The AWSS Links page intends to highlight some of the available web sites rather than provide a comprehensive list.
If you would like to suggest a link, please e-mail Cheri Wilson.
- Slavic Studies Mega Sites
- AWSS Member Home Pages
- Business Development: Eastern Europe
- Classroom Tools
- Cyrillic Fonts
- Eastern European & Regional Websites
- Feminist/Gender/Women's Studies
- Human Rights
- Library Collections
- Literature & Culture
- News from Eastern Europe, Southeastern Europe, and the Former Soviet Union
- Presses & Publishers
- Related Associations/Organizations
- Russian Resources
- St. Petersburg
- Study Abroad Programs
The American Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies
- Central Asian Studies Worldwide
Resources for the Study of Central Asia
- Central Eurasia
- Friends and Partners
- Internet Resources for Russian Studies
- NYU's Bobst Library Slavic Resources
Slavic Resources from Slavic Librarian Diana Greene.
- Post-Soviet Study Resources on the Internet
courtesy of Ian Kallen
Comprehensive and searchable site. Hosted by The University of Texas at Austin Russian and East European Network Information Center. Information is broken down by geographic region, links are organized by type (e.g., current news, databases, etc.).
A comprehensive index of electronic resources on the Balkans, the Baltic states, the Caucasus, Central Asia, Central Europe, the CIS, Eastern Europe, the NIS, the Russian Federation, and the former Soviet Union. The REESWeb is sponsored by the Center for Russian and East European Studies of the University of Pittsburgh, a National Resource Center for Russian and East European Studies.
- Slavic-Eurasian Studies Web
- WebMuseum Network
Special exhibits and "famous Paintings." Select the mirror site closest to you for faster access (sites are worldwide - even Moscow)
- Sibelan Forrester's Home Page
Russian, poetry, Syllabi for Russian language and literature courses, links in Slavics, and Tsvetaeva * Tsvetaeva * Tsvetaeva
- Diana Greene's Slavic Resources
Slavic Resources from NYU's Bobst Library Slavic Librarian
If you would like your home page added, please e-mail, Cheri Wilson.
An integrated investment banking institution, active trader and primary dealer in government securities as well as a leading participant in the Russian OTC equities market.
- World Trade Organization
- AATSEEL Committee on College & Pre-College Russian Database
Contains information on text and supplementary materials for teaching Russian language and culture.
- Albanian World Wide Web Home Page
Information in English, Finnish, or Russian
- Global Lithuanian Net
- Mat' Kurja
A Guide to Virtual Slovenia
- Yugoslavia: The Book of Home
- Artemis Guide to Women's Studies in the U.S.
- Gender and Transformation in Europe Workshop
- Femina Web Search for Women (Sites for, by and about women)
The first and largest search directory of female friendly sites on the World Wide Web
- Women's Resource Project (no longer updated)
Formerly maintained by Melinda Brown and Cheryl Friedman at UNC, Chapel Hill.
- Women's Studies Programs, Departments, and Research Center
Links to more than 650 women's studies (including "gender studies") programs, departments, and research centers around the world that have web sites. Maintained for the University of Maryland, Baltimore County by Dr. Joan Korenman, Director of the Center for Women & Information Technology
- Women's Studies/Women's Issues Resource Sites
A selective, annotated, highly acclaimed listing of web sites containing resources and information about women's studies / women's issues, with an emphasis on sites of particular use to an academic women's studies program.
Maintained for the University of Maryland, Baltimore County by Dr. Joan Korenman, Director of the Center for Women & Information Technology.
- Links to Folklore and Other Web Pages of Interest
Courtesy of the Slavic and East European Folklore Association (SEEFA)
- Ukrainian Village Project
The Ukrainian Village Project seeks to present the folklore and ethnography of Ukraine. Courtesy of Dr, Natalie Kononenko, University of Virginia.
- Prava cheloveka v Rossii (Human Rights Online)
- British Helsinki Human Rights Group
Monitoring the development of democracy and the human rights situation in the former communist countries in Central and Eastern Europe.
The following links may provide some insight into current job trends or may stir up some new ideas for your own career path.
- The Chronicle of Higher Education Career Network
Academic (including community colleges) and non-academic job listings.
- Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst
A publication of The Central Asia-Caucasus Institute of The Johns Hopkins University-The Nitze School of Advanced International Studies
- East European Constitutional Review
A quarterly published by New York University Law School and Central European University
- Jahrbücher für Geschichte Osteuropas
The Yearbook for the History of Eastern Europe
- Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History
A journal dedicated to critical inquiry into the history of Russia and Eurasia. Intended to continue the tradition established by an earlier journal, Kritika, A Review of Current Soviet Books on Russian History, published at Harvard University from 1964 to 1984
- Mezhdunarodnyi istoricheskii zhurnal [International Journal of History]
A Russian-language journal
- Mir istorii [World of History]
A Russian-language electronic journal
- Rossiiane v Azii [Russians in Asia]
A Russian-language literary and historical annual devoted to the history, experiences, and activities of subjects of the Russian Empire who lived in various countries of Asia, mainly in China, Japan, Korea and Mongolia in the 19th and early 20th centuries, and of nearly half a million emigres from Russia who settled in Asian countries after the Revolution of 1917
- Slavic Review
American quarterly of Russian, Eurasian and East European studies. The journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies [AAASS]
- American Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies (ABSEES)
ABSEES covers North American scholarship on Eastern Europe, Russia, and the former Soviet Union.
- ArcheoBiblioBase: Archives in Russia
In German; contains records (mostly articles) from international and Austrian women's studies literature (approx. 10,000) from the holdings of the Austrian National Library in Vienna.
- Bobst Library at New York University (Slavic Studies Resources)
- Gosudarstvennaia publichnaia istoricheskaia biblioteka Rossii (State Public Historical Library of Russia) [Moscow]
- Helsinki University Library (The National Library of Finland)
- Library of Congress (Czech and Slovak Collections)
- Library of Congress (Hungarian Collections)
- Library of Congress (Polish Collections)
- Library of Congress (Russian Collections)
- Library of Congress (South Slavic Collections)
- Library of Congress (Ukrainian Collections)
- Rossiiskaia gosudarstvennaia biblioteka (Russian State Library) [Moscow]
- Rossiiskaia natsional'naia biblioteka (National Library of Russia) [Saint Petersburg]
- RussGUS: Regionalwissenschaftliche Datenbank für den Nachweis von Literatur mit Bezug auf Russland, die UdSSR und ihre Nachfolgestaaten
RussGUS: Database of German-Language Materials on Russia and the Former Soviet Union
- Russkii kur'er: Tsentr elektronnoi dostavki dokumentov Rossiiskoi gosudarstvennoi biblioteki
- Stanford University Libraries (Slavic and East European Collections)
- University of Chicago Library (Slavic and East European Resources)
- University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Slavic and East European Library)
- University of Minnesota Library (Russian and Central European Area Studies)
- University of Texas-Austin (Russian and East European Network Information Center) (REENIC)
- University of Washington University Libraries (Russian, East European, and Central Asian Studies) (REECAS)
- University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries (Russian, East European, and Central Asian Collections) (REECA Web)
- The World Wide Web Virtual Library: REESWeb (Russian and East European Internet Resources)
- Yale University (Slavic and East European Collections)
A listserv devoted to scholarly consultation about the life and times and impact of Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia (1729-96). We welcome participation from scholars in many fields and accept contributions in English as well as Catherine's main modern Western languages: Russian, German, and French.
- Gender-Related Electronic Forums
An annotated, frequently-updated, award-winning listing of publicly-accessible e-mail discussion forums (also known as "lists" or "listservs") related to women or to women-focused gender issues. Maintained for the University of Maryland, Baltimore County by Dr. Joan Korenman, Director of the Center for Women & Information Technology
- HABSBURG Discussion Network
Deals with the culture and history of the Habsburg Monarchy and its successor states in central Europe from 1500 to the present.
- H-EarlySlavic Discussion Network
A forum for the discussion of Slavic history, literature, and culture before 1725. It is focused primarily on East Slavic (Russian, Ukrainian, Belorussian) regions, though West and South Slavic areas will also be considered. H-EarlySlavic is a scholarly list: it is aimed at professional scholars and their students. The languages of the list are Belorussian, English, French, German, Russian, and Ukrainian.
