Society and Culture of East-Central and South Eastern Europe 16th – 20th Century



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Mid-term test
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7th seminar

a) 6.4. Society in the CEE and SEE in the Interwar period I.

The lecture will be based on the « micro-historical » accounts of the « ordinary » people. Special attention will be drawn to their representation of the « big » political events and structures.
b) 9.4. Society in the CEE and SEE in the Interwar period II
Mandatory reading will be selected from:

M. HADŽIŠEHOVIĆ, A Muslim Woman in Tito’s Yugoslavia, Texas University 2003.

Optional readings:

M. BUCUR, Eugenics and Modernization in Interwar Romania, Pittsburgh 2002.

E. LACKOVÁ, Narodila jsem se pod šťastnou hvězdou, Praha 1997.

H. SETON-WATSON, Eastern Europe between the Wars, 1918-1941, Cambridge 1945.

Film: Obchod na korze (Czechoslovakia, 1965)
8.th seminar

a) 13.4. Society in the CEE and SEE in the Interwar and the World War Two - Introduction


b) 16.4. Society in the CEE and SEE in the Interwar and the World War Two – discussion based on the reading.
Mandatory reading will be specified
9.

a) 20.4. Everyday Life and Popular Culture during the Communism

Identifying the limits of the „communist welfare state“ the question of Americanization as a popular resistance will be open.
b) 23.4. Everyday Life and Popular Culture during the Communism - discussion

Mandatory reading will be selected from:

S. BOYM, The Future of Nostalgia, New York 2001.

Optional readings:

S. PENC, M. HLAVSA, Bez ohňů je underground, Praha 2001.

S. P. RAMET, Rocking the State: Rock Music and Politics in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union, London 1994.

10.

a) 27.4. Everyday Life and Popular Culture during the Communism – second part



Addressed topic will be the « home culture » or the « grey zone » of the privacy during the communist regime.
b) 30.4. Everyday Life and Popular Culture during the Communism – discussion

Mandatory reading will be selected from:

M. de CERTEAU, L'invention du quotidien, I, II, Paris 1980.

J. FISKE, Understanding Popular Culture, Boston 1989.


11.

a) 4.5 Popular Culture in the 1990s: Postsocialism, Privatization and Rise of Nationalism

After 1989 the CEE and SEE societies have undergone deep transformation. In many cases the transformation of the society is also documentable in the research of popular culture.
b) 7.5. Popular Culture in the 1990s:
Mandatory reading will be selected from:

E. D. GORDY, The Culture of Power in Serbia: Nationalism and the Destruction of Alternatives, Pensylvania University 1999.

D. UGREŠIĆ, Culture of Lies: Antipolitical Essays, Pennsylvania State University 1998.

Optional readings:

N. JOHANISOVÁ, Living in the Cracks. A look at Rural Social Enterprises in Britain and the Czech Republic, Dublin 2005

K. VERDERY, What Was Socialism and What Comes Next?, Princeton 1996.

Film: Dědictví aneb Kurvahošigutntag (Czech republic, 1993)




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