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Venue: Prague, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University, Smetanovo nábřeží 6, Praha 1, Room H212

Mobilizations, demobilizations, reconstructions: from war to post-war in Central and Eastern Europe (20th-21st centuries)

Chercheur(s) associé(s) Masha Cerovic Francoise Daucé
Mobilizations, demobilizations, reconstructions: from war to post-war in Central and Eastern Europe (20th-21st centuries)


• Research center “Post(Wars). Political and Social Changes During and after Wars” at the Institute of International Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University,

• Centre d'études des mondes russe, caucasien et centre-européen – CERCEC, L’École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS)                     




9:00-9:30          Welcome by the dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences (Tomáš Karásek)

Concept of the workshop (Masha Cerovic – Ota Konrád)

9:30-11:00         Panel 1: Contested Postwar Societies

                        Chair: Masha Cerovic

9:30-9:45           Repatriation of Soviet Displaced people from France: the experience of Soviet women (1944-1947) (Amine Laggoune)

9:45-10:00         Managing Victimhood- Kosovo’s post-war reconstruction from women's perspective (Shpresonë Grulaj)

10:00-10:15       Discussion

10:15-10:30       After 1917. The post-revolutionnary exile from Russia: the French case in European perspective (Catherine Gousseff)

10:30-10:45       Contested memories: Postwar Sarajevo’s reintegration and its aftermath (Ondřej Žíla)

10:45-11:00       Discussion

11:00-11:15: Coffee break

11:15-12:30       Panel 2: Endless war? War Veterans and War experiences in the aftermath

                        Chair: Ota Konrád


11:15-11:30       How War Heroes Are Made. Reflections on veterans in the Czech Lands in the 20th Century (Václav Šmidrkal)

11:30-11:45       Exploring the War Experience of Violent Criminals: A Comparative Analysis of Forensic Psychiatric Knowledge in Post-War Czechoslovakia, West Germany, and the UK (1945-1970) (Jakub Střelec)

11:45-12:00       Making sense of engagement in war. Georgian/Abkhaz former combatants from the 1990s conflicts in mirror (Anne Le Huérou)

12:00-12:30       Discussion

12:30-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:15       Panel 3: Irregular violence and social mobilization within war and the aftermath              

Chair: Daniela Kolenovská

14:00-14:15       Two different postwar: Collective violence in post-1918 and post-1945 Czechoslovakia (Ota Konrád)

14:15-14:30       Vengeance: personal grief and mass violence in the Soviet WWII experience (Masha Cerovic)

14:30-14:45       Women, volunteering and making of the common in the Donbas war (2014-2022) (Ioulia Shukan)

14:45-15:15       Discussion

15:15-16:45       Panel 4: Authoritarian mobilizations in the post-Soviet space

                        Chair: Françoise Daucé

15:15-15:30       Patriotism imposed and misled: abusing the Soviet war legacy in today's Russia (Daniela Kolenovská)

15:30-15:45       Shifting interpretation of WWII in the context of authoritarian regimes and personality cult in Turkmenistan (Slavomír Horák)

15:45-16:00       Discussion

16:00-16:15       "#Myvmeste. Good deeds and bad causes of volunteers in Russia" (Françoise Daucé)

16:15-16:30       Participating in the war effort: the plural commitment of the Russian Cossacks (Pierre Labrunie)

16:30-16:45       Discussion

16:45-17:00       Coffee break

17:00-18:30       Final discussion / Round table