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.
Kenarov works on a non-fiction book describing in detail the life and times of Bulgarian writer and dissident Georgi Markov, as well as his notorious murder by agents of the Bulgarian State Security service in London in 1978.
The European Union, Ukrainian and Russian Approaches to International Criminal Law: A Comparative International Law Perspective
Given the deep disagreement between the European Union, Russia and Ukraine as to the legal qualification of war-related crimes in Ukraine, it is necessary to examine these actors' divergent understandings of international criminal law. This project examines the theoretical framework of c
Historical Anthropography, or How People Perceive their Place in Time, Social and “Geocultural” Spaces
The project aims at development of Reinhart Koselleck's "Erfahrungsraum und Erwartungshorizont" (Frankfurt am Main, 1989), a theoretical concept on the historical basis of changes in self-perception within different strata of Polish society between the end of the 18th and the beginn
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