Imre Kertész Kolleg Jena


29. May 2020

Publication Vols. I & II, Routledge History Handbook

Press Statement on the publication of Volume I and II of the Routledge History Handbook of Central and Eastern Europe in the Twentieth Century

We, at the Imre Kertész Kolleg, are excited and very happy to announce the publication of the first two volumes of our four-volume series, “THE ROUTLEDGE HISTORY HANDBOOK OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY”. Volume I: Challenges of Modernity and Volume II: Statehood are now available with Routledge.

The development of a comprehensive history of twentieth-century Central and Eastern Europe was one of the core tasks throughout the Kolleg's first phase of funding. For nearly a…

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