Seminar of the Imre Kertész Kolleg Jena // Winter term 2013/2014

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

6 October 2013
Visit to the Buchenwald Memorial

14 October 2013
Research Area Intellectual Horizons
Stefano Bottoni: From mass terror to selective violence? State security practices in Ceaușescu's Romania 

21 October 2013
Joachim von Puttkamer: A forsaken future? Historical Culture and Museums of Contemporary History in Former Yugoslavia

28 October 2013
Jannis Panagiotidis: “The Big Bang Theory”. The Transformation of Eastern European countries from Socialism to Capitalism

4 November 2013
Research Area Intellectual Horizons 
Krisztina Lajosi: Tuning up the Nation. Nationalism in Music and Opera

11 November 2013
Research Area History and the Public Sphere
Sabine Stach: Legacy Politics. Jan Palach and Oskar Brüsewitz as politcal martyrs

18 November 2013 
Research Area The Breakthrough to Modernity

Franz Rothenbacher: The Demography of Central and Eastern Europe: Differences to Western Europe and Internal Heterogeneity

25 November 2013 
Research Area The breakthrough to Modernity
Jakub Rákosník: Making of the Communist Welfare State in Czechoslovakia: From Bismarck to Stalin 1945-1960

2 December 2013 
Research Area War, Violence, and Oppression

John Paul Newman: Yugoslavia in the Shadow of the First World War: War Veterans and the Limits of South Slav State-Building 1918-1941

9 December 2013 
Ivana Dobrivojević: Modernity through the Repression. The Modernization Endeavors of the Yugoslav Communist Party in Early Socialist Yugoslavia

16 December 2013
Immo Rebitschek: Legality and Order. Soviet Prosecutors in the Molotov region, 1941-1945

13 January 2014
Research Area War, Violence, and Oppression
Isabel V. Hull: Rethinking the First World War through the Lens of International Law

20 January 2014
Research Area War, Violence, and Oppression 
Daniel Logemann: Geschichte der Zamojszczyzna im Zweiten Weltkrieg
(The lecture will be held in German.)

27 January 2014
Béla Bodó: Black Humor and the White Terror. Jewish Reaction to Paramilitary and Mob Violence in Hungary, 1919-1921

3 February 2014
Research Area Intellectual Horizons
Sara Berger: Organized Genocide. The Extermination Camps Belzec, Sobibor and Treblinka

10 February 2014

Rudolf Kučera
: Violence in the Transformation of Central Europe 1914-1922. A Comparative Study of the Austrian and Czech Lands

17 February 2014 
Miranda Jakiša: The Yugoslav Partisan Narrative

Due to illness the planned seminar has been cancelled. 

24 February 2014

Łukasz Mieszkowski: The New Sobibór Exhibition

3 March 2014

Péter Vámos: Sino-Hungarian Relations during the 1980s

10 March 2014

Research Area History and the Public Sphere 

Angela Schwarz: What's in a game? Twentieth-Century Eastern Europe in Western- and Eastern-made computer games

17 March 2014
Martin Jemelka: The Business Activities of the Baťa Concern in Central and South-Eastern Europe in International Comparison: The Economic and Social Development of Selected Company Towns of the Baťa Concern on the Territory of Today's Czech Republic, Croatia, Poland, Hungary and Slovakia (1930-1955)

24 March 2014

Adam Puchejda: The Uncaptive Mind: Intellectuals of the Kraków Group of Critics (Błoński, Kijowski, Flaszen, Puzyna) and Politics of Visibility in the Public Sphere of the People's Republic of Poland (1945-1989)

31 March 2014
Jochen Böhler: Europe‘s „Wild East“. Poland and its Neighbours, 1917–1923