Imre Kertész Kolleg Jena

Monday Seminar

The Monday seminar forms the hub of dialogue and exchange at the Imre Kertész Kolleg. Fellows and guests are invited to present their current research projects and to raise central research questions within the field.

Venue: Griesbach Gartenhaus, Am Planetarium 7, seminar room

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The 1973 UN Anti-Apartheid Convention and its Aftermath. State Socialist Contributions to International Criminal Law

Raluca Grosescu

27. September 2021 - 16:00
Venue: still to be annonced
Organizer: Imre Kertész Kolleg

Katja Wezel

The title of the presentation will be announced shortly

13. September 2021 - 16:00
Venue: still to be annonced
Organizer: Imre Kertész Kolleg

Women’s Internationalism and Yugoslav Non-Alignment: Vida Tomšič’s Archives

Chiara Bonfiglioli

12. July 2021 - 16:00
Venue: online seminar
Organizer: Imre Kertész Kolleg

The seminar will be held as a web-based discussion. Should you be interested in joining us, please send us a short message to Diana Joseph. We will send you  the invitation link shortly before the meeting.

Reckoning with the Past: Stalin and Stalinism in Putin's Russia

James Ryan

05. July 2021 - 16:00
Venue: online seminar
Organizer: Imre Kertész Kolleg

The seminar will be held as a web-based discussion. Should you be interested in joining us, please send us a short message to Diana Joseph. We will send you  the invitation link shortly before the meeting.

Challenged Possessions. Guardianship in Bosnian Sharia, 1878-1914

Felix Frey

28. June 2021 - 16:00
Venue: online seminar
Organizer: Imre Kertész Kolleg

The seminar will be held as a web-based discussion. Should you be interested in joining us, please send us a short message to Diana Joseph. We will send you  the invitation link shortly before the meeting.

The Fantasies of a Hungarian Empire and its Civilizational Mission

Varga Bálint

21. June 2021 - 16:00
Venue: online seminar
Organizer: Imre Kertész Kolleg

The seminar will be held as a web-based discussion. Should you be interested in joining us, please send us a short message to Diana Joseph. We will send you  the invitation link shortly before the meeting.

Stress and the Czechoslovak/Czech Transformation, 1960s-2010s

Jan Arend

14. June 2021 - 16:00
Venue: online seminar
Organizer: Imre Kertész Kolleg

The seminar will be held as a web-based discussion. Should you be interested in joining us, please send us a short message to Diana Joseph. We will send you  the invitation link shortly before the meeting.

The Dissident Genealogy of Culture Wars in East Central Europe 1970s–2000s

Michal Kopeček

07. June 2021 - 16:00
Venue: online seminar
Organizer: Imre Kertész Kolleg

The seminar will be held as a web-based discussion. Should you be interested in joining us, please send us a short message to Diana Joseph. We will send you  the invitation link shortly before the meeting.

The Feel of Lublin's Old Town. Sniffing into Twentieth Century Poland

Stephanie Weismann

31. May 2021 - 16:00
Venue: online seminar
Organizer: Imre Kertész Kolleg

The seminar will be held as a web-based discussion. Should you be interested in joining us, please send us a short message to Diana Joseph. We will send you  the invitation link shortly before the meeting.

Burning Swamps: Metabolic Shifts in the Modern Russian Economy

Katja Bruisch

17. May 2021 - 16:00
Venue: online seminar
Organizer: Imre Kertész Kolleg

The seminar will be held as a web-based discussion. Should you be interested in joining us, please send us a short message to Diana Joseph. We will send you  the invitation link shortly before the meeting.

From Solidarity to Shock Therapy. Rethinking and Transforming the Economy in Poland, 1979–1995

Florian Peters

10. May 2021 - 16:00
Venue: online seminar
Organizer: Imre Kertész Kolleg

The seminar will be held as a web-based discussion. Should you be interested in joining us, please send us a short message to Diana Joseph. We will send you  the invitation link shortly before the meeting.

