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Current Projects

Dr Mark Keck-Szajbel

Current Research Project:

Previous Research Projects:

  • Penetrating the Iron Curtain. Marketing and Consuming the West in Times of Transition
  • The Borders of Friendship. Transnational Travel and Tourism in the East Bloc (1972-1991)

Collections in Progress:

  • From Stalinism to Pepsi Cola. A Primary Source Collection
  • (with Ondřej Klípa and Alexander Simmeth), Cultures in Transition. East Europe, 1989-2017
  • (with Joachim Häberlen), Politics of Authenticity. Countercultures and Radical Movements across the Iron Curtain (1968-1989)


  • The Summer School of Interdisciplinary Polish and German Studies