Institute | New application period: April 15 - August 15, 2022
From April 15, we again accept applications for studies at OEI starting WiSum22/23. The application deadline is August 15, 2022.
We are especially looking forward to applications from Ukrainian citizens*. Applications from Russian and Belarusian students are also still possible.
Institute | "What to do?" – Student Conference of Eastern European Studies
The conference is scheduled for October 7-9, 2022. All contributions from the humanities and social sciences with thematic relevance to Eastern Europe are welcome, including final papers or term papers. The OEI invites all interested parties to apply by 31.05.2022 at firstname.lastname@example.org with a paper title and a half-page abstract.
Institute | Christina Kiaer: „The ‚Love Affair‘ between Communists and Blacks“
On May 09 at 10 a.m., OEI will host a lecture by Christina Kiaer (Northwestern University) on "The 'Love Affair' between Communists and Blacks: Racial Solidarity in the Soviet Film Black Skin, 1931."
Richard Löwenthal Lecture | 22.06. 4pm: Andrii Portnov
The Richard Löwenthal Lecture is a public lecture series of the OEI, which invites well-known researchers on Eastern Europe and the post-Soviet space to the Institute for East European Studies once a year. The next Lecture will be given by Prof. Dr. Andrii Portnov on June 22, 2022, at 16:00.
Andrii Portnov is a historian of modern Ukraine. He is the Professor for Entangled History of Ukraine at Europa-Universität Viadrina, Frankfurt/Oder. Andrii Portnov specializes in intellectual history, historiography, genocide and memory studies in Eastern and Central Europe.
Institute | Lecture Series in SoSe 2022: "Lotman Lectures"
In February of this year, the world celebrated the 100th birthday of Yuri Mikhailovich Lotman, the Soviet and Russian literary scholar, cultural scientist and semiotician. On the occasion of this anniversary, the Institute for Eastern European Studies has prepared a lecture series, which will be held in the 2022 summer semester under the name "Lotman Lectures. Cultural Semiotics in Transition." The schedule and details of the sessions can be found here.
History | Robert Kindler also in summer term 2022 at the OEI
Prof. Dr. Robert Kindler will continue to head the History Department and represent the Chair of the History of East Central Europe at the OEI in the summer semester of 2022. Thus, Mr. Kindler is also authorized to conduct examinations in the summer semester.
History | Berlin Colloquium on the History of Eastern Europe
In the summer semester of 2022, the History Department of the OEI in cooperation with the Chair of History of Eastern Europe at the Humboldt University of Berlin will host the "Berlin Colloquium on the History of Eastern Europe". The presentation of current research projects takes place weekly online on Wednesdays at 6 pm.
The complete program and the dial-in data can be found here.