Institute of Eastern and South Eastern European History
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Dr. Felix Jeschke

Coordinator of the Elite Graduate Program in East European Studies

Contact

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Historisches Seminar
Geschichte Ost- und Südosteuropas
Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1
D-80539 München
Telefon: +49 (0) 89 / 2180-5479
Room: K 223

Room: K 223
Phone: +49 (0) 89 / 2180-5479

Office hours:
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Education:

  • PhD in Modern History, University College London, School of Slavonic and East European Studies (2016)
  • MRes in East European Studies, University College London, School of Slavonic and East European Studies (2010)
  • BA in History, University College London, School of Slavonic and East European Studies (2008)

Research and Teaching Interests:

  • History of inter-war Czechoslovakia and the late Habsburg Empire
  • Cultural history of infrastructures (esp. railways)
  • History of tourism
  • Historical geography, spatial history
  • Connections between East Central and South Eastern Europe

 

Publications:

  • Book project: Iron Landscapes: National Space and the Railways in Interwar Czechoslovakia (Berghahn Books, in preparation)

Articles:

  • ‘Mountain Men on Iron Horses: National Space in the Representations of New Railway Lines in Interwar Czechoslovakia’, Bohemia, 56.2, pp. 437–55
  • ‘„Poznejte svou vlast“: Železnice a vznik československého národního prostoru’ [‘Get to know your homeland’: The railways and the creation of the Czechoslovak national space], Dějiny a současnost, 2 (14 February 2014), pp. 14–17
  • ‘Dracula on Rails: The Pressburgerbahn Between Imperial Space and National Body, 1867–1935’, Central Europe, 10.1, pp. 1–17

Other publications:

  • ‘Democracy and academic freedom in Viktor Orbán’s Hungary’, The Guardian, Letters, 23 April 2017, https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/apr/23/democracy-and-academic-freedom-in-viktor-orban-hungary
  • ‘Dekrety pohledem Sudeťáka’ [The decrees in the eyes of a Sudeten German], Lidové noviny, 22 January 2013, p. 11
  • Book reviews in Bohemia, Jahrbücher für Geschichte Osteuropas, Central Europe, East Central Europe, Journal of Transport History and other periodicals

Current Research:

  • Research project on early East-Central European tourism on the Eastern Adriatic