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THE INTERNAL OTHER IN EAST CENTRAL EUROPE

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Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 16:00 to 19:30

THE INTERNAL OTHER IN EAST CENTRAL EUROPE In the forty years of Communism in East Central Europe, social cleavages were muted and disadvantaged groups were deprived of opportunities of advocating on their own behalf. Since the transformations of 1989-91, some social groups have been marginalized, while others have mobilized to demand recognition. The speakers will present case studies of various internal others in different geographical locations in East Central Europe.

Lecture: I am not Ashamed of my Communist Past: Dusan Makavejev's W.R. Mysteries of the Organism

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Friday, October 18, 2013 - 19:00 to 21:00
The Njegos Endowment for Serbian Language and Culture at Columbia University together with the Harriman Institute and the East Central European Center welcome Dr. Aleksandar Boskovic, Department of Slavic Languages, Columbia University. Dr. Aleksandar Boskovic will present, I am not Ashamed of my Communist Past: Dusan Makavejev's W.R. Mysteries of the Organism.

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

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Friday, October 4, 2013 - 14:30 to 18:00
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:

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