Session Chairs

John Abromeit

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Bio: John Abromeit is an Associate Professor of History at SUNY, Buffalo State, where he teaches courses on German and French history, modern European intellectual history and historiography. His articles and reviews have appeared in Theory, Culture and Society; Constellations; Radical Philosophy; The Journal of Modern History; and the American Historical Review. He is the author of Max Horkheimer and the Foundations of the Frankfurt School (Cambridge UP, 2011) and the co-editor of Herbert Marcuse: A Critical Reader (Routledge, 2005) and Transformations of Populism in Europe and the Americas: History and Recent Tendencies (Bloomsbury, 2015).


Colleen Culleton

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Vasiliki Neofotistos







Bio: Vasiliki Neofotistos holds a Ph.D. in Anthropology from Harvard University, and is Associate Professor of Anthropology and Director of Undergraduate Studies at the State University of New York at Buffalo (SUNY Buffalo). She is the author of The Risk of War: Everyday Sociality in the Republic of Macedonia (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012) and numerous articles on ethnicity, nationalism, and multiculturalism in the Balkans. Her field research has been funded by the American Council of Learned Societies, the International Research and Exchanges Board, the National Council for East European and Eurasian Research, the American Philosophical Society as well as by grants from SUNY Buffalo. Her current research interests include the commemoration of armed conflict and the production of official history in Macedonia and also the development of social policy in post-conflict countries in the Balkans and elsewhere.