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.
by Violeta Davoliūtė
The reaction of the Baltic states to Russia’s aggression in Ukraine has been debated among academics as a 'postcolonial moment of sorts' as it triggered a new wave of anti-Soviet(Russian) iconoclasm across the region. The article focuses on the politics surrounding the latest wave of dismantling and renaming of monuments, public spaces and paradigms in Lithuania, discussing the arguments and actors involved as well as their motivations.
Nataliia Zalietok works in the fields of Women’s and Gender History, Comparative History, and Archival Science.
Kateryna Burkush is a social historian of labour in the late Soviet Union.
Jan Zofka is a Historian of Eastern Europe whose recent research focuses on transnational and global dimensions of socialist industrialization processes during the 1950s.