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03.07.2017

Doctoral students contribute to workshop in Warsaw

On 24th June, Eva-Maria Walther and Andrey Vozyanov contributed to the conference “City, Community and the Transformation of Space in Post-Eastern Bloc societies” at the renowned Łazarski University of Warsaw. During this international workshop both both doctoral students of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies in Regensburg presented and discussed the first findings of their respective doctoral project.

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28.06.2017

Review Annual Conference “The End of the Liberal Order?”

From 1st to 3rd June the Fourth Annual Conference of the Graduate School for East and South East European Studies in cooperation with the UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies took place in Regensburg. Amongst the participants were well known scholars of various disciplines of social sciences and humanities. From Thursday night until Saturday afternoon discussions were covering the researcher’s findings on the phenomenon of populism in Central, East, and Southeast Europe.

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22.06.2017

Workshop "Institutional Change in Political Economies and Varieties of Methods in Social Science Research on Postcommunism"

The workshop “Institutional Change in Political Economies and Varieties of Methods in Social Science Research on Postcommunism” aimed to bridge the gap between scientific events that focus merely on the methodology of social sciences on the one hand and events which only take empirical work on the transition in the postsocialist countries into account on the other. It took place at the Ludwig-Maximilans-University (LMU) in Munich on the 19th and 20th of May 2017 and was conducted by Alexander Libmann (LMU Munich) and Peter Wegenschimmel (Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies).

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21.06.2017

Fellow Anton Fedyashin donates books to LMU's university library

Anton Fedyashin, a historian from the American University in Washington D.C., has spent one month researching, writing and debating at the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies in Munich. Before leaving back home to the US, he has donated several books on Russia's past and present to the university library of LMU Munich.

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16.06.2017

[Call for Applications] Postdoc position in Jewish Languages, Literatures and Cultures in Eastern Europe

The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies is a collaborative venture carried by the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) in Munich and the Universität Regensburg. The School is supported by the German Research Foundation (DFG) with funds from the federal and state Initiative for Excellence. The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies invites applications for postdoctoral position (f/m) for research in the field of Jewish Languages, Literatures and Cultures in Eastern Europe for further qualification beginning on November 1, 2017. The full-time position (40,1 hours per week) is limited to a fixed 2 year term. The position is paid according to the German pay scale 13 TV-L.

The application deadline is July 9, 2017.

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16.06.2017

Dubravka Stojanović joins Graduate School as Guest Researcher

The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies is delighted to welcome Professor Dubravka Stojanović, Ph.D. as Visiting Research Fellow in Regensburg. During her stay in June/July and August/September 2017 the renowned Serbian historian will conduct a study on populism.

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16.06.2017

[Call for Applications] Postdoc position in History / Historical Anthropology of Southeastern Europe

The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies is a collaborative venture carried by the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) in Munich and the Universität Regensburg. The School is supported by the German Research Foundation (DFG) with funds from the federal and state Initiative for Excellence. The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies invites applications for postdoctoral position (f/m) for research in the field of History / Historical Anthropology of Southeastern Europe for further qualification beginning on November 1, 2017. The full-time position (40,1 hours per week) is limited to a fixed 2 year term. The position is paid according to the German pay scale 13 TV-L.

The application deadline is July 9, 2017.

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14.06.2017

[Call for Applications] Postdoc position in Social Sciences and Eastern Europe Studies

The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies invites applications for a postdoctoral position in Social Sciences and Eastern Europe Studies. This is a full time post, fixed term for 2 years beginning November 1, 2017. The position is remunerated according to TV-L salary scale E13.

The application deadline is July 9, 2017.

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21.06.2017

Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies welcomes historian Anton Fedyashin

We are happy to welcome Anton Fedyashin as a Visiting Research Fellow in Munich. Anton is Associate Professor for Russian and European History at the American University of Washington.

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07.06.2017

New publication: Blokadnye narrativy

Stories about the Leningrad blockade are the focus of the collection "Блокадные нарративы: Сб. Статей " which was recently published by Riccardo Niccolosi and Polina Barskova in the" New Literary Oberserver ". The contributions were first presented at the conference "Narrating the Siege, The Blockade of Leningrad and its Transmedial Narratives" which took place in June 2015 in Munich.

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