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FUNDS: Junior Scholar Travel Stipends for the Holocaust in Southeastern Europe conference (December 12, 2014)

Call for Applications: Junior Scholar Travel Stipends, The Holocaust in Southeastern Europe conference

Deadline: December 12, 2014

Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Elie Wiesel National Institute for the Study of the Holocaust in Romania

ANN: H-German Forum -- First World War (December 2014)

This morning, H-German resumes the publication of Scholarly Forums, with one on the First World War.  H-German will publish four essays over the next week.  Once all of the essays are published, they will each be open for discussion.  Subscribers may "post a reply" by clicking on this button directly under the post. Replies will be moderated by the H-German editors, so you may not see your response right away. You can also search for all related Forum posts by clicking on the "WWIForum" tag under the original post.

ANN: New Books in German History Bulletin (December 2014)

Editor's note: At the beginning of the month, as a service to our members, H-German publishes a list of newly released books on German History and German Studies that members have submitted to H-German. If you would like to announce the publication of your new book, please submit the following information to Kira Thurman (kira.thurman(at)h-german.org): the author's name, the title of the book, the press, the month it appeared in print, and a link to the publisher/book's site (optional).

ANN: Housing Bulletin (December 2014)

Editor's note: At the beginning of the month, as a service to our members, H-German publishes requests by scholars seeking or offering housing (only members may submit requests; anyone may post housing offers). Please respond directly to the author, not H-German. H-German assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of the information in these posts.

Housing Bulletin – H-German: December 5, 2014
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1. Munich, Cologne, and Wetzlar

CFP: GSA 2015/Flows: Material, Energy, Narrative in the Ecological Humanities (Deadline, 15 January 2015)

Flows:  Material, Energy, Narrative in the Ecological Humanities (Sponsored by the GSA Environmental Studies Network)
Washington, DC, October 1-4, 2015

Organized by Katharina Gerstenberger (U of Utah) and Scott Moranda (SUNY Cortland)

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Anke Ortlepp
Reviewer: 
Janet M. C. Walmsley

Walmsley on Ortlepp, '"Auf denn, Ihr Schwestern!": Deutschamerikanische Frauenvereine in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1844-1914'

Anke Ortlepp. "Auf denn, Ihr Schwestern!": Deutschamerikanische Frauenvereine in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1844-1914. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2003. 309 S. EUR 37.00 (gebunden), ISBN 978-3-515-08405-5.

Reviewed by Janet M. C. Walmsley (Department of History and Art History, George Mason University) Published on H-German (September, 2005)

Civic Duty and Cultural Heritage

Author: 
Yitzhak Hen, Rob Meens, eds.
Reviewer: 
Alison Frazier

Frazier on Hen and Meens, 'The Bobbio Missal: Liturgy and Religious Culture in Merovingian Gaul'

Yitzhak Hen, Rob Meens, eds. The Bobbio Missal: Liturgy and Religious Culture in Merovingian Gaul. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2004. vii-xi + 222 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-82393-7.

Reviewed by Alison Frazier (Department of History, University of Texas at Austin) Published on H-German (September, 2005)

Reconsidering an Enigmatic Bobbio Codex (Paris, BN, MS Lat. 13246)

Author: 
Suzanne Kirkbright
Reviewer: 
Daniel Morat

Morat on Kirkbright, 'Karl Jaspers: A Biography--Navigations in Truth'

Suzanne Kirkbright. Karl Jaspers: A Biography--Navigations in Truth. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2004. xxiii + 360 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-10242-0.

Reviewed by Daniel Morat (Seminar für Mittlere und Neuere Geschichte, Universität Göttingen) Published on H-German (September, 2005)

Gelebte Philosophie

Author: 
Michael Meyen
Reviewer: 
Heather Gumbert

Gumbert on Meyen, 'Denver Clan und Neues Deutschland: Mediennutzung in der DDR'

Michael Meyen. Denver Clan und Neues Deutschland: Mediennutzung in der DDR. Berlin: Christoph Links Verlag, 2003. 232 S. EUR 19.90 (broschiert), ISBN 978-3-86153-310-8.

