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Storms over the Balkans during the Second World War – book launch

CEU professors Balázs Trencsényi (who is also the leader of the “Democracy in History” working group at CEU’s Democracy Institute) and Constantin Iordachi presented a new book by Professor Alfred J. Rieber at CEU’s Budapest campus on October 18 in dicussion with the author. In his book, Rieber provides a new interpretation of the history … Continue reading Storms over the Balkans during the Second World War – book launch

Threats to Free Speech and Academic Freedom: A Roundtable Discussion

Venue: N15 Quantum Room, Central European University, Budapest Both free speech and academic freedom are often said to be in crisis today.  Some diagnose a systematic assault on them by aspiring and practicing autocrats; others perceive the dangers emanating from liberal and left-wing actors who allegedly seek to create a “woke autocracy,” as an American … Continue reading Threats to Free Speech and Academic Freedom: A Roundtable Discussion

New workshops of the ‘Mapping Crisis’ project

After the winter break, the project “Mapping Crisis Discourses in East Central Europe, 1918-2020” continues with its series of workshops where the project participants showcased the initial findings of their studies on their research topics. January 28, 2022 Liisi Keedus (Tallinn University) and Johannes Bent (Tallinn University): “Encounters with “German Crisis Literature”. Hungarian and Romanian … Continue reading New workshops of the ‘Mapping Crisis’ project

Historians and Populism: Regional Perspectives and Entanglements

The roundtable Historians and Populism: Regional Perspectives and Entanglements Saturday, March 26, 10:00-13:00, in the ZRC Atrium, Ljubljana Online: https://fb.me/e/1lg2asEAB Part 1: „Walking on eggshells: historiography in the populist contexts” (10:00-11:15) (moderated by Lucija Balikić) Tjaša Konovšek (Institute for Contemporary History Ljubljana) Réka Krizmanics (University of Leipzig) Vita Zalar (ZRC SAZU) Break (11:15-11:45) Part 2: … Continue reading Historians and Populism: Regional Perspectives and Entanglements

The State of History and Alternative Educational Initiatives in Non-Democratic Environments

The History Workgroup of the CEU Democracy Institute invites you to   The State of History and Alternative Educational Initiatives in Non-Democratic Environments  a conversation with   Noémi Lévy-Aksu, Daniel Palm and Dr. Leila Alieva  moderator: Bence Bari, PhD candidate, Department of History, CEU  Thursday, 24 March 2022, 17:30 CET  Online, https://ceu-edu.zoom.us/j/96607176447?pwd=cGJTRVNsWndJTDNxMXI1SUtHeXNjZz09  Our round-table discussion looks … Continue reading The State of History and Alternative Educational Initiatives in Non-Democratic Environments

Historical Politics and the Russian Invasion of Ukraine

Historical Politics and the Russian Invasion of Ukraine a conversation with Alfred J. Rieber, Alexander Semyonov, and Ostap Sereda moderator: Oleksii Rudenko, PhD Candidate, Department of History, CEU Wednesday, 16 March, 2022, 18:30 CET Online, https://ceu-edu.zoom.us/j/96607176447?pwd=cGJTRVNsWndJTDNxMXI1SUtHeXNjZz09 RSVP at democracyinhistory@ceu.edu History has taken prominence in Vladimir Putin’s and his Kremlin environ’s ideology of Russia’s war of … Continue reading Historical Politics and the Russian Invasion of Ukraine

History as Democracy: Historian as an Enemy – History Between Professionalism and Patriotism

The Democracy in History Workgroup of the CEU Democracy Institute invites you to a conversation with Dubravka Stojanović. Moderators: Marko Milošev, Ivana Mihaela Žimbrek, PhD candidates, Department of History, CEU Zoom link: https://ceu-edu.zoom.us/j/96607176447?pwd=cGJTRVNsWndJTDNxMXI1SUtHeXNjZz09 Meeting ID: 966 0717 6447 Passcode: 234093 ABSTRACT The imperative that historians intellectually participate in the public sphere and contribute to the … Continue reading History as Democracy: Historian as an Enemy – History Between Professionalism and Patriotism

Historians and Transitional Justice – Conversation with Vladimir Petrović

The second event of the History as Democracy? project was held online, and moderated by PhD candidate Marko Milošev on 13 December, 2021. Working through the legacy of the authoritarian regimes became a global promise with the end of the Cold War. From South American military juntas to Eastern European communist nomenclaturas and war criminals … Continue reading Historians and Transitional Justice – Conversation with Vladimir Petrović

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