Research Center for the History of Transformations (RECET)

The Research Center for the History of Transformations (RECET) uses the post-1989 transformations in Central and Eastern Europe as a starting point for the comparative study of social, economic, and cultural transformations in the wake of deep historical caesuras at different times and in different parts of the world. Our concept of transformation is inspired by Karl Polanyi and looks beyond the hegemonic post-1989 teleologies of marketization and democratization. Read more

Call for papers: “Nationalism from Below: Popular Responses to Nation-Building Projects in Bessarabia, Transnistria, Moldova”

Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies (IOS) (in partnership with Plural Forum for Interdisciplinary Studies, Republic of Moldova) Dates: October 1-2, 2021 Location: “Hybrid” – IOS Regensburg and ZOOM Call for papers Submission deadline: July 1, 2021. https://www.ios-regensburg.de/ Read more

Pablo Neruda, “Priznajem da sam živio”

Godinama su čitatelji diljem svijeta uživali u opojnim stihovima Pabla Nerude i on je, želeći im postati još bliskijim, cijeli život prikupljao misli i sjećanja, zanimljive anegdote i okolnosti koje su ga inspirirale kako bi ih objedinio u dirljivim memoarima Priznajem da sam živio (1974.) Knjiga je to koju je Neruda pisao gotovo do posljednjeg dana svojeg života – zaokružuje njegova iskustva od ranog djetinjstva do smrti. Read more

Vedran Duančić, Recent trends in the history of science in Croatia (“Centaurus: An International Journal of the History of Science and its Cultural Aspects”, 2021)

https://doi.org/10.1111/1600-0498.12391 Abstract The essay outlines the development of the history of science and medicine in Croatia since the first half of the 20th century, addressing in more detail some recent research trends that seem to have the potential to reshape and reposition this relatively marginal field within the national academic landscape. Read more
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