Junior Fellows’ Conference

Tuesday, 17 December 2019, 10:00am - 3:30pm, IWM library

Program:

10:00–10:30
A Nation of Bureaucrats or a Nation of Tradesmen? Welfare Benefits as Nation-building Modernization Tools in Interwar Romania
Sergiu Delcea
PhD candidate, Doctoral School of Political Science, Central European University
Discussant: Susan Zimmermann (CEU)

10:30–11:00
Russia’s new Middle Classes: the Politics of (self)-Autonomization and its Consequences
Volha Biziukova
PhD candidate in Cultural and Social Anthropology, University of Vienna
Discussant: Seda Yuksel (University of Vienna)

11:00–11:15 Coffee Break

11:15–11:45
Photography and Social Ties in the Migration–Possibilities and Limitations of Communication through Photography
Faime Alpagu
DOC Fellow of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, PhD candidate, Institute of Sociology, University of Vienna
Discussant: Ayse Caglar (IWM)

11:45–12:15
Bringing Imperial Order to the Borderlands: 1830s Cossack Service Reform re-Examined
Andryi Posunko
Independent Scholar
Discussant: Katherine Younger (IWM)

12:15–14:00 Break

14:00–14:30
Post-Soviet Secessionism in the Light of the Evolution of the Emergence of States in International Law
Julia Miklasova
PhD candidate in International Law, Gradute Institute, Geneva
Discussant: Stephan Wendehorst (University of Vienna)

14:30–15:00
Of Resisting Objects
Bob Kuřík
Asisstant Professor, Department of Social and Cultural Ecology, Charles University, Prague
Discussant: Ludger Hagedorm (IWM)

15:00–15:30
Hegel and the Banality of Totalitarianism
Tomáš Korda
PhD candidate in Political Science, Charles University, Prague
Discussant: Walter Zimmerli (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)

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