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Inequalities and Redistribution in Central and Eastern Europe

12th Joint IOS/APB/EACES Summer Academy on Central and Eastern Europe 2020.
Call for papers
Submission deadline: April 1, 2020.
Dates: July 6–8, 2020
Location: Akademie für Politische Bildung Tutzing on Lake Starnberg near Munich

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Presentations

Selected Presentations

2016

„Gesellschaftspolitische Veränderungen nach Tschernobyl in Deutschland und Europa“, Bundesamt für Strahlenschutz, Neuherberg, 31.5.2016.

Diskussionsrunde „Repräsentationen der Vergangenheit – Ereignisse, Fakten und Stimmen“, Konferenz „Cernobyl’ und Fukushima: Perspektiven der Vergangenheit, Gegenwart und Zukunft“ (Org.: Melanie Arndt, Andreas Renner, Evelyn Schulz), München, 25.4.2016.

„30 Jahre Tschernobyl: Die Auswirkungen des Reaktorunglücks auf die Bundesrepublik Deutschland und die DDR“, Gedenkstätte Point Alpha, Geisa, 19.4.2016.

Round Table “30 Years After Chernobyl: Why Do We Know So Little?”, Annual Convention of the American Society for Environmental History, Seattle, 2.4.2016.

Buchvorstellung „Politik und Gesellschaft nach Tschernobyl“ auf der Leipziger Buchmesse, 19.3.2016.

Konferenzeinführung “30 Years after Chernobyl”, Paris, 16.3.2016

“’A nuclear accident anywhere is a nuclear accident everywhere.’ Tschernobyl als transnationale Geschichte“, Kolloquium Osteuropäische Geschichte / Wirtschafts- und Sozialgeschichte, Universität Bielefeld, 26.1.2016. 

 

2015

Kommentar zum Panel „Güter und Waren in Bewegung“, Workshop „Osteuropa in Bewegung“, Universität Tübingen, Institut für Osteuropäische Geschichte und Landeskunde, 4.12.2015.

„Projektpräsentation EcoGlobReg“ (zus. mit Laurent Coumel), DFG-ANR-Förderprogramm in den Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften, Kolloquium der 2013 bewilligten sozialwissenschaftlichen und geisteswissenschaftlichen Projekte, Bonn 5.-6.11.2015.

“Sovremennaja istorija okružajušcej sredy Sovetskogo sojuza i ego gosudarstv-preemnikov v pole naprjaženij ekologiceskoj globalizacii i regional’nych dinamik“, Moskau, Konferenz „Resistance, Protest and Criticism in the Name of Nature, 8.10.2015.

Kommentar zum Panel „Uncovering the Environment in Popular Imagination“, European Society for Environmental History, 8th Biannual Conference, Versailles, 30.6.-3.7.2015.

„Children as Carriers of a Transnational Nuclear Disaster Process“, Society for the History of Children and Youth, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 25.6.2015.

„From Chernobyl Child to Cosmopolitan. Social and Political Consequences of the Disaster in the Soviet Union and the United States“, Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies, Stanford University, 2.6.2015.

„Chernobyl Transnational. The Impact of the Nuclear Disaster on Social and Environmental Movements in Eastern Europe and the United States“, Konferenz „Nature Protection, Environmental Policy and Social Movements in Communist and Capitalist Countries during the Cold War“, Deutsches Historisches Institut, Washington D.C., 29.–30.5.2015.

„Nuclear Landscapes in East and West. Regional Dynamics and Global Communalities“, French National Centre for Scientific Research, Paris, 19.3.2015. 

 

2014

“Contemporary Environmental History of the Soviet Union and the Successor States, 1970-2000. Ecological Globalization and Regional Dynamics,” (together with Klaus Gestwa), Freiburg University, December 2, 2014.

Concluding comment (together with Klaus Gestwa), Workshop „Nuclear Landscapes in Eastern Europe and Asia: Knowledge – Practices – Social Change“, Heidelberg University, November 28, 2014.

Comment on Frank Uekötter: „Ökologische Verflechtungen. Umrisse einer grünen Zeitgeschichte“ („Ecological Entanglements. Ramifications of a Green Contemporary History“), Conferenz „Verflochtene Umbrüche. West- und Ostdeutschland im letzten Drittel des 20. Jahrhundert“ (“Entangled Changes. West- and East Germany in the last Third of the 20th Century”), Center for Contemporary History, Potsdam, November 21, 2014.

“How Did I Get from Chernobyl to Waterville? Technology and Disaster History,” Colby College, Maine, April 28, 2014.

 “’Children of Chernobyl’: Social and Political Consequences of the Disaster in the Soviet Union and the United States,” Center for the Study of Force and Diplomacy, Temple University, Philadelphia, April 24, 2014.

 “A Nuclear Accident Anywhere is a Nuclear Accident Everywhere: Chernobyl Unlimited,” Stanford Humanities Center, April 8, 2014.

Roundtable “The Atom and the Environment Across Borders, Boundaries, and Disciplines” (with Gabrielle Hecht and Kate Brown), Convention of the American Society of Environmental History (ASEH), San Francisco, March 13, 2014.

2013

“’Generation Chernobyl’:  The Role of the Chernobyl Children in the Commitment to Mitigation of Disaster in Germany and the United States”, American Studies Association (ASA) Convention “Beyond the Logic of Debt, Toward an Ethics of Collective Dissent", Washington D.C., November 21, 2013.  

„Radioaktive Landschaften in Ost und West“ (Radioactive Landscapes in East and West), Opening oft he Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies, LMU Munich, June 17, 2013.

