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PD Dr. habil. Friederike Kind-Kovács

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academic career

  • 10/2020-03/2021 Substitute Chair Holder of the Chair of Modern and Contemporary History at TU Dresden 
  • 05/2019 Habilitation and awarding of the Venia Legendi for the subjects of Modern and Contemporary History, as well as Eastern and Southeastern European History at the Faculty of Philosophy, Art History, History and Humanities at the University of Regensburg
  • 2016–2018 Rumänicum, Studies in Romanian language, culture and regional studies at the Europaeum,University of Regensburg
  • 2008 Doctorate in History at the University of Potsdam
  • 2006–2007 Hungaricum, Studies in Hungarian language, culture and regional studies, University of Regensburg
  • 2005–2006 Doctoral Support Program, Central European University, Budapest
  • 2002 Master of Arts in Modern History, St. Andrews University, UK
  • 1999–2001 Elementary course in Modern/Contemporary History, Art History and Spanish at the University of Freiburg

Stays abroad

  • 03–06/2019 Senior Botstiber Fellowship In Transatlantic Austrian and Central European Relationships, Institute for Advanced Study, Central European University, Budapest
  • 05–07/2017 Mobility scholarship at the Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary
  • 06–07/2015 Research Grant of the „Reluctant Internationalists”, Birkbeck College, London, UK
  • 2010–2018 Multi-week research and archive visits to Amsterdam, Birmingham, Budapest, Geneva, London, New York, Stanford, Washington, Vienna
  • 2005–2006 Doctoral Support Program, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary
  • 2003–2006 Multi-week research and archive visits to Budapest, Stanford, Yale, New York, Paris, Warsaw, Bremen
  • 2002 Internship, Musée d’art et d’histoire du judaisme, Paris, France
  • 2001–2002 Master's degree, St. Andrews University, UK

work experience

  • Since 08/2018 Researcher at Hannah Arendt Institute for Totalitarianism Studies e.V. at TU Dresden
  • 10/2020-03/2021 Substitute Chair Holder of the Chair of Modern and Contemporary History at TU Dresden
  • 02/2009–07/2018 Academic Councillor (temporary) at the Chair for the History of Southeastern and Eastern Europe, Regensburg
  • 07/2012-07/2018 Member of the Graduate School for Eastern and Southeastern European Studies in Regensburg/Munich

linguistic proficiency

  • English (business fluent)
  • French (fluent)
  • Hungarian (fluent)
  • Spanish (proficient in coversation)
  • Romanian (basic knowledge)

Research and teaching focus

  • History of childhood, family and youth
  • Comparative transformation research
  • Childhood in times of political transformation
  • History of Southeastern and Eastern Europe
  • Poverty, hunger and humanitarianism in the 20th century
  • Transnational cultural and media history of the Cold War
  • Opposition and everyday life in real socialism
  • Migration, Flight and Borders
  • Life historical and biographical research

Scholarships and Awards

  • 10/2019 Awarded the "Regensburger Preis für Frauen in Wissenschaft und Kunst" endowed with 15.000€  https://www.uni-regensburg.de/pressearchiv/pressemitteilung/1026562.html
  • 03–06/2019 Four-month Botstiber Senior Fellowship at the Institute of Advanced Study at the Central European University, Budapest
  • 10/2017–07/2018 Ten-month fellowship, Imre Kertész Kolleg Jena
  • 09/2017–06/2018 Ten-month Botstiber Senior Fellowship at the Institute of Advanced Study at the Central European University, Budapest (denied)
  • 05–07/2017 Mobility/short-termin scholarship for junior researchers of the University of Regensburg, Historical Institute, Academy of Sciences, Budapest
  • 10/2015 University of Southern California Book Prize in Literary and Cultural Studies (for an outstanding monograph published on Russia, Eastern Europe or Eurasia in the fields of literary and cultural studies) in 2015 for the monograph "Written Here, Published There: How Underground Literature Crossed the Iron Curtain." Central European University Press, New York and Budapest [online]
  • 2012–2015 Funding of an international scientific network by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) on the topic of „Sozialfürsorge und Gesundheit in Südost- und Osteuropa im Langen Zwanzigsten Jahrhundert”, with Heike Karge (Regensburg) and Sara Bernasconi (Zurich)
  • 01/2012 DAAD Promos scholarship for partial financing of a one-week archive visit for ten students to the Open Society Archives in Budapest
  • 01/2011 Erasmus Teaching Mobility for a teaching stay at the Central European University, Budapest
  • 2010–2012 Scholarship holder of the „Fast Track” programme (Exzellenz und Führungskompetenz für Wissenschaftlerinnen auf der Überholspur) of the Robert Bosch Foundation
  • 06/2010 Mobility grant for a student excursion to Budapest, Bayhost
  • 11/2009 Nomination of the dissertation for the junior research award of the Leibniz-Gemeinschaft
  • 2007–2009 Scholarship holder of the career promotion programme for women „Talente sichern. Zukunft gestalten” of the German Begabtenförderungswerke
  • 03/2006 Approved application to the Volkswagen Foundation for the conference „From Samizdat to Tamizdat: Dissident Media out of Central Eastern Europe after 1945“, Institute for Human Sciences, Vienna
  • 01/2004–12/2006 Doctoral funding by the Begabtenförderungswerk Evangelisches Studienwerk Villigst e. V.
  • 09/2000–12/2003 Scholarship holder in basic funding of the Begabtenförderungswerk Evangelisches Studienwerk Villigst e. V.

