Keynote address: Mark Levene, “Prequel to global catastrophe? The dissolution of ‘minority’ peoples through the lens of climate crisis”

Public Lecture by Dr Mark Levene, Emeritus Fellow in History at the University of Southampton, entitled “Prequel to global catastrophe? The dissolution of ‘minority’ peoples through the lens of climate crisis”, the keynote address at the Study Group for Minority History’s inaugural symposium ‘Being a Minority in Times of Catastrophe’, held virtually on 25-26 JuneContinue reading “Keynote address: Mark Levene, “Prequel to global catastrophe? The dissolution of ‘minority’ peoples through the lens of climate crisis””

New academic announcements from Sunday 4 July

Dear readers, this week on our blog you can find information, among others, about the following new publications: Paweł Popieliński (2021) Mniejszość niemiecka w III Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej (1989-2019) w procesie integracji ze społeczeństwem większościowym that analyses the experiences of the German minority in Poland since 1989. Aleksandra Grzymała-Kazłowska (2020) Rethinking settlement and integration: Migrants’ anchoringContinue reading “New academic announcements from Sunday 4 July”

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”