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14.06.2018

[Call for Papers] Workshop: "The University Question in Caucasia and Central Asia from the middle of the 19th century until the foundation of the first universities"

Arpine Maniero and the Graduate School of East and Southeast European Studies are organizing a conference on "The University Question in Caucasia and Central Asia from the middle of the 19th century until the foundation of the first universities" from October 8 to 10, 2018, in Munich. Proposals for lectures about The University Question, University and State and the Foundation of Universities are requested. The conference attaches importance to the comparative perspective between the regions of the Caucasus and Central Asia. However, we are interested not just in comparative studies but also in single case studies.

Deadline: July 23, 2018

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18.05.2018

Annual Report 2017 published

The Jahresbericht/Annual Report 2017 of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies has been published. The report chronicles the development of the Graduate School in 2017, featuring especially projects and the research activities of our doctoral students, postdocs, and Principal Investigators. Furthermore, it presents interviews with several Visiting Research Fellows we have had the pleasure to welcome last year.

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03.05.2018

Newly Published: "Diachronic Slavonic Syntax. The Interplay between Internal Development, Language Contact and Metalinguistic Factors"

Prof. Dr. Björn Hansen, Professor for Slavic Liguistics at the University Regensburg and Principal Investigator of the Graduate School, is co-editor of the book "Diachronic Slavonic Syntax. The Interplay between Internal Development, Language Contact and Metalinguistic Factors". The book is dedicated to the study of the causes and mechanisms of syntactic change in Slavonic languages.

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03.05.2018

Slata Kozakova wins Literature Prize for Young Talents

Slata Kozakova, who is writing a Ph.D. thesis on Russian Literature here at the Graduate School, won second place in Literature Prizes for Young Talents of the Literaturstiftung Bayern, having framed her work on the City Kulture Festival "kunst and gesund". The laureate's reading took place on April 17th 2018 in the "Deutsches Medizinhistorisches Museum" in Ingolstadt.

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03.05.2018

New Publication: "The 'German Spirit' in the Ottoman and Turkish Army 1908-1938: A History of Military Knowledge Transfer"

Dr. Gerhard Grüßhaber, Alumnus of the Graduate School, published his dissertation about "The 'German Spirit' in the Ottoman and Turkish Army 1908-1938: A History of Military Knowledge Transfer". The study focuses on the mutual transfer of military knowledge between the German and the Ottoman/Turkish army.

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25.04.2018

No open call for applications in 2018

The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies will not open a call for applications for new positions or scholarships for Ph.D. candidates in 2018.

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20.04.2018

Displacements - Virtual Conference

The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies is proud to have been represented at the 2018 Biennial Meeting of the Society for Cultural Anthropology by the doctoral students Eva-Maria Walther and Andrey Vozyanov as well as by postdoc Čarna Brković. All three delivered papers in the "Ambivalences of Displacement in Eastern Europe" panel discussion on April 20th. For the first time, the Biennial Meeting took place as a virtual event.

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16.04.2018

Newly Published: "Südosteuropa" Special Issue on Urban Ethnography

The new issue of "Südosteuropa: Journal of Politics and Society" presents a special section with articles on urban ethnography, which has been guest edited by Prof. Dr. Ger Duijzings, Principal Investigator of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies. Amongst the articles is the paper "The Everyday Life of a Homo Sacer. Enclave Urbanism in Podgorica, Montenegro" by Čarna Brković, Postdoc of the Graduate School.

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10.04.2018

[Call for Applications] Elite Graduate Program for East European Studies

The Elite Graduate Program for East European Studies that is run by the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München and Universität Regensburg calls for applications for the winter semester 2018/19.

The closing date for submission of applications is June 14, 2018.

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