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.


CfA: Call for applications for Mercator-IPC Fellowships

Call for applications for Mercator-IPC Fellowships

Stiftung Mercator and Istanbul Policy Center at Sabancı University invite academics, journalists and professionals with an interest in Turkey to apply for a fellowship program that aims to strengthen academic, political and social ties between Turkey and Germany, as well as Turkey and Europe. The program is based on the premise that the acquisition of knowledge and the exchange of people and ideas are preconditions for meeting the challenges of an increasingly globalized world in the 21st century.

CfP: Populism, majoritarianism and crises of liberal democracy: Modes of illiberal governance in comparative perspective

University of Graz, 1/10-3/10, 2015

The Centre of Southeast European Studies at the University of Graz, together with the Consortium of European Symposia on Turkey [CEST], is delighted to invite paper submissions for a Symposium from October 1-3, 2015 at the University of Graz.

CfP: Panel sessions. The history of labour in Yugoslav late socialism. Pula, 1-3 October 2015

The Centre for Southeast European Studies, University of Graz is organising a series of panels centred on the theme of Labour and history from below in Yugoslav late socialism in the frame of the conference ‘Socialism: Construction and Deconstruction’, (the 2nd International Conference Socialism on the Bench, organised by the Centre for Cultural and Historical Research of Socialism, University of Pula on 1-3 October 2015 see: ).

Call for Applications: Interdisciplinary Joint Master’s Programme in Southeastern European Studies - University of Graz and University of Belgrade

Deadline: 15 March 2015

The University of Graz and the University of Belgrade – Faculty of Political Sciences (FPS) are pleased to announce the call for applications for the Interdisciplinary Joint Master’s programme in Southeastern European Studies (

This two year MA program is conducted in English as a joint degree between our universities, and the fifth generation commences in October 2015.


Reading between the Lines: Book "Purges" in the (Former) Yugoslav Space in the 1990s

28 Apr 2015 - 13:00
RESOWI, SR 15.33, Universitätsstraße 15, Bauteil B, 3.OG

The (nationalist) élites that came to power after the dissolution of Yugoslavia, had to justify the emergence of the new nation states with historical narratives that would replace the Yugoslav one.

Ready for the Homeland? Ritual, Remembrance and Political Extremism in Croatian football

5 May 2015 - 13:00
RESOWI, SR 15.33, Universitätsstraße 15, Bauteil B, 3.OG

In the case of post-socialist Croatia, sport has proved to be a highly politicised form of national expression functioning as a salient social field in which Croatia’s “national habitus code” is most intensively articulated, debated and contested.