Expert activities

  • for the journals  L'HOMME. Europäische Zeitschrift für feministische Geschichtswissenschaft, Cold War History, East Central Europe, Contemporary European History, Zeitschrift für Ostmitteleuropa-Forschung, European Review of History, Hungarian Historical Review
  • for Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFD), the promotional programme "Sparkling Science" of the Austrian Federal Ministry for Science, Research and Economy (BMBF), the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Padova e Rovigo, Padua

Academic self-government

  • Since 2018 Head of Public Relations at HAIT, Dresden
  • 2015/16 Member of the Appointments Commitee for the professorship "History of Central Eastern Europe/Russia in the premodern era" at the University of Regensburg/LMU Munich
  • 2014–2018 Member of the Examination Board of the Hungaricum (Hungarian Study Programme), University of Regensburg
  • 2013/2014 Member of the Appointments Committee for the professorship "Social Anthropology", University of Regensburg
  • 2013 Equal Opportunities Officer in the Selection Committee for the second cohort of doctoral students, Graduate School for Eastern and Southeastern European Studies, University of Regensburg/LMU Munich
  • 2012–2013 Deputy Equal Opportunities Officer, Graduate School for Eastern and Southeastern European Studies, University of Regensburg/LMU Munich
  • 2011–2012 Postdoc Representative in the framework of application for the Graduate School for Eastern and Southeastern European Studies (University of Regensburg/LMU Munich) in the Excellence Initiative
  • 2010–2016 Member of Examination Boards for oral Bachelor's and Master's examinations
  • 2010 Member of the Appointments Committee for the professorship "Eastern European History", University of Regensburg/LMU Munich

