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

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.

Doctoral Colloquium Southeastern Europe

Coordination: Centre for South East European Studies, University of Graz
Coordination: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Karl Kaser / Dr. Hrvoje Paić

09.05.2016 / Monday / 15:00 – 20:00
• Presentation of PhD progress report of PhD candidate with discussion
1. Lejla Vesković: Yugoslavia in 1980s: the Politics of Literary Culture

Bleiburg & Beyond. Transnational Approaches Towards Memory Politics and Commemorative Practices

As a first result of the joint research project "Transnational Cultures of Bleiburg Remembrance in Austria and Croatia" granted by the WTZ Program (Science and Technology Cooperation) of the Austrian Exchange Service (ÖAD) the Centre for Southeast European Studies at the University of Graz and the Department of Cultural Studies at the University of Rijeka are organising the workshop "Bleiburg & Beyond. Transnational Approaches Towards Memory Politics and Commemorative Practices".

When: 13 May 2016
Where: University of Graz, RESOWI building, LS 15.01

2nd CfA: Interdisciplinary Joint Master’s Programme in Southeast European Studies. Graz and Belgrade

Deadline: 06 June 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 Southeast European Studies (www.seestudies.eu & http://www.jointdegree.eu/en/masees/)

This two year MA program is conducted in English as a joint degree between our universities. The sixth generation commences in October 2016.

EVENTS

The Role of Ideology and Power in Building Skopje

Date: 
1 Jun 2016 - 13:00 to 15:00
Location: 
Schubertstr. 51, HS 31.11

The political and ideological interventions in the urban spaces have been part of the power and state-building processes both across time and space. A good example is the phenomenon of “mass producing traditions” (Hobsbawm) on the urban spaces in 19th century Germany and France.

"For Homeland with Tito": Yugoslav Pioneers and their Devotion to the President

Date: 
7 Jun 2016 - 13:00 to 14:00
Location: 
LS 15.03 RESOWI C/ EG

In socialist Yugoslavia, all children aged 7-13 were members of the Pioneers’ Union which was one of the mass organizations founded during World War II on the initiative of the Communist Party.

Between ratio and vision, or how the new forms of post-war architecture emerge from the new reality of social relations

Date: 
8 Jun 2016 - 13:00 to 15:00
Location: 
Schubertstr. 51, HS 31.11

The architectural and urbanistic modernisation after WWII in Croatia established a balance of form, function, and structure in the attempt to avoid the pitfalls of formalism and monumentalism alike.