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Weekly Research News Summary - 05 June

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Robert Knight delivered a series of talks linked to the publication of his book, Slavs in Post-Nazi Austria at the Institute for Ethnic Questions in Ljubljana, Klagenfurt University, and Vienna University. The Vienna newspaper Der Standard reviewed the ‘excellent study’ which profoundly re-examines some current historical interpretations of Austria’s Slovene minority. He has had a panel proposal, sponsored by the Central European History Association, accepted for next year’s American Historical Association annual conference in Washington, Link: https://www.historians.org/annual-meeting/future-meetings

Paul Maddrell gave a lecture at the Memorial Centre Leistikowstrasse in Potsdam, Germany, (Soviet KGB's investigative prison in East Germany) in which he presented his research on Cold War espionage. The link is https://www.potsdam.de/event/vortrag-und-diskussion-der-gedenk-und-begegnungsstaette-leistikowstrasse 

Melodee Beals has been invited as visiting fellow at Victoria University Wellington (NZ). She’ll be working on her research and helping to develop Victoria’s new digital humanities centre (they are the holders of the New Zealand Digital Newspaper Archives).

Susan Reid has been awarded funding by LU’s Institute for Advanced Learning to pursue research collaboration – linked to Susan’s on-going research with Sabine Mihelj - with Dr Oksana Sarkisov, Research Fellow at Blinken OSA Archivum at Central European University (Budapest). Dr. Sarkisova will be coming to Loughborough