Research – Events - Publications

The economics of populism: Drivers and consequences

13th Joint IOS/APB/EACES Summer Academy on Central and Eastern Europe.
Dates: July 5–7, 2021
Location: Tutzing, Lake Starnberg, Germany. As the pandemic prohibits an offline meeting, the event will be organized in an online format (Zoom).

Call for papers: “Nationalism from Below: Popular Responses to Nation-Building Projects in Bessarabia, Transnistria, Moldova”

Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies (IOS) (in partnership with Plural Forum for Interdisciplinary Studies, Republic of Moldova)
Dates: October 1-2, 2021
: “Hybrid” - IOS Regensburg and ZOOM
Call for papers
Submission deadline: July 1, 2021.

Economics seminar series

Time: Tuesdays, 3-4.30 pm
Place: IOS, until further notice via ZOOM, Registration.

Research Laboratory “History and Social Anthropology of (South) East Europe”

Time: Thursdays, 2-4 or 4-6 pm
Place: IOS, until further notice via ZOOM

Ringvorlesungen CITAS: Area Studies und Raum vom Globalen Süden her neu denken

Sommersemester 2021
Zeit: donnerstags, 18:15-19:45
Ort: online via Zoom

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The quarterly Comparative Southeast European Studies (COMPSEES) evolved into its new format from that of its predecessor Südosteuropa. Journal of Politics and Society. From 2021 onwards, it is published both digitally, in Open Access and in print, thereby becoming more easily accessible and even more visible internationally, not least in Southeastern Europe itself. Before long, a digital repository of Südosteuropa will be available to everyone.

Comparative Southeast European Studies continues to be a forum for scholars in Political Science, Sociology, Contemporary History, Anthropology, Economics, International Relations, Law Studies, Gender Studies, Media Studies, Cultural Studies, and related disciplines. Taking a comparative and broad multidisciplinary perspective it explores critical processes and societal issues related to the area bounded by the eastern Adriatic, the eastern Mediterranean, and the Black Sea. We use two formats to showcase research. There are peer-reviewed research articles and a shorter format open to other text genres, which are presented under headings such as ‘Commentary’, ‘Interview’, ‘Background’, ‘Policy Analysis’, ‘Film in Focus’, ‘Debate’, ‘Spotlight’, ‘Book Symposium’, ‘The Making of...’, for example. This is a flexible section allowing us to address more immediately pertinent political, social, cultural, and academic matters. In addition, the Journal also features a book review section.
We welcome both single manuscript submissions and proposals for guest-edited thematic sections. We look forward to working with you.

Editors: Sabine Rutar (Editor-in-Chief, Regensburg), Wim van Meurs (Nijmegen), Ger Duijzings (Regensburg).

Editorial Office: Sabine Rutar, Olga Popova, Hendrik Geiling (Assistant)

Contact the Editorial Office: compsees(at)

Please submit manuscripts exclusively online at:

COMPSEES Style Sheet

Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice Statement

Issues 2015 - 2020:

Annual index, year 68 (2020)

Annual index, year 67 (2019)

Annual index, year 66 (2018)

Annual index, year 65 (2017)

Annual index, year 64 (2016)

Annual index, year 63 (2015)

Annual index, year 62 (2014)

Annual index, year 61 (2013)

Annual index, year 60 (2012)

Annual index, year 59 (2011)

Annual index, year 58 (2010)

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