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ANN: H-Net Job Guide, 29 January-5 February 2018

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 29 January 2018 to  5 February 2018.  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: GSA 2018 “Sharing Sacred Spaces: The Preconditions and Patterns of Ecclesial Sharing in Central Europe, 1525-1850," Pittsburgh, 27-30 September 2018 (Deadline 10 February 2018)

In the years since 2000, historians have lavished attention on the modes and mutations of religious toleration, from the earliest manifestations of pluralization in the aftermath of the “Luther Affair,” though the formation of institutional confessions, the crucible of seventeenth-century religious warfare, and the emergence of supra-confessional toleration as a principle of enlightened statecraft. Among the most fruitful contributions to this historiography are works that examine the everyday practices of cohabitation in confessionally plural communities.

CFP: Transnational Perspectives on Black Germany, 23-25 May 2018, Toronto, Canada (Deadline: 25 February 2018)

The Black German Heritage and Research Association (BGHRA) is collaborating with the University of Toronto in hosting the 3-day conference, “Transnational Perspectives on Black Germany,” in Toronto, Ontario, on May 23-25, 2018. The event will feature keynote addresses by Fatima El-Tayeb and Noah Sow, a screening of “On Second Glance” (dir. Sheri Hagen, 2012) at TIFF’s Bell Lightbox with filmmaker in attendance, and a dance-music-word tribute to Afro-German poet and activist May Ayim by guest artists Oxana Chi and Layla Zami.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Andrew Wackerfuss
Reviewer: 
Alex Burkhardt

Burkhardt on Wackerfuss, 'Stormtrooper Families: Homosexuality and Community in the Early Nazi Movement'


Andrew Wackerfuss. Stormtrooper Families: Homosexuality and Community in the Early Nazi Movement. New York: Harrington Park Press, 2015. 352 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-939594-05-1; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-939594-04-4.

Reviewed by Alex Burkhardt (University of St Andrews)
Published on H-German (October, 2016)
Commissioned by Nathan N. Orgill

Author: 
Bronson Long
Reviewer: 
Julia Wambach

Wambach on Long, 'No Easy Occupation: French Control of the German Saar, 1944-1957'


Bronson Long. No Easy Occupation: French Control of the German Saar, 1944-1957. Rochester: Camden House, 2015. 268 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57113-915-3.

Reviewed by Julia Wambach (University of California, Berkeley)
Published on H-German (October, 2016)
Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal

Author: 
Debarati Sanyal
Reviewer: 
Brenda D. Melendy

Melendy on Sanyal, 'Memory and Complicity: Migrations of Holocaust Remembrance'


Debarati Sanyal. Memory and Complicity: Migrations of Holocaust Remembrance. New York: Fordham University Press, 2015. viii + 341 pp. $37.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8232-6548-0; $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8232-6547-3.

Reviewed by Brenda D. Melendy (Texas A&M University-Kingsville)
Published on H-German (September, 2016)
Commissioned by Nathan N. Orgill

Fields of Resonance: Collapsing Memories of War and Genocide

Author: 
Jeffry M. Diefendorf, Janet Ward, eds.
Reviewer: 
Shelley Rose

Rose on Diefendorf and Ward, 'Transnationalism and the German City'


Jeffry M. Diefendorf, Janet Ward, eds. Transnationalism and the German City. New York: Palgrave Macmillan US, 2014. ix + 277 pp. $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-39016-5.

Reviewed by Shelley Rose (Cleveland State University)
Published on H-German (September, 2016)
Commissioned by Nathan N. Orgill

Transnational Meets Local in the German City

Author: 
Dan Stone
Reviewer: 
Michael Westrate

Westrate on Stone, 'Goodbye to all that?: The Story of Europe since 1945'


Dan Stone. Goodbye to all that?: The Story of Europe since 1945. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. xxvii + 379 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-969771-7.

Reviewed by Michael Westrate (Villanova University)
Published on H-German (September, 2016)
Commissioned by Nathan N. Orgill

The Rise and Fall of the Antifascist Consensus: Stability and Instability in Postwar Europe

Author: 
James Reston
Reviewer: 
Jay Goodale

Goodale on Reston, 'Luther's Fortress: Martin Luther and his Reformation under Siege'


James Reston. Luther's Fortress: Martin Luther and his Reformation under Siege. New York: Basic Books, 2015. 272 pp. $27.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-06393-2.

Reviewed by Jay Goodale (Bucknell University)
Published on H-German (September, 2016)
Commissioned by Nathan N. Orgill

The German Hercules in Battle and in Exile

Author: 
Frank Bösch, Peter Hoeres, eds.
Reviewer: 
Kathryn Bruton

Bruton on Bösch and Hoeres, 'Außenpolitik im Medienzeitalter: Vom späten 19. Jahrhundert bis zur Gegenwart'


Frank Bösch, Peter Hoeres, eds. Außenpolitik im Medienzeitalter: Vom späten 19. Jahrhundert bis zur Gegenwart. Göttingen, Niedersachs: Wallstein, 2013. 343 pp. EUR 29.90 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-8353-1352-1.

Reviewed by Kathryn Bruton (Mississippi State University)
Published on H-German (July, 2016)
Commissioned by Nathan N. Orgill

Public Opinion and the Media in German Foreign Policy

Author: 
Frank Bösch
Reviewer: 
Stephanie Seul

Seul on Bösch, 'Mass Media and Historical Change: Germany in International Perspective, 1400 to the Present'


Frank Bösch. Mass Media and Historical Change: Germany in International Perspective, 1400 to the Present. New York: Berghahn, 2015. 212 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78238-625-4.

Reviewed by Stephanie Seul (Deutsche Presseforschung, University of Bremen, Germany)
Published on H-German (July, 2016)
Commissioned by Nathan N. Orgill

The Media in History: Germany and Beyond

Author: 
Hedda Kalshoven, ed.
Reviewer: 
W. Mikkel Dack

Dack on Kalshoven, 'Between Two Homelands: Letters across the Borders of Nazi Germany'


Hedda Kalshoven, ed. Between Two Homelands: Letters across the Borders of Nazi Germany. Translated by Hester Velmans and Peter Fritzsche. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 2014. xxxiv + 253 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-07985-6; $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03830-3.

Reviewed by W. Mikkel Dack (University of Calgary)
Published on H-German (May, 2016)
Commissioned by Chad Ross

Author: 
Sean A. Forner
Reviewer: 
Christina Morina

Morina on Forner, 'German Intellectuals and the Challenge of Democratic Renewal: Culture and Politics after 1945'


Sean A. Forner. German Intellectuals and the Challenge of Democratic Renewal: Culture and Politics after 1945. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014. xii +383 pp. $125.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-04957-4.

Reviewed by Christina Morina (Friedrich-Schiller Universität Jena)
Published on H-German (April, 2016)
Commissioned by Nathan N. Orgill

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