University MA Program in Russian and East European Studies 

The Humanities fund of the Israeli Council of Higher Education approved the opeaning of an Inter-University and inter-disciplinary progarm in Russian and East European Studies.
The program is the cooperation result of several departments at Ben-Gurion, Bar-Ilan, Haifa and Tel Aviv Universities.
Registration is open through each of the partner universities, subject to their academic approval.
The specialization provides an in-depth introduction to social, political and cultural aspects of the geographical area of East-Central Eurpoe.
The program is taught as part of the existing curriculum in the departments of History, Jewish History, Literature, Art, and Jewish Thought at the partner universities. And is offered in reasearch or non-research tracks and is MA degree registered.

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Lists of classes offered by partner universities are listed in the following LINK
Outstanding students in the research track will be able to enjoy scholarships and research grants at the discretion of the program's steering committee.

The final deadline for the application is November 1, 2017

New IUAP MA Phd grants 2017-2018

iuap blue Grants in Russian and East European Studies The Israeli Inter-University Partnership
MA and Doctoral Fellowship Grants 2017-2018

The Inter-University Partnership in Russian and East European Studies is an innovative framework for cooperation in research, teaching and dissemination of knowledge among the four leading research universities in Israel: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Bar-Ilan University, Haifa University and Tel Aviv University. In the 2017-2018 academic year, the Partnership launches an inter-university program for MA and PhD students. Enrollment open for students through the offices of each partner university. The program offers fellowships for MA and doctoral studies, and well as reasearchvgrants and language classes for graduate students.  

The program is multi-disciplinary and open to MA and Phd students in a variety of fields in the Humanities - for applicants from all departments participating in the program (subject to university approval). 

IUAP MA Application 
IUAP Phd Application

The final deadline for the application is  November 1, 2017