- H-RUSSIA Discussion Network
Encourages scholarly discussion of Russian and Soviet history and makes available diverse bibliographical, research and teaching aids.
- PraxNex - Praxis Nexus: Feminist Activism
A discussion list devoted to issues and concerns feminists have about 'doing' feminism. It also is a network for the circulation of information regarding feminist activism and praxis.
To join, please send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org with a message in the body of the text "sub praxnex Your Name".
Lurana O'Malley, University of Hawaii, Manoa, moderates an e-mail discussion list on Russian and East European Theatre and Drama.
To subscribe, send an email message to LISTPROC@HAWAII.EDU.
The message itself should contain one line:
SUBSCRIBE RUSSTHEA-L <first name> <last name>
- The Center of Religious Literature and Russian Publications Abroad
The Center publishes New Religious Literature in Russia, a monthly bulletin published since March 2000).
- Dazhbog's Grandsons
Sergei Naumov's page on Russian culture
- Russkaia literatura (Russian Literature)
A literature server developed by "Friends and Partners" (in English and Russian).
- Shakhmatnyi portal(Chess Portal)
- The State Hermitage Museum (St. Petersburg, Russia)
- A Journey to Moscow: The Moscow City Tourist Office On-line
- Moscow Information Server
- Moskovskii kreml' (Moscow Kremlin)
- Offitsial'nyi server pravitel'stva Moskvy
Official Server of the Moscow Government
- Traveller's Yellow Pages - Moscow Edition
- BBC Albanian Service (includes audio) (in Albanian)
- BBC Azeri Service (includes audio) (in Azeri)
- BBC Bulgarian Service (includes audio) (in Bulgarian)
- BBC Croatian Service (includes audio) (in Croatian)
- BBC Czech Service (includes audio) (in Czech)
- BBC Hungarian Service (includes audio) (in Hungarian)
- BBC Kazakh Service (includes audio) (in Kazakh)
- BBC Kyrgyz Service (includes audio) (in Kyrgyz)
- BBC Macedonian Service (includes audio) (in Macedonian)
- BBC Polish Service (includes audio) (in Polish)
- BBC Romanian Service (covers Moldova and Romania) (includes audio) (in Romanian)
- BBC Russian Service (includes audio) (in Russian)
- BBC Serbian Service (includes audio) in (Serbian)
- BBC Slovak Service (includes audio) (in Slovak)
- BBC Slovene Service (includes audio) (in Slovenian)
- BBC Ukrainian Service (includes audio) (in Ukrainian)
- BBC Uzbek Service (includes audio) (in Uzbek)
- Internews Armenia (in English and Russian)
- Internews Belarus (in English)
- Internews Network Kyrgyz Republic (in English and Russian)
- Internews Tajikistan (in English and Russian)
- The Moscow Times
- National News Service-Natsional'naia sluzhba novostei
- Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL)
- The St. Petersburg Times
- Scola (Check the schedule and then watch the news on-line via a live video stream).
- Voice of America (VOA)
- VOA Albanian Program Audio (in Albanian)
- VOA Armenian Program Audio (in Armenian)
- VOA Azeri Program Audio (in Azeri)
- VOA Bosnian Program Audio (in Bosnian)
- VOA Croatian Program Audio (in Croatian)
- VOA Georgian Program Audio (in Georgian)
- VOA Macedonian Program Audio (in Macedonian)
- VOA Russian Program Audio (in Russian)
- VOA Serbian Program Audio (in Serbian)
- VOA Ukrainian Program Audio (in Ukrainian)
- VOA Uzbek Program Audio (in Uzbek)
Google Groups contains the entire archive of Usenet discussion groups dating back to 1981. Google's search feature enables users to access this wealth of information with the speed and efficiency of a Google web search, providing relevant results from a database containing more than 700 million posts. A list of newsgroups for Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union follows:
- si.soc.slovene (no longer archived)
- soc.culture.belarus (moderated)
- soc.culture.estonia (moderated)
- soc.culture.jewish.moderated (moderated)
- soc.culture.turkish.moderated (moderated)
- Academic International Press
- Cambridge University Press
- Columbia University Press
- Cornell University Press
- East View Publications
- Greenwood Publishing Group
- Harvard University Press
- IDC Publishers
- Indiana University Press
- Oxford University Press
- Oriental Research Partners
- Panorama of Russia
- Routledge Online
- Russia Online, Inc.
