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A History of Modern Political Thought in East Central Europe. Volume I: Negotiating Modernity in the ‘Long Nineteenth Century’

A History of Modern Political Thought in East Central Europe. Volume I: Negotiating Modernity in the ‘Long Nineteenth Century’

This book has been a product of the research under the “Negotiating Modernity” project supported by the European Research Council and hosted by the Centre for Advanced Study Sofia .  A History of Modern Political Thought in East Central Europe. Volume I: Negotiating Modernity in the ‘Long Nineteenth Century’ The two volumes, authored by an international...

Balázs Trencsényi, Maciej Janowski, Monika Baar, Maria Falina, Michal Kopecek Oxford University Press (2016) English
A History of Modern Political Thought in East Central Europe. Vol II, Part I: Negotiating Modernity in the ‘Short Twentieth Century’ and Beyond, 1918-1968

A History of Modern Political Thought in East Central Europe. Vol II, Part I: Negotiating Modernity in the ‘Short Twentieth Century’ and Beyond, 1918-1968

This book has been a product of the research under the “Negotiating Modernity” project supported by the European Research Council and hosted by the Centre for Advanced Study Sofia.  A History of Modern Political Thought in East Central Europe. Vol II: Negotiating Modernity in the ‘Short Twentieth Century’ and Beyond, Part I: 1918-1968, Part II:...

Balázs Trencsenyi, Michal Kopeček, Luka Lisjak Gabrijelčič, Maria Falina, Mónika Baár Oxford University Press (2018) English
A History of Modern Political Thought in East Central Europe. Vol II, Part II: Negotiating Modernity in the ‘Short Twentieth Century’ and Beyond, 1968-2018

A History of Modern Political Thought in East Central Europe. Vol II, Part II: Negotiating Modernity in the ‘Short Twentieth Century’ and Beyond, 1968-2018

This book has been a product of the research under the “Negotiating Modernity” project supported by the European Research Council and hosted by the Centre for Advanced Study Sofia. A History of Modern Political Thought in East Central Europe. Volume II: Negotiating Modernity in the ‘Short Twentieth Century’ and Beyond, Part II: 1968-2018 A History...

Balázs Trencsenyi, Michal Kopeček, Luka Lisjak Gabrijelčič, Maria Falina, Mónika Baár Oxford University Press (2018) English
European Regions and Boundaries. A Conceptual History

European Regions and Boundaries. A Conceptual History

It is difficult to speak about Europe today without reference to its constitutive regions-supra-national geographical designations such as “Scandinavia,” “Eastern Europe,” and “the Balkans.” Such formulations are so ubiquitous that they are frequently treated as empirical realities rather than a series of shifting, overlapping, and historically constructed concepts. This volume is the first to provide...

Diana Mishkova, Balázs Trencsényi Berghan Books English
The Economy of the “Revival Process”

The Economy of the “Revival Process”

“Revival process” is the euphemism coined by the Bulgarian communist regime for the forced assimilation campaign (1984-1989) against the Turkish minority in the country. This somber, large-scale episode of social engineering has produced deep and complex sequels in the collective memory and in the society. It has been approached from different points of view but...

Roumen Avramov CAS/Riva Publishers Bulgarian
The Body under Socialism – Regimes and Representations

The Body under Socialism – Regimes and Representations

Although bodies may seem biologically constant, they are actually historically bound, culturally situated and mediated. That is why questions about the body and corporeality are legitimate, as well as the questions about the representations and the regimes of physicality under socialism. How do the social and the corporeal intertwine and interact, how does the symbolic...

Daniela Koleva CAS/Riva Publishers Bulgarian
Love under Socialism

Love under Socialism

Love under Socialism Could love under socialism bear distinctive, idiosyncratic characteristics that distinguish it from its manifestations in other epochs and in different historical circumstances? The answer depends on one’s presumptions about whether feelings – or at least their visible traces – are historical, time-defined constructs and, hence, socially and culturally shaped concepts as well....

Daniela Koleva CAS / RIVA Publishers Bulgarian
Natural Sciences, Technologies and Social Worlds

Natural Sciences, Technologies and Social Worlds

Natural Sciences, Technologies and Social Worlds The present day is considered normal if we start our day on the scales in the bathroom, with a portion of calories in the kitchen, then we go through the minutes and the several kilometers of public transport timetables and finish at home watching TV about the number of...

Dessislava Lilova CAS / RIVA Publishers Bulgarian

Discourses of Collective Identity in Central and Southeast Europe (1770-1945) / Vol. IV / Anti-Modernism – Radical Revisions of Collective Identity

Discourses of Collective Identity in Central and Southeast Europe (1770-1945) / Vol. IV / Anti-Modernism – Radical Revisions of Collective Identity Edited by Diana Mishkova (Center for Advanced Study Sofia), Marius Turda (Oxford Brookes University), and Balázs Trencsényi (Central European University, Budapest) The last volume of the series presents 46 texts under the heading of...

Diana Mishkova, Marius Turda, Balázs Trencsényi 2014 English
Death under Socialism – Heroics and Post-Heroics

Death under Socialism – Heroics and Post-Heroics

Death under Socialism: Heroics and Post-Heroics Compiled and edited by Daniala Koleva, ISBN 978-954-320-444-1 The way we die reveals the essential qualities of the way we live. Could there be then something like ‘a socialist death’ to correspond to ‘a socialist lifestyle’? Undoubtedly, death is a universal biological fact free from the impact of ideologies,...

Daniela Koleva CAS / RIVA Publishers Bulgarian