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PhD Călin Morar-Vulcu
Oral History Institute, Babeș-Bolyai University
Link: PhD Călin Morar-Vulcu at the Oral History Institute, Babeș-Bolyai University


Education / Work Experience


July 2012 Fellowship at the Centre for Contemporary History, Potsdam (Physical Violence and State Legitimacy in Late Socialism)

Since 2008 - Researcher (collaborator), Institute of Oral History, „Babeș-Bolyai” University Cluj-Napoca, Romania

2005 - 2008 Principal Researcher (III), Institute of Oral History, „Babeș-Bolyai” University

2005 PhD, History, „Babeș-Bolyai” University Cluj-Napoca

Dissertation: The construction of political identities in the official discourse in Romania, 1948-1965.

1999 - 2005 Teaching assistant, Department of Contemporary History and International Relations, Faculty of History and Philosophy, „Babeș-Bolyai” University

Jan. – Dec. 1999 Museographer, Museum of History of Transylvania, Cluj-Napoca

1999 MA, Contemporary History and International Relations, „Babeș-Bolyai” University Cluj-Napoca

1998 BA, History, „Babeș-Bolyai” University Cluj-Napoca

 


Teaching Experience


2005 - 2006 Institute of Oral History, „Babeș-Bolyai” University

◦   Public discourse in the 20th century Romania

◦   Discourse analysis and history

2005-2006 „Babeș-Bolyai” University, Department of Contemporary History and International Relations

◦   Research methods in contemporary history

1999-2004 „Babeș-Bolyai” University, Department of Contemporary History and International Relations

◦   Seminars on contemporary history of Romania and contemporary world history

 


Research Interests


Contemporary history, political discourse analysis, racism.

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PhD Michal Pullmann
Institute for Economic and Social History, Charles University in Prague
nám. J. Palacha 2
116 38 Prague 1
 
Telephone: +420 221619713
E-Mail: michal.pullmann@ff.cuni.cz
Link: PhD Michal Pullmann at the Institute for Economic and Social History, Charles University in Prague


Education / Work Experience


Since 2001 - Institute for Economic and Social History (IESH), Faculty of Arts, Charles University Prague

  • Since 2010: Director of the Institute
  • 2003–2009 Assistant Professor, IESH
  • 2001–2003: Research Assistant, IESH

2007 - 2010 Participant in the research project Socialist Dictatorship as a World of Meaning. Representations of Social Order and Transformation of Authority in East Central Europe after 1945, a common undertaking of the Institute of Contemporary History, Prague, and the Center for Contemporary History, Potsdam (funded by the Volkswagen-Stiftung)

September 2008 - February 2009 Visiting lecturer at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich, Germany (invited and funded by Honours Masters Programme East European Studies), courses on contemporary history of the Central-Eastern Europe.

April 2006 Visiting lecturer, Institute of History, University of Tampere, Finland, (Erasmus Teachers Exchange), block course on comparative history

May - July 2005 Visiting Fellow  at the Institute of History, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Germany (funded by the DAAD-foundation)

 


Teaching Experience


Courses on modern social history of Europe, contemporary history of CEE, methodology of (social) history, history of historiography, social theory.

 


Research Interests


Representations of order in the economic expert milieus in Czechoslovakia and Soviet Union in the 1980s

Violence and State Legitimacy in Late Socialist Czechoslovakia

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PhD Pavel Kolář
European University Institute
Department of History and Civilization,
Villa Schifanoia - Office VS 86
Via Boccaccio 121
50133 Florence - Italy
 
Telephone: 0039 055 4685 598/541
E-Mail: Pavel.Kolar@EUI.eu
Link: PhD Pavel Kolář at the European University Institute

 



Education / Work Experience


Since April 2011 Co-Director of international research project „Physical Violence and State Legitimacy in Late Socialism“ at Centre for Contemporary History Potsdam

Since 2010 Professor of Comparative and Transnational History of 19th-20th century Europe (Central, Eastern, South Eastern Europe), EUI Florenz

2003 – 2010 Researcher at Centre for Contemporary History Potsdam

2007 – 2010 Leader of project „Socialist Dictatorship as a World of meaning“ (Centre for Contemporary History Potsdam – Institute of Contemporary History Prague)

2003-2008 Participant in European Science Foundation´s project „Representation of the Past: The Writing of National Histories in Europe“

2003 PhD in General History, Charles University Prague

1998 MA degree in General and Comparative History, Charles University Prague

 

Languages: active - Czech/Slovak, Polish, German, English, Italian, Russian; passive - French, Serbian/Croatian/Bosnian


Research Interests


Comparative and Transnational History of 19th and 20th Century Europe

Modern Central, Eastern and South-Eastern European History

Social, Cultural and Everyday Life History of State Socialism

Intellectual and University History of Modern Central Europe

Historiography, Remembrance, Narration

History of Physical Violence

 


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Dr. Jens Gieseke
Centre for Contemporary History, Potsdam

Am Neuen Markt 9d
Raum E. 09
14467 Potsdam
Germany

Telephone: 0049 331 74510 124
E-Mail: gieseke@zzf-pdm.de
Link: Dr. Jens Gieseke at the Centre for Contemporary History, Potsdam


Education / Work Experience


Since 2009  Head of Department 1 “Communism and Society”

Since 2008  Researcher, Centre for Contemporary History (ZZF), Potsdam

2005-2008    Head of research and edition group “Die DDR im Blick der Stasi. Edition of MfS Reports”

1992-2008   Researcher/Senior Researcher in the Research Department of the Federal Commissioner for the Stasi Records, Berlin

2000   Dr. phil. in history, University of Potsdam, s.c.l.

1992-1993  Personal assistant, “Bündnis 90/Die Grünen”, State Parliament of Lower Saxony (Germany)

1990-1991  Alternative civilian service in a welfare centre in Garbsen/Hanover

1990  Magister Artium, University of Hanover, Studies in history, political science and law

1983  High school diploma (Abitur), Georg-Büchner-Gymnasium Seelze

 


Fellowships / Grants


Spring 1989  Research grant (German-German Student Exchange Program, German Academic Exchange Service), Karl-Marx-University Leipzig, history section (East Germany)

April-July 2006  Visiting scholar, Zentrum für Zeithistorische Forschung, Potsdam

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Alena Maklak
Centre for Contemporary History, Potsdam

Am Neuen Markt 9d
Raum 1.04
14467 Potsdam
Germany

Telephone: 0049 331 74510 120
E-Mail: maklak@zzf-pdm.de
Link: Alena Maklak at the Centre for Contemporary History, Potsdam


Education / Work Experience:


Since April 2011 – Since April 2011 Ph.D. candidate and member of the project “Physical violence and state legitimacy in late socialism”, Centre for contemporary history in Potsdam

Since 2010 freelancer at Ex Oriente Lux Reisen for guiding educational trips to the Ukraine (Eastern Galicia, Bukovina, Crimea etc.), Berlin, Germany

2003 - 2010 Humboldt University, Free University, Modern History, East European Studies Program, Berlin, Germany

Title of qualification awarded: Magistra Artium

2007 - 2008 Indiana University at Bloomington, Department of History, graduate exchange program, Bloomington, USA

2005 - 2007 assistant coordinator at Action Reconciliation Service for Peace, Department of the CIS countries, Berlin, Germany

2004 - 2006 freelancer at Brandenburg Memorial Foundation, Sachsenhausen Memorial and Museum, Oranienburg, Germany

2001- 2002 Minsk State Linguistic University, Foreign Literature Program, Minsk, Belarus

Title of qualification awarded: M.A.

Spring term 2001, Spring term 2002  instructor at Department of Foreign Literature of Minsk State Linguistic University, Minsk, Belarus

1996 - 2001 Minsk State Linguistic University, Modern Foreign Languages, Program Minsk, Belarus

Title of qualification awarded: B.A.

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Matĕj Kotalík
Centre for Contemporary History, Potsdam

Am Neuen Markt 9d
Raum 1.04
14467 Potsdam
Germany

Telephone: 0049 331 74510 119
E-Mail: kotalik@zzf-pdm.de
Link: Matĕj Kotalík at the Centre for Contemporary History, Potsdam


Education / Work Experience


Since October 2011 Ph.D. student, Potsdam University

Since April 2011 Ph.D. candidate and member of the project “Physical violence and state legitimacy in late socialism”, Centre for contemporary history in Potsdam

April - September 2011 Ph.D. student, Free University of Berlin

Dissertation about „Hooliganism“ in Czechoslovakia and East Germany from 1956 to 1989

2009 - 2010 ERASMUS exchange student, Free University of Berlin

2007 - 2010 M.A. in History (focus on social history), Charles University in Prague

2006 - 2009 Archivist, National Film Archives in Prague

2005 - 2006 Study stay at Vienna University

2004 - 2007 B. A. in History, Charles University in Prague

2004 A-levels in Prague

Born on 11/10/1984 in Prague (CZ), married

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Prof. Dr. Martin Sabrow
Centre for Contemporary History, Potsdam
Link: Prof. Dr. Martin Sabrow at the Centre for Contemporary History, Potsdam
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Prof. Dr. Ulf Brunnbauer
Institute for East and Southeast European Studies
Link: Prof. Dr. Ulf Brunnbauer at the Institute for East and Southeast European Studies
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Prof. Dr. Claudia Kraft
Universität Siegen
Link: Prof. Dr. Claudia Kraft at the Universität Siegen

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