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

Tamás Kende

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…


11. May 2020

COVID-19 Pandemic Notice

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

Our  traditional Monday Seminar meetings with personal presence have been cancelled until further notice. In the meantime, the seminars are held on…

Featured Article

A New Era of Greatness

Hungary‘s New Core Curriculum

by Katalina Madácsi-Laube

Recent revisions of Hungary's National Core Curriculum have been widely criticized, both within the country and abroad. Especially the inclusion of controversial authors and the simultaneous removal of others, among them Imre Kertész, raised concerns about the current government's culture war now being taken to the classroom. The article reviews the new curriculum and the ensuing public debates, and reflects on its repercussions for Hungary's democratic historical culture today.

Please follow this link to read the whole article.

New Publications

'Kleio in Pandemia'

Covid-19 Blog of the Imre Kertész Kolleg

With its 'Kleio in Pandemia'-blog, the Imre Kertész Kolleg wants to draw attention to the complex historical and mnemonic dimensions of the current Covid-19 crisis. Drawing on our broad network of historians and other scholars originating from and/or working in Central and Eastern Europe, we hope to add another, and often underrepresented voice, to the ongoing intellectual debate about the wider meaning of this crisis for our present and future in Europe.

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Dimensionen der Gewalt

Ostmitteleuropa zwischen Weltkrieg und Bürgerkrieg 1918–1921

Das Jahr 1918 brachte Osteuropa nicht das Ende der Gewalt. Der Weltkrieg war offiziell vorbei, aber Revolution und Nationalstaatsbildung generierten bewaffnete Konflikte, die den halben Kontinent über Jahre in Chaos und Bürgerkrieg stürzten.

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Fellows

Dr Mikhail Tyaglyy

Mykhaylo Tyaglyy has been working for the Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies doing research on the National Socialist genocide of Roma in Ukraine. He is also managing editor of the scholarly journ...

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Dr Mikhail Tyaglyy

Dr Agnes Gagyi

Agnes Gagyi is Researcher in the Department of Sociology and Work Science at the University of Gothenburg. Her work generally addresses politics and social movements in Central and Eastern Europe in t...

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Dr Agnes Gagyi

Dr Piotr Wciślik

Piotr Wciślik is intellectual historian and digital humanist. He serves as an assistant professor and deputy director of The Digital Humanities Centre at the Institute of Literary Research of the Poli...

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Dr Piotr Wciślik

Professor Holly Case

Holly Case is a historian of modern Europe whose work focuses on the relationship between foreign policy, social policy, science, and literature in the European state system of the nineteenth and twen...

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Professor Holly Case