David Ost describes the rise of the new right-wing parties in power in Hungary and Poland. The nationalistic parties defy political correctness and "liberal" democracy and actively attack the institutions that protect the pluralism of democracy.
The new Affiliate Group in the Digital Humanities (“Slavic DH”) is made up of scholars in Slavic and Eurasian studies who have long been working at the intersection of computing and the humanities, and to those who are curious about what DH could mean in the Slavic context.
Six universities in the United States, Europe and Russia have formed a unique academic venture, called the University Consortium (UC). This exceptional program of academic exchange pools the strengths of its partners and jointly trains a new generation of students, future faculty and potential policy-makers across all three regions.