CfP for the Panel: Marxism Reloaded or Philosophy in Times of Poverty, Lucca, 23 -25 November 2017

Call for Papers for the Panel:

Marxism Reloaded or Philosophy in Times of Poverty

As part of

6th Euroacademia Forum of Critical Studies: Asking Big Questions Again

23 – 25 November 2017

Lucca, Tuscany, Italy

Deadline for Paper Proposals: 15th of September 2017




„Horatio, speak to it, thou art a scholar!”


Open position at the University of Helsinki: Postdoctoral researcher in Russian domestic politics and governance (1.1.2018-31.12.2020)

The Aleksanteri Institute at the University of Helsinki functions as a national centre of research, study and expertise pertaining to Russia and Eastern Europe, particularly in the social sciences and humanities.

We are looking for a creative, motivated and enthusiastic


NEW BOOK: Transnational Homosexuals in Communist Poland

I’m very excited to announce the publication of my new book with Palgrave Macmillan:

Transnational Homosexuals in Communist Poland: Cross-Border Flows in Gay and Lesbian Magazines

The book has been endorsed by key scholars in media studies (Larry Gross), history (Dagmar Herzog) as well as sociology (Ken Plummer, Jan Willem Duyvendak). You can find more information about the book below and here: https://www.palgrave.com/gb/book/9783319589008.

New Content on Anthropology News: Larisa Kurtovic interviews Mike Mcgovern about his new book, "A Socialist Peace?"

I'm pleased to announce the publication of a book conversation between Soyuz convenor Larisa Kurtovic and fellow anthropologist of postsocialism, Mike McGovern, about Mike's new book A Socialist Peace?: Explaining the Absence of War in an Africa Country."

A snippet:

CfA: Revisiting the Nation: Transcultural Contact Zones in Eastern Europe

The Winter Academy “Revisiting the Nation: Transcultural Contact Zones in Eastern Europe” will be held from 26 February to 7 March 2018 in Bukarest. It will be concerned with the conditions and implications of nation building in Eastern Europe.
Closing date: 30 August 2017




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