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Thanks to the network’s resident photographer – Michal Korhel – we now have a very professional looking portfolio of images of CHIBOW’s activities to date. You can visit the ‘Gallery’ by clicking here.

CHIBOW researcher meets representative of the Institute of National Remembrance

Early Stage Researcher Lisa Haberkern, member of the European Union’s Marie Curie Initial Training Network “Children born of war – past, present and future project,” met with a representative of the Katowice branch of the Institute of National Remembrance– Commission for the Prosecution of Crimes against the Polish Nation (IPN). During the visit, Lisa was introduced to the archival material and structure of the Institute, to plan further research. For Lisa’s research on volksdeutsch-polish children in Upper Silesia in the postwar period the resources of the IPN, particularly the archival material documenting the situation in postwar work camps, will play an important role. Founded in 1998, t

CHIBOW researchers attend workshop on Qualitative Content Analysis with Prof. Dr. Philipp Mayring

CHIBOW researchers Sophie Roupetz, Saskia Mitreuter, Eva Käuper, and Lisa Haberkern (from left to right) attended a three-day intensive workshop on Qualitative Content Analysis (QCA; see e.g. Mayring, 2010) in Velden, Austria with reknown researcher Prof. Dr. Philipp Mayring. During the workshop they learned how to code and analyze interview transcripts by constructing either inductive or deductive categories and how to use QCAmap, a software for text analysis developed by Fenzl and Mayring (2013). QCA is a method that produces quantifiable output from text and is therefore suitable for Mixed Method approaches and research questions that look for answers manifest in a text. It is an importan

CBOW early stage researcher goes to the Riga harbor area to participate in an oral history interview

Oskars Gruziņš member of the European Union’s Marie Curie Initial Training Network, “Children born of war – past, present and future project,” from University of Latvia, has went on a second fact finding mission in Riga with the prominent Latvian oral historian Andrejs Feldmanis to learn more about the process of collecting oral history testimonies in Latvia. Andrejs Feldmanis, who has worked as a video-director, video-cameraman, the manager of the Audio-Visual Collections of the Occupation Museum of Latvia and has helped collect up to 1500 video testimonies in his career, took Oskars with him to interview a 91-year-old who was deported on June of 1941. Oskars learned about the process of in

CHIBOW early stage researcher attends a conference in Kaunas, Lithuania

Oskars Gruziņš member of the European Union’s Marie Curie Initial Training Network, “Children born of war – past, present and future project,” from University of Latvia participated at the conference “Europe, Nations and Insecurity: Challenges to Identities” at the Vytautas Magnus University in Kaunas, Lithuania. From June 30th to July 2nd 2016, Oskars Gruziņš participated at the conference hosted by the Vytautas Magnus University, in cooperation with the Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN). The conference focused on identity challenges in Europe and Oskars presented his paper, “Children Born of War in the Baltics: Sources, Challenges and Limits.” His presentation focused on pro

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