Thematic Issue is now online: New Perspectives on Socialism and Human Rights in East Central Europe since 1945

ECECoverOur thematic issue of East Central Europe on “New Perspectives on Socialism and Human Rights in East Central Europe since 1945,” is now online!

This publication originated from the conference Human Rights after 1945 in the Socialist and Post-Socialist World – Conference Programme Now Available co-organized by myself, Hella Dietz and Robert Brier and held at the German Historical Insittute in Warsaw in 2016.

The table of contents:

Ned Richardson-Little, Hella Dietz and James Mark New Perspectives on Socialism and Human Rights in East Central Europe since 1945 Introduction to the Thematic Issue

Anna Delius Universal Rights or Everyday Necessities?: Translating Human Rights between Local Workers and Transnational Activism in late 1970s Poland

Todor Hristov Rights to Weapons: Rights as a Resource in Workplace Conflicts in Late Socialist Bulgaria

Michal Kopeček The Socialist Conception of Human Rights and Its Dissident Critique: Hungary and Czechoslovakia, 1960s–1980s

Sebastian Gehrig, James Mark, Paul Betts, Kim Christiaens and Idesbald Goddeeris The Eastern Bloc, Human Rights, and the Global Fight against Apartheid

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