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The Year 1968 from the Perspective of the Societies of Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe

Conference in Bremen, Germany, on 22-23 February, 2008

 

SUMMARY / CALL FOR PAPERS

I. Introduction: The Effects of Destalinization and its Obstacles

II. The Year 1968 from the Perspective of the Societies of Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe
1. The Year 1968: The Case of Poland
2. The Prague Spring
3. The Year 1968 and the German Democratic Republic
4. Yugoslavia and the Year 1968
5. The Year 1968 from the Perspective of Hungary, the Soviet Union and Rumania
6. A Discussion on Similarities and Differences between the Various Countries

III. Intellectual Exchange between East and West
1. Philosophical Debates on Marxism
2. Debates on Economic Organization and Economic Democracy
3. Discussions on a Democratic Socialism

IV. Concluding Discussion

Outline of the Conference


Organisational Notes:
* The conference "The Year 1968 from the Perspective of the Societies of Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe" is part of the transnational and comparative historical project "1968 and its Aftermath" organized by the Foundation for Social History (Stiftung für Sozialgeschichte).
* The conference receives financial support from the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation.
* The results of the conference will be published in book form.

Deadline for proposals: November 30, 2007

Coordination and Contact:
Angelika Ebbinghaus
Foundation for the 20th Century Social History / Stiftung für Sozialgeschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts
Fritz-Gansberg-Straße 14
D-28213 Bremen, Germany
Tel +49 (0) 421-2235262
Fax +49 (0) 421-2235251
E-Mail: AEbbinghaus@t-online.de or aebbinghaus@stiftung-sozialgeschichte.de
Web: www.stiftung-sozialgeschichte.de