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

Tatiana Vagramenko

The seminar will be held as a web-based discussion. Should you be interested in joining us, please send us a short message to Diana Joseph. We will…


01. December 2020 - 18:00

The Long Shadow of History: Germany, Poland and Ukraine facing the Holocaust 2020

LIVE STREAM

Panel Discussion

LIVE STREAM AVAILABLE HERE ON 01 DECEMBER 2020 AT 18:00 (CET)


75 years since the end of the Second World War and the opening of the Nuremberg…

Featured Article

Stalin in our Hearts

The Russian Film 'Sobibor' by Konstantin Khabensky

by Raphael Utz

As part of our continuous Focus on the memory of the Shoah in Central and Eastern Europe, the article discusses the 2018 Russian feature film ‘Sobibor’ and the story it tells about Sobibór and the Holocaust. Apart from revealing the completely ahistorical character of this movie, as well as a deeply antisemitic undercurrent in its presentation, the article also highlights the broader political context of this officially sanctioned production, raising questions about the current Russian history policy regarding the Holocaust.

Please follow this link to read the whole article.

New Publications

Repression, Resistance and Collaboration in Stalinist Romania 1944-1964

Post-communist Remembering

Monica Ciobanu's book 'Repression, Resistance, and Collaboration in Stalinist Romania 1944–1964' is a study of competing narratives concerning the meaning of the past as part of a struggle over the legitimacy of the post-communist state, it combines memory studies with a transitional justice approach that will appeal to scholars of sociology, heritage and memory studies, politics, and law.

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M. Ciobanu: Repression, Resistance and Collaboration in Stalinist Romania 1944-1964

Austerities and Aspirations

A Comparative History of Growth, Consumption, and Quality of Life in East…

The novelty of the Béla Tomka's book lies in its broad comparative perspective: it places East Central Europe in a wider European framework that underlines the themes of regional disparities and European commonalities.

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Béla Tomka: Austerities and Aspirations
Activities

Special Issue of the Revue d’études comparatives Est-Ouest Vol. 51, 2020, N° 2-3 edited by Raluca Grosescu, Laure Neumayer and Eva-Clarita Pettai

The collection investigates how after 1989 the criminalization of communist regimes has turned into a global discourse and practice. From different…


13. October 2020

COVID-19 Operating Mode

In view of the present public health situation, the Imre Kertész Kolleg is adopting the following measures:

Our traditional seminar meetings are held on Monday at 4 p.m. as a web-based discussion of pre-circulated texts. Should you be interested in joining…

Fellows

Professor Natalia Aleksiun

Natalia Aleksiun is Professor of Modern Jewish History at Touro College, Graduate School of Jewish Studies, New York. She specializes in the social, political, and cultural history of modern East Euro...

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Professor Natalia Aleksiun

Dr Rafael Mrowczynski

Rafael Mrowczynski holds a doctorate in Sociology, his research interests lie in the field of sociology of law and professions, with an emphasis on the sociology of legal professions, as well as socia...

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Dr Rafael Mrowczynski

Dr Ondřej Vojtěchovský

Ondřej Vojtěchovský works at the Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague, currently holding a position of the head of the Institute of World History. He also works also as a researcher in the In...

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Dr Ondřej Vojtěchovský

Dr Tatiana Vagramenko

Tatiana Vagramenko is a social anthropologist and a religious studies scholar. She is researcher at the Marginalized and Endangered Worldviews Study Centre at University College Cork.

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Dr Tatiana Vagramenko