Organizational activity

  • Since 2022 Co-Chair of the network "Education and Childhood" of the European Social Science History Conference (ESSHC)
  • 2022: Co-Organisation der internationalen Konferenz “In search of the migrant child: Entangled histories of childhood across borders” an der University of California Berkeley  
  • 2022 Co-Organiser of the third digital workshop “Not Mere Objects: Uncovering Children’s Subjectivities in Migration” of the "In Search of the Migrant Child" network with Swen Steinberg, Bettina Hitzer and Sheer Ganor, Hannah Arendt Institute for Totalitarianism Studies/German Historical Institute Washington/DC and its Pacific Regional Office at the University of California in Berkeley/the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (ZOOM)
  • 2021 Co-Organiser of the second digital workshop “Pieces and Bits From The Past: Children’s Agency in Migration” of the "In Search of the Migrant Child" network with Swen Steinberg, Bettina Hitzer and Sheer Ganor, Hannah Arendt Institute for Totalitarianism Studies/German Historical Institute Washington/DC and its Pacific Regional Office at the University of California in Berkeley/the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (ZOOM)
  • 2021 Co-Organiser of the first digital workshop “In Search of the Migrant Child: ‘Extra'-ordinary Sources of Child Migrants’ Past Lives” of the "In Search of the Migrant Child" network with Swen Steinberg and Sheer Ganor, Hannah Arendt Institute for Totalitarianism Studies/German Historical Institute Washington/DC and its Pacific Regional Office at the University of California in Berkeley/the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (ZOOM)
  • 2020 Co-Organiser of the digital workshop „Care and Volunteering in Transformation“ in the framework of the joint project „Multiple Transformationen. Gesellschaftliche Erfahrung und kultureller Wandel in Ostdeutschland und Ostmitteleuropa vor und nach 1989“, with Maren Hachmeister, Hannah Arendt Institute for Totalitarianism Studies, Dresden (ZOOM)
  • 2019 Co-Organiser of the conference „Ambiguities of Transformation: “1989” between Success Story and Biographical Crisis,” with Ira Spieker and Noa Kerstin Ha, Institute of Saxon History and Cultural Anthropology (ISGV)/Hannah Arendt Institute for Totalitarianism Studies/Center for Integration Studies (ZfI) Dresden
  • 2019 Co-Organiser of the conference „Beyond 1989: Childhood in Times of Political Transformation in the 20th Century,” with Machteld Venken, Hannah Arendt Institute for Totalitarianism Studies/Institute for Advanced Study, Budapest.
  • 2019 Organiser of the colloquium „1989 zwischen Alltag und Revolution,” Hannah Arendt Institute for Totalitarianism Studies, Dresden
  • 2018 Organiser of the workshop „National and International Broadcasting in Turbulent Times. Mediating Between States and Publics” of the Leverhulme network “Connecting the Wireless World: Writing Global Radio History”, Central European University, Budapest
  • 2015 Co-Organiser of the network meeting on the topic of „Thinking About Health And Welfare in (Eastern) Europe and Beyond” of the „Reluctant Internationalists” and the DFG network „Sozialfürsorge und Gesundheit in Südost- und Osteuropa im Langen Zwanzigsten Jahrhundert“, in cooperation with Jessica Reinisch, Heike Karge and Sara Bernasconi, Birkbeck College, London
  • 2013 Co-Organiser of the conference „Historical Perspectives on Actors and Institutions in Health Care and Welfare Systems in Southeastern Europe in the long twentieth Century” of the DFG network „Sozialfürsorge und Gesundheit in Südost- und Osteuropa im Langen Zwanzigsten Jahrhundert“, with Heike Karge and Sara Bernasconi, University of Regensburg
  • 2012 Co-Organiser of the opening conference of the scientific DFG network „Sozialfürsorge und Gesundheit in Südost- und Osteuropa im Langen Zwanzigsten Jahrhundert“, with Heike Karge and Sara Bernasconi, University of Regensburg
  • 2006 Co-Organiser of the conference „From Samizdat to Tamizdat: Dissident Media out of Central Eastern Europe after 1945”, with Jessie Labov, ZZF, Potsdam/IWM, Vienna

Functions and memberships

  • Member of the Society for the History of Childhood and Youth (SHCY), US
  • Member of the Social Science History Association (SSHA), US
  • Member of the Association for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES), US
  • Member of the European Social Science History Conference (ESSHC), Leiden

PUBLICATIONS



Monographs

The Wireless World: Global Histories of International Radio Broadcasting

Simon J. Potter; David Clayton; Friederike Kind-Kovács; Vincent Kuitenbrouwer; Nelson Ribeiro; Rebecca Scales; and Andrea Stanton
Oxford University Press, Oxford 2022. more details for description


Budapest's Children: Humanitarian Relief in the Aftermath of the Great War

Friederike Kind-Kovács
Indiana University Press, Bloomington 2022. more details


Written Here, Published There: How Underground Literature Crossed the Iron Curtain

Friederike Kind-Kovács
Central European University Press, New York, Budapest 2014. more details

Editorships

Double Special issue: 1918, 1945, 1989: Childhood in times of political transformation. Part II

Kind-Kovács, Friederike; Venken, Machteld (Ed.)
Sage 2021. more details


Double Special Issue: 1918, 1945, 1989: Childhood in times of political transformation. Part I.

Kind-Kovács, Friederike; Venken, Machteld (Ed.)
Sage 2021. more details


Special Issue "Transnational Radio Monitoring"

Kind-Kovács, Friederike; Kuitenbrouwer, Vincent; Bardgett, Suzanne (Ed.)
Taylor & Francis: London 2019. more details


From the Midwife’s Bag to the Patient’s File: Public Health in Eastern Europe

Friederike Kind-Kovács, Sara Bernasconi und Heike Karge (Ed.)
Central European University Press: Budapest, New York 2017. more details


Samizdat, Tamizdat and Beyond. Transnational media during and after socialism

Friederike Kind-Kovács, Jessie Labov (Ed.)
Berghahn Books: New York 2013. more details

Articles in Anthologies

Who (Else) is Listening? RIAS in the Early Cold War

In: Simon J. Potter; David Clayton; Friederike Kind-Kovacs; Vincent Kuitenbrouwer; Nelson Ribeiro; Rebecca Scales; Andrea Stanton (Ed.): The Wireless World: Global Histories of International Radio Broadcasting.
Oxford University Press, Oxford 2022., pp. 230-234. (Kind-Kovács, Friederike) more details for description


Broadcasting as Internationalism

In: Simon J. Potter; David Clayton; Friederike Kind-Kovacs; Vincent Kuitenbrouwer; Nelson Ribeiro; Rebecca Scales; Andrea Stanton (Ed.): The Wireless World: Global Histories of International Radio Broadcasting.
Oxford University Press, Oxford 2022., pp. 134-153. (Kind-Kovács, Friederike) more details for description


Media (and) Revolution: Western Broadcasting in Central and Eastern Europe after 1989

In: Simon J. Potter; David Clayton; Friederike Kind-Kovacs; Vincent Kuitenbrouwer; Nelson Ribeiro; Rebecca Scales; Andrea Stanton (Ed.): The Wireless World: Global Histories of International Radio Broadcasting.
Oxford University Pressrd, Oxford 2022., pp. 98-103. (Kind-Kovács, Friederike) more details


Feeding Hungry Bodies: Children’s Nutrition as Biopolitics After the Great War

In: Barbara Klich-Kluczewska, Joachim von Puttkamer, Immo Rebitschek (Ed.): Biopolitics in Central and Eastern Europe in the 20th Century. Fearing for the Nation.
Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, New York 2022.. (Friederike Kind-Kovács) more details


Unlicensed and Unbound: Researching Textual Traffic (Samizdat/Tamizdat) And Information Flow Across Borders (zus. Mit Nicole Burgoyne, Jessie Labov, Veronika Tuckerová, Piotr Wcislik)

In: Apor, Balzs; Apor, Peter; Horváth, Sándor (Ed.): The Handbook of COURAGE: Cultural Opposition and Its Heritage in Eastern Europe.
Hungarian Academy of Sciences 2018, Budapest 2019., pp. 415-444. (Kind-Kovacs, Friederike)


Cultural Opposition as Transnational Practice (zus mit Jacqueline Nießer, Thomas Skowronek, Ulf Brunnbauer)

In: Apor, Balázs; Apor, Péter; Horváth, Sándor (Ed.): The Handbook of COURAGE: Cultural Opposition and Its Heritage in Eastern Europe.
Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest 2018., pp. 551-572. (Kind-Kovács, Friederike)


Unlicensed and Unbound: Researching Textual Traffic (Samizdat/Tamizdat) and Information Flow Across Borders (zus. mit Nicole Burgoyne, Jessie Labov, Veronika Tuckerová, Piotr Wcislik)

In: Apor, Balázs; Apor, Péter; Horváth, Sándor (Ed.): The Handbook of Courage: Cultural Opposition and Its Heritage in Eastern Europe.
Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest 2018., pp. 415-444. (Kind-Kovács, Friderike)


Introduction: From the Midwife’s Bag to the Patient’s File: Public Health in Eastern Europe

In: Kind-Kovács, Friederike; Bernasconi, Sara; Karge, Heike (Ed.): From the Midwife’s Bag to the Patient’s File: Public Health in Eastern Europe.
Central European University Press, New York und Budapest 2017., pp. 7-30. (Kind-Kovács, Friederike)


Transatlantic Humanitarianism: Jewish Child Relief in post-WWI Budapest

In: Kind-Kovács, Friederike; Bernasconi, Sara; Karge, Heike (Ed.): From the Midwife’s Bag to the Patient’s File: Public Health in Eastern Europe.
Central European University Press, New York und Budapest 2017., pp. 145-172. (Kind-Kovács, Friederike)


Compassion for the Distant Other: Children’s Hunger and Humanitarian Relief in Budapest in the Aftermath of WWI

In: Althammer, Beate; Raphael, Lutz; Stazic-Wendt, Tamara (Ed.): Rescuing the Vulnerable: Poverty, Welfare and Social Ties in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Europe.
Berghahn Books, New York 2016., pp. 129-159. (Kind-Kovács, Friederike)


Voices, letters, and literature through the Iron Curtain: exiles and the (trans)mission of radio in the Cold War

In: Risso, Linda (Ed.): Radio Wars: Broadcasting During the Cold War.
Routledge, London und New York 2015., pp. 49-76. (Kind-Kovács, Friederike)


Forbidden Fruit: Smuggling and Publishing Across Borders in Ancien Régime France and Cold War Eastern Europe

In: Behrends, Jan C.; Lindenberger, Thomas (Ed.): Publishing and the Public Sphere. Transnational Perspectives.
Lit Verlag, Berlin 2014., pp. 257-289. (Kind-Kovács, Friederike; Labov, Jessie)


Samizdat-Tamizdat: an entangled phenomenon?

