History professor James Mark (University of Exeter) in conversation with Zoltán Ginelli discuss how to historicize Eastern Europe within the global histories of colonialism and decolonization with a focus on Hungarian experiences.
The Transperiphery Movement attempts to recapture revolutionary action by tracing forgotten interperipheral circulations between Eastern Europe and the Global South. The transcolonial geographic history of “Colonia Hungaria” – a semi-fictitious Hungarian colonial ecumen – questions, dispositions, disorders and challenges hegemonic histories of global racial-colonial capitalism.
Call for Papers | American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting | Seattle, WA | April 7–11, 2021 | Virtual Session Convened by Zoltán Ginelli and Jonathan McCombs What would it mean to ‘decolonize’ Eastern Europe? […]
Online workshop on 10 September Organisers: Romina Istratii – School of Oriental and African Studies, University of LondonMárton Demeter – National University of Public Service, HungaryZoltán Ginelli – Universität Leipzig, Leibniz ScienceCampus “Eastern Europe – […]
The perhaps much overlooked geographical significance of recent social unrest in the USA related to the Black Lives Matter and various anti-racist and decolonial movements is how quickly they ’scaled up’ globally, sparking sharp debates in Eastern Europe for the first time. This paper aims to unpack Eastern European ‘frustrated whiteness’ through exploring a decolonial approach to this uneasy and contradictory semiperipheral position in global (post)colonialism.
Why is Eastern Europe still on the margins of colonial history? This historical silence is partly due to Western knowledge hegemony, but partly because Eastern Europeans have routinely positioned themselves as “always colonised” but “never […]
In postcolonial studies, Eastern Europe’s colonial experiences and ambitions have been routinely silenced in the literature’s focus on (post)colonial centres and peripheries. The region remains largely absent from mainstream textbooks, which is indicative not only […]
Knowledge filtration under structural constraints (Source: https://www.middleeasteye.net) Book chapter proposal for Political Ecology in Eastern Europe, edited by Eszter Krasznai Kovács This chapter provides a critical overview of how Hungarian human geography developed since 1989, […]
Download poster and program. Film Festival Cinema Union (Bucharest, 24–27 June 2019) The history of internationalism was quickly forgotten following the fall of socialist regimes in Eastern Europe. But now these stories are surfacing once […]
Venue: Institute for Political Research, Spiru Haret street no 8, Bucharest, 010175 Download in .pdf Tuesday, June 25 9.15–9.30 – Welcome remarks 9.30–10.45 Keynote – Anikó Imre (University of Southern California) Colorblind Nationalisms 10.45–11.00 […]