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.

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Video: Hader, Politik, Balkan

Einen prominenten Gastvortragenden dürften wir am Zentrum für Südosteuropastudien der Uni Graz am Mittwoch, den 21. Juni 2017 bei einer Ringvorlesung begrüßen: Kabarettist und Schauspieler Josef Hader sprach zu den Themen Hader, Politik und Balkan und schloß damit die Vortragsreihe, die sich in diesem Semester dem Schwerpunkt "Theater und Gesellschaft in Südosteuropa“ gewidmet hat.
Anbei die Videoaufnahme http://gams.uni-graz.at/fedora/get/podcast:pug-zentrumsuedosteuropa/bdef...

Improving Science Communication in the Western Balkans

The Centre for Southeast European Studies (CSEES) will implement a project titled "Current Practices of Science Communication in Western Balkan Countries and their Impacts" supported by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation project PERFORM. Science communication is a key element of any research system. Good science communication is of benefit to the individual researcher, for the community of researchers, their institutions, policy and decision makers, and the wider public.

EVENTS

The Rise of Grassroots Authoritarianism? Political Attitudes and Perceptions in Western Balkans

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Date: 
24 Oct 2017 - 13:00
Location: 
Resowi, SR 15.33, tract B, 3rd floor

The region of Western Balkans went through a substantial decline in democracy during the last decade, one that brings about serious threats including authoritarian entrenchment, renewed ethnic conflict and decline in support for the EU (BiEPAG, 2017).

Governing through Intervention: Subjectivity and resistance in agricultural government in Serbia

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Date: 
21 Nov 2017 - 13:00
Location: 
SR 15.33, RESOWI, B

This PhD project is concerned with contributing to a better understanding of non-military international interventions and unpacking processes usually labelled as development or democracy promotion.

Silence in memories of political violence of the Turkish revolutionaries: a moral value or a traumatic sign?

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Date: 
28 Nov 2017 - 13:00
Location: 
SR 15.33, RESOWI, B

Turkish Leftist revolutionaries were harshly oppressed following the 1980-1983 military coup, and their memories of political violence are today codified in collective commemorations, protests and political mythologies.