Wartime Mobilization of Ethnicity, Shifting Loyalties, and Population Politics in the Borderlands of Nationalizing Empires - and Beyond: Reshaping Bessarabia and Bukovina (1914-1919)

Andrei Cuşco

03. May 2021 - 16:00
Venue: online seminar
Organizer: Imre Kertész Kolleg

The seminar will be held as a web-based discussion. Should you be interested in joining us, please send us a short message to Diana Joseph. We will send you  the invitation link shortly before the meeting.

Eyes on the Ground: Integrating Soviet Records into Holocaust Studies

Paula Chan

26. April 2021 - 16:00
Venue: online seminar
Organizer: Imre Kertész Kolleg

The seminar will be held as a web-based discussion. Should you be interested in joining us, please send us a short message to Diana Joseph. We will send you  the invitation link shortly before the meeting.

Help at all Costs –Food Loans and the Monetization of Relief in the Late Russian Empire

Immo Rebitschek

19. April 2021 - 16:00
Venue: online seminar
Organizer: Imre Kertész Kolleg

The seminar will be held as a web-based discussion. Should you be interested in joining us, please send us a short message to Diana Joseph. We will send you  the invitation link shortly before the meeting.

Law and Justice’s Postcolonial Narrative of Liberal Transformation

Marta Bucholc

12. April 2021 - 16:00
Venue: online seminar
Organizer: Imre Kertész Kolleg

The seminar will be held as a web-based discussion. Should you be interested in joining us, please send us a short message to Diana Joseph. We will send you  the invitation link shortly before the meeting.

'Two Communisms:' Anarchism, Social Democracy, and the Intellectual Origins of the Czechoslovak Communist Party

Molly Pucci

29. March 2021 - 16:00
Venue: online seminar
Organizer: Imre Kertész Kolleg

The seminar will be held as a web-based discussion. Should you be interested in joining us, please send us a short message to Diana Joseph. We will send you  the invitation link shortly before the meeting.

Putin’s 2020 Constitutional Amendments: What Changed? What Remained the Same?

William Pomeranz

22. March 2021 - 16:00
Venue: online seminar
Organizer: Imre Kertész Kolleg

The seminar will be held as a web-based discussion. Should you be interested in joining us, please send us a short message to Diana Joseph. We will send you  the invitation link shortly before the meeting.

Discipline or Retreat: A New History of German Reunification

Fritz Bartel

15. March 2021 - 16:00
Venue: online seminar
Organizer: Imre Kertész Kolleg

The seminar will be held as a web-based discussion. Should you be interested in joining us, please send us a short message to Diana Joseph. We will send you  the invitation link shortly before the meeting.

In Pursuit of a Country. Civil Society and the Emerging Political Landscapes in Post-Communist Slovakia

Matej Ivančík

08. March 2021 - 16:00
Venue: online seminar
Organizer: Imre Kertész Kolleg

The seminar will be held as a web-based discussion. Should you be interested in joining us, please send us a short message to Diana Joseph. We will send you  the invitation link shortly before the meeting.

Ghost Citizens: Jewish Return to a Postwar City

Łukasz Krzyżanowski

01. March 2021 - 16:00
Venue: online seminar
Organizer: Imre Kertész Kolleg

The seminar will be held as a web-based discussion. Should you be interested in joining us, please send us a short message to Diana Joseph. We will send you  the invitation link shortly before the meeting.

Historiography from the Margins? Writing Polish Jewish History before the Holocaust

Natalia Aleksiun

22. February 2021 - 16:00
Venue: online seminar
Organizer: Imre Kertész Kolleg

The seminar will be held as a web-based discussion. Should you be interested in joining us, please send us a short message to Diana Joseph. We will send you  the invitation link shortly before the meeting.

