Recent events

"Building Back Better": The Production of Environmental Risk Knowledge in Serbia

Speaker(s): 
Date: 
11 Jan 2018 - 10:00 to 12:00
Location: 
LS 15.02, Resowi

This project explores how current modes of environmental risk expertise production in Serbia relate to the formation of understandings of environmental risk in Socialist Federal Republic of Yugo-slavia (SFRY).

The Role of External Actors as “Discursive Antagonists” in Nationalist-Authoritarian Populist Discourse: A Comparative Analysis of Hungary and Turkey

Speaker(s): 
Date: 
9 Jan 2018 - 13:00
Location: 
SR 15.33, RESOWI, B

This seminar will explore the role that external actors – such as the EU, but also crucially the United States or even “the West” in a very general sense – play as “discursive antagonists” in the Turkish and Hungarian “alt right” (in these cases, far right Eurasianist) movements through alternati

"Wir wissen nicht mehr, wer wir sind". Vergessene Minderheiten auf dem Balkan

Speaker(s): 
Date: 
13 Dec 2017 - 17:30 to 19:00
Location: 
GrazMuseum, Vortragssaal, Sackstraße 18, 8010 Graz

Über das Buch
Der Balkan ist die Region in Europa mit den meisten ethnischen, konfessionellen und sprachlichen
Minderheiten. Seien es die Torbeschen im Südwesten Mazedoniens, die zum Islam konvertierten Pomaken

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

Speaker(s): 
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.

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

Speaker(s): 
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.

Nick Thorpe: Die Donau. Eine Reise gegen den Strom

Speaker(s): 
Date: 
10 Nov 2017 - 13:15
Location: 
LS 15.01, RESOWI, Bauteil C, Erdgeschoß

Vom Schwarzen Meer bis zum Schwarzwald: Anders als berühmte Donau-
Reisende vor ihm nimmt der britische Journalist und Filmemacher
Thorpe den umgekehrten Weg und nähert sich von der Mündung aufwärts
zu Fuß, mit dem Fahrrad, Boot, Zug, manchmal auch mit dem Auto