Imre Kertész Kolleg Jena

Imre Kertész Kolleg Jena

Eastern Europe in the Twentieth Century: Comparative Historical Experience

The Imre Kertész Kolleg Jena is an Institute of Advanced Studies, with a thematic focus on the history, culture and societies of twentieth-century Eastern Europe.

Events

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05. July 2019

Professor Philipp Ther has been honoured with the Wittgenstein Award

We are pleased to announce that Philipp Ther, Professor of History of Central and Eastern Europe at the University of Vienna, has been honoured with…

Featured Article

Commemorating Bleiburg

Croatia’s Struggle with Historical Revisionism

edited by Ljiljana Radonić

Every year in May thousands of Croats gather in the small Austrian town of Bleiburg to commemorate the so called “Bleiburg tragedy” at the end of the Second World War. Considered by some as the 'biggest neo-Nazi meeting in Europe', this event has triggered considerable controversy, not least due to its political backing from among governing parties. The article provides the historical and memory political backdrop to these controversies shedding light on Croatia's struggle with historical revisionism.

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New Publications

From Revolution to Uncertainty

The Year 1990 in Central and Eastern Europe

Throughout Eastern Europe, the unexpected and irrevocable fall of communism that began in the late 1980s presented enormous challenges in the spheres of politics and society, as well as at the level of individual experience. Excitement, uncertainty, and fear predicated the shaping of a new order, the outcome of which was anything but predetermined.

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From Revolution to Uncertainty: The Year 1990 in Central and Eastern Europe

Science embattled

Maciej Górny Science embattled Eastern European Intellectuals and the Great War

Górny’s study deals with WWI political engagement of science with an eye on Eastern Europe between 1912 (the First Balkan War) and 1923.

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Science embattled Maciej Górny
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Fellows

Professor Barbara Klich-Kluczewska

Barbara Klich-Kluczewska is an Associate Professor at the Department of History, Jagiellonian University in Krakow. In 2018 she habilitated with the dissertation Rodzina, tabu i komunizm w Polsce (195...

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Professor Barbara Klich-Kluczewska

Dr Lars Fredrik Stöcker

Lars Fredrik Stöcker was a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute of East European History at the University of Vienna from 2015 to 2018 and, since 2017, also coordinator of the doctoral college “Au...

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Dr Lars Fredrik Stöcker

Rima Praspaliauskiene

Rima Praspaliauskiene is a medical anthropologist and historian. She received her Ph.D. from the Anthropology Department at the University of California, Davis. Her research is located at the nexus of...

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Rima Praspaliauskiene

Professor Paweł Machcewicz

Paweł Machcewicz is professor of history at the Polish Academy of Science. In 2008-2017 he was founding director of the Museum of the Second World War in Gdańsk, dismissed from his position by the ...

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Professor Paweł Machcewicz