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October 2012: Author´s Workshop at the Jagiellonian University of Krakow

Oct
04
Public Lecture
Prof. Dr. Mark Kramer
(Harvard University, Cambridge)
 
“Violence and Non-Violence in Eastern Europe and the USSR, 1988-1991.”
 
Date:       Thursday 11 October 2012, 6.30 pm
Venue:    Collegium Novum, Jagiellonian University of Krakow, ul. Gołębia 24, room 56
 

Conference Report: First Annual Conference - Physical Violence in Late Socialism: (Dis‐)Entangling Statehood, Labour, and the Nation

Aug
29

First Annual Conference of the International Joint Research Project “Physical Violence and State Legitimacy in Late Socialism”

19-21 April 2012, Institute for East and Southeast European Studies (IOS), Regensburg, in cooperation with the Centre for Contemporary History, Potsdam (ZZF)

Authors: Ondřej Cinkajzl, Esther Wahlen, Jakub Jareš and Jan Kolář

First Annual Conference - Physical Violence in Late Socialism: (Dis‐)Entangling Statehood, Labour, and the Nation

Jul
25

Please find the conference report (in german language)

of the First Annual Conference “Physical Violence in Late Socialism: (Dis‐)Entangling Statehood, Labour, and the Nation“

of the International Joint Research Project “Physical Violence and State Legitimacy in Late Socialism”

Publication of the Project "Physical Violence and State Legitimacy in Late Socialism"

Jun
07

Jan C. Behrends has published an article on modern dictatorship in the online encyclopedia “Docupedia-Zeitgeschichte”.

See his contribution „Jan C. Behrends, Diktatur: Moderne Gewaltherrschaft zwischen Leviathan und Behemoth, Version: 1.0, in: Docupedia-Zeitgeschichte, 6. 6.2012“ at https://docupedia.de/zg/Diktatur?oldid=82277

Publications of the Project "Physical Violence and State Legitimacy in Late Socialism"

Feb
24

Jens Gieseke, Michal Pullmann and Jan Behrends have published essays on the role of violence in 1989 in the German Democratic Republic, Czechoslovakia and the USSR. See their contributions in Martin Sabrow (ed.): 1989 und die Rolle der Gewalt, Göttingen: Wallstein, 2012. <further information>

Presentation of the Project at Columbia University, New York and at the ASEEES 2011 Conference, Washington

Dec
13

Dr. Jan C. Behrends presented the Project “Physical Violence and State Legitimacy in Late Socialism” at a roundtable talk at the 43 Annual Convention of the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES) in Washington, D.C.   

While in the United States Dr. Jan C. Behrends together with Prof. Dr. Thomas Lindenberger introduced the Violence project at a lunch time workshop (brown bag seminar) at Columbia University, New York on 16th November.

Research Colloquium at the Institute for Southeast European Studies

Nov
18

The Institute for Southeast European Studies in Regensburg has invited the PhD candidates and the current Research Fellow of the group to present the project "Physical Violence and State Legitimacy in Late Socialism" at the research colloquium on Southeast and East European history on December 2, 2011.

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