Imre Kertész Kolleg Jena


29. March 2022

Special Ukraine: Joachim von Puttkamer im Interview mit dem BMBF

Welchen Beitrag leisten die Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften, um die Hintergründe und Folgen des Ukraine-Kriegs zu analysieren?

Prof. Dr. Joachim von Puttkamer wurde für ein Special des Rahmenprogramms Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften (BMBF) befragt, welchen Beitrag die osteuropäische Geschichte zur Einordnung und zum Verständnis des Kriegs in der Ukraine leisten kann.

"Mit ihrer wissenschaftlichen Expertise kann die Osteuropäische Geschichte inhaltlich vor allem zu drei Aspekten Orientierung bieten", so Joachim von Puttkamer im Interview, "Sie kann erstens die Geschichte der Ukraine als eigenständiger Nation im…

Prof. Dr. Joachim von Puttkamer, Direktor Imre Kertész Kolleg

08. March 2022

The War Against Ukraine. Information and Analyses from the Region

Web-based portals, agencies and other websites that provide news, background information, longer reports, analyses, fact-checking, interviews and debates from and about the current war against Ukraine and the Central and Eastern European region more broadly: 

Central Europe:

Visegrad Insight  Central European analysis and media platform (English).

Transitions (TOL) is a nonprofit organization established to strengthen the professionalism, independence and impact of the news media in the…

COVID-19 Operating Mode

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

26. February 2021 - 10:51

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 us, please send a short message to Diana Joseph. You will receive the invitation link shortly before the meeting.


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