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11.01.2017

[Call for Papers] Conference "The Tsarist/Soviet empires and the history of modernity in Asia"

The Chair of Russian-Asian Studies at the LMU Munich and the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies invite paper submissions for the international conference "The Tsarist/Soviet empires and the history of modernity in Asia" that will take place in Munich September 12-14, 2017. Application deadline is March 10, 2017.

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09.03.2017

University College London and Universität Regensburg have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to increase cooperation, Photo: UCL

New cooperation

The Graduate School for East and South Eastern European Studies (GSOSES) and the UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES) have reached an agreement to officially extend cooperation. Located at the University College London, SSEES is one of the oldest and world’s leading academic institutions for research and teaching on East and Southeast Europe. Like the GSOSES, it pursues the concept of interdisciplinary area studies.

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04.07.2017

Dissertation Prize awarded to David Franz

David Franz, Alumnus of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies, has been awarded Universität Regensburg's Dr.-Katharina-Sailer-Prize on 23 January 2017. With this Prize the University and the Dr. Katharina Sailer Foundation acknowledge Franz' outstanding dissertation thesis "American and Soviet Modernisms in the Weimar Republic: Discourses of Modernity in the German Mass Media 1918-1933" that was written at the Graduate School.

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08.06.2017

ZfL as new cooperation partner in literary and cultural studies

The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies has won the Zentrum für Literatur- und Kulturforschung (ZfL) in Berlin as new cooperation partner. The ZfL is a non-university research institute for literary and cultural studies, which explores literature interdisciplinarily and has amongst others a research focus on East European literatures.

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20.12.2016

Administrative Offices closed for Christmas and New Year

The Administrative Offices of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies are closed for Christmas and New Yearʻs Holidays.

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19.12.2016

Bypassing Chokepoints: On the Anthropogeography of Smuggling

From mid-May to late June 2016 the Graduate School welcomed Prof. Elizabeth Cullen Dunn, Ph.D., as Visiting Research Fellow in Regensburg. Dunn is Associate Professor at the Department of Geography of Indiana University Bloomington (USA) since 2014. Her current project focuses on the very up-to-date issue of humanitarianism and displacement, expulsion and uprooting particularly in Georgia. Čarna Brković, postdoc in Regensburg, has talked with Dunn about her research.

 

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15.12.2016

Effects and side effects of European Union assistance on the former Soviet republics

A paper by Karina Shyrokykh, doctoral candidate of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies in Munich, has been selected to be included in an article collection by Taylor & Francis Online showcasing research on the Soviet Union, to mark 25 years since its collapse. Karina's paper "Effects and side effects of European Union assistance on the former Soviet republics", which recently has been published in "Democratization" (Jul 2016), will be available free to access online until the end of June 2017.

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04.07.2017

Burcu Dogramaci receives Consolidator Grant

Burcu Dogramaci, Professor of Art History at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München and Principal Investigator of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies, has been successful in her application for a Consolidator Grant from the European Research Council (ERC). The award is endowed with up to two million euros for five years.

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02.12.2016

A Chat with Ulf Brunnbauer on migration

In November 2016 Ulf Brunnbauer, Professor of History of Southeast and Eastern Europe at the University of Regensburg and Speaker of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies in Regensburg, had a conversation with Theodora Dragostinova, Associate Professor of History at The Ohio State University, on his current research about migration in Europe. The talk has now been published as podcast of the "Global Mobility Project" based at The Ohio State University.

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01.12.2016

The Stalinist Plan for the Transformation of Nature in Czechoslovakia

Arnošt Štanzel, alumnus of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies in Munich, contributed a paper to the volume "In the Name of the Great Work: Stalin's Plan for the Transformation of Nature and its Impact in Eastern Europe" which was edited by Doubravka Olšáková and released in September by Berghahn Books. Štanzel's and Olšáková's co-authored text is titled "Kafkaesque Paradigms: The Stalinist Plan for the Transformation of Nature in Czechoslovakia".

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