The Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies (BIAAS) seeks grant proposals for projects aimed at promoting an understanding of the historic relationship between the United States and Austria (including Habsburg Austria) in the fields of history, politics, economics, law, cultural studies, and public history. Grants may include support for related lectures, seminars, workshops, conferences, exhibits, publications, podcasts, and documentaries. Salary replacement and/or tuition are not eligible. Grants will not exceed $25,000 unless a compelling case is made for a larger grant.
Das Department of Germanic Studies der University of Texas at Austin bietet zum Herbstsemester 2019 mehrere Promotionsstipendien an. Das Institut genießt einen hervorragenden Ruf in verschiedenen Forschungsgebieten der Germanistik: (1) Deutsche Kulturwissenschaften, (2) Germanistische Sprachwissenschaft und (3) Angewandte Sprachwissenschaft.
Postdoctoral Fellow in History with a focus on German-Canadian migration or Canadian-German relations
The Department of German & Russian at the University of California, Davis is accepting applications for our graduate programs in German Studies.
The German Studies program at Michigan State University welcomes applications for the 2019-20 academic year. For full funding consideration, apply by December 31, 2018.
Call for papers
Sandrine Kott. Communism Day-to-Day: State Enterprises in East German Society. Trans. Lisa Godin-Roger. Social History, Popular Culture, and Politics in Germany Series. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2014. 368 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-472-11871-7.
Reviewed by Ned Richardson-Little (University of Exeter) Published on H-German (November, 2017) Commissioned by Nathan N. Orgill
James C. Enns. Saving Germany: North American Protestants and Christian Mission to West Germany, 1945 -1974. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2017. 328 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7735-4913-5.
Reviewed by Benjamin C. Pearson (Excelsior College) Published on H-German (November, 2017) Commissioned by David Harrisville
Jan Hansen. Abschied vom Kalten Krieg?: Die Sozialdemokraten und der Nachrüstungsstreit (1977–1987). Berlin: de Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2016. viii + 289 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-11-044684-5.
Reviewed by Claudia Kemper (Hamburger Institut für Sozialforschung) Published on H-German (October, 2017) Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal
Jennifer L. Creech. Mothers, Comrades, and Outcasts in East German Women's Films. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2016. xix + 280 pp. $38.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-02301-8.
Reviewed by Alexandria Ruble (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) Published on H-German (October, 2017) Commissioned by David Harrisville
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David M. Luebke. Hometown Religion: Regimes of Coexistence in Early Modern Westphalia. Studies in Early Modern German History Series. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2016. 328 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-3840-0.
Reviewed by Timothy Wright (University of California, Berkeley) Published on H-German (October, 2017) Commissioned by Nathan N. Orgill
James Hamilton-Paterson. Marked for Death: The First War in the Air. New York: Pegasus Books, 2016. 416 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-68177-158-8.
Reviewed by Robert Rennie (University of Tennessee, Knoxville) Published on H-German (September, 2017) Commissioned by David Harrisville
A Fresh Perspective on WWI Aviation
Beverley Chalmers. Birth, Sex and Abuse: Women's Voices under Nazi Rule. Guildford: Grosvenor House Publishing, 2015. viii + 364 pp. $25.50 (paper), ISBN 978-1-78148-353-4.
Reviewed by Michelle Mouton (University of Wisconsin Oshkosh) Published on H-German (August, 2017) Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal
Nicolas Berg. The Holocaust and the West German Historians: Historical Interpretation and Autobiographical Memory. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2015. 346 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-299-30084-5.
Reviewed by Anna Corsten (Universität Erfurt) Published on H-German (August, 2017) Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal
Stefan Ihrig. Atatürk in the Nazi Imagination. Cambridge: Belknap Press, 2014. 320 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-36837-8.
Reviewed by Emre Sencer (Knox College) Published on H-German (June, 2017) Commissioned by Nathan N. Orgill
Patrick J. Houlihan. Catholicism and the Great War: Religion and Everyday Life in Germany and Austria-Hungary, 1914–1922. Studies in the Social and Cultural History of Modern Warfare Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. 287 pp. $102.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-03514-0.
Reviewed by Markus Raasch (Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, Mainz) Published on H-German (April, 2017) Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal