Revolution From Within: Experts, Managers and Technocrats in the Long Transformation of 1989

The programme for our collaborative conference with Imre Kertész Kolleg Jena is now available. The conference will form Imre Kertész Kolleg...

Call for Papers: Criminalising Violent Pasts: Multiple Roots and Forgotten Pathways 1950s-2010s

Call for Papers International Conference: “Criminalising Violent Pasts: Multiple Roots and Forgotten Pathways 1950s-2010s” London South Bank University 15-16 November...

Programme available for British Academy conference on Global Neoliberalisms

GLOBAL NEOLIBERALISMS: LOST AND FOUND IN TRANSLATION A British Academy Conference Thursday 7 June 2018 and Friday 8 June 2018...

Registration Open for our British Academy Conference: Global Neoliberalism, 7-8 June 2018

Global Neoliberalism: Lost and Found in Translation British Academy Conference 7-8 June 2018 The University of Exeter and 1989 after...

Secret Agents and the Memory of Everyday Collaboration in Communist Eastern Europe

Professor James Mark’s co-edited volume Secret Agents and the Memory of Everyday Collaboration in Communist Eastern Europe is now available through...

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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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)






Belarus_3898 – House of Government. By Dennis Jarvis. Taken on September 29, 2009. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 (cropped)

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