COMMUNIST PARTIES IN EAST CENTRAL EUROPE: FRAMEWORKS OF KNOWLEDGE ACQUISITION AND DISSEMINATION 1945–1989

Type: Workshop
Audience: CEU Community + Invited Guests
Building: Nador u. 15
Room: 202
Friday, April 26, 2019 – 9:30am

Date: Friday, April 26, 2019 – 9:30am to 6:00pm

1. Gathering and introductory remarks
09:30 Gathering
09:45 Réka Krizmanics (Central European University, Budapest)
10:00 Vedran Duančić (Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Zagreb)

2. First Round of Presentations
10:20-10:40 Szabolcs László (Indiana University Bloomington), Travel Reports and Knowledge Acquisition about the “West” in Communist Hungary.
10:40-11:00 Natalia Otrishchenko (Center for Urban History of East Central Europe, Lviv), “People Who Own the Territory”: Expert Knowledge and Urban Planning in Lviv during the 1970s–80s.
11:00-11:30 Comments

11:30-12:00 Coffee Break

3. Second Round of Presentations
12:00-12:20 Tomaž Ivešić (European University Institute, Florence), The Yugoslav Experts and the National Question.
12:20-12:40 Francesco Zavatti (Södertorn University/Roma Tre University),Party Historians in the Midst of Power Struggles and Shifting Paradigms: Professionalising the History Institute of the Romanian Communist Party, 1951-1956.
12:40-13:10 Comments

13:10-14:20 Lunch (served in situ)

4. Third Round of Presentations
14:20-14:40 Andru Chioeran (University of Nottingham), A Culture of Censorship? Institutional Censors and the Building a Socialist Culture in Postwar Romania, 1944-53.
14:40-15:00 Petra Polyák (University of Pécs), The Need to Know: The Communist Party organizations of Hungarian Universities (1948–1956).
15:00-15:30 Comments

5. Fourth Round of Presentations
15:30-15:50 Agustín Cosovschi (Humboldt University, Berlin), Phrasing the Yugoslav Crisis: Jovan Mirić and the Constitutional Debates of the 1980s.
15:50-16:10 Michał Przeperski (Institute of National Remembrance, Warsaw), Last resort: party intellectuals in the late 1980’s Poland.
16:10-16:40 Comments

16:40-17:10 Coffee Break

17:10-18:00 Closing Discussion

Non-CEU members are kindly asked to register at pasts@ceu.edu by 23 April.

Author: Max

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