“Becoming ‘Green’ After the ‘Ecocide’? Identities in Eastern Europe After the Soviet Union”, Keynote for Conference “Congresso Internacional de História ‘História e Cultura: identidades e regiões’,” UNICENTRO, UEPG, Iratí, Brasil, May 16, 2013.

Comment on panel “Ground Waters of Perestroika Worldwide,” Conference “The History of Perestroika in Central Asia,” Bishkek, Kyrgystan, May 31, 2013.

Comment on panel „Aus Verheißung wird Bedrohung: Die sowjetische Nuklearmoderne auf der Anklagebank“ (When promise turns into threat: The Soviet nuclear modernity in the dock), Workshop „Katastrophen im östlichen Europa vom 18. Jahrhundert bis heute“ (Disaster in Eastern Europe from the 18th century until today), Tübingen University, Germany, February 22, 2013.

2012

“After Chernobyl: (No) Changes in the Perception of Nuclear Energy in the Soviet Union and the United States?,” 44. Annual Convention Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES), New Orleans, November 17, 2012.

“’Chernobyl is Everywhere’: The Transnational Process of a Disaster”, Lunchtime Colloquium, Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, Munich, October 2, 2012.

“Entwicklung der Zivilgesellschaft in Belarus im Kontext der Tschernobyl-Katastrophe“ (“Civil Society Development in Belarus in the Context of the Chernobyl Catastrophe“), Podiumsdiskussion, Osteuropa-Institut, FU Berlin, February 7, 2012.

2011

“Katastrophe als Katalysator? Umweltbewegungen in Osteuropa nach Tschernobyl am Beispiel von Belarus und Litauen“ (“Catastrophe as Catalyst? Environmental Movements in Eastern Europe after Chernobyl: The Cases of Belarus and Lithuania”), opening lecture of a lecture series, Institute for East-European Studies, Free University Berlin, December 14, 2011.

“A (Human) Right to a Clean and Safe Environment? The Interconnections between Human Rights and Environmentalism in the late GDR Opposition Movements”, German Studies Association (GSA), Annual Convention, Louisville, September 24, 2011.

“The Disaster That Did Not Stop at the Iron Curtain: Perceptions and Legacies of Chernobyl in Eastern and Western Europe”, conference „Legacies of the Cold War Eighth International Conference in the Series ‚Between ‘Total War’ and ‘Small Wars’: Studies in the Societal History of the Cold War”, Hamburg Institute for Social Research, Hamburg, August 25, 2011.

 “Volunteering for the Society? German and Belarusian Civil Society Commitment After the Disaster of Chernoby”l, 16th Annual Convention Association for the Studies of Nationalities (ASN), Columbia University, New York City, April 15, 2011.

“New Approaches to the Research of Disasters: Perspectives of Environmental History“, conference „After Chernobyl“, Center for Contemporary History, Potsdam, April 8, 2011.

2010

“From Peace Movement to ‘Children of Chernobyl’: Discourses of War and Security in Germany and Belarus in the Aftermath of Chernobyl”, 42. National Convention of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies (AAASS), Los Angeles, CA, November 19, 2010. (Panel-Organization: „Nuclear Power: From War to Disaster. The Case of Chernobyl“)

“‘Meiden Sie Ambulatorien!‘ Polikliniken between the Socialization and Democratization of Health Care in Divided Berlin”, German Studies Association (GSA), 34. Annual Conference, Oakland, CA, October 9, 2010.

“Opposition nach der Katastrophe: Die Entwicklung der Zivilgesellschaft nach Tschernobyl in Osteuropa, Konferenz“ (“Opposition after the Catastrophe: Civil Society Development after Chernobyl in Eastern Europe”), conference “Transnational Perspectives on Dissent and Opposition in Central and Eastern Europe“, German Historical Institute, Warszaw, Poland, September 5, 2010.

“Insecurity and Uncertainty as Foundation? German Chernobyl Initiatives and their Dedication to Mitigate the Consequences of the Chernobyl Disaster in Belarus”, VIII. World Congress of the International Council for Central and Eastern European Studies (ICCEES), Stockholm, Sweden, July 31, 2010. (Panel-Organization: „Environmental Disaster as Driving Force for Political and Social Mobilization? The Aftermath of Chernobyl“)

Invited discussant, round table: “On the Functionality and Effectiveness of Academic Cooperations”, conference “Unity amidst Variety? Intellectual Foundations and Requirements for an Enlarged Europe”, Volkswagen Foundation / German Historical Institute, Warszaw, June 19, 2010.

2009

“Reading Lives of Nations and Individuals in the Context of Chernobyl”, comment, 41st National Convention, American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies (AAASS), Boston, November 14, 2009. (Panel-Organization: “Reading Lives of Nations and Individuals in the Context of Chernobyl”)

“’Children of Chernobyl’. The Interconnection of Civil-Society Initiatives in Germany and Belarus”, 9th Annual Aleksanteri Conference “Cold War Interactions Reconsidered”, Aleksanteri Institute, University of Helsinki, October 30, 2009. (Panel-Organization: „Post-Chernobyl Mobilization Beyond the State: The Cases of Belarus, Ukraine, and Germany”)

“Chernobyl as Social Catalyst for Post-Soviet Civil Society Development”, conference “Moving On: Conference on Memory and Trauma in History”, Tulane University, New Orleans, October 22, 2009.

“Politika i obščestvo posle Černobylia“ (“Politics and Society after Chernobyl“), project presentation, conference “From the Polish-Lithuanian Union to the Russian-Soviet Empire”), Educational and Conference Center (IBB) “Johannes Rau”, Minsk, Belarus, March 14, 2009.

2008

“A Healthy Socialist People? East Germany’s Health Policy from a Cultural-historical Perspective”, conference “Writing East German History. What Difference Does the Cultural Turn Make”, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, December 6, 2008.