Assembling the Post-Liberal Order in Central and Eastern Europe (1920-1956)

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Nador u. 11
Friday, June 26, 2015 - 9:30am
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Friday, June 26, 2015 - 9:30am to Saturday, June 27, 2015 - 2:00pm

Labour, Welfare Institutions and the Governing of Economic Life during and after the Great Depression (1929-1956)

Friday, June 26, 2015

  • 9:30: Welcoming remarks (Pasts Inc., CEU History Department)
  • 10:00: Alina Sandra Cucu (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science), The impossibility of being planned: Slackers, Stakhanovites, and the time of politics in early socialist Romania
  • 11:00: Natalija Perisic (University of Belgrade) and Ana Čekerevac (University of Belgrade), Emerging of the socialist welfare state in Serbia and Montenegro (circa 1929-1956)
  • 12:00: Lunch Break
  • 13:00: Raul Carstocea (European Center for Minority Issues), Redemptive Labour: Informal Work Practices of the Legionary Movement in Interwar Romania
  • 14:00: Justin Classen (University of Pittsburgh), The Devil’s Workshop: Straja Țării and Rationalizing the Youth of Greater Romania, 1934-1940
  • 15:00: Coffee Break
  • 15:30: Anders Blomqvist (University of Stockholm), Economic Nationalizing in Hungary and Romania: From Interwar Ethnic Quota to Communist Collectivization
  • 16:30: Coffee Break
  • 17:00 Keynote Speech:  Katherine A. Lebow (Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies) Dissembling Post-Liberalism: Memoirs of the Unemployed, 1932-1967

Saturday, June 27, 2015

  • 9:30: Mara Marginean (Romanian Academy, George Baritiu Institute of History), Rationalizing Labor, Governing Workers. Dis/Continuities in Romanian Industrial Practices, 1945-1956
  • 10:30: Corina Dobos (University of Pharmacy and Medicine “Carol Davilla”), Asthenic Workers, Caring Physicians: Work and Disease in Communist Romania
  • 11:30: Coffee Break
  • 12:00: Final Roundtable Discussion