Conferences

Conferences

Call for Papers – International Conference In the Shadow of the Cold War. Domestic and International Terrorism in the Former Communist Countries, Warsaw, Poland, October 8-9, 2015

International terrorism paralyzed the societies of Western Europe in the 70’s and 80’s. Aircraft hijackings, bombings, and assassinations were part of daily, brutal reality. The hostile acts were organized by separatist movements, leftists, rightists, and Middle-Eastern terrorist organizations. The Communist mass media propaganda often alleged that international terrorism was a result of social inequality and…

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Conference – Financial development and economic growth in South-East Europe – a historical and comparative perspective, Vienna, Austria, October 1, 2015

Description The relationship between finance and growth is an evergreen in economic history, at least since the seminal work of Alexander Gerschenkron. In particular, the role of the financial sector for growth and development of emerging countries has been in the focus of quantitative and qualitative research. The purpose of the 10th Conference of the…

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Call for Papers – Oral history in Central-Eastern Europe: current research areas, challenges and specificity, Łódź, Poland, 17-18 September 2015

In the past several years, oral history has become increasingly popular in Central and Eastern Europe, both in academia and beyond. It is impossible to overstate the importance of various local initiatives aimed at recording history and propagating knowledge about a region’s past. At the same time, oral history is becoming more institutionalised: in several…

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Call for Papers – Traditions, Transitions, Transfers – Conference on Baltic Studies in Europe, CBSE, Marburg, Germany, September 6-10, 2015

Description We are pleased to announce the upcoming 11th Conference on Baltic Studies in Europe “Traditions, Transitions, Transfers”, September 6-10, 2015. The Conference on Baltic Studies in Europe (CBSE) generally aims to bring together representatives of academic communities who share the interest of exploring the Baltic region from multiple perspectives and fields of research, because…

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Call for Papers – Jews and ‘small nations’ in Eastern Europe: cultural autonomy and nation-building in the western borderlands of Russia (1905-1939), University of Southampton, UK, July 1-2, 2015

The Parkes Institute and the University of Southampton are hosting an international workshop on a particularly understudied area of Jewish/non-Jewish relations in Eastern Europe: the relations between Jews and so-called ‘small nations’. The participants will investigate the contribution of these former ‘peasant nations’ – Belorussia, Ukraine, Lithuania and Estonia – to Jewish history and culture….

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Call for Papers – Linking Past, Present and Future: The 25th Anniversary of Regime Change in Romania and Moldova (1989/1991), Bucharest, Romania, June 17-19, 2015

Anniversaries represent opportunities to reflect on past events, re-assess their impact on the present, and draw lessons for the future. Together with other 20th century historical events – including World War I, World War II, and the communist take-over – the overthrow of the communist regime represented a watershed event for Romania and Moldova, the…

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Call for Papers – The Holocaust in Southeastern Europe, Bucharest, Romania, May 25-26, 2015

The Elie Wiesel National Institute for the Study of the Holocaust in Romania and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies invite applications for an interdisciplinary regional conference on the Holocaust in Southeastern Europe. The conference will be held May 25–26, 2015 in Bucharest. Eligible topics…

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Call for Papers – Studia Politica. Romanian Political Science Review

Studia Politica. Romanian Political Science Review welcomes original contributions in English, French, Italian or Romanian in political science, political theory, political sociology, comparative politics, European studies or international relations. All the texts submitted for publication are peer reviewed by at least two referees. The calendar for submission is the following: Vol. XIII, no. 2: May…

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Call for Papers – “Memories and Identities in Central and Eastern Europe” 2015 Annual Conference of the Irish Association for Russian, Central and East European Studies, Dublin, Ireland, May 8-9 2015

The conference is organized by the Department of Russian and Slavonic Studies, the Center for European Studies, the Trinity Long Room Hub, and the Irish Association for Russian, Central and East European Studies.  The categories ‘memory’ and ‘identity’ have enjoyed significant scholarly attention in the past few decades. The upsurge of interest in memory and…

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Call for Papers – Second International Forum for doctoral candidates in East European art history, Berlin, Germany, April 30, 2015

East European art history has recently been enjoying a surge of academic interest, however, within art historical research it remains a marginal area. Accordingly, there are only few suitable platforms for young academics to discuss issues focusing on this subject area. With the first “International Forum for doctoral candidates of art history of Eastern Europe”…

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