What we do

Information about NEP4DISSENT's upcoming and past events, publications, and other activities

September 15th, 2021

NOW ACTIVE!!! Standing Open Call: Conference Grants for Early Career Investigators from ITC Countries

This standing open call for Grant Period 4 has been now reopened.
January 18th, 2021

TRAINING SCHOOL: Cultures of Dissent in Eastern Europe (1945-1989). Research Approaches in the Digital Humanities

We aim to develop a strong cohort of scholars of East European cultures of dissent who are fluent with the concepts and practices of digital history, and interested in carrying out larger-scale, possibly collaborative projects in the future.
December 31st, 2020

STSM Call for Grant Period 4 re-opened!

NEP4DISSENT (COST Action 16213) is pleased to announce the call for Short Term Scientific Missions (STSM) for Grant Period 4 (May 2020 - April 2021), to support the scientific objectives of the Action, in particular, to contribute to realisation of the implementation plans of the NEP4DISSENT working groups, as defined in the Joint Review Report.
November 26th, 2020

[NEW DATE] Workshop "Digital Storytelling as a New Form of Conveying Information"

This workshop offers an overview of digital storytelling basics, guidelines for information presentation and several case studies selected among many projects they implemented in recent years.
November 23rd, 2020

Live Recording from Workshop of WG1

The workshop addressed the complex relationship between the practice of
communist-era surveillance of culture and religion and the emergence of cultures profoundly impacted by state surveillance. Exploring a range of national contexts (Albania, Estonia, Lithuania, Romania, Czech Republic, East Germany and Spain) and conceptual themes, the workshop provided the basis for historical comparative reflection across (and beyond) the region.


Here's What's Up

Noteworthy news about upcoming exhibitions, performances, archival collections, as well as academic events and projects

November 27th, 2020

CFP: 7th International Forum for Doctoral Candidates in East European Art History

The Institut für Kunst- und Bildgeschichte at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin will host the 7th International Forum for Doctoral Candidates in East European Art History on May 6th and 7th 2021. Doctoral candidates are invited to apply by submitting their dissertation topic. Those who wish to present on their research are requested to submit a proposal in either English or German by February 28th 2021.
November 20th, 2020

New project launched to explore archival collections of Eastern European dissidents exiled in France during the Cold War

Recipient of a recent award by the CollEx-Persée in its 2019–2020 call for funding, the project DISSINVENT – DISSidences de l’Est en exil : INVENTaire, histoires, pratiques documentaires joins the growing international efforts to reinforce the collaborative work between researchers and heritage institutions in the handling of archives and collections.
October 29th, 2020

Kristóf Nagy: Debates over the Tendencies Exhibition Series (1980–81)

ARTMARGINS online journal has recently published an article "Whose Land, Their Art? Debates over the Tendencies Exhibition Series (1980–81)" by Nep4Dissent member Kristóf Nagy. 
October 12th, 2020

Through the Lens of the Secret Police: Images of the Religious Underground in Eastern Europe

The exhibition “Through the lens of the secret police: Images from the religious underground in Eastern Europe” has been opened in Cork and will run from October 9th until March 31st 2021.
September 16th, 2020

New book of Central and Eastern Europe published

The Routledge History Handbook of Central and Eastern Europe in the Twentieth Century, Volume 3: Intellectual Horizons has been published recently.
June 9th, 2020

Visegrad Scholarship at the Open Society Archives

Visegrad Scholarship at the Open Society Archives. Applicants from the fields of history, the arts, philosophy and sociology to reflect on the conditions of knowledge production during and after the Cold War are invited.

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