O clasă de mijloc de împrumut? Aromânii și România, 1848-1906

Andrei SORESCU, NEC Alumnus
Cercetător post-doctoral ICUB, Universitatea din București


Joi, 11 martie 2021, ora 15.00 (ora României), Zoom


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The Armenian Reception of Jacob of Serugh and His Writings

Zoom Conference


Andy HILKENS, PhD, Ghent University


on Thursday, 18 March 2021, at 17.00 (Bucharest time)


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A Conversation on Literature and Science

with three Pontica Magna Alumni

writers Maria RYBAKOVA, Andriy LYUBKA and Tamta MELASHVILI

moderated by Dr. Markus BAUER (literary scholar, author and critic in Berlin)

on Thursday, 25 March 2021, at 17.00 (Bucharest time), via Zoom

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Meet NEC Current Fellows

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CfA: NIAS Individual Fellowships (Deadline 15 March 2021)

The Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIAS-KNAW) is looking for scholars who would like to spend 5 or 10 months in 2022/23 at the institute to work on their own curiosity-driven research project, and get inspired by our interdisciplinary, collaborative community of scholars, artists, writers and journalists.

CfP: Sacred Spaces in Motion (Deadline: 1 May 2021)

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?

Happy Holidays and a Prosperous New Year!

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.

CfA: The DigiHum Fellowships at NEC (deadline 15 January 2021)

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.

CfA: Ukraine in European Dialogue Fellowships, IWM (Deadline: 31 January 2021)

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.

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

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.

CfA: The DEA Program (Deadline 15, 2020)

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.

ERC Mentoring Initiative

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 NEC library currently holds over 40 000 items

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Noi istorii ale muzicilor românești
(Editura Muzicală, București, 2020)
Volumul I, Volumul II


Rector Colegiul Noua Europă
Profesor, Universitatea Națională de Muzică, București

Profesor, Universitatea Națională de Muzică, București



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Research Programs

Yiddish Culture in Greater Romania (1918-1940): in the Aftermath of the Empires and Challenged by the New National State


The Oldest Romanian Manuscript and Printed Versions of the Akathistos Hymn (17th C). The History of a Liturgical Masterpiece Between Text and Image


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