24.07.2017

Managing Ambiguity - Study by Čarna Brković published

Čarna Brković, Postdoctoral Researcher at the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies in Regensburg, has just published her anthropological study "Managing Ambiguity. How Clientelism, Citizenship, and Power Shape Personhood in Bosnia and Herzegovina" with Berghahn Books. It is volume 31 of the European Association of Social-Anthropologists (EASA) book series.

Read more …

05.07.2017

New Volume: "Schnittstellen" Presents Study on the Impact of Russia's Soil Science

Jan Arend's study on the importance of Russia's soil science and its global impact between the late 19th and the mid-20th centuries has been published as volume No. 6 of the Graduate School's book series "Schnittstellen. Studien zum östlichen und südöstlichen Europa". The book entitled "Russlands Bodenkunde in der Welt. Eine ost-westliche Transfergeschichte 1880–1945" delivers a reconstruction of the academic transfer process of Russian soil science from East to West. Arend, who has completed the doctoral programme of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies, shows how a subject that had been deeply rooted in the Russian context attracted international attention.

Read more …

04.07.2017

New publication: Theatre, Globalization and the Cold War

Christopher Balme and Berenika Szymanski-Düll have published a new edited volume of the history of theater in the Cold War in the series "Transnational Theater Histories" of the international publishing house Palgrave Macmillan. The two members of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies have brought together articles that examine the influence of block confrontation  on theater between 1945 and 1990.

Read more …

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.

Read more …

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.

Read more …

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.

Read more …

01.12.2016

The Stalinist Plan for the Transformation of Nature in Czechoslovakia

Arnošt Štanzel, alumnus of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies in Munich, contributed a paper to the volume "In the Name of the Great Work: Stalin's Plan for the Transformation of Nature and its Impact in Eastern Europe" which was edited by Doubravka Olšáková and released in September by Berghahn Books. Štanzel's and Olšáková's co-authored text is titled "Kafkaesque Paradigms: The Stalinist Plan for the Transformation of Nature in Czechoslovakia".

Read more …

27.09.2016

Effects and side effects of European Union assistance on the former Soviet republics

The international and interdisciplinary journal "Democratization" has recently published online the article "Effects and side effects of European Union assistance on the former Soviet republics". It has been written by political scientist Karina Shyrokykh, who is a PhD student at the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies in Munich.

Read more …

25.07.2016

Annual Report 2015 published

The Jahresbericht/Annual Report 2015 of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies has been published. The report chronicles the development of the Graduate School in the last year. 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 2015.

Read more …

07.06.2016

Children's Hunger and Humanitarian Relief in the Aftermath of the Great War

An article on Children's Hunger and Humanitarian Relief in the Aftermath of the Great War has recently been published with Berghahn Books by Dr. Friederike Kind-Kovács, a Postdoc of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies in Regensburg. The article is part of the anthology "Rescuing the Vulnerable: Poverty, Welfare and Social Ties in Modern Europe" (= International Studies in Social History; Vol. 27) edited by Beate Althammer, Lutz Raphael, and Tamara Stazic-Wendt.

Read more …