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Final Conference Programme published

The final version of our conference programme ‘Being a Minority in Times of Catastrophe’ is out! Email us on sgmh.basees@gmail.com if you wish to attend.

New academic announcements from Sunday 9 May

Dear readers, this week on our blog you can find information, among others, about the following new publications: Deportacje Górnoślązaków do ZSRS w 1945 roku. Teka edukacyjna offers documents and materials on the deportations of Upper Silesians to the Soviet Union in 1945. James Bjork (2020) Flexible Fatherlands: “Patriotism” among Polish-speaking German Citizens during WorldContinue reading “New academic announcements from Sunday 9 May”

Join us for the next UkrSO talk at the University of Indiana (virtual event)

On Tuesday, April 20 at 12pm (EST) our co-organiser, Dr Olena Palko, will be speaking, and taking questions on the topic “Attempted genocide? The Soviet regime and its ‘population politics’ in the early 1930s. The case of the Polish minority”. Link to join Webinar: https://iu.zoom.us/j/83870845745 Abstract: The repressive character of the Soviet regime towards itsContinue reading “Join us for the next UkrSO talk at the University of Indiana (virtual event)”

New academic announcements from Sunday 11 April

Dear readers, this week on our blog you can find information, among others, about the following new publications: New Article by Dosch, Jörn and Lakatos, Malvina. “South Tyrol and Åland: Collective Identity in the Interplay of Old and New Minorities.” Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism 20 (October 2020): 188– 207 compares the nature and flexibility of theContinue reading “New academic announcements from Sunday 11 April”

‘Being a Minority in Times of Catastrophe’: format confirmed

Following a lengthy period of consultation, it has been decided that the symposium ‘Being a Minority in Times of Catastrophe‘ scheduled for 25-26 June will have to take place fully online. Further updates regarding which platform we will be using as well as the timings of panels during the symposium itself will follow soon.

New academic announcements from Sunday 21 March

Dear readers, this week on our blog you can find information, among others, about the following new publications: Mariusz Kałczewiak (2020). Polacos in Argentina. Polish Jews, Interwar Migration, and the Emergence of Transatlantic Jewish Culture that constructs a multifaceted and in-depth narrative that sheds light on marginalized aspects of Jewish migration and enriches the dialogueContinue reading “New academic announcements from Sunday 21 March”

New academic announcements from Sunday 7 March

Dear readers, this week on our blog you can find information, among others, about the following new publications: Freimüller, Tobias (2020). Frankfurt und die Juden. Neuanfänge und Fremdheitserfahrungen 1945–1990 explores the life of the Jewish community in Frankfurt after the Second World War. Articles published online as a part of the special issue entitled ‘ContestedContinue reading “New academic announcements from Sunday 7 March”

“Contested Minorities in the ‘New Europe’”: six articles published online

We are delighted to announce the online publication of six articles which will comprise a special issue, entitled ‘Contested Minorities in the ‘New Europe’: National Identities from the Baltics to the Balkans, 1918-1939’, of the journal National Identities. These contributions are based on papers originally presented at the academic conference ‘Contested Minorities in the ‘NewContinue reading ““Contested Minorities in the ‘New Europe’”: six articles published online”

New academic announcements from Sunday 28 February

Dear readers, this week on our blog you can find information, among others, about the following new publications: Dina Danon (2020) The Jews of Ottoman Izmir A Modern History (Stanford University Press) tells the story of a vibrant and substantial Sephardi Jewish community in Izmir, drawing on previously untapped Ladino archival material. Lecture: Shared Soundscapes:Continue reading “New academic announcements from Sunday 28 February”

New academic announcements from Sunday 21 February

Dear readers, this week on our blog you can find information, among others, about the following new publications: Lidia Zessin-Jurek, Katharina Friedla (red.) (2020) Syberiada Żydów polskich: losy uchodźców z zagłady discusses the ambiguous position of the Soviet Union towards Polish Jews during the Second World War. K. Čapková u.a. (Hrsg.) (2020): Zwischen Prag undContinue reading “New academic announcements from Sunday 21 February”

Join us for the Ukrainian Studies Online Colloquium (virtual event)

On Monday 22 February (6-8pm CET) our co-organiser, Dr Olena Palko, will be speaking, and taking questions on the topic Counting souls, ascribing nationality: interpreting imperial and early Soviet nationalities statistics, as part of the Ukrainian Studies Online Colloquium (European University Viadrina/Prisma Ukraina) (Zoom event) If you’re interested in attending, please feel free to get inContinue reading “Join us for the Ukrainian Studies Online Colloquium (virtual event)”

Join us for the book presentation: ‘Yugoslavia in the British Imagination’ (2021)

On Wednesday 24 February (1-2pm GMT) our co-organiser, Dr Samuel Foster, will be speaking, and taking questions on his forthcoming book ‘Yugoslavia in the British Imagination‘ (Bloomsbury Academic, 2021), as part of the University of East Anglia’s Visiting Fellow Seminar Series. If you’re interested in attending, please feel free to get in touch via sgmh.basees@gmail.comContinue reading “Join us for the book presentation: ‘Yugoslavia in the British Imagination’ (2021)”

New academic announcements from Sunday 14 February

Dear readers, this week on our blog you can find information, among others, about the following new publications: Agnieszka Kościańska (2021) Gender, Pleasure, and Violence. The Construction of Expert Knowledge of Sexuality in Poland that traces the study of sexual human behavior as it was developed and professionalized in Poland since the 1960s and exploresContinue reading “New academic announcements from Sunday 14 February”

Twenty-seventh international conference on Jewish studies to be held in Moscow, July 11-13, 2021. Deadline: April 2, 2021.

