Re-thinking European Politics and History

Thursday, 1 March 2012, 9:00am - 6:45pm, IWM library

Junior Visiting Fellows’ Conference

9:00 – 10:30 Session 1
Chair: Agnieszka Pasieka
Olha Martynyuk
Sacred Hills and Commercial Downtown:
Ethnic Meanings of Urban Spaces in Late Imperial Kiev.
Discussant: Markian Prokopovych
Julia Komleva
Instilling the Idea of ‘Double’ Identity:
The History Curriculum in the Schools of Austro-Hungary.
Discussant: Andrey Levitskyi
Philip Howe
Imperial Austria as a Precursor to Consociational Democracy.
Discussant: Tamara Banjeglav
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 – 12:30 Session 2
Chair: Andrey Levitskiy
Irina Dolgopolova
Quantitative Assessment of the Democracy-Economic Development Relationship
Discussant: Philip Howe
Victoria Vasilenko
The British Policy Towards the Polish-Czechoslovak Federation Project
Mihaela Herbel
The Architecture of European New Governance:
What Role for Social Movements?
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:30 Session 3
Agnieszka Pasieka, David Petruccelli and Elizabeth Robinson
Comparative Methodologies:
an Interdisciplinary Discussion
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break
16:00 – 17:30 Session 4
Chair: Olha Martynyuk
Ben Roth
Confessions, Excuses, and the Storytelling Self:
Rereading Rousseau with Paul de Man
Azat Bilalutdinov
Shaping Politics of History in Contemporary Russia:
Institutional Aspects.
Discussant: Martina Steer
Tamara Banjeglav
Memory of War or War over Memories?
Politics of Remembering and Forgetting in the 1990s in Croatia.
Discussant: Tihomir Cipek
17:30 – 17:45 Coffee break
16:00 – 17:30 Session 5:
Socialism Conceptualised, 1944-1989
Chair: Philip Howe
Tom Junes
Forging the Future Socialist Elite:
the Case of Poland
Elitza Stanoeva
Building the Socialist City:
the Case of Sofia