News

16.06.2017

Dubravka Stojanović joins Graduate School as Guest Researcher

The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies is delighted to welcome Professor Dubravka Stojanović, Ph.D. as Visiting Research Fellow in Regensburg. During her stay in June/July and August/September 2017 the renowned Serbian historian will conduct a study on populism.

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16.06.2017

[Call for Applications] Postdoc position in History / Historical Anthropology of Southeastern Europe

The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies is a collaborative venture carried by the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) in Munich and the Universität Regensburg. The School is supported by the German Research Foundation (DFG) with funds from the federal and state Initiative for Excellence. The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies invites applications for postdoctoral position (f/m) for research in the field of History / Historical Anthropology of Southeastern Europe for further qualification beginning on November 1, 2017. The full-time position (40,1 hours per week) is limited to a fixed 2 year term. The position is paid according to the German pay scale 13 TV-L.

The application deadline is July 9, 2017.

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14.06.2017

[Call for Applications] Postdoc position in Social Sciences and Eastern Europe Studies

The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies invites applications for a postdoctoral position in Social Sciences and Eastern Europe Studies. This is a full time post, fixed term for 2 years beginning November 1, 2017. The position is remunerated according to TV-L salary scale E13.

The application deadline is July 9, 2017.

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21.06.2017

Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies welcomes historian Anton Fedyashin

We are happy to welcome Anton Fedyashin as a Visiting Research Fellow in Munich. Anton is Associate Professor for Russian and European History at the American University of Washington.

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07.06.2017

New publication: Blokadnye narrativy

Stories about the Leningrad blockade are the focus of the collection "Блокадные нарративы: Сб. Статей " which was recently published by Riccardo Niccolosi and Polina Barskova in the" New Literary Oberserver ". The contributions were first presented at the conference "Narrating the Siege, The Blockade of Leningrad and its Transmedial Narratives" which took place in June 2015 in Munich.

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07.06.2017

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Discussing "Cultural Orders"

This week the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies in Munich holds the interdisciplinary networking workshop "Cultural Orders" for doctoral students and postdocs from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München and the University of California, Berkeley.

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24.07.2017

New publication: Exploring Loyalty

The recent volume of Collegium Carolinum's book series published with Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht has been edited by Jana Osterkamp and Martin Schulze Wessel. Both, who are also members of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies, gathered analyses of loyalty in the history of East and East Central European region in the 19th and 20th century, offering a new perspective on the political cultures of the time.

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31.05.2017

[CfA] Up to 3 positions as a research assistant and up to 3 PhD scholarships

Beginning November 15, 2017 the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies offers the following doctoral positions: up to 3 positions as a research assistant – employment according to the German TV-L in part time (65 %) – and up to 3 PhD scholarships.

Application deadline: July 23, 2017

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04.05.2017

Annual Report 2016 published

The Jahresbericht/Annual Report 2016 of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies has been published. The report chronicles the recent development of the Graduate School. 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 2016.

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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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