Report on the Final Conference

Jul
24
The report on our Final Conference "Physical Violence and State Legitimacy in Late Socialism" has been published online by H-Soz-u-Kult. You may find it following the link below or as a pdf-file attached. Credits go to the authors Jane Freeland and Kai Willms, and to H-Soz-u-Kult.
 

Conference Report: Biopower and Physical Violence

Jul
24

A report (in German) on our workshop "Biopower and Physical Violence - Embodied Experiences in Communist Europe" can be found online on the website of H-Soz-u-Kult and as a pdf-file below. Credits go to the author Kai Willms and to H-Soz-u-Kult.

Tagungsbericht Biopower and Physical Violence - Embodied Experiences in Communist Europe. 24.01.2014, Potsdam, in: H-Soz-u-Kult, 15.04.2014, <http://hsozkult.geschichte.hu-berlin.de/tagungsberichte/id=5308>.

New Release: Upcoming Authors' Workshop in Kaunas May 14th to 15th

May
06
At Vytautas Magnus University in Kaunas the authors of the volume on "Physical Violence in Late Socialism" will meet to discuss their individual contributions.

Audio file - Jan Philipp Reemtsma - Public Lecture "´Was ist eigentlich Gewaltforschung?´ Einige systematische Bemerkungen" at the conference ´Physical Violence and State Legitimacy in Late Socialism´

Mar
20
The international final conference of the project "Physical Violence and State Legitimacy in Late Socialism", which took part from 27 February - 1 March 2014, was opened by the key note speech "´Was ist eigentlich Gewaltforschung?´ Einige systematische Bemerkungen" given by Jan Philipp Reemtsma.
 

Jan Philipp Reemtsma - 27 February 2014 - Public Lecture "´Was ist eigentlich Gewaltforschung?´ Einige systematische Bemerkungen" at the conference ´Physical Violence and State Legitimacy in Late Socialism´

Feb
11
„Was ist eigentlich Gewaltforschung?“ Einige systematische Bemerkungen 
 
Oder: Gewaltforschung, was ist das und wozu taugt das? –  Was vor einer Reihe von Jahren ein Desiderat sozialwissenschaftlicher Forschung und Theoriebildung war, gibt es nun – wie unter anderem die Tagung „Physical Violence and State Legitimacy in Late Socialism“ und die Buchreihe „Studien zur Gewaltgeschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts“ der Hamburger Edition zeigen.
 

27 February – 1 March 2014 Final Conference of the Project Physical Violence and State Legitimacy in Late Socialism

Dec
19

The historical research network on violence after Stalinism is funded by the Leibniz-Gemeinschaft. The project is hosted by the Centre for Contemporary History, Potsdam (ZZF) in cooperation with the Institute for East and Southeast European Studies in Regensburg and the European University Institute in Florence.

Workshop “Biopower and Physical Violence: Embodied Experiences in Communist Europe”

Dec
17
Potsdam, 24 January 2014
 
Workshop organised by the Centre for Contemporary History, Potsdam (ZZF)
Funded by the Leibniz-Gemeinschaft
 
Concept: Muriel Blaive, Thomas Lindenberger
 

New Publication of the Project "Physical Violence and State Legitimacy in Late Socialism"

Nov
08
Jan C. Behrends has published an article on violence and the state in the 20th century in Neue Politische Literatur, 58/1 (2013).
 
See his contribution "Jan C. Behrends, Gewalt und Staatlichkeit im 20. Jahrhundert. Einige Tendenzen zeithistorischer Forschung, Neue politische Literatur 58/1 (2013): 39-59.” here.

New release: Contributions from Robert Lučić on zeitgeschichte-online.de

Oct
23

Two essays from Robert Lučić have been released on zeitgeschichte-online.de.

His first essay, the photo essay „Schönheit der Form im Sozialismus - Bilder einer Ausstellung jugoslawischen Produktdesigns, Belgrad 2013“, was inspired by an exhibition in Belgrade this year. See his contribution here.

June 2013: Workshop at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest

Jun
17
Public Lecture
Prof. Dr. Alfred J. Rieber
(Central European University, Budapest)
 
“Murder and Mayhem in the Post-Stalinist Soviet Union: A Thaw?”
 
Date:       Friday, 21 June 2013, 17.00

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