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.

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02. - 03. December 2022

International Conference: Revisiting the Dark Legacies of Illiberalism

Varieties of Constitutionalism and Legal-Political Practices in Post-Authoritarian Europe

Until recently, the model of “constitutional tolerance” that allowed for a plurality of constitutional traditions within EU was understood as a…

Featured Article

The 1990–92 Armed Conflict at the Dniester River

Continuous Memory Confrontation

by Anastasia Felcher

The thirtieth anniversary of the armed conflict at the Dniester River in 1992 in Moldova this year has been heavily overshadowed by Russia's war against Ukraine. The article retraces the conflict and its public memorialization on both sides of the river through different stages and discusses the impact of the Russian-Ukrainian war on the 'frozen conflict' and its settlement.

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New Publications

Biopolitics in Central and Eastern Europe in the 20th Century

Fearing for the Nation

The field of biopolitics encompasses issues from health and hygiene, birth rates, fertility and sexuality, life expectancy and demography, to eugenics and racial regimes. This book is the first to provide a comprehensive view on these issues for Central and Eastern Europe in the 20th century.

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Biopolitics in Central and Eastern Europe in the 20th Century

Budapest's Children

Humanitarian Relief in the Aftermath of the Great War

In tracing transnational relief encounters, Budapest's Children reveals how intertwined postwar internationalism and nationalism were and how child relief reinforced revisionist claims and global inequalities that still reverberate today.

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Budapest's Children Humanitarian Relief in the Aftermath of the Great War
Activities

We invite applications for Fellowships for 2023 & 2023/24 for periods of residence from three to twelve months.

The Imre Kertész Kolleg invites applications for fellowships for the year 2023 & 2023/2024 for periods of residence from three to twelve months. The…


The Imre Kertész Kolleg, the Central European University, the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv and the Ukrainian Catholic University, receive…

"Ukraine digital - ensuring academic success in times of crisis" - this is the title of a comprehensive DAAD funding programme, which aims to support…

Fellows

Dr Irina Shcherbakova

Irina Shcherbakova is a historian and human rights activist. She is a founding member of Memorial, where she is the director of the youth and education programms and a member of the International Memo...

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Dr Irina Shcherbakova

Professor Ostap Sereda

Ostap Sereda is Associate Professor at the Departnemt of Modern und Contemporary Ukrainian History at the Ukrainian Catholic University in L'viv.

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Professor Ostap Sereda