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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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16.07.2015

Call for Papers: Seventy Years to the End of the War in Asia

From 29th  till 30th January 2016 Prof. Andreas Renner (Russian and Asian Studies) and Prof. Rotem Kowner (Visting Research Fellow of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies) will host the workshop "Seventy Years to the End of the War in Asia. Divergent Perspectives on the War Denouement and the Onset of the Cold War". The deadline for submitting proposals is 30 September 2015.

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19.06.2015

CfA: 2 postions as a research fellow and 2 PhD schlolarships

Beginning November 15th, 2015 our Graduate School offers the following doctoral positions: 2 positions as a research fellow – employment according to the German TV-L in part time (65 %) – and 2 PhD scholarships.
Deadline for Applications: August 20th, 2015

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29.06.2015

New Visiting Research Fellow: The Graduate School welcomes Rotem Kowner

The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies in Munich welcomes Rotem Kower, Professor of Japanese History and Culture, as a new Visiting Research Fellow.

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24.03.2015

CfA: Workshop "Preparing for a Doctoral Project"

You want to pursue a doctoral project about Eastern and Southeastern Europe in history, cultural studies or social sciences, but you do not have a final dissertation proposal yet? 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”. The workshop takes place in Munich from June 1st to June 3rd, 2015. It aims at supporting students who have finished an M.A. program or are in the final phase of their graduate studies to prepare a PhD project, with which they can apply for a scholarship from the Graduate School.

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03.11.2015

Written Here, Published There, Credits: Central European University Press

Friederike Kind-Kovács Written Here, Published There: How Underground Literature Crossed the Iron Curtain

The book identifies a transnational undertaking that reinforced détente, dialogue, and cultural transfer, and thus counterbalanced the persistent belief in Europe’s irreversible division. It analyzes a cultural practice that attracted extensive attention during the Cold War but has largely been ignored in recent scholarship: tamizdat, or the unauthorized migration of underground literature across the Iron Curtain. Investigating the transfer of underground literature from the ‘Other Europe’ to Western Europe, the United States, and back the study illuminates the intertwined fabrics of Cold War literary cultures.

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06.02.2015

Postdoctoral position in the History of Ukraine

The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies invites applications for a postdoctoral position in the History of Ukraine. This is a full time post, fixed term for 2.5 years beginning Mai 1, 2015. The position is remunerated according to TV-L salary scale E13. The application deadline is 22 February 2015.

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