Reviewed by Heather Gumbert (Department of History, Virginia Tech) Published on H-German (September, 2005)

Author: 
Joachim Eibach, Marcus Sandl
Reviewer: 
Edward Mathieu

Mathieu on Eibach and Sandl, 'Protestantische Identität und Erinnerung: Von der Reformation bis zur Bürgerrechtsbewegung in der DDR'

Joachim Eibach, Marcus Sandl. Protestantische Identität und Erinnerung: Von der Reformation bis zur Bürgerrechtsbewegung in der DDR. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2003. 258 S. EUR 39.90 (gebunden), ISBN 978-3-525-35575-6.

Reviewed by Edward Mathieu (History Department, Beloit College) Published on H-German (September, 2005)

The Interdisciplinarity of Protestant Identity and Memory

Author: 
Philipp Heldmann
Reviewer: 
Scott Moranda

Moranda on Heldmann, 'Herrschaft, Wirtschaft, Anoraks: Konsumpolitik in der DDR der Sechzigerjahre'

Philipp Heldmann. Herrschaft, Wirtschaft, Anoraks: Konsumpolitik in der DDR der Sechzigerjahre. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2004. 336 S. EUR 39.90 (paper), ISBN 978-3-525-35144-4.

Reviewed by Scott Moranda (Department of History, SUNY-Cortland) Published on H-German (September, 2005)

Consent or Contempt?

Author: 
Christoph Moß
Reviewer: 
William Smaldone

Smaldone on Moß, 'Jakob Altmaier: Ein jüdischer Sozialdemokrat in Deutschland (1889-1963)'

Christoph Moß. Jakob Altmaier: Ein jüdischer Sozialdemokrat in Deutschland (1889-1963). Köln: Böhlau Verlag, 2003. 310 S. EUR 29.90 (broschiert), ISBN 978-3-412-02103-0.

Reviewed by William Smaldone (Department of History, Willamette University) Published on H-German (September, 2005)

The Party Soldier

Author: 
Andreas Herbst, Hermann Weber
Reviewer: 
Gary Roth

Roth on Herbst and Weber, 'Deutsche Kommunisten: Biographisches Handbuch 1918 bis 1945'

Andreas Herbst, Hermann Weber. Deutsche Kommunisten: Biographisches Handbuch 1918 bis 1945. Berlin: Karl Dietz Verlag Berlin, 2003. 992 S. EUR 49.90 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-320-02044-6.

Reviewed by Gary Roth (Rutgers University at Newark) Published on H-German (September, 2005)

Stalinists as Victims

Author: 
Tammo Luther
Reviewer: 
Alexa Stiller

Stiller on Luther, 'Volkstumspolitik des Deutschen Reiches 1933-1938: Die Auslanddeutschen im Spannungsfeld zwischen Traditionalisten und Nationalsozialisten'

Tammo Luther. Volkstumspolitik des Deutschen Reiches 1933-1938: Die Auslanddeutschen im Spannungsfeld zwischen Traditionalisten und Nationalsozialisten. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2004. 217 S. EUR 44.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-515-08535-9.

Reviewed by Alexa Stiller (Department of History, University of Hannover) Published on H-German (September, 2005)

Das Scheitern der traditionellen Volkstumsorganisationen im NS-Staat

Author: 
Stefan Berger
Reviewer: 
Andreas Huether

Huether on Berger, 'Germany'

Stefan Berger. Germany. London: Hodder Arnold, 2004. xiv + 274 pp. $45.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-340-70584-1; $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-340-70585-8.

Reviewed by Andreas Huether (Department of History, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität, Freiburg, Germany) Published on H-German (September, 2005)

"Historians had better ... work on overcoming myths."[1]

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