Call for Applications | Virtual Summer Research Laboratory on Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia (June 14 - August 8, 2021)

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Virtual Summer Research Laboratory on Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia

June 14 – August 8, 2021 

Priority Application Deadline: March 3, 2021 


The Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center (REEEC) and the Slavic Reference Service (SRS) at the University of Illinois are excited to announce a Call for Applications for the 2021 Virtual Summer Research Laboratory (VSRL). REEEC and SRS will support scholars through remote research assistance, virtual programming, professional development opportunities, and collections and database access. 


This year’s VSRL is made possible by generous support from the US Department of State, through its Program for Research and Training on Eastern Europe and Eurasia Independent States of the Former Soviet Union (Title VIII). 



  • Designation as a REEEC Virtual Summer Research Laboratory Associate. 
  • Virtual research support throughout the Summer and beyond. 
  • Access to our Library's digital and database collections for an extended period. 
  • A free of charge duplication service for University of Illinois Library materials, restricted to 15 pages per request and subject to copyright restrictions. 
  • Thematic and skill-building workshops, and opportunities to present and discuss work in progress.
  • US citizens are eligible to apply for a $1000 Title VIII Research Award. 



For more information and to apply: