Thursday, June 21, 2018

2018 ASEEES Dissertation Grant Recipients Announced

ASEEES congratulates the 2018 Dissertation Research Grant recipients. The grant program is funded by the ASEEES General Investment Fund dividends.

Ala Creciun, History, University of Maryland, College Park, “Refashioning the Russian Monarchy: The Press, Nationalism, and Political Legitimacy in Alexander III’s Russia”

Giulia Dossi, Slavic Languages and Literatures, Harvard University, “Sideshows: Medical and Literary Grotesques in Late Imperial Russia”

*Marek Eby, History, New York University, “Vectors of Socialism: Malaria Control and Stalinist Power in Central Asia”

Karolina Kolpak, History, Yale University, “Janusz Korczak: Between and Beyond Identities”

Mariia Koskina, History, SUNY Binghamton, “Work Hard for Communism, Comrade Yenisei!’: Hydroelectric Development and Environmental Impacts in Cold War Comparison, 1956-1972”

Michael Lavery, Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Languages and Cultures, University of California, Los Angeles, “Soviet Translations of Latin American Literature, 1959-1970”

Milorad Lazic, History, George Washington University, “Comrades in Arms: Yugoslav Military Aid to Africa and the Global Cold War in the 1970s”

Mathilde Lind, Folklore and Ethnomusicology, Indiana University Bloomington, “Interweaving: Estonian Craftsmanship and National Identity”

Emily Lipira, History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, “Trans-Siberian Futurism: David Burliuk and Modernity in Revolutionary Russia’s Periphery, 1910-1920”

Hilary Lynd, History, University of California, Berkeley, “‘The Soviet Union is for South Africans a Big Crystal Ball’: The National Question and the Cold War’s End”

Ashley Morse, Slavic Languages & Literatures, Harvard University, “Miracle, Mystery, Authority: The Rise of Governmentality in Early Modern Russia”

Oksana Nesterenko, Music, SUNY Stony Brook, “A Forbidden Fruit? Religion, Spirituality and Music in the USSR before its Fall (1968 -1989)”

Viktoria Paranyuk, Slavic Languages and Literatures/Film and Media Studies, Yale University, “In Search of True Realism: The Cinema of the Soviet Thaw”

*Ivana Polic, History, University of California, San Diego, “The (Re)Making of Young Patriots: Shaping Childhood Experience through Education, Media, and Children’s Literature in Post-Yugoslav Croatia and Serbia (1991-2000)”

Kaspar Pucek, History, Princeton University, “The Post-Communist Divergence: Economic Governance and Development in Russia and Poland, c. 1970-Present”

Polina Vlasenko, Anthropology, Indiana University Bloomington, “Exploring The Political Economy of Transnational Ova Flows: Perspectives of the Ukrainian Ova Donors”

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