International Conference on the Centennial of Oskar Panizza’s Death
June 10-11, 2021 at Monacensia im Hildebrandhaus, Munich
“the most impudent and audacious, the most brilliant and revolutionary prophet of his country […]. One, compared to whom Heine can be called flat lemonade”
“I have no doubt that he will soon be one of the most talked about modern authors in Germany, – but also one of the most infamous.”
Otto Julius Bierbaum
H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-German: 4 May - 11 May
CALL FOR PROPOSALS: RESEARCH WORKSHOP PROGRAM
Applications due May 22, 2020
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies invites proposals from individuals and institutions to co-organize research workshops in conjunction with the Mandel Center in 2021.
Central Europe Yearbook is seeking submissions for its 2021 issue. Please spread the word among students and encourage them to submit projects and proposals to us.
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
Peter Marshall, ed. The Oxford Illustrated History of the Reformation. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. 320 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-959548-8.
Reviewed by Richard Rawls (Georgia Gwinnett College) Published on H-German (February, 2017) Commissioned by Nathan N. Orgill
Capturing the Complexities of the Reformations
Sagi Schaefer. States of Division: Border and Boundary Formation in Cold War Rural Germany. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. 288 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-967238-7.
Reviewed by Jason Johnson (Trinity University) Published on H-German (December, 2016) Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal
Stephen Brockmann. The Writers' State: Constructing East German Literature, 1945-1959. Suffolk: Camden House, 2015. 380 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57113-953-5.
Reviewed by Hunter Bivens (University of California, Santa Cruz) Published on H-German (December, 2016) Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal
Of Broken Spines and Difficult Beginnings
Joy Haslam Calico. Arnold Schoenberg's "A Survivor from Warsaw" in Postwar Europe. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2014. 272 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-28186-8.
Reviewed by Mark Berry (Royal Holloway, University of London) Published on H-German (December, 2016) Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal
Martin Kitchen. Speer: Hitler's Architect. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2015. xii + 442 pp. $37.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-19044-1.
Reviewed by Paul B. Jaskot (Depaul University) Published on H-German (November, 2016) Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal