Seminar of the Imre Kertész Kolleg Jena // Winter term 2015/2016

The weekly research seminar supports discussion of the fellows´ research projects and other projects in the Kolleg´s main research areas. In addition to fellows and research staff members, the Kolleg regularly invites external guests to participate in these seminars.

On Mondays from 11 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.: Am Planetarium 7, seminar room

21 September 2015

Igor Cașu: Between Russians, Romanians and Germans: Collaboration and Resistance in Bessarabia in 1944 in East European Context

28 September 2015

Gerd Koenen: Communism as World History - Some Reflections


5 October 2015

Peter Polak-Springer: 1921 in the German-Polish contest over Upper Silesia, 1926-1970

12 October 2015

Visit to the Mittelbau-Dora Concentration Camp Memorial 


19 October 2015

Adam Leszczyński: From market socialism to liberalism. How "lost decade" of the 1980s shaped new Polish capitalism in the 1990s

26 October 2015

Diana Mishkova: Self-Narration into Space: Regional Projections of East-Central European Intellectuals in the Twentieth Century


2 November 2015 

Discussion of Timothy Snyder´s final chapter of the book Black Earth. The Holocaust as History and Warning

9 November 2015

Carolin Leutloff-Grandits: Kosovar Migration in a Translocal Space: Perspectives on Family and Solidarity 


16 November 2015

Włodzimierz Borodziej, Jerzy Kochanowski, Joachim von Puttkamer: Research Project Rooms for Maneuverin State Socialism:Between Adaptation and Experiment

23 November 2015 

no seminar: Annual ASEEES Convention


30 November 2015

Georgiy Kasianov
: History by Request: Politics of History in Ukraine and in the Post-Soviet Space (1980s- 2000s)

7 December 2015

Onur Yildirim: 
Some Observations and Notes on the interwar Scholarship on the Turco-Greek Exchange of Populations


14 December 2015

Radina Vučetić: Censorship in Serbia in the 1960s and 1970s and the Varying Paths of the Intellectual and Artistic Elite

11 January 2016

Christian Werkmeister: "Propaganda like a well-directed orchestra" Unofficial youth culture in the tides of late Soviet cultural politics


18 January 2016 

Zuzanna Dziuban: 
'Necropower/ Necropolitics: The Making and Unmaking of the Dead at the former NS Extermination Camps in Poland'

25 January 2016

Kateřina Lišková: Collectivized equalityand sciences of desire. Sexuality, gender, and family in expert discourses of 1950s Czechoslovakia


1 February 2016

Anna Hájková: The Bright Young Things of the Holocaust: The Terezín Ghetto as a Society of Inequalities

8 February 2016

Karolina Szymaniak: The Futility of Revenge? Rachel Auerbach and the Questions of Postwar Justice and Jewish-German Relations after the Holocaust


15 February 2016


Martin Sabrow: Erich Honecker's First Life. Reconstructing the Youth of a Communist Leader

22 February 2016

Kristen Ghodsee: 
Sisters in Solidarity: Transnational Socialist Women's Organizing during the Cold War


29 February 2016

Aleksandar Ignjatović: Three Paradigms of Yugoslavism: Architecture and National Identity, 1904/1941

7 March 2016

Roumen Daskalov: History of Historiography, Narrativism and Grand Narratives in Bulgarian Historiography


14 March 2016

Grzegorz Krzywiec: A World without Jews; Central and East European Elective Affinities (1917-1923)

21 March 2016
Elena Marushiakova: Towards Modernity: The First Roma Organisations


28 March 2016

Easter Mondayno seminar