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.
13. April 2019
by Heiko Pääbo and Eva-Clarita Pettai
A new generation of historians and curators have taken over the former Museum of Occupations in Tallinn, Estonia. They renamed the museum and opened a permanent exhibition built less on historical facts than on 'fragments of memory'. Technologically savvy, it challenges not only previous ways of representing Estonia's history of occupations, but also more traditional modes of presenting history in the museum. How this is done and whether it is convincing is discussed in this article.
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.
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.
17. January 2019
Call for Contributions to a Special Issue in the Open-Access Journal Cultures of History Forum
The Imre Kertesz Kolleg’s Cultures of History Forum…
The years 2019 will see a plethora of public events across the former Eastern bloc countries that commemorate the end of communism and the…
Melissa Feinberg is Professor of History at Rutgers University, New Brunswick. She received her Ph.D from the University of Chicago.
Agnieszka Jagodzińska has been Deputy Director of Taube Department of Jewish Studies (The University of Wrocław) since 2016 and Assistant Professor there since 2007.
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 ...
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.