7th IOS Annual Conference: Firms and Social Change in Eastern and South-Eastern Europe. Historical, Political and Economic Perspectives
Datum: Donnerstag, 23.05. bis Samstag, 25.05.2019
Ort: Leibniz-Institut für Ost- und Südosteuropaforschung (IOS)
11th Joint IOS/APB/EACES Summer Academy on Central and Eastern Europe.
Dates: July 8-10, 2019
Location: Akademie für Politische Bildung Tutzing on Lake Starnberg near Munich
Call for papers
Melanie Arndt studied political science, Eastern European studies and modern history in Potsdam, Berlin and London. She received her PhD from Humboldt University Berlin in 2008 with a dissertation on the health policies in divided Berlin, 1948–1961, which was published 2009 (Böhlau). In 2019 she completed her Habilitation at Regensburg University with a study on the transnational history of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. From 2004-2012 she worked at the Center for Contemporary History, Potsdam, from 2008-2012 as the director of the international research project "Politics and Society after Chernobyl: Belarus, Ukraine, Russia, Lithuania, and Germany." From 2012-2017 she had been working at the Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies, Regensburg, from 2014 as co-director of the French-German research project "Contemporary Environmental History of the Soviet Union and the Successor States, 1970-2000. Ecological Globalization and Regional Dynamics" (together with Klaus Gestwa, Tübingen, and Marc Elie, Paris). She has also been a member of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies in Regensburg and until July 2018 she worked at the University of Regensburg. Melanie Arndt has taught at Humboldt University Berlin, Potsdam University, the European Humanities University Vilnius / Minsk in Lithuania, Zurich and Regensburg University. She was a fellow at the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society in Munich (2012) and at the Stanford Humanities Center, California (2013/2014). Arndt is member of the editorial board of the journal "Zeithistorische Forschungen / Studies in Contemporary History" and the online platform "Zeitgeschichte Online / Contemporary History Online."