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

28. June 2021 - 16:00

Upcoming Monday Seminar

Challenged Possessions. Guardianship in Bosnian Sharia, 1878-1914

Felix Frey

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…


04. June 2021

Professor Holly Case receives Humboldt Research Award

We are delighted to announce that Holly Case, Professor of History at Brown University, former fellow of the Imre Kertész Kolleg and current member of…

Featured Article

Debates About the Communist Past as Personal Feuds

The Long Shadow of the Hoxha Regime in Albania

by Idrit Idrizi

More than thirty years after the end of the Hoxha regime, the communist period is still subject of heated public debates in Albania - debates that frequently degenerate into personal attacks and insults. The article traces the origins of the stong polarization in the public discourse to the communist repressive tool of 'family liability' and to an insufficient and heavily instrumentalized post-communist process of transitional justice.

Please follow this link to read the whole article.

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
Activities

06. May 2021

Debates on Europe

Budapest & Beyond. Defending Intellectual Freedom

Remembering the Future

Politics of Memory and the Culture War
Poland and Germany
 

Across Europe, politicians are increasingly using history as an…

Fellows

Dr Andrei Cuşco

Andrei Cusco is an Associate Professor at the Department of History and Geography of the “Ion Creangă” State Pedagogical University in Chișinău (since 2016). He holds an MA (2002) and a Ph.D. degree (...

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Dr Andrei Cuşco

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

Dr Michał Trębacz

Michał Trebacz is head of the research department at the Museum of the History of Polish Jews and an Associate Professor at the Center for the Jewish Studies University of Łódź.

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Dr Michał Trębacz

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