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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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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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