Stefan Troebst

Stefan Troebst
University of Leipzig · Global and European Studies Institute

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Відповідь експертів із питань Східної Европи на відкритий лист німецьких інтелектуалів «Припинення вогню зараз!», опублікований у виданні Zeit Online 29 червня 2022 року // Критика. https://krytyka.com/ua/articles/vazhke-ozbroiennia-zaraz
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Ответ экспертов по Восточной Европе на открытое письмо немецких интеллектуалов "Перемирие сейчас!", опубликованное в "Zeit Online" 29 июня 2022. Украинская правда. https://www.pravda.com.ua/rus/columns/2022/07/25/7360003/
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Open Letter by 73 German Experts on Eastern Europe and International Security, first published in German by “Zeit Online”, on 14 January 2022. https://en.desk-russie.eu/2022/01/17/russias-attack-on-the-european.html
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Mehr als 70 Osteuropa- und Sicherheitsexperten wenden sich an Regierung und Parteien: Dem aggressiven Vorgehen Russlands dürfe Deutschland nicht länger tatenlos zusehen. https://www.zeit.de/politik/ausland/2022-01/deutsche-russlandpolitik-korrektur-forderung-sicherheitspolitik
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Desk Russie publie la lettre ouverte de 73 experts allemands sur l’Europe de l’Est et la sécurité internationale, publiée pour la première fois en allemand par Zeit Online, le 14 janvier 2022. Des universitaires de renom s’adressent au gouvernement et aux partis politiques représentés au Parlement allemand. Exposant une politique russe destructrice...
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Throughout the 1950s and 1960s, Polish-(West)German relations were severely strained by two issues: first, the contested Oder-Neisse border established in 1945 and confirmed by the GDR in 1950, and second, the expulsion of several millions of Germans from what again in 1945 had become the western parts of Poland. The Ostpolitik by West German chanc...
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https://www.opendemocracy.net/can-europe-make-it/andreas-umland/securing-peace-instead-of-rewarding-expansion On December 5, 2014, 60 prominent German personalities from politics, business, and the cultural sphere published a joint appeal titled " Another War in Europe? Not in Our Name! " [http://www.zeit.de/politik/2014-12/aufruf-russland-dialog]...
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East European History as a part of the larger field of history is a peculiarity of Germanspeaking Central Europe. It originated around the turn of the 20th century and was used by domestic politicians and diplomats as "enemy studies". As it became a science, it developed the concept of "historical meso-regions" as an analytical framework for transn...
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In the early 1950s, the Vienna-born U.S.–Polish historian Oskar Halecki developed a model of “the limits and divisions of European history” from antiquity to the Cold War. Using cultural and religious criteria, he identified four historical mesoregions: Western Europe, West Central Europe, East Central Europe, and Eastern Europe. Post-1989–1991 cul...
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This chapter examines patterns of unity and division that emerge from constructions of historical regions, with an emphasis on the idea of meso-regions – which are larger than nation-states but smaller than Europe as a continent or a macro-region. It first describes the concept of Geschichtsregionen, or historical meso-regions, before turning to th...
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The idea of an element binding all Slavs or Slavophones in space and time comes in many forms: "Slavicity" acts periodically as a effective instrument for political mobilisation. It directs cognitive interest in cultural studies research and remains to this day a highly productive myth in art and literature. The rise of a new dimension of Slavicity...
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The memory of the Hitler-Stalin pact differs throughout Europe. In Western Europe, it hardly exists, and in Germany it has faded. In East Central Europe, above all in Poland and the Baltic, the German-Soviet partition agreement is a central point of reference in remembrance culture. In Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, and Moldova, historians and the gener...
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The concept of "North Eastern Europe" is very popular in present political discussions, not in the least as an argument for developing political frameworks after the end of the Cold War. But North Eastern Europe is neither a ne invention, nor should it be understood as a purely historical regional concept, which only is concentrated on a definite h...
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In 2004, the heated inner-German and then Polish-German debate on a "Centre against Expulsions" in Berlin resulted in an initiative by the four Visegrad States (Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary, and Slovakia) together with Germany and Austria to establish a European network dealing with forced migration. When this European Network Remembrance and So...
