ECEC: The Fabric of Daily Life in East Central Europe (Then and Now)

Academic: Conference | Global / International Event
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Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 1512
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2013-10-04 14:30:00
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2013-10-04 18:00:00
Amidst political and economic turmoil ordinary people in East Central Europe continue to live their daily lives, with difficulty or with pleasure. This panel will be devoted to examining how people live their daily lives, in various locales and at different times. This event will be preceded by a screening of Corneliu Porumboius 12:08 East of Bucharest, part of the East European Film Series. Introduction by Mona Momescu.Thursday, October 3rd, 8:00pm, Room 703 Hamilton Hall Topics discussed will include: Living and Losing the Good Life in Socialist Yugoslavia, Patrick Patterson (History, UC San Diego) Keeping it Close to Home: Resourcefulness and Scarcity in Late Socialist and Post-Socialist Poland, Malgorzata Mazurek (Heyman Center, Columbia) Suspicion and Resentment: Interpretations of the 1989-1990 Transition in Hungary, Attila Pk (Dek Professor, Columbia) Mundane Reflections on Balkan Immigrant Experiences in Greece, 1990-2010, Vangelis Calotychos (Hellenic Studies, Columbia) The Faces of Bucharest: Changing Cityscapes and Daily Life, Adrian Majuru (Universitatea de Arhitectură şi Urbanism Ion Mincu) The organizational committee includes: Alan Timberlake (Director, East Central European Center, Columbia), Doina Uricariu (Director, Romanian Cultural Institute, New York), Mona Momescu (Nicolae IorgaChair for Romanian Language and Culture, Columbia), Tsveta Petrova (Associate Research Scholar, Harriman Institute, Columbia)
For further information regarding this event, please contact Violeta Tutunik by sending email to .
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Violeta Tutunik
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Friday, October 4, 2013 - 14:30 to 18:00