ASEEES Webinars and Workshops

Working with our committees, members, and other organizations, ASEEES offers webinars and workshops throughout the year to help members engage in professional development by providing information on research methodologies and sources, teaching methods and resources, publishing, funding, and careers in and outside academia. 

2024 SPRING Research Meetup SerieS

Join us to share practical tips, logistical questions, and local resources! Please note that these events are open to ASEEES members only.

Doing Research in the Caucasus

Wednesday, January 24, 12 PM Eastern Time on ZOOM 


Timothy Blauvelt (Professor of Soviet and Post-Soviet Studies, Ilia State University / American Councils)

Krista Goff (Associate Professor of History, University of Miami)

Joanna Laycock (Senior Lecturer in Modern History, University of Manchester)


Doing Research in Central Asia

Wednesday, February 14 at 12 PM Eastern Time on ZOOM register here


Sarah Cameron (Associate Professor of History, University of Maryland, College Park)

Morgan Y. Liu (Associate Professor of Anthropology, The Ohio State University)

Spring Meetup Series Flyer    Caucasus Flyer  Central Asia Flyer



Doing Research in the Baltic Countries (in partnership with the Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies)

Friday, September 29, 12 PM Eastern Time 


Neringa Klumbytė (Professor of Anthropology and Russian and Post-Soviet Studies and Director of the Lithuania Program at the Havighurst Center for Russian and Post-Soviet Studies, Miami University) 

Catherine Gibson (Lecturer in East European and Eurasian Studies at the Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies, University of Tartu)


Doing Research in Former Yugoslavia

Wednesday, October 25 at 12 PM Eastern Time


John Paul Newman (Associate Professor in Twentieth-century European History, Maynooth University)

Vladislav Beronja (Assistant Professor of Slavic and Eurasian Studies, University of Texas at Austin)


Contact with questions or to volunteer to moderate future meetups.

Meet Up Series Flyer   Baltics Flyer  Former Yugoslavia Flyer 


Webinar Archive

•   March 29, 2023 Navigating the USAJobs Application Process [recording no longer available]

•   September 14, 2022 Demystifying the Tenure Process

•   June 2, 2022 Fulbright Opportunities for ASEEES Members

•   April 22, 2022 How to Host Displaced Scholars on Your Campus Part II

•   March 18, 2022 How to Host Displaced Scholars on Your Campus Part I

•   February 23, 2022 Job Opportunities at The Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (DLIFLC) (note: this session was not recorded)

•   September 10, 2021 Demystifying the Academic Job Market Process

•   June 17, 2021 Practical Applications of Digital Archival Collections: The Blavatnik Archive

•   Spring 2021: The ASEEES Exploring Career Diversity ZOOM Conversation Series: A Spring 2021 Pilot Program

•   July 20, 2020: 1:00PM EST Fieldwork interruptus? Research in the Time of COVID”

•   April 15-20 Virtual Conference/Webinar Series "The Political Police and the Soviet System: Insights from Newly Opened KGB Archives in the Former Soviet States"

Webinar I: Culture, Non-Conformism, Normativity Apr 15, 2020 9:00 AM EDT

Webinar II: Entering and Exiting the Gulag April 16, 2020 9:00 AM EDT 

Webinar III: Identifying Enemies: Surveillance, Classification, and Information Apr 17, 2020 9:30 AM EDT

Webinar IV: The Secret Police as an Institution: Internal History and Practices Apr 17, 2020 2:00 PM EDT

Webinar V: Operations Abroad and Foreign Intelligence  April 20, 2020 11:30 AM EDT

  • February 26, 2020: 12EST  "Considerations for US Scholars Conducting Research in Russia," presented by Dan Davidson and Graham Hettlinger, American Councils for International Education

  • October 16, 2019: 12EST "Publishing an Article in Slavic Review," presented by Harriet Murav (Editor)

  • September 11, 2019: 12EST “How to Get your Paper Published in EEPS or other International Journals”

  • September 25, 2018: Shifting Borders, Spaces of Power: How to Analyze Maps and Representations of Space

  • March 7, 2018: Introducing the Herder Institute: Collections, Funding Opportunities, and Higher Education Partnerships

  • February 7, 2018: German-speaking Academia: A Road Map to Navigating Research Institutions beyond Universities

  • August 24, 2017: Using ASEEES Commons to Prepare for the Convention

  • February 23, 2017: Structuring Your Grant Proposal. Presented by Amanda Jeanne Swain 

  • February 16, 2017: Finding Grants for Your Research Project. Presented by Amanda Jeanne Swain

  • January 19, 2017: Introducing ASEEES Commons: Why and How to Use It. Presented by Susana Aho and Nicky Agate

  • May 18, 2016: Getting Published in Slavic & Eurasian Studies: Do's and Don'ts of Academic Journal Publishing. Presented by Robert Orttunng, Eve Levin and Anna Paretskaya

  • April 20, 2016: Your Academic Job Search: Drafting the Cover Letter. Presented by Diane P. Koenker, Professor of History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • January 20, 2016: Publishing Your First Book. Presented by Linda Manning, of Northern Illinois University Press 

  • October 15, 2015: Resources for Eastern European Jewish Studies: Repositories, Collections, Databases. Presented by Zachary M. Baker, Stanford University Libraries

  • September 17, 2015: How to Find and Apply for Federal Government Jobs. Presented by ASEEES Communications Coordinator Mary Arnstein.

  • June 25, 2015: Publishing Your First Book.  Presented by Linda Manning, Northern Illinois University Press

  • April 22, 2015: The World of Libguides -- Thinking Beyond Your University.  Presented by ASEEES CLIR

  • March 27, 2014: Services available to scholars from the University of Illinois Slavic Reference Service. Presented by SRS Interim Manager Joe Lenkart.

  • April 24, 2014: Embracing Change: Marketing Yourself for Employment Outside of the University Setting. Presented by ASEEES Communications Coordinator Mary Arnstein.

  • May 22, 2014: Impact Factors, Journal Quality, and Scholarship in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Presented by National Communication Association Director of Academic and Professional Affairs Trevor Parry-Giles. 

  • August 27, 2014: How to Find and Apply for Federal Government Jobs. Presented by ASEEES Communications Coordinator Mary Arnstein.

  • October 29, 2014:  Navigating Academia:  Networking. Presented by the Association for Women in Slavic Studies

These webinars can be found on ASEEES Member Site

If you have ideas for a webinar or would like to present content, please contact: Mary Arnstein, ASEEES Communications Coordinator