Dr. Raluca Golesteanu

Dr. Raluca Golesteanu

The Tadeusz Manteuffel Institute of History, Polish Academy of Science

  • Research topic:
    The Center-Periphery Dynamics in the Eastern-Central European City in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century: Bucharest-Jassy; Cracow-Lviv
    May 2014
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Raluca Goleșteanu - studied Journalism and Political Sciences at the University of Bucharest, and afterwards completed her master and doctoral studies in Intellectual History at Central European University, Budapest, and at Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw. At present, she is a member in the research project called "The Specificity of the Development in the Histories of Poland and Central Europe. The Historical Analysis of the Debates on the National and Regional Exceptionality" developed at the Tadeusz Manteuffel Institute of History, PAN, Warsaw.

Her research interests include: social history of Central and Eastern Europe; ideologies of Central and Eastern Europe; history of historiography; comparative method in social sciences and in the humanities; everyday life in Western Europe in the nineteenth century; urban landscape in transformation: the fin-de-siècle city of Central and Eastern Europe.

Her current research topics are related to the role that some Galician and Moldavian landowners played in the modernization of their countries (i.e. landowner as entrepreneur), and to the political role that literature played in fin-de-siècle Central and Eastern Europe.