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

Katrin Stoll


10. December 2019 - 19:30

Polish Cinema in Jena 29: Siłaczki - Frauen der ersten Stunde

Zu Gast: Marta Dzido und Piotr Śliwowski (Regie/Buch/Schnitt/Produktion)

PL 2018, director: Marta Dzido & Piotr Śliwowski, 70 min, Original w/ German subtitles

SIŁACZKI ist der erste polnische Film über Suffragetten. Diese…

movie poster Silaczki
Featured Article

"In Auschwitz hat sich die Wirklichkeit entlarvt"

Ein Gespräch mit Daniel Kehlmann über Imre Kertész und Literatur nach dem Holocaust

Imre Kertész überlebte Auschwitz und Buchenwald. Am 9. November 2019 wäre er 90 Jahre alt geworden und seine Literatur ist Vermächtnis und Herausforderung zugleich. Seine Sprache ist von verstörender Klarheit. Wie kein anderer hat er die Gefahr benannt, dass die Erinnerung an den Holocaust im Ritual erstarren könnte. Wie prägt sein Werk die Erinnerung an den Holocaust und welchen Einfluss hat er auf die heutige Literatur?
Der Audiomitschnitt unseres Gesprächs mit Daniel Kehlmann, Sarah Kunte, Alexander Walther und  Włodzimierz Borodziej (Moderation) ist jetzt auf der Webseite des Cultures of History Forum abrufbar.

New Publications

Architekti dlouhé změny

Expertní kořeny postsocialismu v Československu

This edited collection provides an original view of the late communist dictatorship, the 1989 democratic revolution and the beginnings of liberal democracy and capitalism in Czechoslovakia and in the Czech Republic.

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M. Kopeček (ed.): Architekti dlouhé změny. Expertní kořeny postsocialismu v Československu

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
Activities

Workshop: September 18th –19th 2020

Call for Papers

Juliane Tomann (Imre Kertész Kolleg Jena), Joanna Wawrzyniak (University of Warsaw) and Stéphane…

Fellows

Dr 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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Dr Rima Praspaliauskiene

Dr Jan Mervart

Jan Mervart works in the Department for the Study of Modern Czech Philosophy, Institute of Philosophy, Czech Academy of Sciences. He received his Ph.D. in history at the University of Hradec Králové.

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Dr Jan Mervart

Professor Gelinada Grinchenko

Gelinada Grinchenko is a Professor of History at the Department of Ukrainian Studies (Faculty of Philosophy, V. N. Karazin National University, Kharkiv,Ukraine). She was Visiting International Profess...

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Professor Gelinada Grinchenko

Professor Tomasz Rakowski

Tomasz Rakowski is ethnologist and cultural anthropologist, Associate Professor at the Institute of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, University of Warsaw, and also a medical doctor, specialist in ...

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Professor Tomasz Rakowski