Online panel & discussion: Bridging and dividing Europe – Central Europe, Brexit, and Covid 19

The last panel of the free Online panel & discussion series, dedicated on CEE Societies and cultures, will take place On 7th June, 15:30-17:00 CET.  The panelists Ivan Krastev, Karolina Wigura, and Špela Drnovšek Zorko will discuss about the connections between Central Europe, Brexit and Covid-19. The panel is part of the RSA CEE pre-conference programme and will be hosted and moderated by Lyubomir Pozharliev.

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Mobilty Forum: ‘Tensions on Tracks’ and ‘Bike-sharing practice’

The Mobility Forum at TUB invites us to join on 19.05.2022, 10:00-12:00 (Berlin time zone, UTC+1). Topics of the session are going to be Tensions on tracks: The closure of the tramline routes in the course of the opening of the Subway in Sofia, presented by Dr. Lyubomir Pozharliev and Urban growth, transport system and environment: a comparative study of Bike-sharing practice, presented by Bermet Borubaeva (Bishkek School of Contemporary Art). The Lecture is free of charge and open for everyone. You can join the forum online or in room 3116 in ZTG, TU Berlin, no registration needed.

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Lecture: Lyubomir Pozharliev on Transport Infrastructure in Socialist Bulgaria and Yugoslavia (1945–1989)

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On April 1st Lyubomir Pozharliev was giving a lecture at The Balkan Circle at the University of Texas at Austin. There he was presenting his monography „The Road to Socialism. Transport Infrastructure in Socialist Bulgaria and Yugoslavia (1945–1989)“.
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Call for Contributions: CoMoDe and EEGA special sessions on infrastructure

The 2022 RSA Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) conference “Bridging Old and New Divides: Global Dynamics & Regional Transformations”, 14.09. – 16.09.2022, in Leipzig is open for your contributions until 16th of May. Herewith we invite you to join one of the EEGA special sessions on infrastructure, hosted by Wladimir Sgibnev, Tonio Weicker and Lyubomir Pozharliev.

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Conference: Public Transport as Public Space (Brussels, 20-22 April 2022)

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Understanding the publicness of public transport as an understudied field of interests the PUTSPACE project came up with the conference Public Transport as Public Space in Brussels, Belgium. From the 20-22 April 2022 academic researchers, public officials, policy experts, activists and artists are sharing and gathering their knowledge and experiences of public transport under the leading question What makes public transport a type of public space, and for whom. Continue reading “Conference: Public Transport as Public Space (Brussels, 20-22 April 2022)”

Public Lecture: The City as Spectacle of Self-Colonization – the Modernization of Sofia 1878–1914

(c) Alexander Kiossev

We are happy to invite you to the keynote lecture by Prof. Alexander Kiossev, Head of the Cultural Centre at Sofia University, on Wednesday, December 01. The lecture is part of Mittwochsvorträge in Specks Hof, a series of lectures by GWZO. It will be held online.

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Call for Sessions/Papers: RSA Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) Conference 2022 in Leipzig

The Call for Sessions/Papers for the RSA Central and Eastern Europe Conference “Bridging Old and New Divides: Global Dynamics, Regional transformation” from 13 to 17 September 2022 in Leipzig is open. The conference will be held in cooperation with the Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography, the Research Centre Global Dynamics of the University of Leipzig and the Saxon Academy of Sciences and Humanities in Leipzig.

  • Special session submission deadline: 21 March 2022
  • Abstract submission deadline: 16 May 2022

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Call for Papers: Conference “Multiple Decolonialities and the Making of Asian Commons”

On February 11 and February 18, 2022 the online conference “Multiple Decolonialities and the Making of Asian Commons“, organized by Hong Kong Research Hub, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and the Department of English and Cultural Studies, Christ (Deemed to be University), Bangalore, India, takes place. The call for papers is open until 15th of October. Especially presenters from Central Asia are warmly welcome.
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