Fellowship Continuance 2021: The Ghetto Houses of Budapest, 1944
In historical scholarship on the Holocaust in Hungary, there is an almost complete silence or lack of memory regarding the lived history of the “Jewish” or ghetto houses in Budapest that existed between June 24 and December 1, 1944.
The Science of the Russian Avant-Garde: Kazimir Malevich
What are the roots of abstraction in the arts? Scholars refer to philosophy, theology, theosophy, and science. In this project, Tatiana Levina will analyze Kazimir Malevich’s reception of scientific research of his time.
Regional Free Movement of People Law: A New Field of Study for International Migration Law
A powerful narrative presents the response to migration as the erection of borders. This project explores its apparent converse: the easing of borders at regional level. At least 174 states have policies and laws facilitating free movement of people.
Cultural Diplomacy and Collective Memory: Reviewing Austrian-Israeli Relations
This research examines the relations between collective memory and cultural diplomacy through the Austrian-Israeli case study, arguing that cultural diplomacy is used as a mechanism of transfer of collective memory to influence the memory perception of Austria in Israel.
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