The Eighteenth Annual Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies
Northwest Conference
Saturday, April 21, 2012
The Evergreen State College, Olympia, Washington


The Ellison Center for Russian, East European and Evergreen State College has extended the deadline for submission of papers, panels or roundtable presentations for this one-day interdisciplinary conference. Proposals from faculty, graduate students and members of the general public are all welcome.

Contributions are encouraged on literature, the fine arts, the environment, post-Soviet foreign policy, historical research, economics, national identity or any other relevant subjects. Papers addressing the conference theme: Divergent Paths: Social, Cultural and Political Developments in Russia, East Europe and Central Asia, are especially welcome.

Small travel stipends may be available to graduate students and faculty traveling from the Pacific Northwest. Funds are not available for scholars outside of the Pacific Northwest or residing outside the United States. 

If you would like to present at the conference, please click here to fill out and submit your catalyst survey.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Allison Dvaladze, Assistant Director for Outreach
The Herbert J. Ellison Center for Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies
The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies
Box 353650, Thomson Hall, University of Washington
Seattle, Washington 98195-3650
Tel: (206) 543-4852


The Ellison Center
REECAS Program
Box 353650
203B Thomson Hall
Seattle, WA 98195
(206) 543-4852 phone
(206) 685-0668 fax