06.12.2018

Newly published: "Laboring Along. Industrial Workers and the Making of Postwar Romania"

Dr. Adrian Grama, postdoctoral researcher of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies in Regensburg, has published with De Gruyter Oldenbourg a monograph entitled "Laboring Along. Industrial Workers and the Making of Postwar Romania". In this book Grama investigates how a commitment to productivity structured the transition from the period of postwar reconstruction to the take-off of industrial development in socialist Romania during the late 1950s.

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11.10.2018

Article by Max Trecker and Sören Urbansky published in "Cold War History"

Max Trecker, alumnus of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies, and Sören Urbansky, former research associate at LMU Munich's Chair for Russian and Asian Studies, jointly have written an article on press reports about China in the Eastern bloc between 1956 and 1969.

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12.09.2018

New Publication: "The Genesis of America: US Foreign Policy and the Formation of National Identity, 1793–1815"

"The Genesis of America: US Foreign Policy and the Formation of National Identity, 1793–1815" is the title of the new publication by Dr. Jasper M. Trautsch, Affiliated Researcher and former Postdoc of the Graduate School in Regensburg. In this book he examines how the US foreign policy has contributed to the emergence of an American national consciousness.

 

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30.07.2018

New article by Alexander Libman and Fabian Burkhardt: "The Tail Wagging the Dog? Top-down and Bottom-up Explanations for Bureaucratic Appointments in Authoritarian Regimes"

"The Tail Wagging the Dog? Top-down and Bottom-up Explanations for Bureaucratic Appointments in Authoritarian Regimes" is the title of an article that has been published in the lastest issue of the renowned journal "Russian Politics". Authors are Alexander Libman, professor for Social Sciences and Eastern European Studies at LMU Munich as well as prinucpal investigator of the Graduate School, and Fabian Burkhardt, alumnus of the Graduate School. The paper investigates the link between the sub-national variation of political regimes in a (at the federal level) non-democratic country and the appointments of federal officials in the sub-national provinces.

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20.07.2018

New article by Adele del Sordi on "The Relation between External and Internal Authoritarian Legitimation"

"The Relation between External and Internal Authoritarian Legitimation" is in focus of the latest article by Dr. Adele del Sordi, postdoctoral researcher at the Graduate School in Munich, which has been published in the "Taiwan Journal of Democracy". In her paper, Del Sordi explores the "Religious Foreign Policy of Morocco and Kazakhstan" to investigate the mechanisms of authoritarian legitimation.

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16.07.2018

New Publication: "The Evolution of the Foreign Policy of Ukraine: External Actors and Domestic Factors"

Dr. Karina Shyrokykh, alumna of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies, has recently published an article on "The Evolution of the Foreign Policy of Ukraine: External Actors and Domestic Factors" in the international journal "Europe-Asia Studies" (Taylor & Francis). The special issues deals with "The Evolution of Foreign Policy in the Post-Soviet Space".

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05.07.2018

New Publication: History in Service to the Fatherland - Politics of History and Memory in Russia since 2000

"History in Service to the Fatherland: Politics of History and Memory in Russia Since 2000" is the title of the monograph by Philipp Bürger, recently published by Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht. Bürger examines how, since 2000, the Russian state has been handling history and memory, focusing on three core areas: educational programs that boost patriotism and how they were staged; the shift in political framing and how contextual changes impacted history classes, particularly textbooks; as well as historical themes and messages within presidential speeches for legitimizing new political action. The study, published as the eleventh volume within the series "Intersections: Studies on Eastern and Southeastern Europe", builds upon existing research on political developments in the Soviet era and the 1990s, thus revealing continuities and genuine changes.

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18.05.2018

Annual Report 2017 published

The Jahresbericht/Annual Report 2017 of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies has been published. The report chronicles the development of the Graduate School in 2017, featuring especially projects and the 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 last year.

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03.05.2018

Newly Published: "Diachronic Slavonic Syntax. The Interplay between Internal Development, Language Contact and Metalinguistic Factors"

Prof. Dr. Björn Hansen, Professor for Slavic Liguistics at the University Regensburg and Principal Investigator of the Graduate School, is co-editor of the book "Diachronic Slavonic Syntax. The Interplay between Internal Development, Language Contact and Metalinguistic Factors". The book is dedicated to the study of the causes and mechanisms of syntactic change in Slavonic languages.

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03.05.2018

New Publication: "The 'German Spirit' in the Ottoman and Turkish Army 1908-1938: A History of Military Knowledge Transfer"

Dr. Gerhard Grüßhaber, Alumnus of the Graduate School, published his dissertation about "The 'German Spirit' in the Ottoman and Turkish Army 1908-1938: A History of Military Knowledge Transfer". The study focuses on the mutual transfer of military knowledge between the German and the Ottoman/Turkish army.

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