Publication Date

September 19, 2013

Perspectives Section


The American Council of Learned Societies recently announced the 2013 cohort of fellows in the ACLS Program in East Europe Studies. The program provides fellowship support “to scholars pursuing research in the humanities and social sciences relating to Eastern Europe (defined as Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Kosovo/a, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, and Slovenia.)



Among the list of fellows is AHA member Michael Dean, a doctoral candidate at the University of California, Berkeley. Posted below is a complete list of the 2013 fellows in the ACLS Program in East Europe Studies.

Malgorzata K. Bakalarz

Doctoral Candidate, New School for Social Research, The New School – The Stranger Comes (Back) to Town: The Restitution of Jewish Property and Civil Society in Southeast Poland.

Sanja Kadric

Doctoral Candidate, Department of History, Ohio State University – The Foundation Myth of Bosnian Muslims: The Devsirme in Ottoman Bosnia.

*Michael Dean

Doctoral Candidate, History, University of California, Berkeley – What the Heart Unites, the Sea Shall not Divide: Claiming Overseas Czechs for the Nation, 1848-1914. *AHA Member since 2012.

Kristina Markman

Doctoral Candidate, Department of History, University of California, Los Angeles – Between Two Worlds: A Comparative Study of the Representation of Lithuania in Late Medieval German and Russian Chronicles.

Filip Erdeljac

Doctoral Candidate, History, New York University – Croatian Nation-Building and World War II: Everyday Nationalism in the Kingdom of Yugoslavia, the Ustasha State, and the Postwar Republic of Croatia, 1934-1948.

Katalin Franciska Rac

Doctoral Student, Department of History, University of Florida – Orientalism for the Nation: Jews and Oriental Scholarship in Modern Hungary.

Cristina Florea

Doctoral Candidate, History Department, Princeton University – Czernowitz: City of Dreams at the Crossroads of Empires, 1875-1975.

Dave Wilson

Doctoral Student, Ethnomusicology, University of California, Los Angeles – Making Music, Making Space: Musicians, Scenes, and Alternative Ideologies in the Republic of Macedonia.

Congrats to all of the winners!

This post first appeared on AHA Today.

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