In: Kind-Kovács, Friederike; Labov, Jessie (Ed.): Samizdat, Tamizdat and Beyond. Transnational media during and after socialism.
Berghahn Books, New York 2013., pp. 1-23. (Kind-Kovács, Friederike; Labov, Jessie)


Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty as the ‘echo chamber’ of tamizdat

In: Kind-Kovács, Friederike; Labov, Jessie (Ed.): Samizdat, Tamizdat and Beyond. Transnational media during and after socialism.
Berghahn Books, New York 2013., pp. 70-91. (Kind-Kovács, Friederike)


(Re)Joining the Community of Letters? The circulation of uncensored literature in/of Cold War Europe

In: Cieszynska, Beata; Franco, Eduardo; Pinheiro, Teresa (Ed.): Ideas of/for Europe. An Interdisciplinary Approach to European Identity.
Peter Lang, Frankfurt a. M. 2012., pp. 177-195. (Kind-Kovács, Friederike)


Historische Ambivalenzen von ,Transfer‘- und Grenzgeschichte(n): Bevölkerungsverschiebung und Literaturschmuggel im bayerisch-böhmischen Grenzraum

In: Meinke, Markus (Ed.): Die tschechisch-bayerische Grenze im Kalten Krieg in vergleichender Perspektive. Politische, ökonomische und soziokulturelle Dimensionen. Regensburg 2011., pp. 93-108. (Kind-Kovács, Friederike)


Life stories reconnected: Publishing Tamizdat as a symbolic act of recreating biographical coherence?

In: Autio-Sarasmo, Sari; Humphreys, Brendan (Ed.): Winter Kept us Warm: Cold War Interactions Reconsidered.
Kikimora Publications, Helsinki 2010., pp. 170-191. (Kind-Kovács, Friederike)


An ‘Other Europe’ through Literature: Recreating a European literary ,Kontinent‘ after Helsinki

In: Faraldo, Jose; Gulinska-Jurgiel, Paulina; Domnitz, Christian (Ed.): Europe in the Eastern Bloc. Imaginations and Discourses.
Böhlau, Köln 2008., pp. 267-299. (Kind-Kovács, Friederike)

Articles in journals

Hungary’s Forgotten Foundlings: State Care for “Abandoned” Children at the Turn of the 20th Century

Friederike Kind-Kovács
In: Romanian Journal of Population Studies, XV (2022), 2, pp. 89-114. more details


Childhood in times of political transformation in the 20th Century: an introduction

Kind-Kovács, Friederike; Venken, Machteld
In: Journal of Modern European History, 19 (2021), 2, pp. 155-165. more details


The heroes’ children: Rescuing the Great War’s orphans

Kind-Kovács, Friederike
In: Journal of Modern European History, 19 (2021), 2, pp. 183-205. more details


The Act of Listening: Radio Monitoring, 1930-1990

Kind-Kovács, Friederike; Bardgett, Suzanne; Kuitenbrouwer, V
In: Media History, 25 (2019), 4, pp. 391-399.


Talking to Listeners: Clandestine Audiences in the early Cold War

Kind-Kovács, Friederike
In: Media History, 25 (2019), 4, pp. 462-478.


Debating East Central Europe Again? German Academia and the Dilemma of Spatial Categories

Kind-Kovács, Friederike; Bopp-Filimonov, Valeska
In: Journal of Modern European History, 16 (2018), 3, pp. 307-314.


The Great War, the Child’s Body and the ‘American Red Cross’

Kind-Kovács, Friederike
In: European Review of History, 23 (2016), 1-2, pp. 33-62.


Crossing Germany’s Iron Curtain: Uncensored Literature from the GDR and the Other Europe

Kind-Kovács, Friederike
In: East Central Europe, 41 (2014), , pp. 180-203.


Memories of Ethnic Cleansing and the local Iron Curtain in the Czech-German Borderlands

Kind-Kovács, Friederike
In: Nationalities Papers, 42 (2014), 2, pp. 199-222.


'Voices, letters, literature through the Iron Curtain': Exiles and the (trans-)mission of radio in the Cold War

Kind-Kovács, Friederike
In: Cold War History, 13 (2013), 2, pp. 193-220.


The ‘Other’ Child Transports: World War I and the Temporary Displacement of Needy Children From Central Europe

Kind-Kovács, Friederike
In: Journal of the History of Irregular Childhood, 15 (2013), , pp. 75-109.


