Workshop 4

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    Workshop 4


    The Fourth Junior Scholars' Workshop was held in Thessaloniki, Greece between 17-20 June 2004. Fifteen participants from the Balkans presented and discussed their PhD theses with five senior scholars, experts in the field of Southeast European history.

    List of Participants and Dissertation Titles

    Workshop 3


        The third Junior Scholars' Workshop was held on 26-28 June 2003, in Sofia, Bulgaria, and was co-organised by the Centre for Advanced Studies in Sofia. Twenty Juniors Scholars met with six members of the CDRSEE's Board of Eminent Historians for three intense days of discussion.

        List of Participants and Dissertation Titles

        Workshop 2

        Junior Scholars' Workshop 2 was held in Dubrovnik, Croatia, on 29 June to 1 July 2001. Fifteen outstanding young scholars presented their doctoral theses for comment and feedback from their peers and from senior scholars.

        List of Participants and Dissertation Titles

        • Nada Alaica, The question of national 'identity' on the Croatian Military Frontier in the 19th century.



        New doctoral research on the History of Southeastern Europe Programme Description

        The Annual Junior Scholars' Workshops were a forum to present, compare and discuss new doctoral research relevant to the history of Southeastern Europe . These workshops sought to bring together younger scholars who had undertaken the primary research for their doctoral dissertations or who had completed their dissertations within the recent past (typically 3-4 years).

        Workshop 1

        Junior Scholars’ Workshop 1 took place on 6-8 October 2000 in Halkidiki, Greece. Sixteen Juniors Scholars and four Senior Scholars from the CDRSEE Board of Eminent Scholars came together for three days to discuss new and current historical research in SEE.

        List of Participants and Dissertation Titles

        • Isa Blumi, Precarious Identities: Kosovars, Albanians in an Ottoman Balkans.


        The Academic Committee was a group of scholars specialised in the Southeast European region and who were recognised in the academic community and beyond for their original and influential research and publications. This group of active citizens aimed to extend the networks already established by the Joint History Project.

        The Academic Committee organised an annual workshop in the Southeast European region for young scholars to present and defend their doctoral research.


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