“Südosteuropa. Journal for Politics and Society” is an international, multidisciplinary journal for the exploration of critical societal issues and processes related to southeastern Europe after the systemic changes of 1989/90. It serves as a forum for current work in Southeast and East European Studies, including Political Science, Sociology, International Relations, Contemporary History, Economics, Anthropology, Law Studies, Gender Studies as well as Cultural Studies. All manuscripts are submitted to double-blind peer-reviewing. The journal welcomes comparative perspectives towards adjacent regions as well as analyses and theoretical issues with implications for other world areas. In addition, it features a book review section. Its geographical scope is the area that lies between the Adriatic, the (eastern) Mediterranean, and the Black Sea. “Südosteuropa” is published on behalf of the Institute for East and Southeast European Studies in Regensburg.