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UNC PhD student Zora Piskačová has been awarded the prestigious Anthony Jung Award for Best Graduate Student Paper at the 48th Annual European Studies Conference, sponsored by the Unviersity of Nebraska at Omaha.

Piskačová, who studies modern East Central Europe under the mentorship of Drs. Chad Bryant and Karen Auerbach, presented a paper entitled “Becoming Peripheral: Polish Cieszyn, Czech Český Těšín and the Economy of an East-Central European Borderland, 1920-1934.” While she does not plan on publishigng the paper in the conference proceedings (in order to protect research that will eventually published in her dissertation), you can more about her work in an upcoming article accepted for publication in the Slavic Review. 

Congratulations, Zora!

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