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Projects

Overview of research projects by current PhD candidates and postdoctoral researchers

Elia Bescotti, M.A.

Secession, Non-Recognition and Identity Building in the post-Soviet politics of international law: Contested Sovereignties and Ontological Security between Territorial Integrity and Self-determination — (doctoral project, IOS)

Drivalda Delia, M.A.

National Resistance as a Temporary Mean of Gender Empowerment – the Reshaping of Public Sphere before, during and in the Aftermath of the Kosovo Crisis (1988 – 1999) — (doctoral project)

Caroline Emig, M.A.

Leyb Kvitko – Sowjetisch-Jiddische Kinderlyrik und ihre Illustrationen zu Beginn des 20. Jahrhunderts [= Leyb Kvitko – Soviet-Jewish Children’s Poetry and Their Illustrations at the Beginning of the 20th Century] — (doctoral project)

 

Stefan Gužvica, M.A.

International Solidarity and Transnational Repression: The Balkan Communist Parties during the Great Purge, 1936-1939 — (doctoral project)

Artur Hilgenberg, M.A.

Der Gemeindebesitz der Donkosaken. Entstehung und Entwicklung bis 1835 [= The Communal Land Tenure of the Don Cossacks. Origins and Evolution till 1835] — (doctoral project)

Nargiza Kilichova, M.A.

International democracy and rule of law promotion in Central Asia and South Caucasus – Places and Spaces of Struggle — (doctoral project, IOS)

Julia Kubasiak (née Kling), M.A.

Von Kämpfern und Opfern unter den Nachkriegshelden: Internationale Veteranenverbände und europäische Vergangenheitspolitik am Beispiel Jugoslawiens (1945-1971) [= Of fighters and victims among the post-war heroes. International Veterans' Associations, the Cold War and European Past Policy on the Example of Yugoslavia (1945-1971)] — (doctoral project)

Frederik Lange, M.A.

Der Fluss unter der Brücke. Die Drina als ambivalenter Erinnerungsort [= The River Under the Bridge. The Drina as an Ambivalent Place of Remembrance] — (doctoral project)

Jon Matlack, M.A.

Maneuvering towards ‘The West’: U.S. Army-Bundeswehr joint War Games as Conduit for Western Identity Formation — (doctoral project, LSC)

Daniela Mathuber, M.A.

"Na Moskve net carja". Das samozvanstvo als kulturelles Gedächtnis in der Geschichte Russlands [= "Na Moskve net carja." The samozvanstvo as a cultural memory in the history of Russia] — (doctoral project)

Cornelius Merz, M.A.

Exploring Identity and Belonging through Spatial Relations - a Comparative Study of Cleveland and Leipzig, 1890-1930 — (doctoral project, LSC)

Bajro Muric, M.A.

Exploring Family Language Policy, Linguistic Repertoires and Identity Construction of the Bosnian Immigrant Population in Germany, Austria and Switzerland — (doctoral project)

Dr. Jacqueline Nießer, Diplom-Kulturwissenschaftlerin

Transnationale Körpergeschichte am Beispiel des Naturismus (working title) — (postdoctoral project)

Efthalia Prokopiou, M.A.

Notions of Home in the Far Right “White Genocide” Narrative: A Multinational and Multilingual Approach to Contemporary Far Right Self-Representations in Europe and the Americas — (doctoral project, LSC)

Daniel Schrader, M.A.

Demokratie repräsentieren? Politische Praktiken und Sprachen russländischer Räte- und Stadtdumendelegierten in Revolution und Bürgerkrieg, 1917-1919 [= Representing Democracy? Political Practices and Languages of Delegates to Russian Town Soviets and Dumas in Revolution and Civil War, 1917-1919] — (doctoral project)

Jeremias Schmidt, M. A.

Kriegserfahrungen bayerischer Soldaten an der Ostfront des Ersten Weltkrieges, 1915-1918 [= War experiences of Bavarian soldiers on the Eastern Front of the First World War, 1915-1918] — (doctoral project)

Oana Valentina Sorescu-Iudean, M.A.

The Evolution of Testamentary Behavior in Eighteenth Century Hermannstadt (Sibiu) — (doctoral project)

Igor Stipić, M.A.

Who Speaks the Nation-State?: Hegemonic Structures, Subaltern Pedagogies, and Fractured Community in Bosnia and Chile — (doctoral project, LSC)

Emanuel Tatu, M.A.

"Erfahrung" und "Wahrnehmung" in der Prosa rumänisch-jüdischer Autoren der Zwischenkriegszeit (ca. 1920-1940). Ion Călugăru, Ury Benador, Max Blecher [= "Experience" and "Perception" in the Literature of Romanian-Jewish Writers of the Interwar Period (ca. 1920-1940)] — (doctoral project)

Veronika Wald, M.A.

Valenzstrukturen im russisch-deutschen Sprachkontakt [= Valency structures in the Russian-German language contact] — (doctoral project)

Eva-Maria Walther, M.A.

Entangled Opponents: Tolerance and Nationalism in Slovakia — (doctoral project)

Daniela Weinbach, M.A.

Transnationale Film-Remakes: Zwischen Interkulturalität und universeller Verständlichkeit — (doctoral project, LSC)

Vita Zelenska, M.A.

