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The Imre Kertész Kolleg Jena - Eastern Europe in the Twentieth Century: Comparative Historical Experience - at Friedrich Schiller University Jena is an institute for interdisciplinary and transnational research.
The institute´s permanent research staff and the visiting international fellows are in an ideal environment for intensive academic research and exchange. The dialogue and critical discourse on their individual research projects, on methodologies, and specific research questions will lead to new insights in key aspects of the history of Eastern Europe in the twentieth century.
This institute for advanced studies offers its fellows the chance to further their scholarly work and take advantage of this extraordinary opportunity for academic exchange and fruitful dialogue in an international and interdisciplinary research environment.
The diverse events and publications of the Kolleg bring its researchers to the wider academic community. Furthermore, by contributing to discussions on topical historical and cultural issues, especiallyvia its interactive portal, the Kolleg can have an impact on the region it studies.