New Europe College
Institute for Advanced Study

Remus Gabriel ANGHEL

Researcher, Institute for Researching the Problems of National Minorities, Cluj-Napoca

Transnational Practices at the EU Borders: Case Study on the Border Regions between Romania and Ukraine


Adriana DIACONU

Associate Professor, Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca

Architecture du quotidien et idéologies dominantes. La réception des immeubles collectifs d'avant et d'après la guerre


Anca DOHOTARIU

Ph.D. Candidate, EHESS , Paris & University of Bucharest

Politiques familiales et metamorphoses du lien de conjugalité dans le postcommunisme roumain. Un révélateur de la distance entre normes et pratiques sociales


Ștefan DORONDEL

Researcher, Institute of Anthropology, Bucharest

Researcher, Institute for South-Eastern European Studies, Bucharest

Rural Transformation, Social Differentiation and Land Use Change in Post-socialist Romania


Zsuzsa-Kinga PLAINER

Ph.D. Candidate, Department of European Studies, “Babeş-Bolyai” University, Cluj-Napoca

Researcher, The Institute for Studying National Minorities’ Issues, Cluj-Napoca

Cultural Politics and Hungarian Ethnic Identity-Buliding in a Local Society from Ceauşescu’s Romania. The Hungarian Theater in Oradea during the 1980s


Gabriela PRELIPCEAN

Vice-Dean, “Ştefan cel Mare” University, Suceava

Contributions Regarding Optimal Migration Policies after the European Enlargement


Radu-Alexandru RĂUȚĂ

Ph.D. Candidate, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

The Making of a Civic Center


Narcis TULBURE

Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Anthropology, University of Pittsburgh

Values in Change: Ambiguous Ownership, Collective Action and Changing Notions of Worth in Romanian Mutual Funds Industry


Rafael - Dorian CHELARU

Lecturer, “Al. I. Cuza” Police Academy, Archival Sciences Department, Bucharest

Cutting Religious Boundaries: “Confessional” Discourse and Adaptation Strategies of the Catholic Missionaries in Moldavia (18th Century)


Attila Sándor KIM

Teaching Assistant, Department of Architecture and Construction, University of Oradea

The Development of Detention Facilities in the Central – Eastern European Region during the 20th Century


Daniel Narcis Puiu LĂȚEA

Ph.D. Candidate, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Facets of Indebtedness: Economy, Politics and Ritual in Southern Romania


Dan - Andrei MURARU

Ph.D. Candidate, Faculty of History, “Al. I. Cuza” University, Iaşi

Researcher, Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes in Romania, Bucharest

The Penal Judicial System in Postwar Romania: The War Criminal Trials (1945-1946)


Alina - Petronela SILIAN

Ph.D. Candidate, CEU, Budapest

Active Citizenship? A Romani Grassroots Redefinition of Inclusion within the EU


Andrei Florin SORA

Être fonctionnaire « minoritaire » dans la Grande Roumanie (1918-1940). Idéologie de la Nation et pratiques d’Etat


Áron Zsolt TELEGDI-CSETRI

Ph.D. Candidate, “Babeş-Bolyai” University, Cluj-Napoca

The Link between Kant’s Theoretical and Political Philosophy through his Concept of Time


Aurelia VASILE

Ph.D. Candidate, Faculty of History, University of Bucharest, Université de Bourgogne

Researcher, Maison des Sciences de l’Homme, Dijon

Politique, bureaucratie et création dans le cinéma roumain de 1948 à 1989


Liviu Ioan BORDAŞ

PhD Candidate, Special Centre for Sanskrit Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

Mircea Eliade as Indologist. A Historical Reconstruction of His Scholarly Reception


Marioara Camelia CRĂCIUN

Associate Lecturer, Jewish Studies Department, University of Bucharest

Associate Reseacher, Center for the Study of the History of the Romanian Jewry (CSIER)

Politics and Ideology in Jewish Romanian Intellectual Life during the Interwar Period: A. L. Zissu – W. Filderman Debate


Raluca GROSESCU

Coordinateur du Departement de Recherche et de Documentation, Institut d’Investigation des Crimes du Communisme et la Memoire de l’Exil Roumain, Bucarest

La justice de transition dans la Roumanie post- 1989 : Le role du Conseil National pour l’Etude des Archives de la Securitate dans la gestion du passe communiste


Oana Maria MATEESCU

PhD candidate, University of Michigan, USA

Evidence and Anachronism: Interdisciplinary Debates on Communal Ownership in Romania


Norbert PETROVICI

Assist. Prof., Faculty of Sociology and Social Work, “Babes-Bolyai” University, Cluj

Local Business Circles in Global State Spaces. Political and Economic Spatial Growth Regimes


Emanuela Cristina TIMOTIN

Senior Researcher, Institute of Linguistics ”Iorgu Iordan – Al. Rosetti” of the Romanian Academy

Apocryphal Writings and Popular Devotion. The Dream of the Virgin Mary in the Romanian Tradition


Elena BEDREAG

Ph.D. Candidate, Faculty of History, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Iași

