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13.11.2018

Ivaylo Ditchev

Graduate School welcomes Ivaylo Ditchev as Visiting Research Fellow in Regensburg

The Graduate School for Eastern and Southeast European Studies welcomes Prof. Dr. Ivaylo Ditchev as Visiting Research Fellow. In November and December 2018, the Bulgarian cultural anthropologist will work as visiting scholar at the Graduate School in Regensburg. Lucie Dušková, Irina Onofrei, Eva Schwab and Stefan Gužvica are also currently guests in Regensburg.

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11.10.2018

Article by Max Trecker and Sören Urbansky published in "Cold War History"

Max Trecker, alumnus of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies, and Sören Urbansky, former research associate at LMU Munich's Chair for Russian and Asian Studies, jointly have written an article on press reports about China in the Eastern bloc between 1956 and 1969.

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04.10.2018

Academic and Public Events in the Winter Semester 2018/19

In the 2018/19 winter semester's lecture period, the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies offers a wide range of interesting academic and public events. An overview of the scheduled lectures, round table discussions and workshops is provided here.

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12.09.2018

New Publication: "The Genesis of America: US Foreign Policy and the Formation of National Identity, 1793–1815"

"The Genesis of America: US Foreign Policy and the Formation of National Identity, 1793–1815" is the title of the new publication by Dr. Jasper M. Trautsch, Affiliated Researcher and former Postdoc of the Graduate School in Regensburg. In this book he examines how the US foreign policy has contributed to the emergence of an American national consciousness.

 

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21.08.2018

Čarna Brković and Eva-Maria Walther contributed to the 15th EASA Conference

Last week, Graduate School's Dr. Čarna Brković and Eva-Maria Walther, M.Sc. contributed to the 15th Conference of the European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA) in the Swedish capital Stockholm. The theme for this years meeeting was "Staying, Moving, Settling".

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06.09.2018

"Handbook of Church and Religious History of Slovakia in the 20th Century": Workshop with Martin Schulze Wessel and Klaus Buchenau

Currently, a "Handbook of Church and Religious History of Slovakia in the 20th Century" has been prepared under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Martin Schulze Wessel and Dr. Martin Zückert at the Collegium Carolinum through the Research Institute for the History of the Czech Lands and Slovakia. The Graduate School supports this project. Recently, a report of the kick-off workshop "Religion - State - Nation: Reflections on a church and religious history of Slovakia in the 20th century" in which Prof. Dr. Klaus Buchenau participated in, another member of the graduate school, was published in the German Humanities & Social Sciences Online portal H-Soz-Kult.

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06.09.2018

"Russia's North Pacific between Imperialism and Globalization. Institutions and Spaces": Workshop with Andreas Renner, Julia Herzberg and Helena Holzberger

"Russia's North Pacific between Imperialism and Globalization. Institutions and Spaces" was the title of a workshop organized by Prof. Dr. Andreas Renner, Principal Investigator of the Graduate School, at the German Historical Institute in Moscow. Principal Investigator Prof. Dr. Julia Herzberg participated too as well as doctoral student Helena Holzberger of the Graduate School.

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06.09.2018

"After the Industrial Dream/Nightmare: Experiences, Memories and Expectations of the (De)Industrialization in Southeastern Europe in comparison": Conference with Ulf Brunnbauer, Peter Wegenschimmel and Max Trecker in Resita

On July 12 and 13, 2018, Prof. Dr. Ulf Brunnbauer, speaker of the Graduate School in Regensburg, doctoral student Peter Wegenschimmel and alumnus Max Trecker took part in a conference in Resita, Romania. Under the heading "After the Industrial Dream/Nightmare: Experiences, Memories and Expectations of the (De)Industrialization in Southeastern Europe in comparison" they discussed changes in the industrial landscape.

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30.07.2018

New article by Alexander Libman and Fabian Burkhardt: "The Tail Wagging the Dog? Top-down and Bottom-up Explanations for Bureaucratic Appointments in Authoritarian Regimes"

"The Tail Wagging the Dog? Top-down and Bottom-up Explanations for Bureaucratic Appointments in Authoritarian Regimes" is the title of an article that has been published in the lastest issue of the renowned journal "Russian Politics". Authors are Alexander Libman, professor for Social Sciences and Eastern European Studies at LMU Munich as well as prinucpal investigator of the Graduate School, and Fabian Burkhardt, alumnus of the Graduate School. The paper investigates the link between the sub-national variation of political regimes in a (at the federal level) non-democratic country and the appointments of federal officials in the sub-national provinces.

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20.07.2018

New article by Adele del Sordi on "The Relation between External and Internal Authoritarian Legitimation"

"The Relation between External and Internal Authoritarian Legitimation" is in focus of the latest article by Dr. Adele del Sordi, postdoctoral researcher at the Graduate School in Munich, which has been published in the "Taiwan Journal of Democracy". In her paper, Del Sordi explores the "Religious Foreign Policy of Morocco and Kazakhstan" to investigate the mechanisms of authoritarian legitimation.

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