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

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

FIRST EUROPEAN SYMPOSIUM ON TURKEY
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: http://www.unipu.hr/index.php?id=1873&L=1 ).

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 (www.seestudies.eu).

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

Review "Histories of 1914. Debates and Use of Origins of World War One in Southeastern Europe"

The annual conference of the Centre for Southeast European Studies was devoted to the remembrance of World War One in Southeastern Europe and brought more than forty scholars to the University of Graz. Scholarly contributions covered papers on public memory and commemoration, illustrating the varieties in national historiographies of WWI in the region.

EVENTS

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

Speaker(s): 
Date: 
28 Apr 2015 - 13:00
Location: 
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

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Date: 
5 May 2015 - 13:00
Location: 
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.

What influence does the EU really have over Serbia and Macedonia’s foreign policy?

Speaker(s): 
Date: 
12 May 2015 - 13:00
Location: 
RESOWI, SR 15.27, Universitätsstraße 15, Bauteil G, 2. OG

With the gradual consolidation of European foreign policy structures and the intensification of multi-level interactions in that area, Europeanisation has become a pregnant reality for non-EU Europe in general and Serbia and Macedonia in particular.

The Politics of Aesthetics and Artistic Practice in Contemporary Art from Turkey

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

What is the relationship between art and politics? Based on primary documents and over fifty interviews with artists, curators, collectors and critics, this research addresses issues of activism, censorship and public memory within the framework of contemporary art from Turkey.