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FUNDS: Exchange of Scholars - USHMM - Zentrum für Holocaust-Studien am Institut für Zeitgeschichte (1 February 2016)

CENTER FOR HOLOCAUST STUDIES AT THE INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY HISTORY MUNICH—
JACK, JOSEPH AND MORTON MANDEL CENTER FOR ADVANCED HOLOCAUST STUDIES EXCHANGE OF SCHOLARS PROGRAM

Accepting applications November 15, 2015, to February 1, 2016 
Decisions will be announced in late March 2016.
 

ANN: H-Net Job Guide, 21 December 2015 -- 4 January 2016

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 21 December 2015 to 4 January 2016.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-German.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.  To contact the Job Guide, write to jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.

EUROPEAN HISTORY / STUDIES

CFP: GSAA (German Studies Association of Australia) International Conference, Australian National University, Canberra (31 March 2016)

The organizers of the 2016 biennial international conference of the German Studies Association of Australia, to be held at the Australian National University in Canberra from 30 November – 2 December 2016, invite abstracts for panel sessions, individual papers, and poster presentations in all areas of contemporary German Studies. Sessions will be organized in three sections:

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Christian Müller
Reviewer: 
Eric J. Engstrom

Engstrom on Müller, 'Verbrechensbekämpfung im Anstaltsstaat: Psychiatrie, Kriminologie und Strafrechtsform in Deutschland. 1871-1933'

Christian Müller. Verbrechensbekämpfung im Anstaltsstaat: Psychiatrie, Kriminologie und Strafrechtsform in Deutschland. 1871-1933. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2004. 337 S. EUR 38.90 (paper), ISBN 978-3-525-35141-3.

Reviewed by Eric J. Engstrom (Institut für Geschichtswissenschaften, Humboldt Universität) Published on H-German (July, 2006)

Author: 
Christopher Boyd Brown
Reviewer: 
Gary Beckman

Beckman on Brown, 'Singing the Gospel: Lutheran Hymns and the Success of the Reformation'

Christopher Boyd Brown. Singing the Gospel: Lutheran Hymns and the Success of the Reformation. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2005. i + 298 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-01705-4.

Reviewed by Gary Beckman (Department of Music, University of Texas at Austin) Published on H-German (July, 2006)

Chorales, Print and Song in Reformation Joachimsthal

Author: 
Stephen Broadberry, Mark Harrison, eds.
Reviewer: 
Nathan N. Orgill

Orgill on Broadberry and Harrison, 'The Economics of World War I'

Stephen Broadberry, Mark Harrison, eds. The Economics of World War I. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. xvi + 345 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-85212-8.

Reviewed by Nathan N. Orgill (Department of History, Duke University) Published on H-German (July, 2006)

The Economics of Modern War

Author: 
Céline Kaiser, Marie-Luise Wünsche
Reviewer: 
Paul Lerner

Lerner on Kaiser and Wünsche, 'Die "jüdische Nervosität" und andere Leiden an der Zivilisation: Konstruktionen des Kollektiven und Konzepte individueller Krankheit im psychiatrischen Diskurs um 1900'

Céline Kaiser, Marie-Luise Wünsche. Die "jüdische Nervosität" und andere Leiden an der Zivilisation: Konstruktionen des Kollektiven und Konzepte individueller Krankheit im psychiatrischen Diskurs um 1900. Paderborn: Ferdinand Schöningh Verlag, 2003. 258 S. EUR 37.90 (paper), ISBN 978-3-506-72369-7.

Reviewed by Paul Lerner (Department of History, University of Southern California) Published on H-German (July, 2006)

On the Use and Abuse of Metaphors

Author: 
Thomas Kaufmann
Reviewer: 
Nathan Rein

Rein on Kaufmann, 'Das Ende der Reformation: Magdeburgs „Herrgotts Kanzlei“ (1548-1551/2)'

Thomas Kaufmann. Das Ende der Reformation: Magdeburgs „Herrgotts Kanzlei“ (1548-1551/2). Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2003. 662 S. EUR 110.00 (gebunden), ISBN 978-3-16-148171-0.

Reviewed by Nathan Rein (Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Ursinus College) Published on H-German (July, 2006)

Author: 
Karsten Rudolph
Reviewer: 
Sibylle Gausing

Gausing on Rudolph, 'Wirtschaftsdiplomatie im Kalten Krieg: Die Ostpolitik der westdeutschen Großindustrie 1945-1991'

Karsten Rudolph. Wirtschaftsdiplomatie im Kalten Krieg: Die Ostpolitik der westdeutschen Großindustrie 1945-1991. Frankfurt am Main: Campus Verlag, 2004. 455 S. EUR 39.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-593-37494-9.

Reviewed by Sibylle Gausing (Zentrum für Zeithistorische Forschung Potsdam) Published on H-German (July, 2006)

Handel für den Wandel?

Author: 
William D. Godsey, Jr.
Reviewer: 
Todd Berryman

Berryman on Godsey, 'Nobles and Nation in Central Europe: Free Imperial Knights in the Age of Revolution, 1750-1850'

William D. Godsey, Jr. Nobles and Nation in Central Europe: Free Imperial Knights in the Age of Revolution, 1750-1850. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. xi + 306 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-83618-0.

Reviewed by Todd Berryman (Department of History, Hendrix College) Published on H-German (July, 2006)

Nobles into Germans

Author: 
Ursula Rombeck-Jaschinski
Reviewer: 
Alfred C. Mierzejewski

Mierzejewski on Rombeck-Jaschinski, 'Das Londoner Schuldenabkommen: Die Regelung der deutschen Auslandsschulden nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg'

Ursula Rombeck-Jaschinski. Das Londoner Schuldenabkommen: Die Regelung der deutschen Auslandsschulden nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg. München: Oldenbourg Wissenschaftsverlag, 2005. 484 S. EUR 54.80 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-486-57580-4.

Reviewed by Alfred C. Mierzejewski (Department of History, University of North Texas) Published on H-German (July, 2006)

Walther Rathenau: "Die Wirtschaft ist das Schicksal"

Author: 
Kiran Patel
Reviewer: 
Thilo W. Schimmel

Schimmel on Patel, 'Soldiers of Labor: Labor Service in Nazi Germany and New Deal America, 1933-1945'

Kiran Patel. Soldiers of Labor: Labor Service in Nazi Germany and New Deal America, 1933-1945. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. xii + 446 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-83416-2.

Reviewed by Thilo W. Schimmel (Lone Star College, CyFair) Published on H-German (July, 2006)

International Responses to the Great Depression

Author: 
Eleni Apospori, Judith Miller, eds.
Reviewer: 
Andreas Fahrmeir

Fahrmeir on Apospori and Miller, 'The Dynamics of Social Exclusion in Europe: Comparing Austria, Germany, Greece, Portugal and the UK'

Eleni Apospori, Judith Miller, eds. The Dynamics of Social Exclusion in Europe: Comparing Austria, Germany, Greece, Portugal and the UK. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2003. xvi + 199 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84064-893-5.

Reviewed by Andreas Fahrmeir (Universität zu Köln) Published on H-German (July, 2006)

Measuring Social Exclusion

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