Program (Eastern Europe)

Panel discussion on January 26, 2021

On January 26, 2021, 6:00 p.m. CET, you are kindly invited to an English-language panel discussion (online) on the topic of "Russian Speaking Migration to Germany and Israel". The event is organized by the German Association for East European Studies (DGO), in cooperation with the German-Israeli Future Forum (DIZF). Jannis Panagiotidis (University of Vienna) and Larissa Remennick (Bar-Ilan University) will discuss the topic; Gabriele Freitag (DGO) will host the evening.

Please find further information on the event and the link to register here. We look forward to meeting you online!

The Russian-speaking diaspora in Germany & Israel

On November 4-5, 2019, the first year of the Fellowship Program came to a close with an international conference in Berlin. Highly-respected panelists from Israel, Russia and Germany discussed different topics relating to Russian-speaking immigrants in both countries under the heading “The Russian-speaking diaspora in Germany & Israel”. The areas covered ranged from literature and political participation to visibility in the media and security policy.

The conference was organized by the German-Israeli Future Forum (DIZF), in cooperation with the German Association for East European Studies (DGO), the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) and the Center for Liberal Modernity (LibMod). 

The event was held in German, Russian and English. Simultaneous interpreters were provided for all three languages.

Participants included Polina Aronson, Max Czollek, Nelly Elias, Olga Grjasnowa, Alexander Ilichevsky, Hans Joas, Achim Goerres, Maria Knyazeva, Julia Lerner, State Secretary Andreas Michaelis, Jannis Panagiotidis, Ruprecht Polenz, Katharina Raabe, Larissa Remennick, and Shimon Stein.

Zeitschrift osteuropa

The research of the Sylke Tempel Fellows was published in the magazine osteuropa together with further contributions by numerous experts. The volume comprises a total of 27 essays and two maps on 448 pages.

The abbreviated English translation (200 pages) can be downloaded here

Opening event
November 4, 2019
6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Olga Grjasnowa & Alexander Ilichevsky in conversation with Katharina Raabe
Music: Valentin Butt and Anna Steinkogler

Kalkscheune Berlin
Kalkscheunenstr. 4-5
10117 Berlin

November 5, 2019
9:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

DGAP Berlin
Rauchstraße 17, 10787 Berlin