Call for papers – Conference “Reforming Socialism: Aims and Efforts Before and After 1968”

The conference “Reforming Socialism: Aims and Efforts Before and After 1968” aims to shed light on successful and unsuccessful as well as short and long-term attempts to further develop and integrate socialist theory and practice in the period from the mid-1940s until the fall of the Berlin Wall. Additionally, while the historiography has approached reforms […]

Pal Germuska’s book “Unified Military Industry of the Soviet Bloc” gets excellent review in the Cold War Studies journal

Senior Research Fellow Pál Germuska’s book Unified Military Industries of the Soviet Bloc: Hungary and the Division of Labor in Military Production (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2015) gets excellent review by Mark Harrison (University of Warwick, UK) and Viktor Pál (Vienna University of Business and Economics) in the Cold War Studies journal. Read the reviews

Maximilian Graf joins the PanEur1970s team

Maximilian Graf joins the PanEur1970s team on 1 September 2017 for two years. Maximilian Graf is a historian who specializes in Cold War Studies and the History of Communism. He earned his PhD from the University of Vienna in 2012. As Junior Researcher and later as Post-Doc he worked at the Austrian Academy of Sciences and […]

Elitza Stanoeva joins the PanEur1970s team

Elitza Stanoeva has joined the PanEur1970s team on 1 January 2017 for two years. Elitza Stanoeva is a historian whose research interests are concentrated in the socialist history of Eastern and Central Europe, more specifically socialist bureaucracy and institutional processes; command economy and economic policies; urbanization and city development; monuments, celebrations and visual propaganda. She […]