East European Listserves

Discussion List for former Soviet Bloc Anthropology

AnthEurasia is an e-mail discussion list for the anthropology of the former Soviet Bloc. Subscribers join discussion and pool information on ideas, events and resources in the study of the culture and society of the countries of the former Soviet sphere in Asia and Eastern Europe.
Subscribe to AnthEurasia, or send an e-mail message with the subject "subscribe" to:AnthEurasia-L-request@fas.harvard.edu
To post a contribution to AnthEurasia, address it to: AnthEurasia-L@fas.harvard.edu
List Owner: John Schoeberlein (schoeber@fas.harvard.edu)

Balkan Academic News is a distribution list encompassing over 2500 scholars, activists, government officials, students and others from or interested in Southeastern Europe. Balkan Academic News is intended to serve as a network for the exchange of academic information on the Balkans. The list is strictly moderated and lays emphasis on reliable academic news on and from Southeastern Europe. Post Messages by emailing them to balkans@gmx.net
Visit our main Homepage at: www.seep.ceu.hu/balkans

Balkan Human Rights List is a distribution list with some 1300 scholars, activists, government officials, students and others interested in human and minority rights in Southeastern Europe (Balkans). The list is strictly moderated and lays emphasis on reliable human rights news, documents and reports on and from Southeastern Europe. Southeastern Europe is defined here as including countries of the former Yugoslavia, Romania, Bulgaria, Albania, Greece, Turkey and Cyprus.

The Baltic Times
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Berlin-Brandenburg Forum on Eastern Europe
This email news list for the exchange of information on Eastern Europe is offered for the Berlin-Brandenburg area by the GESIS Service Agency Eastern Europe, the German Society for East European Studies e.v., and the Southeast Europe Association, Berlin Branch. It is intended to strengthen the significance of Berlin as a center for the study of Eastern Europe.
The contributors to the news list reciprocally inform on their activities related to Eastern Europe such as events, promotional opportunities, grants, guest scientists, networks, project planning, employment opportunities, etc.
An electronic subscription to the Berlin-Brandenburg Forum on Eastern Europe is possible via listserv@listserv.bonn.iz-soz.de. Please, indicate also your complete name.

Contact: MAJORDOMO@APPLICOM.COM BosNet is a group/forum run by volunteers. Its goals are to present and distribute information relevant to the events in/about Republic of Bosnia-Hercegovina (RB&H); and to initiate and coordinate various initiatives, etc.
The group is moderated, which means that only selected contributions are published. The contributions/opinions presented on BosNet do not necessarily reflect personal opinions of the moderator or the member(s) of the Editorial Board. To participate in a discussion on a specific topic related to RB&H, please consider Usenet group soc.culture.bosna-herzgvna.
To subscribe, send mail with a message consisting of one line:
SUBSCRIBE /listname/ /your name/
e.g.: subscribe BosNet John Doe

Bosnian Electronic Network - News & discussion about Bosnia and Hercegovina, in Bosnian (+ Croatian, Serbian).

To subscribe, send mail with a message consisting of one line:
SUBSCRIBE /listname/ /your name/
e.g.: subscribe BOSNET-B John Doe

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
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Carnegie e-news, sent every other week, keeps you informed of the latest conferences, books, policy briefs, working papers, and news from the Carnegie Endowment. Click here for archive.

Carnegie Proliferation News provides a synopsis of top news stories related to weapons of mass destruction and missile defense every Tuesday and Thursday as well as periodic issue briefs on the top news-making issues.

Foreign Policy e-Alert offers monthly updates with links to online resources on international affairs and the latest features in Foreign Policy, the award-winning magazine of global politics, economics, and ideas.

Covers legal reform in Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union

CEEMAN-L Mailing List
CEEMAN-L is a mailing list for business/economics faculty in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and the Newly-Independent States (NIS) of the former Soviet Union. The purpose of the list is to distribute information about new funding opportunities, information and research resources, and to facilitate partnerships between western business schools and business schools in Central/Eastern Europe, Russia, and Central Asia.
To Subscribe: Send an e-mail with the text "sub CEEMAN-L YourFirstName YourLastName" to: listserv@lists.maine.edu
Posting Address: ceeman-l@lists.maine.edu
Archive: http://ecolu-info.unige.ch/archives/

Children's Human Rights Centre of Albania – CRCA
This Electronic Newsletter is prepared by the Information and Research Centre for Children's Rights in Albania - IRCCRA.
More than 400 Albanian and Kosovan, foreign NGO's, international organisations and agencies, state bodies, donors, individuals, and other partners of CRCA receive this Electronic Newsletter. If you would like to publish your news, reports, announcements, invitations, or other documents concerning children and children's rights, please contact with IRCCRA.
If you wish to subscribe or unsubscribe from the mailing list please e-mail irccra@adanet.com.al or visit http://www.crca.org.al/newsletters/2004/newsletter249.htm.

