Award, Eastern Europe, Exile Studies, Women's Studies

Jana Buresova awarded the Honorary Silver Medal of Jan Masaryk

Jana Buresova has been awarded the Honorary Silver Medal of Jan Masaryk by the Czech Republic for her book The Dynamics of Forced Female Migration from Czechoslovakia to Britain, 1938–1950. Dr Buresova was honoured at an event at the Czech Embassy on 5 November 2019. The Honorary Silver Medal is awarded by the Ministry of… Continue reading Jana Buresova awarded the Honorary Silver Medal of Jan Masaryk

Eastern Europe, Europe, European history, European Studies, Memory Studies, migration studies, Postcolonial Studies

New books in #MemoryStudies @MemoriesFutur @KatiaPORT @IMLR_News

We are pleased to announce new books in the Cultural Memories series edited by Katia Pizzi. Books in the series will be on display and for sale at the Memories of the Future conference at the Centre for the Study of Cultural Memory at the Institute of Modern Languages Research on 29-30 March 2019. Please come… Continue reading New books in #MemoryStudies @MemoriesFutur @KatiaPORT @IMLR_News

Eastern Europe, European history, Exile Studies, history

Disenchanted Europeans published

‘In a feat of careful research and textual analysis, Mikołajewski captures the way these Polish exile writers moved physically and existentially across the chasm of the Second World War, adjusting their views to the massive shifts in politics and society the war entailed. In the case of Bobkowski, his wartime anti-Semitism was an element he… Continue reading Disenchanted Europeans published

Eastern Europe, European Studies, Politics

European Community – Yugoslav Relations published

« This volume is an immense service to the field. With its extensive and informative introduction (which also carefully interrogates the value, limitations, and possible uses of the documents found therein), and its many helpful annotations, this collection provides an impressively detailed exploration of a longstanding and fl irtatious liaison between the government of socialist… Continue reading European Community – Yugoslav Relations published

Eastern Europe, history, Memory Studies

Commemorating Conflict published

One of Europe’s youngest nations and the most recent member-state of the European Union, Croatia, forged its national identity in the so-called Homeland War, the bloody civil conflict that raged between 1991 and 1995 and ultimately led to independence from Yugoslavia. Since then, a culture of war commemoration has emerged that continues to shape and… Continue reading Commemorating Conflict published