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08.06.2017

Open letter in support of CEU Budapest

In an open letter to the European Parliament, the European Commission and the Government of Hungary, directors and spokespersons of major institutions for East European Studies in the United States, Great Britain and Germany announced their solidarity with the Central European University (CEU) Budapest and pleaded withdrawal of the law amendment that endangers the existence of CEU. Martin Schulze Wessel was one of the signatories of the open letter which was initiated by the Center for East European and Russian/Euroasian Studies at the University of Chicago.

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08.06.2017

The End Of the Liberal Order? Annual Conference 2017 on Populism

The Fourth Annual Conference of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies is dedicated to populism in Central, East and Southeast Europe. On June 1-3, 2017 internationally renowned scholars will present and discuss their research putting populism in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe in perspective. The conference "The End Of the Liberal Order? Central, East, and Southeast European Populism in Comparative Perspective" is organized by Ulf Brunnbauer, Ger Duijzings and Björn Hansen for the Graduate School and will be hosted in Regensburg in cooperation with the UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies.

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02.05.2017

Protest Letter In Support of CEU Budapest

A protest letter in support of CEU Budapest has been sent to the European Parliament, the European Commission and the Government of Hungary. Martin Schulze Wessel, speaker of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies, has signed the letter by directors and speakers of important academic centers of East European Studies in the U.S., U.K. and Germany. The letter was initiated by the Center for East European and Russian/Eurasian Studies at the University of Chicago.

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27.04.2017

Graduate School supports European University at St. Petersburg

The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies is deeply concerned for the future of the European University at St. Petersburg (EUSP) and urges the Russian Ministry of Education to think over its recent decision to withdraw the European University’s teaching license. The two speakers of the Graduate School, Prof. Dr. Martin Schulze Wessel and Prof. Dr. Ulf Brunnbauer, therefore explain their solidarity with the EUSP, which has become a close international cooperation partner.

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05.04.2017

[Call for Applications] Workshop "Preparing for a Doctoral Project" 2017

The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies (Munich and Regensburg, Germany) invites applications from graduates from non-German universities for the workshop “Preparing for a Doctoral Project”, which will take place in Munich from June 12 to June 14, 2017.

Deadline for applications: May 14, 2017.

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31.03.2017

Graduate School stands with CEU Budapest

The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies is deeply concerned for the future of the Central European University (CEU) in Budapest as a free and independent international graduate university. Recently proposed amendments to the Hungarian Higher Education Law have obviously been directed against CEU and would make its further work in Hungary impossible. The two speakers of the Graduate School, Prof. Dr. Martin Schulze Wessel and Prof. Dr. Ulf Brunnbauer, therefore explain their solidarity with the CEU, which has become one of the Graduate School's most important international cooperation partners, and urge the Hungarian Minister of Human Resources (responsible for the areas of health, social affairs, youth, education, culture and sport), Zoltán Balog, to withdraw the amendments to the law.

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04.07.2017

© 2017 – Routledge

Negotiating Social Relations in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Čarna Brković, postdoctoral researcher of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies in Regensburg, has co-edited the book "Negotiating Social Relations in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Semiperipheral Entanglements". The collection - published with Routledge - explores in interdisciplinary contributions recent configurations of social relations in post-socialist, post-war, post-Yugoslav Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) by turning an analytical lens on questions of sociality.

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22.03.2017

Italian historian Oliver Panichi as guest researcher in Regensburg

From the beginning of March to the end of May 2017, the Italian historian Oliver Panichi is a guest researcher at the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies in Regensburg. Panichi, who is enrolled in the PhD program “History of Europe from the Medieval Centuries to the Contemporary Age” at the Università degli Studi di Teramo, writes a doctoral thesis on the Serbian-Catholic movement in Ragusa/Dubrovnik. His research stay at the Graduate School serves scholarly exchange.

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11.01.2017

[Call for Papers] Conference "The Tsarist/Soviet empires and the history of modernity in Asia"

The Chair of Russian-Asian Studies at the LMU Munich and the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies invite paper submissions for the international conference "The Tsarist/Soviet empires and the history of modernity in Asia" that will take place in Munich September 12-14, 2017. Application deadline is March 10, 2017.

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09.03.2017

University College London and Universität Regensburg have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to increase cooperation, Photo: UCL

New cooperation

The Graduate School for East and South Eastern European Studies (GSOSES) and the UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES) have reached an agreement to officially extend cooperation. Located at the University College London, SSEES is one of the oldest and world’s leading academic institutions for research and teaching on East and Southeast Europe. Like the GSOSES, it pursues the concept of interdisciplinary area studies.

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