New Chapter from Nelly Bekus: Historical Reckoning in Belarus

“Historical Reckoning in Belarus” is the latest chapter published by Dr Nelly Bekus. This forms part of the edited volume Transitional...

Reinterpreting National Ideology in the Contemporary Urban Space of Astana

Dr Nelly Bekus, alongside Kulshat Medeuova (Eurasian National University, Astana, Kazakhstan) has recently published the article Reinterpreting National Ideology in the Contemporary...

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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The 1989 after 1989 project is based at the University of Exeter:

Department of History
College of Humanities
Amory Building
Rennes Drive

+44(0)1392 726419

For general enquiries please email the Project Co-ordinator, Natalie Taylor:

Professor James Mark

Principal Investigator

Dr Raluca Grosescu

Associate Research Fellow -Transitional Justice in Post-Dictatorial Eastern Europe and Latin America

Dr Nelly Bekus

Associate Research Fellow – The After-Life of the Socialist Legacy in Post-Soviet Capital Cities

Dr Ned Richardson-Little

Associate Research Fellow – Human Rights in the Global 1989

Dr Ljubica Spaskovska

Associate Research Fellow – The End of Yugoslavia as a Global Project

Anna Calori

PhD Student – Experience and Understanding of Economic Transformation in States in the Former Yugoslavia

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