Affiliate Organizations

The ASEEES has organizational ties with scholarly societies that have specialized interests within the broad field of Slavic and post-Soviet studies. These special-interest ASEEES Affiliate Organizations are concerned with particular topics, areas, or peoples within the field. Along with their other activities throughout the year, these affiliates normally sponsor panels or roundtables and hold meetings at the ASEEES Annual Convention. Only one session sponsorship and one meeting per convention are allowed.

American Association for Ukrainian Studies

"dedicated to furthering knowledge about Ukraine, popularizing Ukrainian studies, providing career-building resources to its members, and making the intellectual resources of the organization available to the media and general public."

American Association of Geographers, Russian, Central Eurasian & East European Specialty Group

"a diverse community of researchers brought together by thematic research and teaching related to Eurasia (Caucasus and Central Asia, Eastern Europe, and Russia). Member research is diverse and includes—but is not limited to—political ecology, resource and environmental management, critical geopolitics, "new" cultural geography, feminist geographies, and economic geography."

American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages

"exists to advance the study and promote the teaching of Slavic and East European languages, literatures, and cultures on all educational levels"

Association for the Advancement of Central Asian Research

"devoted to promoting scholarship and instruction on Central Asia. "

Association for Croatian Studies

"organizes panels that focus on Croatian topics at the ASEEES annual convention, facilitates contacts and cooperation among scholars living in Croatia and abroad, promotes research and publishing on subjects dealing with Croatian culture and society, and functions as a liaison between its members and other affiliates of the ASEEES in order to encourage comparative studies."

Association for Diversity in Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ADSEEES)

"dedicated to better connecting and expanding the network of underrepresented minority students, scholars, and professionals working in the field. ADSEEES is committed to improving general understanding of the unique experiences of racial, ethnic, and religious minorities, members of the LGTBQ community, and trans and gender/queer individuals who study, teach, and/or conduct research in the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. ADSEEES also seeks to serve as a platform for academic discussions of minoritarian cultures in the region both historically and in the present day."

Association for the Study of Eastern Christian History and Culture

"…a scholarly, non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of the study of Eastern Christian history and culture."

Association for the Study of Health & Demography in the Former Soviet Union

Association for the Study of Nationalities

"the only scholarly association devoted to the study of ethnicity and nationalism from Europe to Eurasia."

Association for Women in Slavic Studies

"sponsors research and teaching for scholars of women's studies and questions of gender analysis in Central/Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union [and] seeks to improve the general public's understanding about women in these regions."

Bulgarian Studies Association

"promotes the study of and exchange of knowledge about all aspects of Bulgaria and Bulgarians: language, literature, culture, history, politics, economics and international relations."

Carpatho-Rusyn Research Center

"a non-profit cultural research organization whose purpose is to promote knowledge about all aspects of Carpatho-Rusyn culture through the publication and distribution of scholarly and educational material about the Carpatho-Rusyn heritage in Europe and America."

Central Eurasian Studies Society

"a private, non-political, non-profit, North America-based organization of scholars who are interested in the study of Central Eurasia, and its history, languages, cultures, and modern states and societies."

Czechoslovak Studies Association

Early Slavic Studies Association

"a scholarly, non-profit organization dedicated to fostering closer worldwide communication among scholars interested in pre-eighteenth century Slavic studies; and to promoting the dissemination of scholarly information on early Slavic studies through the organization of meetings and conferences and through the Association's newsletter."

East Coast Consortium of Slavic Library Collections

"Established in 1993, the East Coast Consortium of Slavic Library Collections (ECC) helps to coordinate the activities of Eurasian area studies library collections located in the eastern United States and Canada. Currently, the ECC consists of twelve member institutions and includes ten universities and two research libraries."

Eighteenth-Century Russian Studies Association

ECRSA "aims to facilitate and expand the study of eighteenth-century Russia across the disciplines. Membership is free and open to all scholars working on eighteenth-century Russian studies."

Hungarian Studies Association

The Hungarian Studies Association was formed in 1970. Its goal is to further interest and to encourage research in Hungarian history, politics, and cultural affairs

International Association for the Humanities (IAH / MAG)

An independent association of humanities scholars primarily in Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine, working to "bring new representation from the post-Soviet region to the international scholar community through the sharing of scholarship, through the exchange of information about opportunities as well as difficulties in regional humanities, and by direct interactions among different scholarly communities."

Online Journal "The Bridge/Most"

International Association of Teachers of Czech

International Council for Central and East European Studies

"ICCEES (International Council for Central and East European Studies) is a global network of research associations, institutes and individual scholars active in the field of Russian, Central and East European studies. ICCEES was founded in 1974, initially as a joint project of American, British and Canadian research associations. Its main activities include publishing twice a year an ICCEES International Newsletter and organising every fifth year a World Congress."

ICCEES semiannual newsletters

International Studies AssociationPost-Communist Systems in International Relations Section

ISA works "to promote research and education in international affairs"; the PCSIR section "seeks to identify the factors that have affected and will affect the relations of the United States and Canada with any or all of the states that have emerged from the former Soviet Union and to foster discussion of these factors" and "facilitate[s] the development of vigorous networks of communication and collaborative research among scholars working in the post-Communist states."

North American Association for Belarusian Studies

North American Dostoevsky Society

North American Pushkin Society

"An international association of scholars who are engaged in research on the life and works of Alexander Pushkin."

North American Society for Serbian Studies

NASSS "is dedicated to promoting and enhancing knowledge of Serbian culture and society throughout North America, including the American and Canadian academic community, as well as the Serbian diaspora at large."

Polish Studies Association

"An organization of scholars, publishers, librarians, archivists, and journalists who specialize in the history, culture, art, politics, economics, and society of Poland."

Q*ASEEES: Society for the Promotion of LGBTQ Slavic, East European, & Eurasian Studies

Q*ASEEES was created to promote all forms of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) studies in Slavic, East European, and Eurasian societies, including but not limited to history, literary and cultural studies, social sciences, and interdisciplinary studies. We hope to support collaborative work between different disciplines with an interest in our regions. We want to serve as a voice for LGBTQ studies in Central & Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union.

Shevchenko Scientific Society

Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Folklore Association

"a scholarly, non-profit organization devoted to an exchange of knowledge among scholars interested in Slavic and East European folklore"

Slovak Studies Association

Society for Albanian Studies

Society for Armenian Studies

Society for Austrian and Habsburg History

Society for Romanian Studies

"SRS is an international inter-disciplinary academic organization founded in 1973 to promote professional study, criticism, and research on all aspects of Romanian culture and civilization, particularly concerning the countries of Romania and Moldova."

Society for Slovene Studies

Society of Historians of East European and Russian Art & Architecture (SHERA)

"SHERA is an international network for scholars working with Russian and East European visual culture. The group publishes a triannual newsletter that includes bibliographic citations of new research, notices of conferences and exhibitions, and state-of-research essays. SHERA panels are held at the CAA Annual Conference."

Southeast European Studies Association

Soyuz - The Research Network for Postsocialist Studies

"An international community of anthropologists and other scholars working in postsocialist studies. It serves as a vehicle to promote the study of postsocialist societies, the dissemination of current research, and collaborative and interdisciplinary work among an international community of scholars."