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19.01.2018

Marie-Janine Calic Receives Scholarship from the Berlin Center for Cold War Studies for Academic Year 2017-2018

Marie-Janine Calic, Professor of East and Southeast European History at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München and Principal Investigator of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies, is a scholarship holder of the Berliner Kolleg Kalter Krieg (Berlin Center for Cold War Studies) in Winter Semester 2017/18. 

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19.01.2018

Friederike Kind-Kovács Fellow at Imre Kertész Kolleg in Jena

Friederike Kind-Kovács, Postdoc of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies and Academic Counselor at the Department of History of Southeast and Eastern Europe at the University of Regensburg, has been a Fellow at the Imre Kertész Kolleg in Jena since October 2017. The historian will use her research stay, which will last until the end of July 2018, to exchange ideas with the colleagues of the Friedrich Schiller University research center and pursue her habilitation project "Central Europe's Starving Children: Humanitarian Child Relief in Budapest after WWI".

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19.01.2018

Ekaterina Makhotina Receives Prize from the Peregrinus Foundation

Dr. Ekaterina Makhotina, Research Associate of the Department of East European History at the University of Bonn and Alumna of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies, received the Peregrinus Foundation Award on December 2, 2017 in Munich.

 

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01.02.2018

The Art of Link-Making in Global Labor History: Subaltern, Feminist and East European Interventions

Dr. Adrian Grama, Postdoc at the Graduate School in Regenburg, and Dr. Susan Zimmermann, Professor at Central European University Budapest, together have published the article "The Art of Link-Making in Global Labor History: Subaltern, Feminist and East European Interventions" in the international journal "European Review of History: Revue européenne d'histoire."

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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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