- Yale University Press
The American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies
- American Latvian Association
The American Latvian community's national representative organization founded in 1951 by Latvian World War II refugees escaping Soviet occupation of their homeland. A non-profit, tax exempt educational and cultural organization.
- ALTA (American Literary Translators Association)
The ALTA national offices are located at the Center for Translation Studies. The organization was founded in 1978 to provide essential services to literary translators from all languages and to create a professional forum for the exchange of ideas on the art and craft of translation. Through annual conferences, newsletters, collaboration with other professional organizations and lobbying efforts, ALTA works to enhance the status of literary translation and to improve the market for the publication of works in English translation. Contact the ALTA office.
- British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies (BASEES)
An association to advance education for the public benefit in the United Kingdom in the humanities and the social sciences as they relate to the former Soviet Union and the countries of Eastern Europe
- Bulgarian Studies Organization
A non-profit scholarly organization which promotes the study of and exchange of knowledge about all aspects of Bulgaria and Bulgarians: language, literature, culture, history, politics, economics and international relations.
- Early Slavic Studies Association (ESSA)
A scholarly, non-profit organization dedicated to fostering closer worldwide communication among scholars interested in pre-eighteenth century Slavic studies; and to promoting the dissemination of scholarly information on early Slavic studies through the organization of meetings and conferences and through the Association's newsletter
- International Committee of the Red Cross
- International Women's Health Coalition (IWHC)
IWHC works to generate health and population policies, programs, and funding that promote and protect the rights and health of girls and women worldwide, particularly in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and countries in postsocialist transition.
- Network of East-West Women (NEWW)
NEWW's mission is to empower women and girls throughout the East (Central and Eastern Europe, and NIS and the Russian Federation) and the West by dialogue, networking, campaigns, and educational and informational exchanges.
- Russian Social Sciences and Humanities Network (RSSH)
The main purpose of this network is to provide help to researchers and teachers working in the fields of social and humanitarian science, through the use of electronic communications and new information technologies.
- Scottish Society for Russian and East European Studies (SSREES)
Founded in 1994 and holds its annual conference each October in Glasgow. Membership is not limited to those working or researching in Scotland, rather it refers to the location of the Society and its conferences.
- Slavic and East European Folklore Association (SEEFA)
A non-profit organization devoted to an exchange of knowledge among scholars interested in Slavic and East European folklore. It seeks to promote instruction, to organize panels at national and international conferences, to encourage the preparation of teaching materials and translations, and to foster exchanges, summer programs, and research in Slavic and East European Folklore and related fields such as anthropology, ethnic studies, history, literature, and musicology.
- Social Science Research Council
An independent, nongovernmental, not-for-profit international organization that seeks to advance social science throughout the world and supports research, education and scholarly exchange on every continent
- Society for Slovene Studies
A scholarly, non-profit organization dedicated to fostering closer communication among scholars interested in Slovene studies; and to promoting the dissemination of scholarly information on Slovene studies through the organization of meetings and conferences, and through the preparation of scholarly works for publication
- Friends & Partners
Jointly developed by citizens of the US and Russia to promote better understanding between the two countries, this site offers probably the most comprehensive listing of Russian cultural resources on the Web. Can be viewed either in English or in Russian (KOI-8).
Offers links to Russian news, science & technology, shops & malls, travel, business, legislation, family, recreation, weather, computers, government, arts & culture, and other links of interest.
- Russia on the Net
Comprehensive and easy-to-navigate directory of Russian Internet resources.
- Russian Alphabet in Russian Sign Language
- Brodiacha kamera: Zametki o Sankt Peterburge i okrestnostiakh (Wandering Camera: Notes about St.-Petersburg and Its Suburbs)
- Illustrated History of St. Petersburg, Russia
- St. Petersburg Traveller's Yellow Pages
Full 9,000+ listings for SPb Businesses.
- Harvard Summer Program in St. Petersburg
- Council on International Education Exchange (CIEE)
- School of Russian and Asian Studies
Weather by Fobos and Map Maker
- Russias Weather
Courtesy of the Russian HydroMet Center (Rosgidromet)