What Does it Mean to Be a Refugee? Sites of Knowledge Production and Their Asymmetrical Entanglements — (doctoral project, LSC)

 

Overview of research projects of former doctoral candidates and postdoctoral researchers in Regensburg (since 2012)

Dr. Melanie Arndt

Tschernobyl. Eine transnationale Geschichte [=Chernobyl. A Transnational History] — (postdoctoral project; completed)

Annelie Bachmaier, M.A.

Konzeptionen des Fremden in der Prosa Aleksandr Grins [= Agents of Cultural Transfer. Polish Émigré Scholars in the Development of Eastern European Studies in the United States, 1939–1989] — (doctoral project; completed)

Kathleen Beger, M.A.

Kleine Bürger für die große Zukunft: Sowjetische Einrichtungen für Kinder und Jugendliche im Vergleich (1925-1965) [= Small Citizens for the Great Future: Comparing Soviet Institutions for Children and Adolescents (1925-1965)] — (doctoral project; completed)

Dr. Čarna Brković

Between Compassion and Social Justice: Humanitarianism in Montenegro during and after the Socialist Federative Republic of Yugoslavia (SFRY) — (postdoctoral project)

Alice Buzdugan, M.A.

Stadtliteratur der Zwischenkriegszeit in Rumänien zwischen nationaler Propaganda und Kulturphilosophie [= Urban literature of the interwar period in Romania between national propaganda and cultural philosophy] — (doctoral project; completed)

Dr. Beate Feldmeier, Dipl.-Math.

Sprachkontakt und Höflichkeit: Reflexion und Gebrauch von Anredestrategien von tschechischen Migranten im deutschsprachigen Umfeld. [= Language contact and courtesy: Reflection and use of the salutary strategies of Czech migrants in German-speaking countries] — (doctoral project; completed)

David Franz, M.A.

Amerikanische und sowjetische Modernen in der Weimarer Republik [= USA and USSR in the discourses of modernity in the Weimar Republic] — (doctoral project; completed)

Dr. Adrian Grama

The Anxiety of the Global. Rethinking the Second Globalization from the European Periphery (1960s-1990s) [= The Anxiety of the Global. Rethinking the Second Globalization from the European Periphery (1960s-1990s)] — (postdoctoral project)

Dr. Anna Poznańska (née Juraschek)

Die Rettung des Bildes im Wort. Bruno Schulz’ Bild-Idee in seinem prosaischen und bildnerischen Werk [= The salvation of the image in the word. Bruno Schulz's idea of the picture in his prosaic and pictorial work] — (doctoral project; completed)

Jana Kantoříková, M.A.

Das Werk Miloš Martens und die Frage der Intertextualität [= The work of Miloš Martens and the question of intertextuality] — (doctoral project; completed)

Petar Kehayov, PhD habil. 

Grammars in Language Death: Finnic-Russian Contact Interfaces — (postdoctoral project; completed)

Dr. Friederike Kind-Kovács

Central Europe's Starving Children: Humanitarian Child Relief in Budapest after WWI — (postdoctoral project; completed)

Henner Kropp, M.A.

Die Kolonisten in Russisch-Amerika in den Expansionsprozessen Russlands und der Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika, 1787-1867 [= The Colonists in Russian-America and the Imperial Expansion of Russia and the United States of America, 1787-1867] — (doctoral project; completed)

Ana-Teodora Kurkina, M.A.

Intelligentsia in Exile. Bulgarian Revolutionary Emigration in the Second Half of the XIX Century and the Projects for a Balkan Federation  — (doctoral project; completed)

Dr. Anna-Dorothea Ludewig

"Die jüdische Frau" – Verhandlungen von Weiblichkeit und Judentum in der (kultur-)zionistischen Literatur und Publizistik [= "The Jewish Woman" - Negotiations of femininity and Judaism in the (cultural) Zionist literature and journalism] — (postdoctoral project; completed)

Dr. Irina Morozova

The Debate on Progress, Social Order and Economy and the Rise of New Inequalities in Central Asia, 1970-90s — (postdoctoral project; completed)

Jacqueline Nießer, Diplom-Kulturwissenschaftlerin

Transnationale Vergangenheitsaufarbeitung im postjugoslawischen Kontext: Die "Koalition für REKOM" [= Transnationally dealing with the past in the post-Yugoslav context: The “Coalition for RECOM“] — (doctoral project; completed)

Dr. Jasper Trautsch

Remapping the Euro-Atlantic World and Imagining ‚the West’: The Spatial Reordering of Europe and North America, 1945-1957 — (postdoctoral project; completed)

Dóra Vuk, M.A.

Kongruenz in der kroatischen Herkunftssprache in Ungarn und Österreich [= Congruence in the Croatian language of origin in Hungary and Austria] — (doctoral project; completed)

Andrey Vozyanov, M.A.

Infrastructures in trouble: Tramway, Trolleybus and Society in Ukraine and Romania after 1990 — (doctoral project; completed)

Mag. Peter Wegenschimmel

Transformations from Below: Shipyards and Labour Relations in the Uljanik (Croatia) and Gdynia (Poland) Shipyards since the 1980s — (doctoral project; completed)