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.

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Doctoral Colloquium Southeastern Europe

Doctoral Colloquium Southeastern Europe
Coordination: Centre for South East European Studies, University of Graz
Coordination: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Karl Kaser / Dr. Hrvoje Paić

11.04.2016 / Monday / 15:00 – 20:00 / SR 15.03 RESOWI
• Presentation of PhD progress report of PhD candidate with discussion
1. Lura Pollozhani: Becoming Citizens: Adolescents Perceptions of their Civic Self

New volume 'Social inequalities and discontent in Yugoslav socialism'

We are pleased to announce the publication of Social inequalities and discontent in Yugoslav socialism, a volume edited by Rory Archer, Igor Duda and Paul Stubbs and published as part the Routledge series 'Southeast European Studies'.

Authoritarianism and Resistance - Collective Agency, Ideology and State

This semester's Forum on Southeast Europe and the Middle East will focus on the interrelationship of authoritarianism and resistance. Throughout the term, the seminar will seek to explore the interplay of power, domination, social mobilization and resistance in a series of lectures that chart the grand terrain of historical, political and social analysis.

EVENTS

Framing the Nation and Collective Identities: Analyzing Commemorative Practices in Contemporary Croatia

Date: 
10 May 2016 - 13:00 to 14:00
Location: 
SR 15.33, RESOWI B/3

Commemorations and other political rituals are key components of a nation’s cultural memory, crucial for the construction and reinforcement of ideological, ethnic, economic, sexual, and other identities.

Stadt: Relation(en) von Architektur und Politik

Date: 
11 May 2016 - 13:00
Location: 
Schubertstr. 51, HS 31.11

Politik als Gesamtheit von Institutionen, Prozessen, Praktiken und Ideologien bestimmt den Rahmen unseres Lebens, regelt gesellschaftliche Abläufe, steuert den Staat als übergeordnetes Gemeinwesen.Verschiedene Aspekte der Architektur, Sinn, Raum und Form, können einzeln oder gemeinsam starke poli

The fateful trio: Patriarchy, Governance and Violence in Turkey

Speaker(s): 
Date: 
12 May 2016 - 17:00 to 19:00
Location: 
Resowi, LS 15.03

Reflecting on the epidemic levels of violence against women in Turkey, this presentation interrogates the links between gender-based violence, political violence and modes of governance that suspend the rule of law and condone impunity.

Design Theory and Self-Management Socialism

Date: 
18 May 2016 - 13:00 to 15:00
Location: 
Schubertstr. 51, HS 31.11

Theoretic discourse on design had been developing in a significant quantity from nineteen-fifties to eighties throughout the formative years of the concept of self management which had been installed in 1952 within former Yugoslav federation.

The Bermuda Triangle of Nationalism Studies:Reflections on Nation and State in Contemporary Middle East

Speaker(s): 
Date: 
19 May 2016 - 17:00 to 19:00
Location: 
Resowi, LS 15.03

This presentation is premised on the belief that nationalism studies, a field which has come of age only in the second half of the twentieth century, is ill-equipped to comprehend the various challenges to the nation and the state and their resilience in the face of These conflicting dynamics – w