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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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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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