Civil Society News and Resources for the NIS is managed by Civil Society International and is offered at no charge for those interested in issues of democracy and development in the post-Communist societies of the former Soviet Union (FSU region) and Central and Eastern Europe (CEE region). 
CivilSoc carries announcements about projects, new organizations, resources (print and electronic), job and grant opportunities, upcoming conferences and other events. Subscribers are encouraged to make their own postings, which can include queries directed to other list members, by sending them directly to: civilsoc@lists.civilsoc.org.  To view prior postings to CivilSoc, visit the CivilSoc Archives.
You can join or leave CivilSoc, or manage your account, from the following web page: http://lists.civilsoc.org/mailman/listinfo/civilsoc.

CRIMEA-L is a discussion list dedicated to Crimea, Crimean Tatar people, and related topics.
To Subscribe: Send a blank e-mail to: crimea-l-subscribe@yahoogroups.com
Posting Address: crimea-l@yahoogroups.com
Website: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/crimea-l

Eastern and Central Europe Announcement List
To connect people in Central Europe (i.e. no discussion, just announcements that people are going to the field and would like to meet others who will be there).
Anyone interested in subscribing should send the following message with no subject heading, to: majordomo@columbia.edu
message: subscribe FieldNetECE
For more information contact Roger Schoenman rs388@columbia.edu

Economist Articles by Subject alerts notifies you whenever an article is published in The Economist on a topic of your choice. (These include Banking, Mergers, Globalisation, Economics and more). The alerts are delivered every Monday.  For subscribers only.

provides you access to breaking news that is organized within 260+ country, regional, U.S. States and specialized topic sections. EINnews content is derived from monitoring over 4,000 different online sources and is designed to save you money by reducing time needed for your online research. More than one million people turn to EINnews  for breaking news each year. http://www.einnews.com/login.php?redir=%2Fusers%2Fnewsletter_subscription.phpFnidD100001

Eurasia-GeopoliticsThe purpose of this list is to discuss geopolitical relations and the internal politics of the countries of the Central Eurasian Region, including countries of the Former Soviet Union, Balkans, formerly Communist Central Europe, Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan. Participants are encouraged to contribute information and opinion about the region's geopolitical relations or particular countries. Emphasis will be on serious discussion and exchange of information from a comparative perspective.
To Subscribe: Send a blank e-mail to: eurasia-geopolitics-subscribe@yahoogroups.com
Posting Address: eurasia-geopolitics@yahoogroups.com
Website: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/eurasia-geopolitics/

Eurasia Partners Listserve
Subscribe to the Foundation's "Eurasia Partners" electronic newsletter for current information:
New partnership grants
EF announcements
Partnership grant highlights
Link to recent list of Eurasia Foundation field-based and partnership grants on the Foundation web site
You can subscribe by sending an e-mail message to listcaster@listserver.eurasia.org with "subscribe partners" in the message body. Please do not send any other message, as this is an automated system.

Foreign Aid Advisory examines U.S. assistance and cooperation programs with other countries, particularly with the republics of the former Soviet Union. 

Foreign Policy Association Newsletters
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Global Views -A weekly roundup of the opinions of world leaders, NGOs and the media.
FPA Today- Information about upcoming events, publications and conferences.
Great Decisions Online - A weekly update of new resources and information on our site.
Global Jobs - A weekly update of international career opportunities posted to our site.
Foreign Policy Alert - An interactive guide to foreign policy legislation in the Congress.
Editor's Picks: - A weekly review of books on global affairs by the editors of FPA.

Germans from Russia Mailing lists
The following can be found at:
Ger-Poland-Volhynia SGGEE is pleased to announce that it has created a new mail list for the use of genealogists researching in Russian Poland and Volhynia. This mail list will allow you to freely interact with others in posing questions, to establish family connections, to provide answers that derive from your personal research experiences, and to learn from the successes and failures of others.

