Imre Kertész Kolleg Jena


15. July 2020


We invite applications for Fellowships for the academic year 2021-2022 (1 September 2021 – 31 July 2022) for periods of residence from three to eleven months.

Applications are invited from noted and established scholars in the history of Central and Eastern Europe or neighboring disciplines such as sociology, anthropology, political sciences, philosophy, literary studies or linguistics relevant to the region.

Fellows are expected to conduct a larger scholarly project corresponding to the research profile of the Kolleg. As the Fellowships are writing fellowships either for conceptualizing or finalizing work, fellows are expected to work at the Imre…

COVID-19 Pandemic Notice

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

11. May 2020 - 14:51

Our  traditional Monday Seminar meetings with personal presence have been cancelled until further notice. In the meantime, the seminars are held on Monday at 4 p.m. as a web-based discussion of pre-circulated texts. Should you be interested in joining us, please send a short message to Diana Joseph. You will receive the invitation link shortly before the meeting.

Due to global travel restrictions,  we will have to postpone our Annual Conference “The Holocaust and the Cold War”, originally…

09. April 2020

Professor Borodziej receives Max Weber Foundation International Research Award

Professor Włodzimierz Borodziej, Professor of History at Warsaw University, Co-Director of the Imre Kertész Kolleg Jena from 2010 to 2016 and currently chair of its Advisory Board, has received the International Research Award of the Max Weber Foundation.

The award recognizes achievements of scholars whose work has made an exemplary contribution to international research in the fields of the humanities and social and cultural sciences.

From the official statement of the Max Weber Foundation:

Former Academic Staff Włodzimierz Borodziej