What we do

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

June 22nd, 2020

CEU's Summer University: Cultures of Dissent in Eastern Europe (1945-1989). Research Approaches in the Digital Humanities

7-day seminar in digital humanities research methods is designed to expose a new generation of scholars in Cold War history and culture to methods of analysis and discovery involving computational techniques.
April 30th, 2020

SUSPENDED !!! [Standing Open Call: Conference Grants for Early Career Investigators from ITC Countries]

This standing open call for Grant Period 3 has been suspended due to lack of funds. However, if you need conference support for an event happening between mid March and mid April 2020, please file an application, which we will be able to consider (on short notice) in case we make savings in other NEP4DISSENT activities happening prior to this period.
March 5th, 2020

CFP: Theory and Methods Workshop on Alternative Cultures

This workshop is centered around exploring what ‘alternative culture’ means, and how we can critically reflect on the terminology within the context of state socialisms.
February 21st, 2020

International symposium “Prisms of Silence” in Tallinn

On 21–22 February 2020 the symposium “Prisms of Silence” will be held at the Estonian Art Academy in Tallinn. The event will bring together artists, curators, art historians and literary and theatre scholars to discuss the contemporary legacies of the twentieth-century past. The event aims to rethink the silences about WWII, its aftermath and the Soviet era, and will reflect on the present social change that evolves from it.
February 20th, 2020

Artpool40 – Active Archives and Art Networks

International Conference of the Artpool Art Research Center "Artpool40 – Active Archives and Art Networks" will take place on 21–22 February 2020 in Budapest. 
January 31st, 2020

STSM Call for Grant Period 3 re-opened!

NEP4DISSENT (COST Action 16213) is pleased to announce the call for Short Term Scientific Missions (STSM) for Grant Period 3 (May 2019 - April 2020), 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.


Here's What's Up

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

February 13th, 2020

Faith-Trust-Secrecy: Religion through the Lenses of the Secret Police

New exhibition "Faith-Trust-Secrecy: Religion through the lenses of the secret police" opens on February 28th at 6pm at the Open Society Archives in Budapest.
February 5th, 2020

CFP: ‘She is made of stone’. Women in the Socialist and Post-Socialist Public Space

The goal of this conference is to open up a multidisciplinary conversation about representation, memory and monumentalization of women within the socialist and post-socialist public spaces.
January 28th, 2020

CFP: Visual Ethics after Communism – Special Issue of Journal "Martor"

The Museum of the Romanian Peasant is seeking contributions for its annual journal Martor 26/2021, on the topic of Visual Ethics after Communism. 
December 19th, 2019

Pilecki Fellowship

The Pilecki Institute announces the call for applications to participate in Junior Visiting Fellows or Senior Visiting Fellows.
December 7th, 2019

New book about Ukrainian dissidents published

A book by Simone Attilio Bellezza "The Shore of Expectations. A Cultural Study of the Shistdesiatnyky" recently published by the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies Press.
November 19th, 2019

Vacancy for Doctoral candidate (PhD student) in the field of Transnational Contemporary History

The University of Luxembourg invites applications for the vacancy of Doctoral candidate (PhD student) in the field of Transnational Contemporary History.

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