Family Relationships, Attitudes and Collective Sensibilities in Testamentary Discourse in 17th and 18th Century Moldavia


Ștefan BOSOMITU

Researcher, Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and for the Memory of the Romanian Exile, Bucharest

In the Age of “Misery”: The Romanian Sociology during the Communist Regime (1948-1977)


Elena FIREA

Ph.D. Candidate, Faculty of History, Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca

Shaping a Patron Saint of Medieval Moldavia. The Cult of St. John the New from Suceava (15th to 17th Centuries)


Andrei Ioan LAZĂR

Ph.D. Candidate, Faculty of Letters, Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca

Autobiographie, photographie et cinéma : approche interdisciplinaire


Florin LEONTE

Ph.D. Candidate, Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest

Rhetoric in Purple: the Renewal of Imperial Ideology in the Texts of Emperor Manuel II Palaiologos (1391-1425)


Sebastian MATEIESCU

Ph.D. Candidate, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Bucharest

The Ontology of Miracles


Cornel-Aurelian MICU

Assistant Professor, Faculty of History, Danubius University, Galaţi

Politics of „sistematizare rurală” in Communist Romania: 1970-1989


Cosmin UNGUREANU

Education Curator, National Museum of Art of Romania

Associate teaching assistant, „Ion Mincu” University of Architecture and Urban Planning, Bucharest

The Idea of a French Order. Ribart de Chamoust and the Questioning of Architectural Origins


Constantin ARDELEANU

Lecturer, “Dunărea de Jos” University of Galaţi, Faculty of History, Philosophy and Theology

The Western World’s “Discovery” of the Black Sea and the Economic Premises of the Crimean War (1774-1856)


Cristian Alexandru CERCEL

PhD Candidate, University of Durham, United Kingdom

Romania and the Deportation of its German Minority to USSR. Memory Discourses and Politics of Memory


Alexandru CISTELECAN

Associate professor, Faculty of Philosophy, Political Science and Communications, Departement of Political Science, West University of Timișoara

Hegel after Hegel. On the Philosophical Dimensions and Political Consequences of Contemporary Leftist Political Theology


Costin MOISIL

Assistant researcher, Peasant Museum in Bucharest

Associate teaching assistant, National University of Music Bucharest

Problems of Identity in the Orthodox Church Music in Transylvania


Raluca MUȘAT

Cultural politics in the heart of the village: rural transformation through the cămin cultural in twentieth century Romania


Marius Adrian STAN

Researcher, The Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and the Memory of the Romanian Exile

Gaining the Trust through Facing the Past? Prosecuting War Crimes Committed in the Former Yugoslavia in National and International Legal Context


Ioan Alexandru TOFAN

Lecturer, “Al. I. Cuza” University of Iași, Faculty of Philosophy and Social-Political Science

Der Begriff der ”Erfahrung” bei Walter Benjamin. Theologie, Erkenntniss und Politik in der städtischen Welt


Răzvan-Mihai VONCU

Lecturer, Faculty of Letters, University of Bucharest

Alternative Culture and Political Opposition in Titoist and Post-Titoist Yugoslavia (1945-1991)


Filip Mihai ALEXANDRESCU

Researcher, Research Institute for the Quality of Life, Romanian Academy

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung GmbH - UFZ

Reconstructing Places, Relationships and Memories after Displacement: The Human Story Behind the Bicaz Dam, Romania


George Florin CĂLIAN

Visiting student, Department of Philosophy, Fribourg University, Swizerland

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung GmbH - UFZ

Ontological Kinds and the Generation of Numbers in Plato’s Late Dialogues


Ionuț EPURESCU-PASCOVICI

Origins of the Modern State: Institutional and Societal Transformations in Savoy in the Light of Fiscal Accounts, c. 1270-1350


Andrei GORZO

Lecturer in Film Studies, “I. L. Caragiale” National University of Theatre and Film, Bucharest

Miklós Jancsó and the ‘Lost Language’ of Modernist Political Cinema


Liviu-Alexandru IONIȚĂ

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, Institut für Ökumenische Forschung, Hermannstadt

Die paulinische Israelogie und ihre liturgische Rezeption in der Ostkirche


Veronica-Ioana LAZĂR

Associate Research Scholar, The Center for Applied Philosophy, “Babeș-Bolyai” University, Cluj

Why every Economy is Political: The Political Economy of J.-J. Rousseau


Alexandru MATEI

Researcher, Centre for Excellence in the Study of the Image, Bucharest

Regagner l’Europe à travers la télévision : Télé-représentations du social en Roumanie et ses influences françaises, 1964-1975


Ioana MĂGUREANU

Assistant Professor, National University of Art, Bucharest

The Eloquence of Art in Visualising Knowledge: Artistic Strategies in Scientific Images in Early Modern Italy


Bogdan Cristian IACOB

Research Fellow, The Center for the Study of Post-Communist Societies, University of Maryland

A Transnational Fantasy? The Project of Southeast European Studies During the Cold War