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In 2004, the heated inner-German and then Polish-German debate on a ''Centre against Expulsions'' in Berlin resulted in an initiative by the four Visegrad States (Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary, and Slovakia) together with Germany and Austria to establish a European network dealing with forced migration. When this European Network Remembrance and...
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Zusammenfassung Durch das Europa der Nach-Wende-Zeit verlaufen zwei erinnerungskulturelle Trennlinien, die immer deutlicher zutage treten: Während für den „alten Westen“ der Holocaust zunehmend zum Gründungsmythos wird, steht für die neuen EU-Mitglieder die Erinnerung an die sowjetische Hegemonie, verkörpert im GULag, im Vordergrund. Zugleich ist d...
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While Soviet rule was the vehicle of communist ideology in all of Eastern and Central Europe, from the thaw of 1956 on religious, imperial, national, ethno-cultural and regional traditions considerably transformed it in the Warsaw Pact countries as well as in the westernmost Soviet republics. In the post-1989 period, these pre-communist and communi...
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In many respects, the German Democratic Republic (GDR) was a special case within the Soviet sphere of hegemony. Having been up to late 1949 the Soviet Zone of Occupation in Allied-controlled Germany, the GDR was considered by Moscow not to be a full-fledged people's democracy, as were Poland, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Romania, Albanian and Bulgaria,...
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The Dniester Moldovan Republic, in the eastern part of the Republic of Moldova, was proclaimed in 1990. There are three pillars supporting the efforts of societal actors in this region to achieve statehood: a regional elite concerned to keep hold of its assets, the economic potential of this highly industrialized region, and military power built up...
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The concept of historical meso-regions stems from the German term ‘Geschichtsre gion’, which for its part has its origins in an international debate in the interwar period on what Eastern Europe is, as well as in the historical subdiscipline of ‘Osteuropa¨ische Geschichte’, i.e. the history of Russia and Eastern Europe. Since the 1970s, this subdis...
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In the perception of the outside world, i.e. of politicians, media representatives and the public as well as historians applying a comparative approach, East Central Europe appears as a historical region framed by the Baltic, the Adriatic and the Black Seas. The perception of the inhabitants, however, does not correspond with this outside view—neit...
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В своей статье Стефан Требст констатирует, что провозглашенная в 1990 году на востоке Республики Молдова сепаратистская Приднестровская Молдавская Республика держится на следующих основаниях: политическая воля региональной элиты, стремящейся к сохранению своей власти и привилегий; экономический потенциал этого высоко индустриального региона; вооруж...
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On 3 November 1893 in the Ottoman Vilâyet capital of Selânik, nowadays known as Thessaloniki, seven Christian Orthodox intellectuals, speaking the eastern variety of the southern Slavic tongue founded a national-revolutionary and conspiratorial organisation in opposition to the ruling Sultan with the title of the ‘(Internal) Macedonian Revolutionar...
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1. Wozu Kulturstudien Ostmitteleuropas? 2. Was sind Kulturstudien Ostmitteleuropa? 3. Ostmitteleuropa – le mot et la chose 4. Kulturstudien Ost(mittel)europas in Forschung und Lehre 5. Berufsfelder für Absolventen des Faches Kulturstudien Ostmitteleuropas 6. Zitierte Literatur

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The Leipzig Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence aims to enhance participation in EU democracy and promote active EU citizenship. It focuses on local and regional society in rural areas in East Central Europe (ECE) with special attention to young people. The Centre contributes to closing gaps in EU research by analysing attitudes, practices and potentials concerning EU citizenship in the periphery in an interdisciplinary way, using new methods, instruments and approaches. Along with this, experts from political science, sociology, history and ethnology and from the Leibniz Institute GWZO cluster their teaching and transfer activities and intensify their cooperation ties with East Central European universities. The working packages also include a public lecture series with experts from academia, politics, civil society and media, more than 30 seminars on EU issues for students in more than 50 study programmes, 12 study trips, a new lecture series on the EU and its citizens, citizen dialogues, three international summer schools, transfer workshops with stakeholders from politics, civil society and administration, policy recommendations, and publications.