What we do

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

May 10th, 2022

NEP4DISSENT Joint Final Report

In order to achieve its main aim, NEP4DISSENT created a platform that opened the national and disciplinary silos in dissident studies to transnational, multidisciplinary and technology-conscious research with creative dissemination capacities.
April 15th, 2022

[OUT OF FUNDS] Emergency Fund for Ukrainian Scholars

NEP4DISSENT is  proud to establish an Emergency Fund for Ukrainian Scholars. We call all members of our network to disseminate this call as wide as possible and as soon as possible, to allow immediate distribution of the support. 
March 24th, 2022

Reading Workshop on Decolonisation Narratives in Context of Ukraine with Svitlana Biedarieva

The reading workshop, organised in collaboration with art historian and curator Svitlana Biedarieva, will address the issues of colonisation, identity and borderlands in the context of the Ukrainian past and present.
March 16th, 2022

Discussion: Political emancipation of artistic practices in Ukraine

In this discussion artists, curators and researchers from Ukraine will talk about their works dealing with the entanglements of past and present, memory and cultural decolonization.
February 25th, 2022

Nep4Dissent stands for Ukraine!

Nep4Dissent scholars from 37 European countries urge the European Commission, COST Association, European Research Council and European governments to prepare funding schemes supporting Ukrainian researchers and sustaining their presence within the European Research Area.
February 22nd, 2022

Reading Workshop on Environmentalism and Ecofeminism

The reading workshop will address the issues of anthropocene, climate change and environmentalism through the prism of ecofeminism, inquiring what does it mean to be human in the current ecological and sociopolitical climate.


Here's What's Up

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

January 26th, 2022

Contradictions: New Volume on Thinking Left Dissent

Contradictions: A Journal for Critical Thought, vol. 5 (2021) on Thinking Left Dissent, edited by Kristina Andělová, Jan Mervart, and Petr Kužel
January 24th, 2022

CFP: The Flowers of Transition – The Art of Hungary in the 1980s

The Central European Research Institute for Art History (KEMKI) organizes a kick-off conference of its research project examining the art of Hungary in the 1980s.
January 20th, 2022

CFP: Dissidents and Exiles from Socialist Eastern Europe and the USSR: History, Archives and Memories (1945-1991)

Final International Conference for the CollEx Persée Project DISSINVENT "Dissidents and Exiles from Socialist Eastern Europe and the USSR: History, Archives and Memories (1945-1991)" will take place on 2-3 June 2022.
December 17th, 2021

Central Europe Culture Wars: Beyond Post-Communism and Populism

New book "Central Europe Culture Wars: Beyond Post-Communism and Populism" published by the Faculty of Arts at the Charles University, edited by Pavel Barša, Zora Hesová, and Ondřej Slačálek.
November 29th, 2021

CFP: Beyond Friendships. Regional Cultural Transfer in the Art of the ‘70s

Artpool Art Research Center and the Central European Research Institute for Art History (KEMKI) are organizing a conference in May 2022 to investigate the possibility of applying the concept of cultural transfer to the field of transnational art histories of the Central-East European region.
June 7th, 2021

CFP: Art beyond the Politics: Africa and the ‘Other’ Europe during the Cold War

An international conference exploring transcontinental cultural relations, representations, and imaginations that occurred and developed between the countries of Africa and Eastern and Central Europe during the Cold War era.

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