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19.01.2018

Award for Master Thesis on “Monster als Figur des Dritten” (“Monster as a Figure of the Third”) in the novels of Andrzej Sapkowski

On December 13, 2017, Philipp Tvdrinić, Ph.D. student at the Graduate School for East and Southeastern European Studies, received a prize from the Polish Ambassador to the Federal Republic for his thesis, “The Monster as a Figure of the Third. Andrzej Sapowskis 'Wiedźmin' in Prose Texts and Computer Games,” completed at the Ludwig-Maximilian University (LMU) of Munich.

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13.12.2017

Which Commemorative Models Help? A Case Study from Post-Yugoslavia

A chapter on the RECOM initiative and its endeavour to come to terms with the past in the countries of the former Yugoslavia written by Jacqueline Nießer, a doctoral candidate of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies in Regensburg, has just been published online. It is part of the book "Replicating Atonement Foreign Models in the Commemoration of Atrocities" edited by Mischa Gabowitsch and which will also be published as paperback in early 2018.

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05.12.2017

Perspectives on Migration and Refugees in East Central Europe

The new issue of the Hungarian Historical Review - guest edited by Ulf Brunnbauer, co-speaker of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies, and Gabor Demeter, researcher at the Institute of History of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, - deals with migration and public perception of refugees in East Central Europe. It includes an article by Ph.D. candidate Ana-Teodora Kurkina. 

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03.05.2018

Björn Hansen and Marek Nekula win Third-Party Funds Application

Jointly, Professor Dr. Björn Hansen and Professor Dr. Marek Nekula, both from the University of Regensburg, and their Polish colleague Anna Zielińska (Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw) have successfully secured the financing of a German-Polish research project on language change in bilingual families. Sponsored by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the Polish National Science Centre (NCN, Narodowe Centrum Nauki) as part of the "Beethoven 2" program, they have been awarded a total funding of €800,000.

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20.11.2017

"Epistemological eclecticism": Article by Čarna Brković

The international journal "Anthropological Theory" has published an article by Dr. Čarna Brković in its online first section. The Regensburg Postdoc of the Graduate School explores in her paper "Epistemological eclecticism: Difference and the ‘Other’ in the Balkans and beyond" the nature of ethnographic knowledge production.

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20.11.2017

"Policy-specific effects of transgovernmental cooperation": Article published in the Journal of European Public Policy

Dr. Karina Shyrokykh, Alumna of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies, has published online an article entitled "Policy-specific effects of transgovernmental cooperation: a statistical assessment across the EU's post-Soviet neighbours" in the "Journal of European Public Policy" (Taylor & Francis). The paper, exploring that transgovernmental networks can stimulate improvements in domestic practices in third countries, is accessible free of charge.

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03.05.2018

Members of the Graduate School at ASEEES 2018 annual convention

The annual convention of the "Association for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies" (ASEEES) was held in Chicago from November 9 to 12, 2017. Several professors, postdoctoral fellows and postgraduate students of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies from Munich and Regensburg presented their research there. The convention is one of the most important international forums for East European Studies, Slavic Studies and Eurasian Studies. The 2017 theme of the conference was "Transgressions" and refers in particular to issues of border transgression in social, cultural and territorial terms.

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09.11.2017

Russian Science in Translation - An Kritika-article by Jan Arend

The current issue (Vol. 18, No. 4, Fall 2017) of the renowned journal "Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History" features an article by Dr. Jan Arend, fromer PhD student and new Postdoc of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies in Munich. Arend explores the relevance of the Russian soil science and the transfer of its knowledge as well as of its theoretical and methodological approaches to the West between the late 19th and the mid-20th centuries.

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06.11.2017

Graduate School welcomes Mikołaj Szołtysek as Guest Researcher

The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies is delighted to welcome Dr. habil. Mikolaj Szoltysek as Visiting Research Fellow in Regensburg in November 2017.

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23.10.2017

Graduate School welcomes four Guest Researchers

The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies is delighted to welcome Erika Wolf, Zoran Milutinović, Nebi Bardhoshi, and Lucie Dušková as guest researchers.

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