The conference program is expected to include sections reflecting traditional areas of Judaism (biblical and Talmudic studies, Jewish thought, Jewish history of different periods, Judeo-Christian relations, the Holocaust, Israeli studies, languages and literature, art, Ethnology, demography, genealogy, museums and archives, etc.). Topics that allow for an interdisciplinary approach to research are welcome. Reports of graduate students and young researchers, as shown by the positive experience of the past few years, are included in the youth panels of the conference with the participation of specially invited debaters.

CfP The End(s) of Communism: Paths to De-Communization in the Former Eastern Bloc (09.07.2021 – 10.07.2021). Deadline 31.03.2021

This conference will contribute to that effort by bringing together scholars of Central and Eastern Europe to explore the contested legacies of communism in the former Soviet bloc, with a focus on those countries where debates over the communist past have become entwined with broader developments in contemporary politics.

CALL FOR PAPERS/WORKS IN PROGRESS SIXTH HISTORIANS OF EAST CENTRAL EUROPE WORKSHOP University of Illinois at Chicago via Zoom APRIL 8-9, 2021

Polish Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago is pleased to announce the Sixth Workshop for Historians of East Central Europe to be held virtually through UIC on April 8-9, 2021. The workshop is open to faculty and graduate students in history and related disciplines.

ICCEES 10th World Congress: Bridging National and Global Perspectives

ICCEES, the International Council for Central and East European Studies, is a global consortium of national scholarly associations dedicated to multi-disciplinary research into Central and Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia. The Organising Committee of the 10th ICCEES World Congress (August 3-8, 2021) is delighted to reopen the Call for Submissions portal. The deadline is February 1, 2021.

ASEEES 53rd Annual Convention: Diversity, Intersectionality, Interdisciplinarity

The 2021 ASEEES convention invites a diversity of approaches to diverse topics in the field and celebrates our various backgrounds, disciplines, and ways we create and propagate knowledge. Deadline for ALL Submissions (panels, papers, roundtables, lightning rounds) is March 1, 2021.

Polish American Historical Association Webinar Series: Dr. Anna Mazurkiewicz and Iwona Flis

The Polish American Historical Association invites you all to join us at a webinar that features talks by Dr. Anna Mazurkiewicz and Iwona Flis, who will both present their ongoing research projects. The virtual event will take place on Saturday, February 13, 11:00 AM EST/17:00 Warsaw.

Polish American Historical Association Webinar Series: Dr. Sylwia Kuźma-Markowska and Dr. Katarzyna Nowak

The Polish American Historical Association presents its first webinar of 2021. The webinar features two talks, by Dr. Sylwia Kuźma-Markowska and Dr. Katarzyna Nowak, that each highlights an aspect of the experience of women in Polish diaspora. The virtual event will take place on Saturday, January 16, 11:00 AM EST/ 17:00 Warsaw.

Die XVI. Internationale Slavistische Konferenz: Junge Slavistik im Dialog

Der Schwerpunkt liegt auf dem Russischen, Polnischen und Tschechischen in den Bereichen der Literatur-, Kultur- und Sprachwissenschaft. Herzlich willkommen sind aber auch andere Slavinen und benachbarte Fächer wie z.B. Geschichts-, Politik- oder Sozialwissenschaften, die sich mit slavischen Themen befassen.

The Piotr S. Wandycz Fellowships

A sum, not to exceed $1000.00, to be awarded each year to an applicant from Poland wishing to come to the United States to pursue research on a topic related to Polish history and politics broadly understood.

Winter 2020 Central Slavic Conference CFP

The Central Slavic Conference was held at the historic Missouri Athletic Club and Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, Friday, Feb. 28th-Sunday, March 1st, 2020. To view the Winter 2020 CSC Conference program, click here.

Die XVI. Internationale Slavistische Konferenz: Junge Slavistik im Dialog

Die Konferenz findet online statt und bietet vor allem Studierenden und Promovierenden eine Gelegenheit, ihre Forschungsprojekte vorzustellen.
23.04. bis 24.04.2021 in online, Deutschland 

CfP: Anti-fascism and Ethnic Minorities: Political and Cultural Forms of Resistance in Central and Eastern Europe, ca 1920–1950

Conference workshop, November 11–12, 2021, Åbo Akademi University, Turku, Finland

Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in Zeitgeschichte Polens

Die Stelle ist im Teilprojekt “Eigentumskonzepte und Eigentumskonflikte in der Privatisierung. Kommunale Selbstverwaltung und kommunales Eigentum im östlichen Europa seit 1990” angesiedelt.

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