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Hubert Fichte

Detlevs Imitationen “Grünspan”

Presented by: Shambhavi Prakash

Second world war

Students’ movement

Blitzkrieg

Allied bombings

Annie Ernaux

Les Années 

Presented by: Tomasz Mizerkiewicz

Petty-bourgeoisie

Sexual revolution

French postwar politics

Feminism

Marta Sanz

Clavícula

Presented by: Magda Potok

Gender

Age

GFC (Global Financial Crisis) of 2008

Vulnerability

Female body

Precariousness

Anna Burns

Milkman

Presented by: Craig Jordan-Baker

The Troubles

Northern Ireland

Gender politics

Sectarianism

Paramilitarism

Class

Daša Drndić

Canzone di guerra: nove davorije

Presented by: Mirela Dakić

Economic downfall and scarcity

Gender

Migrations

Totalitarianism

Second world war

Yugoslav wars

Michael Scharang

Charly Traktor

Presented by: Ivana Perica

Class

Public / private

Workerism

Autonomism

Province / periphery

Political parties (SPÖ, ÖVP, KPÖ)

East vs. West

Upward mobility

Pierre Michon

Les Onze

Presented by: Nenad Ivić

French Revolution

Historiography

History

Politics

Image

Karin Struck

Klassenliebe

Presented by: Christoph Schaub

Gender

Feminism

Class

Students’ movement

Public / private

Second-wave feminism

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CAPONEU - behind the scenes

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What is the Political Novel: Defining the Genre - part 1

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Thinking the Political Workshop - part 2

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Thinking the Political Workshop - part 4

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What is the Political Novel: Defining the Genre - part 2

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Thinking the Political Workshop - part 3

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Political discourse

Class

Political corruption

Paramilitarism

Solidarity

Revolution