Die erzählten Grenzen. Geschichte von Unten – Lebensgeschichtliche Interviews im bayerisch-böhmischen Grenzraum

Kind-Kovács, Friederike; Bloman, Sabina; Hila, Roxana; Kling, Julia; Meinke, Markus
In: Blick in die Wissenschaft, 23 (2011), , pp. 3-10.


Vom Untergrund in den Mainstream: Samizdat, Emigrationsliteratur und Tamizdat und die Neuerfindung Mitteleuropas in den achtziger Jahren

Kind-Kovács, Friederike; Behrends, Jan C.
In: Archiv für Sozialgeschichte, 45 (2005), , pp. 427-448.

Reviews

Nikolaos Papadogiannis, Militant around the Clock? Left-Wing Youth Politics, Leisure, and Sexuality in Post-Dictatorship Greece, 1974–1981

Kind-Kovács, Friederike
In: Slavic Review, 76 (2017) 2, pp. 534-535.


Ann Komaromi, Uncensored: Samizdat Novels and The Quest for Autonomy in Soviet Dissidence

Kind-Kovács, Friederike
In: Russian Review, 75 (2016) , p. 511 f.


A. Ross Johnson/R. Eugene Parta (Hg.), „Cold War Broadcasting“. Impact on the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. A Collection of Studies and Document; A. Ross Johnson, Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty. The CIA Years and Beyond; Richard H. Cummings, Radio Free Europe's „Crusade for Freedom“. Rallying Americans Behind Cold War Broadcasting, 1950–1960; Alexander Badenoch/Andreas Fickers/Christian Henrich-Franke (Hg.), Airy Curtains in the European Ether. Broadcasting and the Cold War

Kind-Kovács, Friederike
In: H-Soz-u-Kult (2013) In: www.hsozkult.de more details


Daniel Laqua, Internationalism Reconfigured: Transnational Ideas and Movements between the World Wars

Kind-Kovács, Friederike
In: Archiv für Sozialgeschichte, 52 (2012) In: www.fes.de more details


Rüdiger Dannemann, Lukács und 1968. Eine Spurensuche

Kind-Kovács, Friederike
In: Ungarn-Jahrbuch. Zeitschrift für interdisziplinäre Hungarologie, 30 (2010) , pp. 291-294.


Julia Obertreis/Anke Stefan, Erinnerungen nach der Wende: Oral History und (Post)Sozialistische Gesellschaften

Kind-Kovács, Friederike
In: Südost-Forschungen, 68 (2009) , pp. 714-718.


Catherine Andreyev/Ivan Savický, Russia Abroad. Prague and the Russian Diaspora, 1918–1938

Kind-Kovács, Friederike
In: Archiv für Sozialgeschichte, 46 (2006)

further publishments

Budapest's Children: Humanitarian Relief in the Aftermath of the Great War

The Slavic Connexion, 2022 to the internet article


Reflections on Children’s Agency (in Migration)

Denken ohne Geländer. Blog des HAIT., 2021 to the internet article


Who Cares? Für-Sorge in Krisen- und Transformationszeiten

„Denken ohne Geländer“: Der Blog des Hannah-Arendt-Instituts für Totalitarismusforschung, 2020 to the internet article


Wissenschaft und Familie in Coronazeiten: Ein Ding der Unmöglichkeit?

„Denken ohne Geländer“: Der Blog des Hannah-Arendt-Instituts für Totalitarismusforschung, 2020 to the internet article


1919-2019: The Legacy of Transatlantic and Transnational Aid to Central Europe

Internet: Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies, 2019 to the internet article


Budapest’s Eastern Train Station: From the Past to Today’s (Child) Refugee Crisis

Homepage der Reluctant Internationalists, 2015 to the internet article

SUPERVISION OF QUALIFICATION WORK

Supervision of doctoral theses

Current

Zweitbetreuung:

Maren Francke, "Ein liberales Projekt? Die ungarischen 'Fachkollegien' seit dem Spätsozialismus, Humboldt-Universität Berlin.  (2020-2022) 

LECTURES




Buchvorstellung "Budapest's Children: Humanitarian Relief in the Aftermath of the Great War"

01 December 2022 • Heidelberg
Kolloquium der Professur für Wirtschafts- und Sozialgeschichte


“From Transylvania to Budapest’s Workrooms: Recollections of post-imperial Child Migration”

18 November 2022 • Chicago (digitale Teilnahme)
Convention der Social Science History Association (SSHA)zur Beschreibung


"Some Reflections on Childhood, Displacement and Trauma in the 20th Century"