Post-Stalin Justice and Trials of Mass Murderers: Some 1960s Collaborator Trials in the USSR

David A. Rich

15. February 2021 - 16:00
Venue: online seminar
Organizer: Imre Kertész Kolleg

The seminar will be held as a web-based discussion. Should you be interested in joining us, please send us a short message to Diana Joseph. We will send you  the invitation link shortly before the meeting.

Szmul Zygielbojm. A Wartime Biography

Michał Trębacz

08. February 2021 - 16:00
Venue: online seminar
Organizer: Imre Kertész Kolleg

The seminar will be held as a web-based discussion. Should you be interested in joining us, please send us a short message to Diana Joseph. We will send you  the invitation link shortly before the meeting.

The Great Terror and the Natural Self

Anatoly Pinsky

01. February 2021 - 16:00
Venue: online seminar
Organizer: Imre Kertész Kolleg

The seminar will be held as a web-based discussion. Should you be interested in joining us, please send us a short message to Diana Joseph. We will send you  the invitation link shortly before the meeting.

National Epistemologies, Memory Politics, and Research Agendas in the Digital Humanities

Peter Haslinger

25. January 2021 - 16:00
Venue: online seminar
Organizer: Imre Kertész Kolleg

The seminar will be held as a web-based discussion. Should you be interested in joining us, please send us a short message to Diana Joseph. We will send you  the invitation link shortly before the meeting.

Institutes of National Memory: Between Nation and Europe, Between Politics and History

Zoltán Dujisin

18. January 2021 - 16:00
Venue: online seminar
Organizer: Imre Kertész Kolleg

The seminar will be held as a web-based discussion. Should you be interested in joining us, please send us a short message to Diana Joseph. We will send you  the invitation link shortly before the meeting.

Lawyering in Transition: Socio-Economic Changes, Judicial Reforms and Professional Orientation Frames in Poland and Russia

Rafael Mrowczynski

11. January 2021 - 16:00
Venue: online seminar
Organizer: Imre Kertész Kolleg

The seminar will be held as a web-based discussion. Should you be interested in joining us, please send us a short message to Diana Joseph. We will send you  the invitation link shortly before the meeting.

An “Underground Market” in a Non-Market Setting: Movement’s Organizational Form as a Frame in Communist Poland

Mateusz Falkowski

14. December 2020 - 16:00
Venue: online seminar
Organizer: Imre Kertész Kolleg

The seminar will be held as a web-based discussion. Should you be interested in joining us, please send us a short message to Diana Joseph. We will send you  the invitation link shortly before the meeting.

Yugoslav Participants in the Illegal Cross-border Trade in Socialist Czechoslovakia

Ondřej Vojtěchovský

07. December 2020 - 16:00
Venue: online seminar
Organizer: Imre Kertész Kolleg

The seminar will be held as a web-based discussion. Should you be interested in joining us, please send us a short message to Diana Joseph. We will send you  the invitation link shortly before the meeting.

The KGB and the Religious Underground in Soviet Ukraine: Covert Operations against Jehovah’s Witnesses in the Post-War Period

Tatiana Vagramenko

30. November 2020 - 16:00
Venue: online seminar
Organizer: Imre Kertész Kolleg

The seminar will be held as a web-based discussion. Should you be interested in joining us, please send us a short message to Diana Joseph. We will send you  the invitation link shortly before the meeting.

Soviet Judgement at Nuremberg – A New History

Francine Hirsch

23. November 2020 - 17:00
Venue: online seminar
Organizer: Imre Kertész Kolleg

The seminar will be held as a web-based discussion. Should you be interested in joining us, please send us a short message to Diana Joseph. We will send you  the invitation link shortly before the meeting.

A Jewish Bill of Indictment: The New York Black Book of 1946

Elisabeth Gallas

16. November 2020 - 16:00
Venue: online seminar
Organizer: Imre Kertész Kolleg

The seminar will be held as a web-based discussion. Should you be interested in joining us, please send us a short message to Diana Joseph. We will send you  the invitation link shortly before the meeting.

