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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

Sarah A. Cramsey
Sarah A. Cramsey|Abstract

Doctoral Candidate, History, University of California, Berkeley - Uncertain Citizenship: Czechs, Poles, and the Jewish People, 1938-1948

Kyrill M. Kunakhovich
Kyrill M. Kunakhovich|Abstract

Doctoral Candidate, History, Princeton University - In Search of Socialist Culture: Culture and Politics in Krakow and Leipzig, 1945-1970

Emily R Gioielli
Emily R Gioielli|Abstract

Doctoral Candidate, Department of History, Central European University - 'Primitive Cruelty' and 'Refined Vengeance': Violence and the Struggle for Legitimacy in Post-World War I Hungary

Molly Pucci
Molly Pucci|Abstract

Doctoral Student, History, Stanford University - Security Empire: The Secret Police in Stalinist East Europe, 1944-1956

Elena Ion
Elena Ion|Abstract

Doctoral Candidate, Architecture, University of California, Berkeley - Public Funding and Urban Governance in Romania: State-Led Urban Development in an Era of Crisis

Robin E. Smith
Robin E. Smith|Abstract

Doctoral Student, School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, University of Oxford - The Balkan Transformation: Vintner Associations and Democratic Governance in Croatia

Fellowships for Postdoctoral Research in East European Studies

Max A. Bergholz
Max A. Bergholz|Abstract

Assistant Professor, History, Concordia University (Canada) - None of Us Dared Say Anything: Mass Killing in a Bosnian Community during World War II and the Postwar Culture of Silence

Dominique K. Reill
Dominique K. Reill|Abstract

Assistant Professor, History, University of Miami - Rebel City: Rijeka’s Challenge to Wilson’s Europe, 1919-1920

Juliana Maxim
Juliana Maxim|Abstract

Assistant Professor, Department of Art, Architecture and Art History, University of San Diego - The Socialist Life of Modern Architecture: Bucharest, 1947-1965