Das Zentrum für Südosteuropastudien der Karl-Franzens-Universität ist eine interdisziplinäre Einrichtung zur Lehre und Forschung Südosteuropas. Neben einem umfassenden Lehrangebot und Forschungsprojekten organisiert das Zentrum auch regelmäßige Veranstaltungen, die sich an ein wissenschaftliches Publikum und die breitere Öffentlichkeit richten und den neusten Stand der Forschung zu Südosteuropa vermitteln.

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Call for Applications: Visiting Fellows for 2017-18

The Centre for Southeast European Studies of the University of Graz is currently accepting applications for Visiting Fellows for the academic year 2017-8. The Centre provides research facilities for fellows, including a working place, access to the library and full participation in the activities of the centre for a period of one semester (4 months,either October-January or March-June). Visiting Fellows will receive a small budget to organise a public event or lecture.

New BiEPAG Policy Brief: EU Enlargement in the Western Balkans in a Time of Uncertainty

In recent months, Europe has moved into great uncertainty. This uncertainty threatens to unravel some of the pillars of stability on the European continent that have been in place for decades. Western European democracies have well-developed civil societies, strong political parties and established media that can provide a bulwark against these challenges. Democracies in Southeast Europe are more fragile. They have been backsliding for nearly a decade and a number of countries are governed by semi-authoritarian leaders whose commitment to democracy is lukewarm at best.

New Book: EU Rule of Law Promotion - Judiciary Reform in the Western Balkans

A book titled EU Rule of Law Promotion: Judiciary Reform in the Western Balkans written by Marko Kmezic is published by Routledge. Despite the fact that academic scholarship and democratic politics agree on rule of law as a legitimizing principle for the exercise of state authority, there is no uniform European standard for institution-building or monitoring activities by the EU in this area.

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Nothing Will Ever Be The Same Again. The Impact of The 2014 Protests in Bosnia Herzegovina

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Date: 
6 Dez 2016 - 13:00 bis 14:00
Location: 
Resowi, SR 15.33, Bauteil B, 3 OG.

On February 7, 2014, enraged citizens took to the streets and set on fire government buildings all over Bosnia Herzegovina. Sparked by a workers' demonstration in the city of Tuzla few days earlier, the protests gave birth to a grassroots mobilization that spread rapidly across the country.

Habsburgisches Personalmanagement im Temeswarer Banat (1716‒1751/53). Ein Beitrag zur neueren Verwaltungsgeschichte des 18. Jahrhunderts

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13 Dez 2016 - 13:00 bis 14:00
Location: 
Resowi, SR 15.33, Bauteil B, 3 OG.

Aufbauend auf den Konzepten einer neueren Verwaltungsgeschichte, welche sich verstärkt der Erforschung einzelner Akteure und Berufsgruppen zuwendet, beschäftigt sich das vorzustellende Projekt mit dem habsburgischen Personalmanagement im Temeswarer Banat - einer historischen Region im südöstliche

Mapping of Post-Yugoslav Literary Exile: Aleksandar Hemon, Dubravka Ugrešić, David Albahari

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Date: 
10 Jan 2017 - 13:00 bis 14:00
Location: 
Resowi, SR 15.33, Bauteil B, 3 OG.

In the 1990s a number of writers emigrated from ex-Yugoslavia because of the war and found permanent residence in the so-called West. I carried out three case studies on authors that present different possibilities of writing in (and about) exile and emigration.