Imre Kertész Kolleg Jena


Workshop: Reconfiguring History Beyond Disciplinarity

Emerging Interdisciplinary Research Fields and their Approaches towards History

16. - 17. April 2021
Venue: Zoom
Organizer: Imre Kertész Kolleg Jena, University of Warsaw

The workshop will be held online via Zoom, if you would like to participate, please register here. After your registration, you will receive a confirmation email (within 24 hours) containing information on how to join the meeting.

Cross-disciplinary research fields have been flourishing in the humanities, transgressing disciplinary boundaries in their scholarly interests and practice. This development impacted the scope of interdisciplinarity, transforming it from a marginal into an everyday…

Joint Annual Conference 2021

23. March 2021 - 16:37

The Holocaust and the Cold War: Culture and Justice  

May 26 – 28, 2021
Organizers:  Fritz Bauer Institut,  Frankfurt am Main and  Imre Kertész Kolleg, Jena

The conference will examine to what extent the Cold War affected representations of the Shoah in historiography, legal investigations and trials as well as the arts and will ask how this has determined political discourse until today. We will take stock of the confrontational nature of the Cold War and discuss how the Holocaust became a…

The Routledge History Handbooks of Central and Eastern Europe in the Twentieth Century

26. February 2021 - 12:01

We are delighted to announce that The Routledge History Handbooks of Central and Eastern Europe in the Twentieth Century have been awarded the Communicating Europe Award for Outstanding Interdisciplinary Research from the Centre for European Research in Maastricht.


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