Sociology and Ethnography in East-Central and South-East Europe: Scientific Self-Description in State Socialist Countries

Bad Wiesseer Tagungen des Collegium Carolinum, Bd. 31

Collegium Carolinum, München,  ISBN 978-3-944396-07-1
(ursprünglich erschienen 2011 bei Oldenbourg unter der ISBN 978-3-486-70461-7 )

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Über das Buch

Vorträge der Tagung des Collegium Carolinum in Bad Wiessee vom 20. bis 23. November 2008

Hrsg. von Ulf Brunnbauer, Claudia Kraft und Martin Schulze Wessel

Everyday life was once considered to be one of the best hidden secrets of communist regimes. Despite the recent surge in the history of everyday life under state socialism, there is still little research on the development of those disciplines which analysed "real life". The present volume seeks to fill this gap. In contributions which examine the history of ethnography and sociology, It asks which scholarly self-descriptions socialist societies produced. The authors discuss the relationship between the party-state and academic disciplines. While describing the limitations of ethnography and sociology, the authors show how their research findings reveal a significant gap between ideology and "reality".

The editors

  • Prof. Dr. Ulf Brunnbauer, Professor of South Eastern and Eastern European History, University of Regensburg; Director of the Südost-Institut, Regensburg
  • Prof. Dr. Claudia Kraft, Professor of Contemporary European History, University of Siegen
  • Prof. Dr. Martin Schulze Wessel, Professor of Eastern European History, Ludwig Maximilian University Munich; Head of the Collegium Carolinum, Munich