Forschung, Veranstaltungen, Publikationen
Eine Veranstaltungsreihe zu zentralen Aspekten von Flucht und Vertreibung aus historischer und gegenwärtiger Perspektive. Von Oktober 2016 bis Januar 2017. In Kooperation mit dem Institut für Geschichte der Universität Regensburg, dem Institut für Ost- und Südosteuropaforschung (IOS) und dem Kunstforum Ostdeutsche Galerie.
Cristofer Scarboro (King's College in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania) is guest editor of the thematic section „Living after the Fall. Contingent Biographies in Postsocialist Space". Diana Georgescu (London) investigates the role of public intellectuals in Romania, whose autobiographic writings articulate hegemonic representations of the socialist past. Caterina Preda (Bucharest) introduces „Project 1990" - on the empty pedestal of the former statue of Lenin in Bucharest artists installed twenty temporary interpretations of the socialist past. Fedja Buric (Louisville, Kentucky) relies on his own diary, kept as a 14-year-old between 1993 and 1994, in an effort to study how the violent breakup of Yugoslavia impacted identities of ordinary people. Daniela Koleva (Sofia) explores the narrative strategies that her interviewees, from what she calls the „first socialist generation" born in the 1920 and 1930s, adopted to let them present their lives as meaningfully seamless and coherent, despite the change in frame of reference.
The issue features a Dossier motivated by recent events: „Europe(an) Matters". Erhard Busek (Vienna), former special coordinator of the Stability Pact for Southeastern Europe, assesses the present European crises—the refugee crisis, the financial crisis, the Greek crisis, the Ukrainian crisis, the Brexit crisis—from a Southeast European perspective, and from the perspective of one who has worked substantively toward the stabilization of the postwar societies of the successor states of Yugoslavia in the 2000s. John Breuilly (London) outlines how the Brexit referendum came about, provides crucial background information, and analyses its results, focusing on the UK/EU relationship, the internal constitutional crisis the Brexit vote has created, and the dangers these pose for (further) de-stabilisation both of Britain and Europe. The two commentaries are completed by a public debate organized in Berlin on the eve of the Brexit referendum, in which various experts on Southeast European history and politics discussed the effects of the current crises on Europe's southeastern periphery.
In the open section, Iris Meder takes the reader on an illustrated tour of recent publications and exhibitions on the architecture of socialist modernity in Yugoslavia, offering the journal's first „Photographic Review".
The issue is accessible online at De Gruyter Oldenbourg, and partly freely accessible.
Südosteuropa. Journal of Politics and Society is an international, multidisciplinary journal for the exploration of critical societal issues and processes related to southeastern Europe after the systemic changes of 1989/90. It serves as a forum for current work in Southeast and East European Studies, including Political Science, Sociology, International Relations, Contemporary History, Economics, Anthropology, Law Studies, Gender Studies as well as Cultural Studies. All manuscripts are subject to a process of double-blind peer-reviewing. The journal welcomes comparative perspectives towards adjacent regions as well as analyses and theoretical issues with implications for other world areas. In addition, it features a book review section (accessible also online at recensio.net). Its geographical scope is the area that lies between the eastern Adriatic, the eastern Mediterranean, and the Black Sea.
The contributions to Sudosteuropa are indexed in the bibliography IBZ (Internationale Bibliographie der geistes- und sozialwissenschaftlichen Zeitschriftenliteratur), the Worldwide Political Science Abstracts (WPSA), the International Political Science Abstracts (IPSA) and the Sociological Abstracts (SA). They are further listed in the database World Affairs Online and in the International Relations and Area Studies Gateway (IREON).
Contact the Editorial Office: suedosteuropaios-regensburgde
Please always send books for review to the editorial office: Landshuter Str. 4, D-93047 Regensburg.
The print issues of all research articles published between 2000 and 2015 are available at the Central and East European Online Library C.E.E.O.L.
Thematic Section: The 1999 NATO Bombing. Memories, Narratives and Histories (Guest Editors: Orli Fridman and Krisztina Rácz)
Thematic Section: The Second World War in Historiography and Public Space
Jagoda Rošul-Gajić, Agents of Change. Women's Advocacy during the Democratization Process in Croatia
Thematic Section: Changes in the Narrative of Europeanisation and Its Impact on Western Balkan Countries (working title) (Guest Editor: Timofey Agarin)
Heinz-Jürgen Axt (Duisburg-Essen)
Dimitar Bechev (Sofia/Oxford)
Florian Bieber (Graz)
Johanna Bockman (Washington, DC)
Xavier Bougarel (Paris)
Ulf Brunnbauer (Regensburg)
Marie-Janine Calic (München)
Nina Caspersen (York)
András Inotai (Budapest)
Stef Jansen (Manchester)
Jürgen Jerger (Regensburg)
Deema Kaneff (Birmingham)
Denisa Kostovicova (London)
Ivan Krastev (Sofia)
Mladen Lazić (Belgrade)
Joseph Marko (Graz/Bozen)
Alina Mungiu-Pippidi (Berlin/Bukarest)
Vjeran Pavlaković (Rijeka)
Nadège Ragaru (Paris)
Sabrina P. Ramet (Trondheim)
Solveig Richter (Erfurt)
Stephanie Schwandner-Sievers (Bournemouth)
Milica Uvalic (Perugia)
64 (2016), no 2
The issue is accessible online at De Gruyter Oldenbourg
Freely accessible is:
Bogdan C. Iacob: History's Debris.The Many Pasts in the Post-1989 Presents
64 (2016), no 1: Migration. Values, Networks, Wellbeing
- Introduction: Jürgen Jerger and Michael Knogler: Migration in and out of Southeastern Europe. Values, Networks, Wellbeing
The issue is accessible online at De Gruyter Oldenbourg, and several research articles are freely accessible.
63 (2015), no 4: New Economic Elites in Serbia
- Introduction: Mladen Lazić (Belgrade): The Making of a New Economic Elite in Serbia
- Charlotte Johnson, Nela Milić, Vanesa Castán Broto: History, Memory and Everyday Environmentalism. The Case of New Belgrade
63 (2015), no. 2: Hungary’s Path Toward an Illiberal System
- Introduction: András Inotai (Budapest): Hungary on the Way from a Liberal to an Illiberal System. Introductory Remarks
- 63 (2015), no. 1: The Romanian Political System after 1989
- Introduction: Sergiu Gherghina: Introduction: Political Dynamics in Post-Communist Romania
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