05 November 2022 • University of Austin, Texas
Konferenz "Children and Crisis Trauma, Epidemics, and Children’s Well-Being in Cross-Cultural and Historical Perspective"zur Beschreibung


"Displaced Childhood? Children’s Transnational Evacuation in the 20th Century"

20 September 2022 • University of California Berkeley, US
"In Search of the Migrant Child: Entangled Histories of Childhood Across Borders” zur Beschreibung


"Urban Gardening, Black Marketeering, and Bartering: Strategies of Survival in post-WWI Central Europe"

15 September 2022 • Prag
Workshop "Provisioning Crisis and Transformation of East-Central Europe, 1918–1923" zur Beschreibung


"Worth to be Protected? Hungary's Orphaned and Abandoned Children from the late 19th century to the post-WWI period"

25 July 2022 • Centre for Population Studies der Babeș-Bolyai Universität Cluj-Napoca
Workshop "Orphans and Orphanhood between the 18th and 20th centuries: Expanding and Re-interrogating the History of Welfare" zur Beschreibung


"Here I Have Not Even Got a Warm Room”: A Refugee Girl’s Narrative of Migration during WWI”

17 May 2022 • Digital
Workshop "Not Mere Objects: Uncovering Children’s Subjectivities in Migration" zur Beschreibung


“Introductory Reflections on Children’s Agency in Migration,”

02 December 2021 •
Digitaler Workshop “Pieces and Bits from the Past: Children’s Agency in Migration” zur Beschreibung


"Die Wende der Kinder: Ein Oral History und Citizen-Science Projekt über Kindheit und Jugend in der ostdeutschen Transformation"

25 November 2021 •
HAIT-Werkstatt


“Childhood in Times of Political Transformation in the 20th Century”

11 November 2021 • Wien
Transformative Seminar zur Beschreibung


„Children’s Transports in the Face of Europe’s International Wars”

06 October 2021 • München
Deutscher Historikertag zur Beschreibung


Children’s Transports in the 20th Century: Another Form of Violence?

24 September 2021 • Halle
Understanding Harm, Rethinking Violence, Transforming Childhood: A 20th Century History


"Lost in translation: children’s trains after WWI and the challenge of intercultural communication"

03 September 2021 • Bochum
Transnational Families and Childhood in Modern History: Perspectives and Challengeszur Beschreibung


"The Heroes’ Children: Rescuing Hungary’s War Orphans after the Great War”

24 June 2021 • Galway, Ireland
Biennal International Conference der Society for the History of Childhood and Youthzur Beschreibung


"Teach them to earn a living: Julia Vajkai and the humanitarian idea of children’s education”

23 June 2021 • Prag
Humanitarian Mobilization in Central and Eastern Europe,zur Beschreibung


Transnational Child Evacuations in Post-WWI Central Europe

19 May 2021 •
Digitaler Workshop "In Search of the Migrant Child: 'Extra'-Ordinary Sources of Child Migrants' Past Lives" zur Beschreibung


"Mother milk and milk for mothers: thinking about nursing bodies in post-WWI Hungary"

19 April 2021 • Dresden
Rundum versorgt? Versorgungspläne des 20. Jahrhunderts zwischen Ideologien, Mangel und staatlicher Steuerungzur Beschreibung


„Rescuing the future of the nation: childhood, hunger and the Spanish flu in Budapest after the Great War”

17 April 2021 • Wien (Österreich)
Epidemics and Nation-Building in Interwar East Central Europezur Beschreibung


„'The Heroes’ Children': Rescuing Hungary’s War Orphans after the Great War”

25 March 2021 • Leiden (Holland)
Biennal Conference der European Social Science History Conference (ESSHC)zur Beschreibung


„Cotton, Shoes and Milk Powder: Transatlantic Child Relief in Post-WWI Central Europe”

07 December 2020 • Regensburg
Ringvorlesung “Special Relations Revisited: Europe and the US since the 19th Century"zur Beschreibung


„Children's Transnational Displacement after the Great War”

06 February 2020 • Kampen (Holland)
The 'children trains' and beyond - Cultural, religious and political contacts between Hungary and the Low Countries in the inter war periodzur Beschreibung


„From Relief to Education: Empowering Children after the Great War”

21 January 2020 • Kiel
Kolloquim zur Osteuropäischen Geschichte


Just a summer holiday? Children's Trains from post-WWI Budapest

28 November 2019 • Berlin
Konferenz "Zugänge zu einer Sozial- und Kulturgeschichte der Adoption" am Max-Planck-Institut für Bildungsforschung