H-Islamart promotes high standards of scholarship and instruction in the history of Islamic Art. Its purpose is to facilitate communication among its members through meetings and through the HIA Newsletter and Directory; and to promote scholarly cooperation among persons and organizations concerned with the study of Islamic Art.
To Subscribe: Visit: http://www2.h-net.msu.edu/lists/subscribe.cgi?list=H-Islamart
Posting Address: h-islamart@h-net.msu.edu
Website: http://www.h-net.msu.edu/~islamart/

Society for the Anthropology of Europe
H-SAE is an international scholarly online discussion list on the anthropology of Europe. H-SAE is affiliated with the Society for the Anthropology of Europe, a section of the American Anthropological Association. H-SAE is open to scholars, advanced students, teachers, and professionals who desire participation in academic discussions of the anthropology of Europe.
To Subscribe: Visit: http://www2.h-net.msu.edu/~sae/ ; or send an e-mail with the text "SUB H-SAE firstname surname, school (e.g. SUB H-SAE Leonard Moss, Wayne State U.)" to: listserv@h-net.msu.edu
Website: http://www2.h-net.msu.edu/~sae/

The e-mail list for humanists and social scientists in the general area of Turkish studies [including the Ottoman past and more general Turkic present--Central Asian Turks as well as Middle Eastern and Balkan Turks. It is owned by the Turkish Studies Association [TSA].
To Subscribe: Visit: http://www2.h-net.msu.edu/lists/subscribe.cgi?list=H-Turk
Posting Address: h-turk@h-net.msu.edu 
Website: http://www2.h-net.msu.edu/~turk/

Habsburg List
HABSBURG is devoted to the history and culture of the former Habsburg lands and peoples from about 1500 until this century. It is edited by Franz Adlgasser of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Cathleen Giustino of Auburn University, Charles Ingrao of Purdue University, Jim Niessen of Rutgers University, and Hugo Lane of Polytechnic University of Michigan. As editors they review all submissions for relevance and professionalism.
Subscribe at: http://www.h-net.org/lists/subscribe.cgi?list=HABSBURG

HRW News – Europe and Central Asia (Human Rights Watch)
This list makes available all press releases and public letters written by Human Rights Watch concerning various countries in Europe and Central Asia. This is a read-only list.
To subscribe to the HRW Europe and Central Asia News list send an email message to hrw-news-europe-subscribe@topica.email-publisher.com

IAS International Exchange
Information list for the Islamic Area Studies Project (Japan).
To Subscribe: Visit: http://www.l.u-tokyo.ac.jp/IAS/HP-e2/mailing.html
Posting Address: ias-jp@l.u-tokyo.ac.jp
Website: http://www.l.u-tokyo.ac.jp/IAS/

International Crisis Group
If you would like to receive free email notifications of Crisis Group publications (with hyperlink to the relevant publication) choose 'Subscribe' from the drop-down menu, enter your email address in the next box, check the boxes of the reports you would like to be notified about, and click the submit button.
You will be sent email notifications of the reports you have requested, as well as email notifications of Crisis Group's monthly bulletin, CrisisWatch.
International Crisis Group notification@crisisgroup.org
To subscribe: http://www.crisisgroup.org/home/index.cfm?action=subscribe&l=1

ISLAM-L - History of Islam
ISLAM-L is a forum for debate, discussion, and the exchange of information by students and scholars of the history of Islam. ISLAM-L is ready to distribute newsletters from study groups, and to post announcements of meetings and calls for papers.
To Subscribe: Send an e-mail with the text "subscribe islam-l YourLastName YourFirstName" to: listserv@listserv.louisville.edu

Discussion list about Karaims.
To Subscribe: Send a blank e-mail to: karaylar-l-subscribe@yahoogroups.com
Posting Address: karaylar-l@yahoogroups.com
Website: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/karaylar-l

Khazaria-Announce brings you the latest news and information about explorations of the history and archaeology of the Jewish kingdom of Khazaria, a world power in eastern Europe that flourished as an independent state from the 7th to the 11th centuries. The list mainly consists of occasional mailings of information in the following categories: (1) reviews and announcements of new books and articles in the subject area; (2) news about relevant new conferences, television programs, museum exhibitions, and discoveries; and (3) news about significant updates or additions to the Khazaria.com website.
To Subscribe: Send a blank message to: khazaria-announce-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

Latvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Two listserves on European Integration and Security and Defence. Ministry news by press releases or weekly news summaries. Hit subscribe http://www.mfa.gov.lv/en/

Latvians online
News, culture and literature in Latvia all in English.
Hit Subscribe http://latviansonline.com/index.php

Subscription requests: LISTSERV@ListServ.ACSU.Buffalo.Edu
for the list MAKEDON with the text: subscribe MAKEDON Your Name
and for the list MAKNWS-L with the text: subscribe MAKNWS-L Your Name
for MAKNWS-L: MAKNWS-L-Request@ListServ.ACSU.Buffalo.Edu
for MAKEDON: MAKEDON-Request@ListServ.ACSU.Buffalo.Edu
MAK-NEWS caters for events regarding the Republic of Macedonia which today is made up of two listserv mailgroups, MAKNWS-L and MAKEDON:
MAKNWS-L is for News reports on the Macedonian Republic, and arrive both in English and Macedonian languages.
MAKEDON is for Discussions regarding the Macedonian Republic. Contributors are free to use either English or Macedonian, whichever they feel more fluent and/or appropriate at the time.

Managing Multiethnic Communities Listserve
The list is an initiative of the LGI Managing Multiethnic Communities Project, Open Society Institute. It is aimed at serving as a clearing-house of information on news and events, publications, innovative policy initiatives and research activities relevant to ethnic relations, multicultural politics, conflict prevention in multiethnic communities of Central and Eastern Europe, Southeastern Europe and the Newly Independent States.
The multiethnic list is a partner list of the COMIR, Consortium of Minority Resources.

Mental Disability Advocacy Center
Promoting and protecting the rights of people with mental health problems and/or intellectual disabilities in 28 countries of central and eastern Europe, NIS and central Asia.
MDAC's list-serve is not a discussion forum, but it is an effective tool to distribute information regarding the human rights of people with mental disability in our region. If you wish to post a message, please forward the text to mdac@mdac.info, and, if the content is suitable for the site, MDAC staff will promptly post the message.
Go to http://www.mdac.info/news_reports/listserve.htm to subscribe.

Mostovi (Bridges)
Two separate Mostovi lists exist simultaneously, with different distribution formats, both containing the same Mostovi messages (the so-called "mostovi"):
Regular mailing list. All messages are distributed sequentially.
Digest list. If subscribed to this list, you will receive large aggregate postings of 100+KB.
Send subscription requests to:
With either of these lines in the message body:
subscribe mostovi
subscribe mostovi-digest
In case of technical problems, contact:
List Mostovi (=Bridges) is a gathering place for ex-Yugoslav and other persons of cosmopolitan attitude. It is a place for friendly exchange of personal experiences beyond political borders.

This list is for postings jobs related to the former Soviet Union. The jobs are mostly located in the US for non-profit organizations or elsewhere in the NIS.
To Subscribe: Send a blank e-mail to: nisjobs-subscribe@yahoogroups.com
Posting Address: nisjobs@yahoogroups.com
Website: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/nisjobs

This is a moderated listserv for the posting of scholarship announcements related to the former Soviet Union. Messages will include both opportunities for study at Western institutions and also institutions in the former Soviet Union.
To Subscribe: Send a blank e-mail to: nisscholarships-subscribe@yahoogroups.com
Posting Address: nisscholarships@yahoogroups.com
Website: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/nisscholarships

OECDdirect (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development)
A free and time-saving e-mail alert service. Once you've selected the themes that interest you, choose to receive personalized e-mails announcing new publications, statistics updates and free newsletters related to your topics of interest.
To register, first sign up to MyOECD/OECDdirect (top right-hand corner of most pages) and follow the online instructions. Select the themes that interest you, then choose from the related book/CD-Rom subject areas, periodical titles, online statistical databases and free newsletters available. Once you have registered, you'll start to receive e-mails from OECD direct only in the areas you have chosen.

