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07.06.2017

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Discussing "Cultural Orders"

This week the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies in Munich holds the interdisciplinary networking workshop "Cultural Orders" for doctoral students and postdocs from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München and the University of California, Berkeley.

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24.07.2017

New publication: Exploring Loyalty

The recent volume of Collegium Carolinum's book series published with Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht has been edited by Jana Osterkamp and Martin Schulze Wessel. Both, who are also members of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies, gathered analyses of loyalty in the history of East and East Central European region in the 19th and 20th century, offering a new perspective on the political cultures of the time.

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31.05.2017

[CfA] Up to 3 positions as a research assistant and up to 3 PhD scholarships

Beginning November 15, 2017 the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies offers the following doctoral positions: up to 3 positions as a research assistant – employment according to the German TV-L in part time (65 %) – and up to 3 PhD scholarships.

Application deadline: July 23, 2017

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04.05.2017

Annual Report 2016 published

The Jahresbericht/Annual Report 2016 of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies has been published. The report chronicles the recent development of the Graduate School. It also features the projects and 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 in 2016.

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08.06.2017

Open letter in support of CEU Budapest

In an open letter to the European Parliament, the European Commission and the Government of Hungary, directors and spokespersons of major institutions for East European Studies in the United States, Great Britain and Germany announced their solidarity with the Central European University (CEU) Budapest and pleaded withdrawal of the law amendment that endangers the existence of CEU. Martin Schulze Wessel was one of the signatories of the open letter which was initiated by the Center for East European and Russian/Euroasian Studies at the University of Chicago.

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08.06.2017

The End Of the Liberal Order? Annual Conference 2017 on Populism

The Fourth Annual Conference of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies is dedicated to populism in Central, East and Southeast Europe. On June 1-3, 2017 internationally renowned scholars will present and discuss their research putting populism in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe in perspective. The conference "The End Of the Liberal Order? Central, East, and Southeast European Populism in Comparative Perspective" is organized by Ulf Brunnbauer, Ger Duijzings and Björn Hansen for the Graduate School and will be hosted in Regensburg in cooperation with the UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies.

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02.05.2017

Protest Letter In Support of CEU Budapest

A protest letter in support of CEU Budapest has been sent to the European Parliament, the European Commission and the Government of Hungary. Martin Schulze Wessel, speaker of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies, has signed the letter by directors and speakers of important academic centers of East European Studies in the U.S., U.K. and Germany. The letter was initiated by the Center for East European and Russian/Eurasian Studies at the University of Chicago.

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27.04.2017

Graduate School supports European University at St. Petersburg

The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies is deeply concerned for the future of the European University at St. Petersburg (EUSP) and urges the Russian Ministry of Education to think over its recent decision to withdraw the European University’s teaching license. The two speakers of the Graduate School, Prof. Dr. Martin Schulze Wessel and Prof. Dr. Ulf Brunnbauer, therefore explain their solidarity with the EUSP, which has become a close international cooperation partner.

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05.04.2017

[Call for Applications] Workshop "Preparing for a Doctoral Project" 2017

The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies (Munich and Regensburg, Germany) invites applications from graduates from non-German universities for the workshop “Preparing for a Doctoral Project”, which will take place in Munich from June 12 to June 14, 2017.

Deadline for applications: May 14, 2017.

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31.03.2017

Graduate School stands with CEU Budapest

The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies is deeply concerned for the future of the Central European University (CEU) in Budapest as a free and independent international graduate university. Recently proposed amendments to the Hungarian Higher Education Law have obviously been directed against CEU and would make its further work in Hungary impossible. The two speakers of the Graduate School, Prof. Dr. Martin Schulze Wessel and Prof. Dr. Ulf Brunnbauer, therefore explain their solidarity with the CEU, which has become one of the Graduate School's most important international cooperation partners, and urge the Hungarian Minister of Human Resources (responsible for the areas of health, social affairs, youth, education, culture and sport), Zoltán Balog, to withdraw the amendments to the law.

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