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.


Doctoral Colloquium Southeastern Europe / Summer Semester Excursion 2016

10.6.-11.6.2016 / Discussion and Presentation Program:
Laura Kromjak: Memories of Bosnian Diaspora in USA
Martina Hermann: Rusyns, Slovenians, Croats in Camps in WWI
Igor Štiks: Limits of Academic Activism: From Critique to Action
Marija Martinović: Video Activism as a Performative Political Practice of the Women's Movements in Postsocialist Serbia
Pierre Bourdieu: Homo Academicus / Selected Chapter: Presented by Laura Kromjak

Call for Papers - Unsettled Europe: Refugees, states and politics in Southeastern Europe

Since 2015, more than a million of refugees made their way from the war-torn Middle East to central and northern Europe through the countries of Southeast Europe. Some stayed, and probably more are expected to come. Unforeseen as it was, this movement of people seems to be shaking the very foundations of the European Union, from mutual solidarity and ever-deeper integration to the enlargement process. The case of Southeast Europe is a particularly salient, as it was here that many of the big issues related to migration crystallize.

JESH Call Incoming or Outgoing 2016

JESH Call Incoming or Outgoing 2016
JESH is open to scientists who completed their PhD / doctoral degree within the last 10 years and have a residence and an affiliation with a research institution in their home country. There is no restriction regarding the nationality of the participant.
JESH Incoming: Scientists from selected countries (see below) are invited to apply for a research stay at an eligible research institution in Austria.


(Re)Thinking Yugoslav Internationalism – Cold War Global Entanglements and their Legacies

29 Sep 2016 - 16:00 to 1 Oct 2016 - 19:00
Meerscheinschlössl/Festsaal, Mozartgasse 3, Graz

For more than forty years, Yugoslavia was one of the most internationalist and outward looking of all socialist countries in Europe, playing leading roles in various trans-national initiatives – principally as central participant within the Non-Aligned Movement – that sought to remake existing ge