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.
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: http://www.unipu.hr/index.php?id=1873&L=1 ).
Deadline: 15 March 2015
The University of Graz and the University of Belgrade – Faculty of Political Sciences (FPS) are pleased to announce the call for applications 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, and the fifth generation commences in October 2015.
The annual conference of the Centre for Southeast European Studies was devoted to the remembrance of World War One in Southeastern Europe and brought more than forty scholars to the University of Graz. Scholarly contributions covered papers on public memory and commemoration, illustrating the varieties in national historiographies of WWI in the region.
The Centre for Southeast European Studies is pleased to assume to role of an academic mentor in the implementation of the research project "Figuring out the Enemy: Re-imagining Serbian-Albanian Relations" prepared within the framework of the Regional Research Promotion Programme in the Western Balkans (RRPP), implemented by the University of Fribourg upon a mandate of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation.
In the case of post-socialist Croatia, sport has proved to be a highly politicised form of national expression functioning as a salient social field in which Croatia’s “national habitus code” is most intensively articulated, debated and contested.
With the gradual consolidation of European foreign policy structures and the intensification of multi-level interactions in that area, Europeanisation has become a pregnant reality for non-EU Europe in general and Serbia and Macedonia in particular.
What is the relationship between art and politics? Based on primary documents and over fifty interviews with artists, curators, collectors and critics, this research addresses issues of activism, censorship and public memory within the framework of contemporary art from Turkey.