Killers, patriots and rescuers: rethinking violence and restraint during the Balkan Wars (1912-1913)
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Since its beginnings, NEC has grown from a “chamber” into a “symphony” college.
To celebrate its 25th anniversary, NEC hosted several academic events throughout 2019.
Review of Ecumenical Studies (RES), Sibiu calls for papers that deal with (but will be not be limited to) questions such as: How do sacred buildings reflect the interferences of the political with the religious? What are the legal and theological bases for the (re)conversion of churches into mosques and of mosques into churches? To what extent and what foreseeable consequences building, decommissioning, repurposing, or converting religious spaces represent a form of domination and exclusion?
It is our great pleasure to wish you all Happy Holidays and a Prosperous New Year!
Though the present situation has prevented us from meeting face to face, we are posting you a selection of Romanian carols hoping they would bring you happiness and peace.
The ‘Relevance of the Humanities in the Digital Age’ (DigiHum) fellowship program aims to underscore the cognitive functions of the humanities and their potential as critical disciplines by opening them up to issues relevant in/for the contemporary digital world – issues that are “practical”, but also epistemological, ethical, philosophical, etc.
This Junior Visiting Fellowships aim to support the research of Ukrainian scholars who are completing or have recently completed doctoral studies in a Ukrainian institution of higher education. It offers access to the resources of the Institute for Human Sciences (IWM) in Vienna to younger researchers who have demonstrated exceptional talent to allow them to work on a research project of their own choice.
Starting September 10, 2018, memorable recordings from the Lovinescu – Ierunca Collection of the New Europe College are broadcasted by Radio Romania Musical, the station specialized in classical music, jazz & more of the National Radio Broadcaster in Romania.
On Thursday, November 19, at 5:00 pm, Arunima Bhattacharya will give on Zoom the lecture entitled Learning a Different Language: Reading Shubhangi Swarup’s ‘The Latitudes of Longing’ and Aimee Liu’s ‘Glorious Boy’ in the Context of Anthropological Documentation and the Consolidation of the Indian Nation State.
Cu generoasa susținere financiară a Fundației Lapedatu, NEC continuă și în anul academic 2020–2021 programul „Burselor Lapedatu” oferite pentru a încuraja cercetările de istoria românilor în perioadele modernă și contemporană.
Public Statement by the Network of European Institutes for Advanced Study
Excerpt from the press release:
“The Network of European Institutes for Advanced Study, which gathers 25 institutes in 17 European countries, strongly encourages local and national governments, as well as international donors, to help the institutes pursue their scientific tasks.”
‘Being a Minority in Times of Catastrophe’
Birkbeck, University of London (Department of History, Classics and Archaeology)
Date: 25-26 June 2021
The deadline for proposal submissions is 14th January 2021
La FMSH soutient financièrement l’invitation de chercheurs étrangers dans le cadre de l’organisation de manifestations portant sur des thématiques innovantes en sciences humaines et sociales ou à la frontière entre les SHS et les autres sciences.
Date limite de candidature : 15 décembre 2020
Short–term postdoctoral mobility
The Fondation Maison des sciences de l’homme and its partners offer postdoctoral mobility grant to researchers in social sciences and humanities for periods from 1 to 3 months.
Created in 1975 upon the initiative of Fernand Braudel, in collaboration with the French Secretary of State for Universities, Department for Higher Education and Research, the DEA Programme (Directeurs d’Études Associés, or Associate Research Directors) is the oldest international mobility programme at Fondation Maison des sciences de l’homme.
Congrats to N+N Porticus Fellow Spyridon Tsoutsoumpis for his latest publications: The Lords of War: violence, governance and nation-building in north-western Greece, published in European Review of History: Revue européenne d’histoire.
The Leibniz Science Campus Regensburg “Europe and America in the Modern World” has recently launched the fall/ winter program for the public lecture series entitled Special Relations Revisted: Europe and the USA since the 19th century.
La date d’envoi des propositions est fixée au 30.01.2021. Veuillez envoyer le titre de votre contribution (en français/italien/espagnol/roumain ou en allemand) ainsi qu’un résumé de 250 mots maximum à email@example.com.
The “Mircea Eliade” fellowship is awarded by the Rector of the University of Bucharest for the study and the preparation for publication of previously unpublished essays, lectures, correspondence and different noteworthy documents of Mircea Eliade.
The IWM (Institut für die Wissenschaften vom Menschen, Vienna) has established a mentoring initiative for applicants for European Research Council (ERC) Starting and Consolidator Grants in the humanities and social sciences from Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe.
The video recording of the conference entitled ‘Judicial Independence’ and the ‘Judicial Council Model’: Conformities, Convergence, Tensions is uploaded to YouTube.
Alina Cucu discussed her recent book, Planning Labour. Time and the Foundations of Industrial Socialism in Romania (Berghahn Books, 2019). The interview is in Romanian, uploaded to YouTube.
New Europe College, together with 6 institutions from Europe, has been granted funding from EU’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program for the project titled Citizen Science for Environmental Citizenship: Backyard Birding and the Potential for Cultivating Green Engagement (EnviroCitizen).
NEC Fellow Leyla Safta-Zecheria has recently published the academic article titled Challenges posed by COVID-19 to the health of people with disabilities living in residential care facilities in Romania. She argues that residential care institutions for people with disabilities are at risk of becoming sites for community contagion with COVID-19.
Our library includes reference works (dictionaries & encyclopedias), books, periodicals, and multimedia resources in English, French, German, Italian, and Romanian.
Research Seminars on Periodization in the History of Art
Citizen Science for Environmental Citizenship: Backyard Birding and the Potential for Cultivating Green Engagement
Art Historiographies in Central and Eastern Europe. An Inquiry from the Perspective of Entangled Histories
Luxury, fashion and social status in Early Modern South Eastern Europe