What Do We Learn About War And Peace From Women International Thinkers?
Thursday, 26 January, 2023 13:00 - 14:30 CEST

In this talk, Prof. Sluga's focus is specifically on 20th century texts that address war and peace by women thinkers categorisable as both international and ‘European’, drawing in accessible Russian-language examples.

Contested Language Use in Ukraine
Thursday, 19 January, 2023 13:00 - 14:30 CEST

What does it mean for Ukrainian citizens to choose to speak Ukrainian or Russian? This talk will focus on the impact of the ongoing war on language, and the role of language in the Russo-Ukrainian war.

Church, Memory and Nation-Building in Ukraine: Entanglements of Religious and National Identities on the crossroads of cultural memory (1991-2022)
Thursday, 15 December, 2022 13:00 - 14:30 CEST

Churches are often overlooked in the studies of memory. The study faces these imbalances and approaches churches as memory actors which are intensively engaged in the formation of memory culture that significantly contributes to re-shaping and re-negotiating of group identities.

The Façade of Solvency: Uncovering the Leverage of Paris Club Creditors in Rescheduling the Debts of the Global South (1980-2000)
Wednesday, 14 December, 2022 16:15 - 17:45 CEST

In the 1980s and 1990s, no less than 123 heavily indebted countries across the Global South embarked on 525 IMF adjustment programs to restructure their economies. Central to this financial leverage is the little-known Paris Club of official creditors, the world's only platform for rescheduling sovereign debt.

Transformative Salon: Academics in Exile
Thursday, 01 December, 2022 19:00 - 21:00 CEST

Restrictions on academic freedom, persecution and armed conflict have forced many scholars into exile. Dr. Vera Axyonova and Dr. Florian Kohstall will present their book "Academics in exile: Networks, knowledge exchange and new forms of internationalization" and discuss with exiled scholars from Ukraine.

Guns and Globalization: Germany and the Illicit International Arms Trade since 1890
Thursday, 24 November, 2022 13:00 - 14:30 CEST

Germany has recently come under criticism for its reluctance to provide arms to Ukraine following the Russian invasion. For more than a century, however, Germany has more traditionally been criticized for its role in the proliferation of small arms trafficking around the world.

Book presentation: "RT in Europe and Beyond"
Wednesday, 23 November, 2022 13:00 - 14:30 CEST

The Russian state-controlled “Russia Today” media network was founded in 2005 and later emerged as the Kremlin’s primary instrument of influencing international audiences.

White But Not Quite: Racism By and Racism Against Eastern Europeans
Thursday, 17 November, 2022 13:00 - 14:30 CEST

Racism against Eastern Europeans reflects the long-standing imperial rivalry between the West and Russia. As such, it has played a part in the genesis and conduct of the current war in Ukraine.

Belarussische Frauen zwischen Revolution und Krieg (2020-22): geteilte Verantwortung, neue Allianzen und Schwesterlichkeit
Thursday, 03 November, 2022 19:00 - 21:00 CEST

Inwieweit ist der Widerstand innerhalb von Belarus heutzutage möglich? Wie kämpfen die Hunderttausende wegen der politischen Verfolgungen geflohenen Belaruss*innen für die Demokratie in ihrem Land? Welche Rolle spielt dabei die feministische und Gender-Agenda?

Self-Selection of Ukrainian Refugees into Austria and Poland
Thursday, 13 October, 2022 13:00 - 14:30 CEST

Dr. Judith Kohlenberger analyzes how Ukrainian refugees arriving in Austria and in Poland differ in terms of their sociodemographic background, choice of host country as well as their return and stay intentions. Preliminary evidence suggests a highly self-selective migration from Ukraine to host countries, having implications for labor market integration.

Keynote: Putin’s Russia and the European Far Right
Tuesday, 11 October, 2022 14:15 - 15:45 CEST

The lecture shows how Moscow began to support far-right political forces to gain leverage on European politics and undermine the liberal-democratic consensus in the West. It discusses relations between Russia and the European far-right since the escalation of the Russian war against Ukraine in February 2022.

Ukraine Kennen:Lernen
Tuesday, 11 October, 2022 14:00 - 19:00 CEST

RECET presents its Ukraine Fellows and the programm for the upcoming semester