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.


CfA: Call for applications for Mercator-IPC Fellowships

Call for applications for Mercator-IPC Fellowships

Stiftung Mercator and Istanbul Policy Center at Sabancı University invite academics, journalists and professionals with an interest in Turkey to apply for a fellowship program that aims to strengthen academic, political and social ties between Turkey and Germany, as well as Turkey and Europe. The program is based on the premise that the acquisition of knowledge and the exchange of people and ideas are preconditions for meeting the challenges of an increasingly globalized world in the 21st century.

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

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: ).


Memory and the sacred: Martyrdom in the Armenian genocide and in the Holocaust

1 Jun 2015 - 17:00
Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz Universitätsplatz 2/1. Stock Hörsaal 02.11

Eine Veranstaltung des Fachbereichs Zeitgeschichte des Instituts für Geschichte in Kooperation mit dem Zentrum für Südosteuropastudien, dem Forschungsschwerpunkt Kultur- und Deutungsgeschichte Europas und dem Centrum für Jüdische Studien der Universität Graz sowie dem Ludwig Boltzmann Institut fü

The puppets and the puppeteers: national mythmaking in contemporary Macedonia

9 Jun 2015 - 13:00
RESOWI, SR 15.33, Universitätsstraße 15, Bauteil B, 3.OG

The presentation will introduce some aspects of the national mythmaking and nation-building processes in present day Macedonia, examining both their distribution and effects on the Macedonian society.