Category: Eastern Europe

Coming soon: “Writing rebellion in early modern diplomacy”

In a collaborative endeavour, the research group “Revolts as Communicative Events in the Early Modern Period” based in Konstanz, Germany, has assembled scholars from all across Europe (including Russia) and the United States to contribute collectively to ongoing academic debates on early modern diplomacy. We...

Conference paper “Staging and visualizing rituals of punishment between Occident and Orient: a clash of cultures between Russia and “the West”?”

In November 2014, scholars from several universities in Western and Eastern Europe will meet at the University of Konstanz, Germany, to discuss the visualisation of power, resistance and punishment in early modern times. The overall aim of our conference is to find cross-cultural links as...

Conference paper “The Fame and the Negative Image: Opposition and Resistance of the Hungarian Nobility in the Press of the Holy Roman Empire in the 17th Century”

In November 2014, scholars from several universities in Western and Eastern Europe will meet at the University of Konstanz, Germany, to discuss the visualisation of power, resistance and punishment in early modern times. The overall aim of our conference is to find cross-cultural links as...

“Revolten im Bild: Grenzen der Darstellbarkeit in der russischen Bildkultur der frühen Neuzeit” – LMU München

In diesem Monat reist unser Nachwuchsgruppenleiter Dr. Malte Griesse zu einem Gastvortrag im Oberseminar zur Osteuropäischen Geschichte an die LMU nach München. In diesem Vortrag wird er den Stand seiner aktuellen Forschungen zur Visualisierung von Revolten im russischen Sprachraum zur Diskussion stellen. Einerseits zeichnet sich...