CONF: Modernization by the State and its Ecological Consequences in East-Central Europe (May 5-6, 2022)

Programme at a Glance

Detailed program and Registration Form at: https://ff.osu.eu/mosec2022/

(All times in Central European Time, CET)



Welcome to sessions


Opening Keynote
“Tensions of Environmental State Making” Dr Richard Hölzl, Lecturer in Modern History at the University of Göttingen, Germany




Session 1. Histories of Modernization and Industrialisation in East-Central Europe

PODCAST: Ágoston Berecz: Language and Identity in Late-Habsburg Hungary

In this episode, Ágoston Berecz, Research Fellow at the Imre Kertész Kolleg Jena, is in conversation with Alexander Maxwell (Victoria University of Wellington) on the increasingly fraught relationship between language, education and nation-building in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth-century Kingdom of Hungary.

ANN: HIRA & hps.cesee online book Launch: Ukrainian Science between Empires, with Fabian Baumann, Iwona Dadej & Martin Rohde

HIRA&hps.cesee Book Launch: Ukrainian Science between Empires, with Fabian Baumann, Iwona Dadej & Martin Rohde. Thursday, April 28, 18:00-19:00 Vienna / 19:00-20:00 Kyiv / 12:00-13:00 New York


Reminder: CONF: Biopolitics and Mass Gymnastics in the Modern History of East Central Europe

The international conference, generously supported by CEFRES, Czech Academy of Sciences, and Pasts, Inc. Center for Historical Studies, deals with the links between mass gymnastics and biopolitics in the modern history of East Central Europe. In particular, the event focuses on the Sokol [Falcon], a nationalist mass gymnastics association. Founded in Bohemia in the 1860s, Sokol was modelled after the German nationalist gymnastics association Turnverein.

ANN: Opera historica 22, 2021, Nr., 2

Dear colleagues, 

a new issue of Opera historica 2021, Nr. 2 was been published in February. It is a theme issue focused on the responses to the battle of White Mountain in 1620 which ended the Bohemian Estates´ Rebellion and inaugurated absolutism. 

To support the Ukrainian cause, we have also established a subcategory of useful links to Ukrainian historiography and sources on our website *Ukrainian links*



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