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.
02. November 2020 - 16:00
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…
13. October 2020
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…
by Zofia Wóycicka
The Royal Museum for Central Afrika in Tervuren, Belgium, has long been seen as a racist institution. Recently it has come out with a new permanent exhibition that aims at a more (self-) critical approach to the colonial past. The article reviews the new exhibition and the criticism against it. In an epilogue it shows the various ways in which the new AfricaMuseum and its exhibit carry valuable lessons also for museums in Central and Eastern Europe.
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.
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.
Maike Lehmann is a historian of Eastern European History whose work focuses on the transnational dimensions of cultural and (post)imperial history in the twentieth century.
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...
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.
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...