The Centre for Southeast European Studies of the University of Graz is an interdisciplinary forum for teaching and research on Southeastern Europe. In addition to a comprehensive teaching program and research projects, the centre also regularly organizes events for an academic and a general audience on Southeastern Europe.

NEWS

BiEPAG Report

The policy report and three policy briefs on "The Unfulfilled Promise. Completing the Balkan Enlargement" by Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group is now available for download as PDF.

Benefizveranstaltung "Balkan Brücke" zu Gunsten der Flutopfer in Südosteuropa

"Alles im Leben ist eine Brücke - ein Wort, ein Lächeln, das wir anderen schenken. Ich wäre glücklich, könnte ich durch meine Arbeit ein Brückenbauer zwischen Ost und West sein." Ivo Andric (studierte in Zagreb, Wien, Krakau und Graz und erhielt 1961 den Nobelpreis für Literatur)

Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group policy paper presentation in Belgrade

The Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group, a joint project of the European Centre for the Balkans and the Centre for Southeast European Studies, presented the research results of the policy paper ‘The Unfulfilled Promise: Completing the Balkan Enlargement’ in Belgrade on 30th of May 2014. The press conference which was held in at Belgrade's "Medija Centar" was an opportunity to present the policy paper and its 4 scenarios about the future of the EU Enlargement of the Western Balkans in front of the journalists and the public.

EVENTS

Ein kretischer Schriftsteller, „Zorba der Grieche“ und die Rettung der Seele: Das Oeuvre von Nikos Kazantzakis

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Date: 
14 Oct 2014 - 13:00
Location: 
RESOWI, Universitätsstraße 15, SR 15.33 Bauteil B, 3. OG

Prof. Groen wird Kazantzakis‘ Oeuvre besprechen, insbesondere seine Programmschrift ‚Asketik, die Retter Gottes‘ und dessen Stellenwert in seinem Gesamtwerk.

Where East met West: Early cinema in the Balkans

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Date: 
28 Oct 2014 - 13:00
Location: 
RESOWI, Universitätsstraße 15, SR 15.33 Bauteil B, 3. OG

In the Balkans, the intermingling, contamination and fusion of artistic traditions from both East and West have resulted in a unique regional visual culture, to which the arrival of moving images added another means of expression in late nineteenth century.

Workshop: The Sources of Populism in the Balkans

Date: 
30 Oct 2014 - 13:00 to 31 Oct 2014 - 21:00
Location: 
Hotel Kaj, Marija Bistrica, Croatia

The Centre for Southeast European Studies, University of Graz and the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Zagreb, are organizing a two day workshop in Marija Bistrica to explore the diversity of sources for political populism in the Balkans.