Caterina PREDA

Lecturer, University of Bucharest

Art and Politics in Modern Dictatorships


Laurenţiu-Florin RISTACHE

Aristophanes and Aristocracy. Political Gender and the Hermeneutics of Desire


Gheorghe Ovidiu SFERLEA

Assistant Professor, University of Oradea

The Idea of Spiritual Perpetual Progress in Greek Patristic Tradition: From Gregory of Nyssa to Kallistos Angelikoudes


Mihai-Vladimir TOPAN

Lecturer, Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest

Classical Liberalism in Romania: The Case of Emanuel Neuman


Ionuț-Alexandru TUDORIE

Lecturer, University of Bucharest

Researcher, Institute for the History of Religions, Bucharest

“I Dare not Offer the Holy Sacrifice if You Intend to Be Present”: Imperial Excommunication in Byzantium


Radu Gabriel UMBREŞ

Fyssen Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Institut Jean Nicod, Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris

Moral Distrust: Conflict and Mutualism in a Romanian Village


Mugurel Dan ZLOTEA

Lecturer, University of Bucharest

China’s Re-Confucianization? Confucian Values in the Current Party Discourse of Legitimation


Fellow by Special Invitation
Angelo MITCHIEVICI

Andreea EȘANU

An Overview of Ludwig Wittgenstein’s Early Philosophy: From Letters and Notebooks to the Tractatus logico-philosophicus and a Little Beyond


Georgiana HUIAN

Le mystère de l’homme chez Augustin. À la recherche des fondements d’une anthropologie apophatique


Vasile Mihai OLARU

Research fellow, Centre for Advanced Study, Sofia

Postdoctoral researcher, Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca

The Power of Writing: Regulations and Identity Certificates in Wallachia, 1740-1831


Cristiana Monica PAPAHAGI

Maître de conférences, Université Babeș-Bolyai, Cluj-Napoca

Terreur, totalitarisme et idéologie de la langue nationale. Une comparaison entre le français et le roumain


Vanezia PÂRLEA

Assist. Prof., University of Bucharest

Echanges interculturels dans les récits de voyage des Français en Orient de la deuxième moitié du XVIIe siècle


Iuliu Emil RAŢIU

Marion L. Brittain Postodctoral Fellow, School of Literature, Media, and Communication, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta

Lost and Found in Translation: Tracing the French Origins and Cultural Reception of the Romanian Translation of Walden


Andreas STAMATE-ŞTEFAN

Lecturer, University of Economic Studies, Bucharest

A Critical Appraisal of Virgil Madgearu in the History of the Romanian Economic Thought


Theodor Emil ULIERIU-ROSTÁS

Marsyas’ Legacy: Towards a Comprehensive Socio-cultural History of the Aulos in the Greco-Roman World


NEC Fellow - private donor

Ilinca CONSTANTINESCU

Teaching Assistant, “Ion Mincu” University of Architecture and Urban Planning

Shrinking Cities by the Watercourse: The Danube, Forbidden or Ignored Resourse


Ioana-Andreea CHIRIȚĂ

Lecturer, “Lucian Blaga” University, Sibiu

After the Rhinoceros: Experimenting with Realism in Contemporary Chinese Theatre (from 2000 to the present)


Adrian GOREA

Artist in Residence, Ottawa School of Art

Instructor, Concordia University

A Phenomenology of Digital Creativity: Chorographic Inscriptions in Interactive Art


Dan-Alexandru ILIEȘ

Anthropologist, County Center of Culture, Bistrița-Năsăud

Arabic and Judeo-Arabic Medieval Philosophies


Maria IROD

Assoc. Prof., “Dimitrie Cantemir” Christian University, Bucharest

Katholische Kirchenkritik im Spannungsfeld von normiertem Leben und religiösen Normen. Zur diskursiven Umdeutung christlicher Werte bei Hans Küng, Uta Ranke-Heinemann und Eugen Drewermann


Constantin Claudiu OANCEA

Alumnus, European University Institute, Florence

Mass Culture Forged on the Party’s Assembly Line: Political Festivals in Socialist Romania, 1948 – 1989


Mircea-Lucian SCROB

Visiting Lecturer, Central European University, Budapest

Reevaluating consumers’ experiences during socialism from an anthropological perspective: a context-sensitive interpretation of developments in the availability of foodstuffs and durable goods in 1960s and 1970s Romanian countryside


Tudor Gherasim SMIRNA

Assoc. Prof., Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest

The Formation and Early Evolution of the Modern Monetary and Banking System in Romania


Adela TOPLEAN

Assist. Prof., University of Bucharest

Death Studies, Sociology of Death and Dying, Thanatoloy


Radu-Romeo TUDORANCEA

Researcher, Nicolae Iorga Institute of History, Romanian Academy, Bucharest

Population Movements, Displacement and Refuge during First World War in Romania (1916-1918)


NEC Fellow – private donor

Oana Cristina ŢIGANEA

“Industrial Architecture between territorial Diffusion, Interpretation and Identity Creation during 1945 – 1989 in Romania”