Conferences

Conferences

Call for Papers – Popular geopolitics in Russia and post-Soviet Eastern Europe, University College London, UK, Period: February 19-20, 2015

Description We call for papers for a workshop on ‘Popular geopolitics in Russia and post-Soviet Eastern Europe’, to be held at University College London on 19-20 February 2015. This workshop is intended to advance research into the societal or ‘popular’ dimension of geopolitics in Russia and post-Soviet Eastern Europe. Eligible topics Participants are invited to…

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Call for Papers – Contemporary Hungarian Studies Postgraduate Conference: Multidisciplinary European Perspectives, Glasgow, UK, Period: February 12-13, 2015

Description Hungary is a dynamic political and cultural space that has been in constant transformation since 1989, and where political developments since 2010 in particular have attracted considerable international attention. Although the country’s current political trajectory has already invited a great deal of commentary from within as well as beyond its borders, further critical analysis…

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“Entangled Transitions: Between Eastern and Southern Europe 1960s-2014” (8-10 December, 2014 — Leuven, Belgium)

In under two decades, authoritarian political systems collapsed across Europe – in the south of the continent in the 1970s, and then in the east between 1989 and 1991. Although much work has been done on these processes in each region, and comparative work carried out on post-authoritarian transitions and memories, there has yet to…

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CBEES Annual Conference: “Baltic Sea Region and Eastern Europe: A new generation on the move” (4-5 December, 2014 — Södertörn University, Sweden)

1989 is an important date in the history of Central and Eastern Europe. Since the collapse of state socialism this date has become a marker for a break in historical continuity and a starting point for a whole range of research on processes and developments labeled as ‘post-socialist’, in ‘transition’ or ‘transformation’. The point of…

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Call for Papers – The Great Transformation? Reassessing the Causes and Consequences of the End of the Cold War, Geneva, Switzerland, Period: November 31, 2014

The Department of International History of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, with the support from the Fondation Pierre du Bois pour l’Histoire du Temps Présent, will host an international conference on the end of the Cold War in Geneva on September 24-26, 2015. The conference seeks to bring together different perspectives on…

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Call for papers – Balkan Worlds II: Balkan Perceptions of War and Revolution (1789-1918), Thessaloniki, Greece, November 27-30, 2014

The “Long nineteenth century” ended with the First World War and the War ended with a Revolution, in an exact reversal of the way this age opened. In 1789, a Revolution prompted a massive realignment of international power relations through the Napoleonic Wars, while in 1914 the international state system created by the Holy Alliance…

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Call for Papers: Histories of 1914. Debates and Use of the Origins of World War One in Southeastern Europe, University of Graz, November 20-22, 2014

The annual conference of the Centre for Southeast European Studies “Southeast European Dialogues” will be devoted this year to the centenary of the beginning of World War One. Rather than looking at the war itself and its causes, the conference will explore the way the war is remembered in Southeastern Europe. The narratives of the…

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Call for papers – An International Scientific Conference Commemorating the Hungarian Holocaust, Budapest, Hungary, November 12-14, 2014

An International Scientific Conference Commemorating the Hungarian Holocaust The Institute for the Holocaust & Christianity at the John Wesley Theological College in cooperaton with the Hickey Center for Interfaith Studies and Dialogue at Nazareth College of Rochester present a joint conference in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the destruction of Hungarian Jewry. We are…

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“Climax or Beginning? Modernity, Culture, Central Europe and the Great War” (October 24-25, 2014 — Prague, Czech Republic)

The year 2014 will inevitably be a year of remembrance and offers to look back at the origins, course and consequences of the First World War. Contemporary reflections, however, tend to oscillate between two poles. One of the classic interpretations is the thesis of the Great War as the “seminal catastrophe of the 20th century.”…

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Call for Papers – Popular Culture in East-Central Europe before WWI, Conference venue: Prague, Czech Republic, Period: October 24, 2014

The aim of the workshop is to discuss the development of early mass-mediated popular culture in the East-Central European region and its significance for revealing fundamental social and political changes that took place at the turn of the 20th century. During the 19th century industrialization and urbanization contributed to profound changes in the development of…

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