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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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03.05.2018

A Visit with a Delegation from the Czech Rectors’ Conference

On October 6th, a delegation from the Czech Rectors' Conference visited Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU). It was welcomed by Professor Dr. Martin Schulze Wessel, Chair of the History of East and Southeast Europe at the LMU and speaker of the Graduate School.

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16.08.2017

[Call for Applications] IOS Visiting Fellow and Augustin Hirschvogel Fellow Programs

The Leibniz-Institute for East and Southeast European Studies in Regensburg, a research institution participating in the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies, is inviting applications for its Visiting Fellowship Programs in 2018. IOS's Visiting Fellows Programs enable excellent researchers to work on a specific research project at IOS. Visiting Research Fellows and Augustin Hirschvogel Fellows benefit from the special library and consultations or joint research projects with the institute staff.

The application deadline in both schemes is September 18, 2017.

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26.07.2017

Studying Russian Disinformation and its Effects in Europe

On 19 and 20 June 2017 the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies in Munich hosted a workshop on Russian disinformation and its effects in Europe. It was organized by Dr. des. Karina Shyrokykh, a current postdoctoral fellow and former doctoral candidate of the Graduate School, and Dr. Anke Schmidt-Felzmann, a Research Fellow at the Swedish Institute of International Affairs, to debate on theoretical, methodological, and practical challenges for such kind of research with renowned international experts. This short report gives an overview of the main questions discussed at the workshop.

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24.07.2017

Managing Ambiguity - Study by Čarna Brković published

Čarna Brković, Postdoctoral Researcher at the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies in Regensburg, has just published her anthropological study "Managing Ambiguity. How Clientelism, Citizenship, and Power Shape Personhood in Bosnia and Herzegovina" with Berghahn Books. It is volume 31 of the European Association of Social-Anthropologists (EASA) book series.

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05.07.2017

New Volume: "Schnittstellen" Presents Study on the Impact of Russia's Soil Science

Jan Arend's study on the importance of Russia's soil science and its global impact between the late 19th and the mid-20th centuries has been published as volume No. 6 of the Graduate School's book series "Schnittstellen. Studien zum östlichen und südöstlichen Europa". The book entitled "Russlands Bodenkunde in der Welt. Eine ost-westliche Transfergeschichte 1880–1945" delivers a reconstruction of the academic transfer process of Russian soil science from East to West. Arend, who has completed the doctoral programme of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies, shows how a subject that had been deeply rooted in the Russian context attracted international attention.

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