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. September 2021
Workshop at the Imre Kertész Kolleg Jena, 27 & 28 January 2022
submission deadline 15 October 2021
Public history relies essentially on the public –…
by Gero Fedtke
For many decades Soviet and post-Soviet collective memory of the Second World War has been closely tied to the song 'Bukhenval'dskii nabat' (Alarm Bell of Buchenwald), performed at both official and private commemorations across the former Soviet Union. The article traces the origins of the song and critically discusses the various transformations it undertook from being an anti-nuclear peace song to becoming a central element of the antifascist 'Great Patriotic War'-memory.
Guiding the reader through the development of sex education in Poland, Agnieszka Kościańska looks at how it has changed from the 19th century to the present day.
The book examines one of the most active but least remembered groups of terrorists of the Cold War: radical anti-Yugoslav Croatian separatists.
Katja Wezel is Research Associate at the Department of Medieval and Modern History, Georg-August-University Göttingen.
Bálint Varga is a research fellow at the Institute of History, Center for Humanities, Eötvös Loránd Research Network, Budapest.
Marta Bucholc works at the Faculty of Sociology of the University of Warsaw. She currently leads a research project “National habitus formation and the process of civilization in Poland after 1989: a ...
Raluca Grosescu is lecturer in politics at the National University of Political Studies and Public Administration, Bucharest. She was previously a researcher at Exeter University (2014-2019) and a res...