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

13. September 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS

Workshop at the Imre Kertész Kolleg Jena, 27 & 28 January 2022

submission deadline 15 October 2021

DIGITAL PUBLIC HISTORY IN EAST CENTRAL AND SOUTH-EASTERN EUROPE: WHAT REMAINS AFTER THE PANDEMIC?

Public history relies essentially on the public –…

Featured Article

'Bukhenval'dskii nabat'

The Life and Transformation of a Peace-Song in Soviet and Post-Soviet Historical Culture

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.

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New Publications

To See a Moose

The History of Polish Sex Education

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.

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Croatian Radical Separatism and Diaspora Terrorism During the Cold War

The book examines one of the most active but least remembered groups of terrorists of the Cold War: radical anti-Yugoslav Croatian separatists.

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Mate Nikola Tokić
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Fellows

Dr Katja Wezel

Katja Wezel is Research Associate at the Department of Medieval and Modern History, Georg-August-University Göttingen.

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Dr Katja Wezel

Dr Bálint Varga

Bálint Varga is a research fellow at the Institute of History, Center for Humanities, Eötvös Loránd Research Network, Budapest.

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Dr Bálint Varga

Professor Marta Bucholc

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 ...

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Professor Marta Bucholc

Dr Raluca Grosescu

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...

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Dr Raluca Grosescu