The SHERA Board invites proposals for the Society’s sponsored panel at the 2019 ASEEES Annual Conference. The conference will be held in San Francisco from November 23 to 26, 2019 and the theme is "Belief." More information on the convention theme can be found here.
Imre Kertész Kolleg Jena
an der Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
Prof. Dr. Joachim von Puttkamer, Dr. Michal Kopecek
14.06.2018-15.06.2018 Jena, Rosensäle
(Fürstengraben 27, 07743 Jena)
The focus of this seminar will be the decline and fall of communism in three countries which experienced revolutionary change in 1989. It is not to soon to begin examining these events as historians. We will be interested in the following questions: what was the communist system? Why did people oppose it (or support it)? what is a revolution, and was there one in 1989? what are the roles of various factors in that revolution?