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Program in East Europe Studies Fellows and Grantees


The American Council of Learned Societies is pleased to announce the results of competitions in the Program in East Europe Studies, which provides fellowships and grants to scholars pursuing research in the social sciences and the humanities pertaining to Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Kosovo/a, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, and Slovenia. Language-Training Grants were also made to three institutions for language-training programs in summer 2008 and to one institution for advanced-mastery language training in summers 2007 and 2008.

This program has been supported until 2012 by funding administered by the U.S. Department of State under the Research and Training for Eastern Europe and the Independent States of the Former Soviet Union Act of 1983, Title VIII.

Read more about these fellowship programs.

Please note: affiliations shown are as of time of award. Please click on fellows' names for current information.

Dissertation Fellowships in East European Studies

Malgorzata K. Bakalarz
Malgorzata K. Bakalarz|Abstract

Doctoral Candidate, New School for Social Research, The New School - The Stranger Comes (Back) to Town: The Restitution of Jewish Property and Civil Society in Southeast Poland.

Sanja Kadric
Sanja Kadric|Abstract

Doctoral Candidate, Department of History, The Ohio State University - The Foundation Myth of Bosnian Muslims: The Devsirme in Ottoman Bosnia

Michael Dean
Michael Dean|Abstract

Doctoral Candidate, History, University of California, Berkeley - What the Heart Unites, the Sea Shall not Divide: Claiming Overseas Czechs for the Nation, 1848-1914

Kristina Markman
Kristina Markman|Abstract

Doctoral Candidate, Department of History, University of California, Los Angeles - Between Two Worlds: A Comparative Study of the Representation of Lithuania in Late Medieval German and Russian Chronicles

Filip Erdeljac
Filip Erdeljac|Abstract

Doctoral Candidate, History, New York University - Croatian Nation-Building and World War II: Everyday Nationalism in the Kingdom of Yugoslavia, the Ustasha State, and the Postwar Republic of Croatia, 1934-1948

Katalin Franciska Rac
Katalin Franciska Rac|Abstract

Doctoral Student, Department of History, University of Florida - Orientalism for the Nation: Jews and Oriental Scholarship in Modern Hungary

Cristina Florea
Cristina Florea|Abstract

Doctoral Candidate, History Department, Princeton University - Czernowitz: City of Dreams at the Crossroads of Empires, 1875-1975

Dave Wilson
Dave Wilson|Abstract

Doctoral Student, Ethnomusicology, University of California, Los Angeles - Making Music, Making Space: Musicians, Scenes, and Alternative Ideologies in the Republic of Macedonia