Post-Socialist-GeographiesThis list has been set up as a discussion forum for the Post Socialist Geographies Working Party of the Institute of British Geographers, but is open to anyone with an interest post-communist transformations. The main purpose of this mailbase is to encourage dialogue between researchers working in disparate fields but with a common interest in developing theoretically-informed critical approaches to the study of the geographies of systemic transformations in post-socialist spaces.
Posting Address: post-socialist-geographies@jiscmail.ac.uk
Website: http://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/lists/post-socialist-geographies.html

ProChild Romania
The list serve is an email list is open to all who are interested in the welfare of children in Romania. It is meant as a better way to communicate about common interests.
To send a message to the entire list: prochild@yahoogroups.com
To subscribe to the listserve: prochild-subscribe@yahoogroups.com
If you have any questions about
the list write directly to the list administrator at: prochild-owner@yahoogroups.com

Quarterly Newsletter Social Sciences in Eastern Europe
Published four times a year. The newsletter contains current background information and facts from the East European social sciences, such as institution and journal profiles, research project and conference notes.
Please send an email to: oenews@berlin.iz-soz.de  Subject: subscribe
For more information: http://www.gesis.org/en/publications/magazines/newsletter_eastern_europe/index.htm

REECENTERS Information exchange between Russian and East European centers at American universities.
Posting Address: reecenters@u.washington.edu 

RFE/RL Newsline
The RFE/RL Newsline offers the latest news from the former Soviet Union and Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe. It is distributed electronically Monday through Friday. To subscribe, send the message "SUBSCRIBE RFERL-L YourFirstName YourLastName" (without the quotation marks and inserting your name where shown) to LISTSERV@LISTSERV.BUFFALO.EDU  (No subject line or other text should be included.)

Russian Reform Monitor tracks the processes of reform in the Russian Federation and American policy toward the former Soviet Union. Launched in April 1995 when the International Monetary Fund provided a $9 billion loan to Moscow, the bulletin is generally published two to three days per week.

Discussion on Slavic & E. European Languages & literatures

SMongol-L SMONGOL-L is an open, unmoderated mailing list dedicated to discussions on Southern (Inner) Mongolia, the people and related topics
To Subscribe: Send an e-mail with the text "SUBscribe SMONGOL-L" to: majordomo@taklamakan.org
Posting Address: smongol-l@taklamakan.org
Website: http://www.taklamakan.org/smongol-l

Social Science News - Mailing Service Eastern EuropeThe Mailing Service Eastern Europe offers current information on conferences, workshops, and summer schools as well as on promotional programs, grants, networks and job advertisements in West European countries and the USA. This Service is designed for students and young scientists studying or working in all areas of social sciences in Eastern, Central and Southeastern Europe. The information is compiled and edited by the GESIS Service Agency Eastern Europe. This Mailing service is distributed in English free of charge.
To subscribe to the Mailing Service Eastern Europe, send an email to: listserv@listserv.bonn.iz-soz.de. Please indicate your complete name.

Southeastern Europe Business Brief (SEEBB)
Published on a weekly basis via e-mail, the SEEBB summarizes the latest commercial and economic developments in Southeast Europe.
To subscribe, please e-mail CEEBIC at ceebic@ita.doc.gov.

Southeast Europe Commercial Quarterly (SEECQ)
A centralized source for commercial developments and opportunities in Southeastern Europe, distributed quarterly, providing U.S. firms with market analysis and commercial opportunities in: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Macedonia, Serbia and Montenegro, Kosovo, and Romania.
To subscribe, please e-mail CEEBIC at ceebic@ita.doc.gov.

Forum for teachers of English to speakers of other languages
Usenet: bit.listserv.tesl-l

There are also discussion subgroups (available also from LISTSERV at CUNYVM):

  • TESLCA-L   Computer assisted language learning
  • TESLEC-L   Pen-pals
  • TESLIC-L   Intercultural communication
  • TESLIE-L   Intensive English program
  • TESLIT-L   Adult education and literacy
  • TESLJB-L   Jobs and employment issues

TOL Newsletter
Transitions Online: Unique coverage of the region’s 28 post-communist countries.
Sign up at: http://archive.tol.cz/subsnews.html

The electronic mailing list women-east-west is an open, unmoderated space for exchange on gender issues in Central and Eastern Europe and former Soviet Union. women-east-west also carries general announcements about the Network of East-West Women and is the main point of exchange for organizations and individual members participating in our projects.
Subscribe by going to: http://www.neww.org.pl/mailman/listinfo/women-east-west

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