Southern Conference on Slavic Studies

2023 Call for Papers

The 59th annual meeting of the Southern Conference on Slavic Studies (SCSS)

will take place in Gainesville, FL on March 30–April 1, 2023. The conference, hosted by the University of Florida, will be held at the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center (booking code embedded in link). The special conference rate is $179 per night. The hotel can be reached by phone at: 1-352-371-3600.


Faculty — $95 early bird; $105

Grad students — $35 early bird; $40
Undergrads — $10

The John Shelton Curtiss Lecture (following Friday’s banquet) will be delivered by Mark Galeotti, Honorary Professor of the UCL (University College London) School of Slavonic and East European Studies and author (most recently) of The Weaponization of Everything: A Field Guide to the New Way of War (Yale U.P., 2022). The title of Professor Galeotti’s talk is: “Putin’s Russia and the struggle between autocracy, adhocracy and technocracy.”

Use this Form to submit paper and panel proposals to Lee Farrow,, by January 3.

For local arrangements information, contact: 

Seth Bernstein (, or

Michael Gorham (

2023 Conference Sponsors

UF Center for European Studies, UF Center for Humanities and the Public Sphere, UF Research, UF College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, UF Graduate School, Norman and Irma Braman Chair in Holocaust Studies, UF International Center, UF Department of History, Department of Languages, Literature and Cultures, and Department of Political Science. 

The webpage is sponsored by the University of South Alabama Digital History Labs.


Southern Conference on Slavic Studies