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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 30, 2020.
Dates: July 6–8, 2020
Location: Akademie für Politische Bildung Tutzing / Online ZOOM

Forschungslabor: „Geschichte und Sozialanthropologie Südost‐ und Osteuropas“

Zeit: Donnerstag, 14–16 Uhr (Lehrstuhl) oder 16–18 Uhr (Graduiertenschule und Leibniz-WissenschaftsCampus)
Ort: WiOS, Landshuter Str. 4 (Raum 017)

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Volha Bartash, Ph.D

Arbeitsbereich Geschichte
Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin


Tel.: 0941-943-5434
Email: bartash(at)


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Conference presentations and guest talks (selected)

Family biographies of Roma genocide survivors: What do they tell us? (Ethnographic-historical study in the Belarusian-Lithuanian border region)
International workshop “Transnational Biographies and Diasporas”
Central European University, Budapest, June 3-4

“The war ended in 1950”: German Occupation and Interethnic Relations in the Belarusian-Lithuanian Border Region through the Eyes of the Local Roma Community
International workshop “The Holocaust in the Borderlands: Interethnic Relations and the Dynamics of Violence in Occupied Eastern Europe”
Zentrum für Holocaust-Studien, Institut für Zeitgeschichte, München, 7-9 February

The Holocaust in three Generations? Transmitting memories and communicating trauma in Romani families in Belarus and Lithuania
International conference “Tracing the Legacies of the Roma Genocide. Families as Transmitters of Experience and Memory”
Institute of Contemporary History, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, 20-21 September

“They were Gypsies by profession”: Researching the Nazi genocide of Roma in Lithuanian and Belarusian archives
International conference “On Categories and Boundaries: Intersections in the history and ethnography of Europe’s Sinti and Roma (19th-21st centuries)”
Free University of Bolzano, 6-7 June

Romani family in the Holocaust: How much do we know?
Conference “The Holocaust and its Aftermath from the Family Perspective”
Institute of Contemporary History, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, 15-16 March

Survival as a daily routine. Roma in the German-occupied Belarusian-Lithuanian border region
Workshop “New Directions in the Use of Oral Testimonies: Soviet Experiences of the Holocaust”
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, D. C., 1-12 August

Family memories of Roma as sources for Holocaust studies
European Holocaust Remembrance Infrastructure seminar “Languages, Cultures and Perspectives – How to Read Holocaust Sources”
Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum, Vilnius, 26 June - 1 July

History and memory of the Nazi genocide among Roma from the Belarusian-Lithuanian border region
Romano Centro & Vienna Wiesenthal Institute
Vienna, 20 January

History and memory of the Navasjady massacre
International workshop “New research on the Nazi genocide of Roma in Central Europe”
Södertörn University, Stockholm, 14-15 December

Daily life and survival practices of Roma in the German-occupied Belarusian-Lithuanian border region
Workshop “New research on Roma and the Holocaust”
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, DC, 15-18 September

Roma as a transnational community
Workshop “Borders and Minorities”
European Centre for Minority Issues, Flensburg, 12-13 April

Ethnic identities of Roma in contemporary Belarus and neighbouring countries
Giessen Centre for Eastern European Studies
University of Giessen, 3 November

“From which Roma are you”, or “Where are you from?” Romani identities in contemporary Belarus
Annual meeting of the Gypsy Lore Society and Conference on Romani studies
Graz, September