Transformative Seminar


Sessions will take place online. To register, please e-mail

22.10.2020, 12:15-13:45 - Dr. Rosamund Johnston (RECET)
"Red Tape: Radio and Politics in Czechoslovakia, 1945-1969"

05.11.2020, 12:15-13:45 - Dr. Sheng Peng (RECET)
"A Gentleman's Understanding: British, French, and German dual-use Technology transfer to China and America’s Dilemma: 1978-1981"

19.11.2020, 11:45-13:15 - Prof. Dr. Béla Tomka (University of Szeged)
"Austerities and Aspirations: A Comparative History of Growth, Consumption, and Quality of Life in East Central Europe since 1945"

26.11.2020, 12:15 - 13:45 - Dr. Magda Szcześniak (University of Warsaw)
"Queering Postsocialism. Notes on Dispersed Archives."

10.12.2020, 12:15 - 13:45 - Prof. Libora Oates-Indruchova (University of Graz)
"Mundane Epiphanies: A Herstory of Czech Normalization and Its Uses for the Study of the Transformation from State Socialism"

14.01.2021, 12:15-13:45 - Dr. Dean Vuletic (RECET)
"Stagecraft in the Service of Statecraft: Russia and the Eurovision Song Contest"

21.01.2021, 12:15-13:45 - Dr. Thuc Linh Nguyen Vu (RECET)
"Practices of Togetherness:  Jacek Kuroń, Pedagogy, Communities of Care, and Political Opposition in Late Socialist Poland (1955-1982)"