In NATO’s Backyard
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In NATO’s Backyard

IVAN LAKOVIĆ AND DMITAR TASIĆ The Tito–Stalin Split and Yugoslavia’s Military Opening toward the West, 1950–1954 In NATO’s Backyard Yugoslav military cooperation with West emerged after the country’s split with the U.S.S.R. and its allies in 1948. It came as a surprise for many, since Yugoslavia used to be one of the staunchest followers of Soviet politics. However, faced with possible military escalation of the...

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CfP: Post-Communism 25+
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CfP: Post-Communism 25+

Post-Communism 25+: Reflections on Social, Economic & Political Transitions Issyk Kul, Kyrgyzstan 6-8 October 2016 Deadline for submitting abstracts: 29 July 2016 On collapse of the Soviet Union, George Kennan, the American author of the seminal 1947 cable “Sources of Soviet Conduct,” wrote in 1995 that he found it “hard to think of any event more strange and startling, and … more inexplicable, than the sudden and total...

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CfP: Jewish Underground Culture in the post-Stalinist Soviet Union
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CfP: Jewish Underground Culture in the post-Stalinist Soviet Union

Call for Proposals for a Special Issue of East European Jewish Affairs “Jewish Underground Culture in the post-Stalinist Soviet Union: Clandestine Communities, Multimedia, and the Poetics of Nonconformity” Guest Editor: Klavdia Smola Abstract Deadline: July 15, 2016 In addition to the powerful Zionist movement and the struggle for the right to emigrate to Israel (aliyah), the semi-tabooization of Jewry in the Soviet Union...

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Cultures visuelles: histoire croisée du regard soviétique
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Cultures visuelles: histoire croisée du regard soviétique

ECOLE DES HAUTES ETUDES EN SCIENCES SOCIALES CULTURES VISUELLES : HISTOIRE CROISEE DU REGARD SOVIETIQUE 2015-2016 Juliette Milbach, Cécile Pichon-Bonin, Valérie Pozner, Gábor T. Rittersporn, Irina Tcherneva, Vanessa Voisin mardi de chaque mois, de 9h à 11h, à partir du 12 janvier 2016 bât. Le France, 190-198 av de France 75013 Paris Ce séminaire propose d’étudier la production, les usages et la réception des images en URSS en les...

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The Many Faces of Late Socialism. The Individual in the Eastern Bloc
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The Many Faces of Late Socialism. The Individual in the Eastern Bloc

The Many Faces of Late Socialism. The Individual in the Eastern Bloc Köln, Department for Eastern European History, Aachener Str. 197-199 26.05.2016 – 28.05.2016 We are pleased to announce the program of this year’s workshop on ‘The Many Faces of Late Socialism. The Individual in the Eastern Bloc’ to be held at the University of Cologne ffrom May 26th through May 28th, 2016 The workshop presentations are passed on pre-circulated...

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CfP: Putin’s Russia in the Wake of the Cold War
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CfP: Putin’s Russia in the Wake of the Cold War

 Putin’s Russia in the Wake of the Cold War Conference venue: Canberra, ACT, Australia Period: 24th-26th August, 2016 Deadline for submitting abstracts: 1st May, 2016 Description of the Conference The Australian National University (ANU)’s Humanities Research Centre invites proposals for papers, panels and roundtables for its conference ‘Putin’s Russia in the Wake of the Cold War’. The conference will be held on the 24th-26th August,...

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