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02.12.2016

Friederike Kind-Kovács to give a talk at the University of Cambridge

Friederike Kind-Kovács, Postdoc at the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies in Regensburg, is going to deliver a paper on "Listening to the enemy: Radio surveillance and punishment in the early Cold War" at the University of Cambridge today. This talk is part of the Slavonic Studies series.

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04.07.2017

The Graduate School welcomes four new PhD candidates

The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies welcomes four new PhD candidates in Munich and Regensburg: Eva-Maria Walther, a social anthropologist, Philipp Tvrdinić, a literary scholar, as well as Anton Liavitski and Daniel Schrader, both historians.

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17.11.2016

Review of the Graduate School's Annual Conference 2016

Germany's leading information and communication platform for historical studies, H-Soz-Kult, has published a review of the Graduate School's Annual Conference 2016 "The Culture of the Russian Revolution and its Global Impact. Semantics – Performances – Functions" (Munich, 02.06.2016 – 04.06.2016); it has been written by historian René Küpper.

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06.10.2016

[Call for Applications] PhD or Postdoctoral Position (Social Sciences and Eastern European Studies)

The newly established Chair of Social Sciences and Eastern European Studies at the Department of Sociology (Faculty of Social Sciences) at LMU Munich offers as soon as possible a PhD or Postdoctoral Position (TV-L E13 100%). Application deadline: 25.10.2016.

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27.09.2016

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

The international and interdisciplinary journal "Democratization" has recently published online the article "Effects and side effects of European Union assistance on the former Soviet republics". It has been written by political scientist Karina Shyrokykh, who is a PhD student at the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies in Munich.

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25.07.2016

Annual Report 2015 published

The Jahresbericht/Annual Report 2015 of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies has been published. The report chronicles the development of the Graduate School in the last year. 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 2015.

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27.07.2016

Alexander M. Semyonov in Regensburg

The Russian historian Prof. Alexander M. Semyonov, Ph.D. is from July to mid-August 2016 Visiting Research Fellow of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies in Regensburg. He is professor of history at the History Department of the Higher School of Economics (HSE) in St. Petersburg. During his stay he will be working on post-imperial political imagination in the Russian Empire of the early 20th century as weel as on the Soviet foreign policy during the Perestroika years.

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27.07.2016

Ronald G. Suny as Visiting Research Fellow in Munich

In July and August 2016 the renowned scholar of Russian, Armenian, and Caucasian history Prof. Ronald G. Suny, Ph.D. (Ann Arbor, MI) will be Visiting Research Fellow of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies in Munich. Suny is the William H. Sewell Jr. Distinguished University Professor of History at the University of Michigan and Emeritus Professor of Political Science and History at the University of Chicago. He is currently working on a two-volume biography of Stalin and a co-authored history of Russia entitled “Russia’s Empires”.

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08.08.2016

CfA: 2 positions as a research assistant and 2 PhD scholarships

Beginning November 15, 2016 the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies offers the following doctoral positions: up to 2 positions as a research assistant – employment according to the German TV-L in part time (65 %) – and up to 2 PhD scholarships.

Application deadline: August 15th, 2016.

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17.11.2016

Graduate School welcomes Victoria Frede as Visiting Fellow in Munich

The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies welcomes Victoria Frede-Montemayor, Ph.D., Associate Professor at the Department of History of the University of California Berkeley, as Visiting Research Fellow in Munich in May and June 2016.

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