The Shared and Divided Worlds of the Late Cold War. Cultural Scripts, Intellectual Concepts and the Media in Soviet Intellectuals' Encounter with the West

Maike Lehmann

09. November 2020 - 16:00
Venue: online seminar
Organizer: Imre Kertész Kolleg

The seminar will be held as a web-based discussion. Should you be interested in joining us, please send us a short message to Diana Joseph. We will send you  the invitation link shortly before the meeting.

The Economic Consequences of War and Peace: The Industrialists of Austria-Hungary and Germany after Imperial Collapse (1918-1924)

Máté Rigó

02. November 2020 - 16:00
Venue: online seminar
Organizer: Imre Kertész Kolleg

The seminar will be held as a web-based discussion. Should you be interested in joining us, please send us a short message to Diana Joseph. We will send you  the invitation link shortly before the meeting.

Cataclysm: Water and the Holocaust in Central Europe, 1933–1945

Emily Gioielli

26. October 2020 - 16:00
Venue: online seminar
Organizer: Imre Kertész Kolleg

The seminar will be held as a web-based discussion. Should you be interested in joining us, please send us a short message to Diana Joseph. We will send you  the invitation link shortly before the meeting.

A Shadow Falls: “Red Cardinals,” the Central Committee Apparatus, and Purges in the Soviet Periphery in the Khrushchev Era

Michael Loader

19. October 2020 - 16:00
Venue: online seminar
Organizer: Imre Kertész Kolleg

The seminar will be held as a web-based discussion. Should you be interested in joining us, please send us a short message to Diana Joseph. We will send you  the invitation link shortly before the meeting.

Denunciations in Brno during the Second World War: An Attempt at Qualitative Analysis

Piotr M. Majewski

12. October 2020 - 11:00
Venue: Carl-Zeiss-Straße 3, seminar room 308
Organizer: Imre Kertész Kolleg

Agents of Globalisation? Yugoslav Enterprises between Nonaligned Transnationalism and Neoliberal Convergence

Anna Calori

05. October 2020 - 11:00
Venue: Carl-Zeiss-Straße 3, seminar room 308
Organizer: Imre Kertész Kolleg

Book Launch Volume III: Intellectual Horizons

28. September 2020 - 16:00
Venue: online booklaunch
Organizer: Imre Kertész Kolleg

Volume presentation of "The Routledge History Handbook of Central and Eastern Europe in the Twentieth Century" in an online booklaunch with the editors of the volume Joachim von Puttkamer, Włodzimierz Borodziej and Ferenc Laczó.
Commentators: Holly Case (Brown University) and Paul Hanebrink (Rutgers University)

For more details for this event please refer to the section: Lectures & Discussions

Book Launch Volume II: Statehood

21. September 2020 - 17:00
Venue: online booklaunch
Organizer: Imre Kertész Kolleg

Volume presentation of "The Routledge History Handbook of Central and Eastern Europe in the Twentieth Century" in an online booklaunch with the editors of the volume Joachim von Puttkamer, Włodzimierz Borodziej and Sabina Ferhadbegović.
Commentators: Marie-Janine Calic (Munich University) and John Connelly (Berkeley University)

For more details for this event please refer to the section: Lectures & Discussions

Book Launch Volume I: Challenges of Modernity

14. September 2020 - 16:00
Venue: online booklaunch
Organizer: Imre Kertész Kolleg

Volume presentation of "The Routledge History Handbook of Central and Eastern Europe in the Twentieth Century" in an online booklaunch with the editors of the volume Joachim von Puttkamer, Włodzimierz Borodziej and Stanislav Holubec.
Commentators: Joanna Wawrzyniak (Warsaw University) and  James Mark (University of Exeter).

For more details for this event please refer to the section: Lectures & Discussions