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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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07.06.2016

Children's Hunger and Humanitarian Relief in the Aftermath of the Great War

An article on Children's Hunger and Humanitarian Relief in the Aftermath of the Great War has recently been published with Berghahn Books by Dr. Friederike Kind-Kovács, a Postdoc of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies in Regensburg. The article is part of the anthology "Rescuing the Vulnerable: Poverty, Welfare and Social Ties in Modern Europe" (= International Studies in Social History; Vol. 27) edited by Beate Althammer, Lutz Raphael, and Tamara Stazic-Wendt.

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20.05.2016

Graduate School welcomes Elizabeth Dunn in Regensburg

The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies welcomes Elizabeth Cullen Dunn, Associate Professor at the Department of Geography of the Indiana University Bloomington, as Visiting Research Fellow in Regensburg in May and June 2016.

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13.05.2016

Third Annual Conference on the Culture of the Russian Revolution and Its Global Impact

The third annual conference of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies "The Culture of the Russian Revolution and Its Global Impact: Semantics – Performances – Functions" will take place in Munich from June 2-4, 2016. It will be dedicated to the 1917 Russian October Revolution.

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25.04.2016

The Great War, the child’s body and the American Red Cross

The most recent issue of the "European Review of History: Revue européenne d'histoire", a special issue on "Humanitarianisms in Context: Histories of Non-State Actors, from the Local to the Global", features an article written by Dr. Friederike Kind-Kovács, a Postdoc of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies in Regensburg. The article is entitled "The Great War, the child’s body and the American Red Cross".

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01.04.2016

Innovative Forms of the Hungarian Samizdat

The March issue of the Zeitschrift für Ostmitteleuropa-Forschung (ZfO), a thematic issue on "Samizdat and alternative communication", features an article on innovative forms and oral practices of the Hungarian Samizdat by Katalin Cseh-Varga, doctoral student at the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies in Munich.

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24.03.2016

Franz Kafka and His Prague Contexts

Charles University's Karolinum Press has just published a new study on Franz Kafka and his hometown Prague. It was written by Marek Nekula, member of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies as well as Professor for Bohemian and Westslavic Studies at the University of Regensburg. The book focuses on the importance of Prague as sociotope for Kafka’s literary work.

 

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24.03.2016

[Call for Applications] Workshop "Preparing for a Doctoral Project" 2016

The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies (Munich and Regensburg, Germany) invites applications from graduates from non-German universities for the international workshop “Preparing for a doctoral project”, which will take place in Munich from June 27 to 29, 2016.

Deadline for applications: May 8, 2016.

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15.03.2016

[Call for Applications] Summer School "The Undesirable: How Parasites, Diseases, and Pests Shape Our Environments"

"The Undesirable: How Parasites, Diseases, and Pests Shape Our Environments": The Working Group for Czech and Slovak Environmental History in cooperation with the Faculty of Science at Charles University in Prague and the Institute for Contemporary History of the Czech Academy of Sciences and with the support of European Society for Environmental History are pleased to announce a four-day graduate summer school in environmental history which will take place in Prague in late August 2016. Application deadline is May 20, 2016.

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