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The Ideas Behind the IUFU

The Ideas Behind the IUFU

Jan 10, 2023

In times of crisis, solidarity and collaborative action play a vital role in supporting people, institutions, and practices in the academic space as well as in any other. With the…

Culture, Memory, and Wars in the Recent Studies of History

Culture, Memory, and Wars in the Recent Studies of History

Jan 13, 2023

Joep Leerssen is an Emeritus Professor of Modern European Literature at the University of Amsterdam and a part-time appointed research professor at the Sociaal Historisch Centrum Limburg / Maastricht University.…

Why Ukraine’s Millions of Displaced People Will Define Its Future

Why Ukraine’s Millions of Displaced People Will Define Its Future

Jan 10, 2023

“They bombed our apartment,” Sasha told me nonchalantly in Kyiv last May. Fortunately, no one was hurt. She and her husband Dimitri were busy in a friend’s kitchen preparing Molotov…

A Complex History of Ukrainian History

A Complex History of Ukrainian History

Jan 7, 2023

Andriy Portnov is a professor of Ukrainian history at the Viadrina European University in Frankfurt am Oder, director of the Prisma Ukraïna research network focusing on the Eastern Europe, author…

Language, in the Plural

Language, in the Plural

Jan 4, 2023

I must have already been a teenager when I learnt that my great-grandmother used to switch to German whenever she wanted some privacy from her children or grandchildren. Older women…