Keynote Vortrag "Histories of Childhood: Growing up in 20th Century (East Central) Europe"

07 November 2019 • Fischbachau
Jahrestagung des Collegium Carolinums "Kindheiten in den böhmischen Ländern und der Slowakei 19.-21. Jahrhundert"


Not Just for a Summer: The Moral Dilemma of International Children's Trains

26 September 2019 • Wien
Konferenz "Post-World War I Aid in Austria & Central Europe" zur Beschreibung


The Biopolitics of Hunger: Managing Children's Starving Bodies after the Great War

14 June 2019 • Jena
Jahrestagung des Imre Kertész Kollegs "Fearing for the Nation: Biopolitics in Central and Eastern Europe in the 20th Century"


Budapest's Children: Famine Relief after the Great War

22 May 2019 • Budapest
Kolloquium des Institute for Advanced Study an der Central European University


Save the Children Through Education: Children's Workrooms in Budapest after the Great War

28 January 2019 • Dresden
Forschungskolloquium zur Neueren und Neuesten Geschichte an der TU Dresden


Mission Accomplished? RFE/RL after 1989

17 December 2018 • Central European University, Budapest
National and International Broadcasting in Turbulent Times: Mediating Between States and Publics


The Value of Memories and Pictures: Child Transports after the Great War

05 December 2018 • Halle
Kolloquium Historische Erziehungswissenschaften


Picturing the Postwar: Children's Destitution and Humanitarian Relief in Budapest

12 October 2018 • Regensburg
Konferenz: Images and Languages of Despair and Violence: Representations of Eastern Europe after the Great War


Strategies of Survival

17 May 2018 • Oxford
Hunger Draws the Map: Blockade and Food Shortages in Europe, 1914-1922


Maps, Food Tickets and Hadkerchiefs: The Materiality of Child Relief

23 April 2018 • Jena, Imre Kertész Kolleg
Kolloquium des Imre Kertész Kollegs


'You cannot get to see them': Refugees and Humanitarians in Budapest after the Great War

09 March 2018 • Budapest, Institute of Advanced Studies
New Perspectives on Central European and Transatlantic Migration, 1800-2000


The Politics of Food Aid: American Child-Feeding in Budapest after the Great War

17 November 2017 • Erfurt
Kolloquium der Nordamerikanischen Geschichte


Social, cultural and physical aspects of hunger in WWI Budapest

07 April 2017 • Stanford
Hoover Institution Archives Stanford


Know Your Listeners

14 March 2017 • Dublin
Mutual Radio Surveillance in the Early Cold War


The hungry city: children’s famine and relief in post-WWI Hungary

30 November 2016 • Gießen
Oberseminar Neuere und Neueste Geschichte


Listening to the enemy

22 November 2016 • Cambridge
Radio surveillance and punishment in the early Cold War


The battle is fought on the farms’: famine in Hungary during WWI

21 September 2016 • Oxford
Hunger Draws the Map: Blockade and Food Shortages in Europe 1914–1922


The dangers of listening: transnational surveillance of radio in the Cold War, Knowing your Enemy (and your Friends)

16 September 2016 • York University
Workshop – Cultures of Radio Monitoring and Surveillance


From food to business: children’s hunger and American relief in Hungary after the Great War

01 April 2016 • Valencia
ESSHC Valencia


Refugee slumming: Budapest’s housing crisis after the Great War, East Central Europe in the First Half of the 20th Century-Transnational Perspectives

15 January 2016 • Leipzig
GWZO Leipzig


Transatlantic Humanitarianism: American child relief in Hungary after the Great War

03 December 2015 • Regensburg
Department of American Studies


Einführung und Resumé

11 November 2019 • Dresden
Internationale Tagung: "Ambivalente Transformationen: '1989' zwischen Erfolgserzählung und Krisenerfahrung" zur Beschreibung


Tagungsleitung und einführender Vortrag zum Thema "Childhood in Times of Political Transformation"

05 June 2019 • Budapest
Internationale Tagung "Beyond 1989: Childhood and Youth in Times of Political Transformation in the 20th Century


"Historical Responsibility as a Scholarly Challenge"

05 July 2021 • IMIS Osnabrück
“Forum Weltoffene Geschichtswissenschaft_Historical Scholarship in Pluralistic Societies”zur Beschreibung


Recreating Auditory Cultures

29 June 2018 • Denver, Colorado
Konferenz: Recreating Auditory Cultures