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January 27, 2020

CERES faculty member Prof. Cassandra Hartblay has published an original ethnographic stage play, I Was Never Alone or Oporniki, which is based on fieldwork conducted in Russia with adults with disabilities. The core of the work is the script of the play itself,...

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September 17, 2019

Students in Prof. Robert Austin’s third-year political science class, “Enlarging Europe: The European Union and Its Applicants” conducted a week of field research in Georgia during reading week 2019. The trip was part of the U of T’s Faculty of...

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Munk Series on Global Affairs: Professor Robert Austin publishes Making and Remaking the Balkans: Nations and States since 1878

June 19, 2019

With more than 25 years since the collapse of communism, the end of the wars and billions of dollars in aid, the Balkans are still characterized by corruption, state capture, and decidedly unmodern states that are often either weak or...

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Feminism gone bad? Women’s organisations and the hard right in Germany

October 4, 2018

CERES faculty member Anna Korteweg, with co-authors Gökce Yurdakul and Özgür Özvatan, discuss feminism, the far right, and anti-Muslim currents in today’s Germany. The populist radical right party, Alternative for Germany (AfD) has been working to get to the top of...

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New Anthology: The Autobiographical Turn in Germanophone Documentary and Experimental Film

May 26, 2015

Read more about the new anthology co-edited by Prof. Angelica Fenner.

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Prof. Doris Bergen on Winning Design Team for National Holocaust Memorial

May 11, 2015

CERES faculty member Prof. Doris Bergen has served as the subject-matter advisor on the winning design team for the planned National Holocaust Memorial in Ottawa.

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Prof. James Retallack Awarded Killam and Guggenheim Fellowships

April 28, 2015

CERES is proud to announce that Prof. Retallack has received two distinguished awards.

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“Transitional justice as electoral politics”: New Chapter by Robert Austin

February 9, 2015

Robert Austin has a new chapter in Post-Communist Transitional Justice, Lessons from Twenty-Five Years of Experience, published by Cambridge University Press.

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Enlarging Europe: U of T Students Conduct Research in Georgia

July 25, 2014

In February 2014, eight students of Dr. Robert Austin’s POL359Y course travelled to the Republic of Georgia through an International Course Module (ICM) in order to conduct independent field research on different aspects of the European enlargement project in the Caucasus.

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John Zilcosky won a United States National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship for his new project

July 15, 2014

John Zilcosky, associate professor of German and Comparative Literature, was awarded a National Endowment of the Humanities fellowship for his project and forthcoming book, “Uncanny Encounters: Literature, Psychoanalysis, and the End of Alterity.” Zilcosky, one of four Canadian university professors...

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