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Raluca Grosescu

Lecturer in politics at the National University of Political Studies and Public Administration, Bucharest. Her research focuses and post-dictatorial justice and memory in Eastern Europe and Latin America and the history of international criminal law. She has published in journals such as the International Journal of Transitional Justice, Global Society, Journal of the History of International Law. She is also the Principal Investigator of the ERC-Consolidator Grant Transnational Advocacy and Corporate Accountability for Major International Crimes (2021-2026).

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Ned Richardson-Little

Leader of the research group "The Other Global Germany: Deviant Globalization and Transnational Criminality in the 20th Century,” at the University of Erfurt with the support of the Volkswagen Stiftung’s Freigeist program. He completed his PhD at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and previously held a post-doc at the University of Exeter. He is author of The Human Rights Dictatorship: Socialism, Global Solidarity and Revolution in East Germany (Cambridge University Press, 2020).

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Nelly Bekus

Associate Lecturer at Exeter University, UK. Previously she held research positions at Harvard University, the Institute of Human Sciences in Vienna, and the University of Warsaw. Her research focuses on the sociology and history of cultural heritage, urban space, memory and identity in post-communist states. She has published in journals such as Theory and Society, The British Journal of Sociology, Slavic Review and Europe-Asia Studies. She is author of Struggle over Identity. The Official and the Alternative “Belarusianness” (Central European University Press, 2010).

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Bogdan Cristian Iacob

Researcher at the Institute of History in Bucharest (Romanian Academy). His work centres on the study of East Central and South-eastern European experts (e.g., historians or doctors) in global contexts. He has also published on re-visiting the history of ‘1989’ and its aftermath as well as transitional justice circulations. He is co-author of 1989. A Global History of Eastern Europe (Cambridge University Press 2019) and the editor the special issue “Socialist Experts in Transnational Perspective” for the journal East Central Europe (2018).

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Aurelian Muntean

Lecturer in political science and sociology at the National University of Political Studies and Public Administration, Bucharest. He has published in Electoral Studies, European Journal of Industrial Relations, Government and Opposition, Europe-Asia Studies, Romanian Journal of Society and Politics, and contributed to various edited volumes. His research focuses on multinational corporations, transnational social dialogue, electoral clientelism, corruption. He is also co-investigator of the project SODITREC - Social Dialogue in the Transforming Economy (SNSPA Bucharest).

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