|Post Soviet Regional Network|
New Regional Network on Central and Eastern Europe & the Post-Soviet Space
About 20 participants gathered during ISTR’s 12th International Conference in Stockholm to discuss interest in forming a new regional network covering Central and Eastern Europe and the countries of the former Soviet Union. Represented were ISTR members from the Baltics, Russia, Ukraine, and Poland as well as researchers based in the West with scholarly interests in the region.
Participants welcomed the possibility of such a network in terms of information exchange (conference suggestions, educational opportunities), student exchanges, and potential joint fundraising as well as creating opportunities for further scholarly networking and interactions.
Gulnara Minnigaleeva (HSE Moscow), Hector Pagan (University of Tartu), and Daiga Kamerade (University of Birmingham) volunteered to serve as the founding organizing committee of the network; Stefan Toepler (George Mason University/HSE) will serve as ISTR board liaison.
The executive committee will explore holding an inaugural regional meeting in conjunction with the Annual Tartu Conference on Russian and East European Studies that will be held at the University of Tartu, Estonia, June 2-4, 2017. We will issue a call for proposals, once the overall theme for the conference is announced in early fall. We anticipate being able to propose up to three sessions or panels at the Tartu Conference.
ISTR members conducting research on any aspect of civil society development, NGO and third sector policy and management in the region are invited to join the network.
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