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

Michal Kopeček


23. May 2019 - 19:30

Polish Cinema in Jena 26: Kolyma - Straße der Knochen (Kolyma - Road of Bones)

director: Stanisław Mucha, GER 2017, 85 min., Original with German subtitles

Kolyma: tiefster und bitterkalter Nordosten Sibiriens. In der Stalin-Ära wurden hier Millionen von Menschen unter schrecklichsten Bedingungen in…

movie poster Kolyma - Road of Bones
Featured Article

Architecture in the Service of the Nation

The Exhibition ‘Architecture of Independence in Central Europe’

by Maciej Czerwiński

How were processes of nation state-building and modernization reflected in early 20th century archicture? This and other questions guided a recent exhibition at the International Cultural Centre in Krákow. In tracing the 'language of architecture' across the region, the exhibit provided an interesting and original contribution to understanding the fundamental changes that marked the beginning of modern Europe.

read the whole article on the Cultures of History Forum

New Publications

Das neue Wir

Warum Migration dazugehört: Eine andere Geschichte der Deutschen

Es ist an der Zeit, die Einwanderung nach Deutschland neu zu erzählen – als Teil der deutschen Geschichte nach 1945 und als Erfolgsgeschichte. Denn Deutschland ist längst ein Einwanderungsland wie die USA oder Kanada.

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Bookcover Das neue Wir Jan Plamper

World War II in Croatian and Serbian Narrative Prose (1945–2015)

The book deals with narratives of the war in Croatian and Serbian fiction (1945–2015). It attempts to demonstrate how such narratives have changed over time and what the reasons for such modifications were.

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Book cover World War II in Croatian and Serbian Narrative Prose (1945–2015)
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Fellows

Dr Machteld Venken

Machteld Venken was an Assistant Professor and Senior Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Vienna, where she habilitated in May 2018 in Modern and Contemporary History with a manuscript about ...

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Dr Machteld Venken

Professor Paul Hanebrink

Since 2007, Paul Hanebrink has been Associate Professor History and Jewish Studies at Rutgers University. From 2007-2013, he was also Director of the Institute for Hungarian Studies at Rutgers.

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Professor Paul Hanebrink

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

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