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

CfA: Interdisciplinary Joint Master’s Programme in Southeastern European Studies. Graz and Belgrade

Deadline: 15 March 2016

The University of Graz and the University of Belgrade – Faculty of Political Sciences (FPS) are pleased to announce the call for applications for the academic year 2016/2017 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. The sixth generation commences in October 2016.

James Lyon wins prize for his book "Serbia and the Balkan Front, 1914: The Outbreak of the Great War"

James Lyon, an associate researcher of the Centre for Southeast European Studies, won the World War One Historical Association annual Norman B. Tomlinson, Jr., prize for 2015 for the best work of history in English on World War One (1914-1918) for his book: Serbia and the Balkan Front, 1914: The Outbreak of the Great War, (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2015).

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Research Project on 'Transnational Cultures of Bleiburg Remembrance in Austria and Croatia'

The Centre for Southeast European Studies won support for the research project "Transnational Cultures of Bleiburg Remembrance in Austria and Croatia" jointly with the Department of Cultural Studies at the University of Rijeka. The support is granted by the WTZ Program (Science and Technology Cooperation) of the Austrian Exchange Service (ÖAD). The project will be implemented in 2016-7.

EVENTS

Enjoying the Fruits of Yugoslavia’s Third Way. Spurensuche in den Hotelruinen der Spätmoderne

Date: 
16 Mar 2016 - 13:00 to 15:00
Location: 
Schubertstr. 51, HS 31.11

Moderner Kunst, Interieur und Design wurde in den 1960er und 70er Jahren eine maßgebliche Rolle bei der Gestaltung der neuen ambitionierten Hotel- und Resort-Projekte an der jugoslawischen Adriaküste zugewiesen, die wiederum die Modernisierung der Gesellschaft und die Selbstdarstellung des Erfolg

A Castle by the Road. Roadside Architecture in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Date: 
20 Apr 2016 - 13:00 to 15:00
Location: 
Schubertstr. 51, HS 31.11

During the post-war reconstruction process in Bosnia, and the later explosion of informal construction there was a profusion of flamboyant and extravagant forms and decorations in vernacular housing (2).

The Hateful 45: Bulgarian Architecture between 1945 and 1990 and the Global Context. Post-socialist Reflections

Date: 
27 Apr 2016 - 13:00 to 15:00
Location: 
Schubertstr. 51, HS 31.11

This lecture will tell the story of Bulgarian architecture from the second half of the 20th century through the lens of the clash between local and global. Taming of alternatives and the deliberate lack of extremes has both saved and doomed Bulgarian architecture (and culture, for that matter).

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.