International Young Researchers Conference

The Havighurst Center annually hosts the International Young Researchers’ Conference (YRC), which invites advanced graduate students and recent doctorate recipients from the U.S. and abroad to present their research on a specified topic within the region of Russia, Eastern Europe and/or Eurasia.

Havighurst Center for Russian and Post-Soviet Studies
Young Researchers Conference 2021
New Perspectives in Russian, Eastern European, and Eurasian Studies

June 11-12, 2021 (rescheduled from Summer 2020)


The Havighurst Center of Russian and Post-Soviet Studies at Miami University will be hosting the annual International Young Researchers Conference virtually this year. The original call for papers aimed for a broad range of proposals with a focus on Russia, Eastern Europe, and/or Eurasia. Papers are pre-circulated and read by the conference participants, Havighurst faculty, and the key-note speakers. A schedule of the topic and panels will be posted at a date closer to the conference.

 2021 YRC Conference Papers (requires password)