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Knowledge Exchange and Academic Cultures in the Humanities: Europe and the Black Sea Region, late 18th – 21st Centuries

Objective

When the transfer of modern sciences to and the study of the Black Sea Region (BSR) began in the late 18. century, this area was not yet considered part of Europe. The proposed inter/multidisciplinary research and exchange project’s title refers to that fact. Knowledge and science exchange between Europe and the BSR intensified in the course of the 19th and early 20th century and was interrupted when as result of WWI/WWII a significant part of the BSR was integrated into the Soviet Union’s orbit. The BSR disappeared behind the Iron Curtain and the academic cultures of West and East drifted apart. The previous 25 years have witnessed strengthening ties between BSR countries and between the BSR and the rest of Europe as well as globalisation of knowledge and scientific exchange. The integration of the BSR into the European Research Area (ERA) is on the way but not yet completed. The proposed project provides excellent opportunities to critically reflect the sketched processes and to look into future.
The suggested project’s quality, credibility and novelty lies in its
* attempt to systematically investigate knowledge and cultural exchanges between the BSR and Western Europe from the late 18th century to the present,
* theoretical and methodological approaches with the potential to establish new pathways for future research and in its
foregrounding of gender aspects.
The suggested project establishes a network consisting of 12 research institutions from 12 BSR countries and Austria. It includes representatives of all the core disciplines of the humanities emerging around 1900.
Innovative aspects of the proposed project consist of 1) drawing attention to an emerging region (BSR) consisting of countries previously considered as belonging to separate historical regions, 2) systematic investigation of knowledge and culture exchange within and beyond the region, 3) innovative theoretical framework, 4) inter/multidisciplinary methodology and 5) explicit gender perspectives.
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Coordinator

UNIVERSITAET GRAZ

Address

Universitatsplatz 3
8010 Graz

Austria

Activity type

Higher or Secondary Education Establishments

EU Contribution

€ 135 000

Participants (8)

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SOUTH-WEST UNIVERSITY NEOFIT RILSKI

Bulgaria

EU Contribution

€ 427 500

DIETHNES PANEPISTIMIO ELLADOS

Greece

EU Contribution

€ 189 000

INSTITUTE OF NATIONAL HISTORY - SKOPJE

EU Contribution

€ 126 000

BILKENT UNIVERSITESI VAKIF

Turkey

EU Contribution

€ 144 000

UNIVERSITATEA DE STAT DIN MOLDOVA

Moldova

EU Contribution

€ 202 500

INSTITUTUL DE ISTORIE NICOLAE IORGA

Romania

EU Contribution

€ 162 000

ODESSA NATIONAL I.I. MECHNIKOV UNIVERSITY

Ukraine

EU Contribution

€ 63 000

SHOTA RUSTAVELI STATE UNIVERSITY

Georgia

EU Contribution

€ 216 000

Partners (3)

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FEDERAL STATE BUDGETARY EDUCATIONALINSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION PYATIGORSK STATE UNIVERSITY

"""Matenadaran"" M.Mashtots Institute of Ancient Manuscripts"

AZERBAYCAN MILLI ELMLER AKADEMIYASININ ARXEOLOGIYA VE ETNOGRAFIYA INSTITUTU

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 734645

Status

Ongoing project

  • Start date

    1 January 2017

  • End date

    31 December 2020

Funded under:

H2020-EU.1.3.3.

  • Overall budget:

    € 1 665 000

  • EU contribution

    € 1 665 000

Coordinated by:

UNIVERSITAET GRAZ

Austria