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15.03.2016

[Call for Papers] Workshop: The post-socialist street: rising car mobility in comparative perspective

The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies calls for papers for a three-day workshop "The post-socialist street: rising car mobility in comparative perspective" taking place in Regensburg (Germany), Thursday 6 to Saturday 8 October 2016.

The deadline for abstract submission is Thursday, 24 March 2016.

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22.01.2016

Globalizing Southeastern Europe: New book by Ulf Brunnbauer

Ulf Brunnbauer, Speaker of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies in Regensburg, has published a new book entitled "Globalizing Southeastern Europe: Emigrants, America, and the State since the Late Nineteenth Century". It provides a comparative analysis of the socioeconomic causes and consequences of emigration from Southeast Europe particularly to the United States.

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14.01.2016

Reconciliation in Post-Dictatorship Societies in the 20th and 21st Centuries: Ukraine in an international Context

The 2nd Annual Conference of the German-Ukrainian Historical Commission took place January 14-15, 2016 at the Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv. It was opened by Martin Schulze Wessel, German Chairman of this Commission, Chairman of the German Historical Association, and Speaker of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies. The international conference is entitled "Reconciliation in Post-Dictatorship Societies in the 20th and 21st Centuries: Ukraine in an international Context / Примирення у пост-диктаторських суспільствах у ХХ — ХХІ ст.: Україна у міжнародному контексті".

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23.12.2015

Administrative Offices closed for Christmas

The Graduate School's Administrative Offices in Munich and Regensburg are closed for Christmas and New Yearʻs Holidays until January 07, 2016.

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15.12.2015

[Job offer] Professorship (W2) (5 years/tenure track) of Social Sciences Studies of Eastern Europe

The Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU) offers a Professorship (W2) (5 years/tenure track) of Social Sciences Studies of Eastern Europe with research and teaching responsibilities in the area of social sciences within the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies. The position is based at the Institute of Sociology.

Closing date for applications: 31 December 2015.

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17.11.2016

Welcome Ceremony for new Graduate School members

The welcome ceremony of the new PhD candidates and Postdocs of the Graduate School of East and Southeast European Studies and the new students of the Honours Masters Programme East European Studies took place on December 3, 2015 in Regensburg. More than 50 members of both institutions gathered in the guesthouse of the University of Regensburg, an authentic medieval building in the historic centre of the city.

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08.12.2015

New anthology: Jews and Muslims in the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union

Martin Schulze Wessel, Michael Brenner and Franziska Davis are editors of the new anthology "Jews and Muslims in the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union" that has recently been published with Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht. The sixth volume of the series „Religiöse Kulturen im Europa der Neuzeit“ [Religious Cultures in Early Modern Europe] by the respective International Research Trainig Group deals with diverse perspectives on the history of Jews and Muslims in the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union.

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03.11.2015

Politics and Legitimacy in Post-Soviet Eurasia

Martin Brusis, Joachim Ahrens, and Martin Schulze Wessel are the editors of the anthology "Politics and Legitimacy in Post-Soviet Eurasia", which has been published with Palgrave Macmillan recently. The book includes findings from the multi-disciplinary research network "KomPost" and investigates the politics of legitimation in post-Soviet countries, focusing on how political and intellectual elites exploit different modes of legitimation.

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05.10.2015

Dr. Friederike Kind-Kovács

Friederike Kind-Kovács has won the USC Book Prize in Literary and Cultural Studies 2015

Friederike Kind-Kovács, Postdoc at the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies in Regensburg, has won the "University of Southern California Book Prize in Literary and Cultural Studies" for her study "Written Here, Published There: How Underground Literature Crossed the Iron Curtain" (Central European U Press, 2014).

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31.08.2015

Dr. Čarna Brković received the SIEF Young Scholar Prize 2015

Čarna Brković has been awarded with the SIEF Young Scholar Prize 2015

Čarna Brković, Postdoc at the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies in Regensburg, has been awarded with the SIEF Young Scholar Prize 2015.

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