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Call for Applications: The Monterey Summer Symposium on Russia (MSSR)

The Monterey Summer Symposium on Russia, funded by Carnegie Corporation of New York, is an annual 7-week long program for which twelve distinguished fellows from the top MA and PhD programs in the United States and Europe are selected. The main goals of the Monterey Symposium are to offer a unique, comprehensive curriculum on Russia and U.S.-Russian relations and to nurture a new cohort of U.S. and European experts on Russia. During the Symposium, MSSR fellows engage with leading Russian, American and European experts including diplomats, journalists, and scientists. The MSSR multi-disciplinary curriculum addresses cross-cutting issues with the goal of deepening knowledge and cultural understanding, and prepares the new cohort of emerging Russian experts in the West for constructive engagement with their Russian counterparts. Benefits:Benefits include: travel to/from Monterey, California, accommodations in Monterey for the duration of the program, and visa fees for non-American fellows. A grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York allows MSSR fellows to participate in the Symposium tuition-free. APPLY HEREAdvanced Russian language skills are required.  Program Dates: June 24 - August 9, 2019Location: Middlebury Institute of International StudiesMonterey, CaliforniaApplication Deadline: March 1, 2019 More information can be found in the attachments below.