Join us for our conference on the “Other Globalisers”, Exeter 6-7 July 2017

The Other Globalisers: How the Socialist and the Non-Aligned World Shaped the Rise of Post-War Economic Globalisation Location: Exeter University,...

The Future of the Past: Why the End of Yugoslavia is Still Important

By Ljubica Spaskovska A new socialist model is emerging in the western Balkans. Can its political vocabulary transcend the ethno-national dividing...

Writing Human Rights into the History of State Socialism

By Ned Richardson-Little The collapse of the Communist Bloc in 1989-1991 is viewed as one of the great triumphs of...

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The 1989 after 1989 research team wish to acknowledge the following for their contribution to the project and the website:

Website Images


20 Years the Fall of the Berlin Wall“, Martin Manurung. Taken November 8, 2009. Licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0 (cropped)




Minsk, Belarus, View of the City“, Nigel’s Europe and Beyond. Taken July 2002. Licensed under CC BY 2.0 (cropped)





“Dome”, Michal Jancek. Taken April 22, 2012. Licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 (cropped)





L1000764UN International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, The Hague, The Netherlands“, Roman Boed. Taken April 9, 2014. Licensed under CC BY 2.0 (cropped)




7384526224_4839840905_o “Yugoslavia Grunge Flag“, Nicolas Raymond. Taken April 11, 2012. Licensed under CC BY 2.0 (cropped)




Reputed virtues of socialism muralReputed virtues of socialism mural“, Mr G’s Travels. Taken July 24, 2008. Licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 (cropped)





Buchenwald_memorialBuchenwald Memorial“. By Benutzer:Stefan Kühn (Benutzer:Stefan Kühn) [GFDL ( or CC-BY-SA-3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons







Toasting_Polish_DachauToasting Polish Dashau“. By T/4 Arland Musser [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons (cropped)






Liberation Warfighters LSLiberation Warfighters“, Ljubica Spaskovska, University of Exeter. Taken June 16 2012. Licensed under CC BY 2.0 (cropped)

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