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FUNDS: Leo Baeck Institute Gerald Westheimer Career Development Fellowship (due March 2016)

Leo Baeck Institute Gerald Westheimer Career Development Fellowship

The Leo Baeck Institute is offering a Career Development Award as a personal grant to a scholar or professional in an early career stage, e.g. before gaining tenure in an academic institution or its equivalent, whose proposed work would deal with topics within the Leo Baeck Institute’s mission, namely historical or cultural issues of the Jewish experience in German-speaking lands.

CFP: MLA 2017 - Forum LLC German Literature to 1700 (due March 2016)

The MLA Forum LLC on German Literature to 1700 invites submissions for two panels at the 2017 MLA in Philadelphia (5-8 January 2017). Papers should treat any aspect of German literature and culture before 1700 and we hope to balance panels with a range from the medieval through early modern periods.  The topics are:

1.  “The Origin of Trauerspiel? Reading Benjamin / Reading with Benjamin”

ANN: H-Net Job Guide, 25 January - 1 February 2016

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 25 January 2016 to  1 February 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(at)mail.h-net.msu.edu, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.

EUROPEAN HISTORY / STUDIES

ANN: CFP - Industrial Decline and the Rise of the Service Sector? (March 2016)

Industrial Decline and the Rise of the Service Sector?  How did Western Europe and North America cope with the multifaceted structural transformations since the 1970s

September 16 - 17, 2016
(Deadline: March 6, 2016)
Conference at Institute of Contemporary History, Munich - Berlin
Conveners: Sebastian Voigt (IfZ Munich) and Stefan Hördler (GHI Washington), and Howard Brick (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)

Organized by the Institute of Contemporary History, Munich, and the German Historical Institute, Washington D.C.

ANN: CFP for proposed Panel 'Haunted Screens' at GSA conference in San Diego (February 2016)

Fortieth Annual Conference of the GSA (German Studies Association)

San Diego, California,

September 29-October 2, 2016

Call for Papers for Proposed Panel(s)

Title:  Haunted Screens: Remediating Race & Ethnicity in German Visual Cultures

Chaired by

Angelica Fenner (Assoc. Prof. of German & Cinema Studies, University of Toronto)

Uli Linke (Professor of Anthropology, Rochester Institute of Technology)

Submission deadline: February 12, 2016

ANN: New Books in German History & German Studies Bulletin (February 2016)

New Books in German History and German Studies (February 2016)

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 Laura Hilton (lhilton(at)muskingum.edu): 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).

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Helmut Walser Smith
Reviewer: 
John S. Conway

Conway on Smith, 'German Nationalism and Religious Conflict: Culture, Ideology, Politics, 1870-1914'

Helmut Walser Smith. German Nationalism and Religious Conflict: Culture, Ideology, Politics, 1870-1914. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1995. xiii + 271 pp. $39.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-03624-3.

Reviewed by John S. Conway (Department of History, University of British Columbia) Published on H-German (July, 1995)

Author: 
Anton Kaes Dimendberg, Martin Jay, eds. Edward
Reviewer: 
Richard Bodek

Bodek on Dimendberg and Jay and Edward, 'The Weimar Republic Sourcebook'

Anton Kaes Dimendberg, Martin Jay, eds. Edward. The Weimar Republic Sourcebook. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1994. xx + 806 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-06774-5.

Reviewed by Richard Bodek (College of Charleston) Published on H-German (June, 1995)

Author: 
Kristie Macrakis
Reviewer: 
Guillaume P. De Syon

De Syon on Macrakis, 'Surviving the Swastika: Scientific Research in Nazi Germany'

Kristie Macrakis. Surviving the Swastika: Scientific Research in Nazi Germany. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993. xii + 280 pp. + 16 pp. of plates. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-507010-1.

Reviewed by Guillaume P. De Syon (Albright College) Published on H-German (April, 1995)

Author: 
Mark U. Edwards, Jr.
Reviewer: 
Susan R. Boettcher

Boettcher on Edwards, 'Printing, Propaganda and Martin Luther'

Mark U. Edwards, Jr. Printing, Propaganda and Martin Luther. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1995. xiii + 225 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-08462-9.

Reviewed by Susan R. Boettcher (University of Wisconsin-Madison) Published on H-German (April, 1995)

Author: 
Lucjan Dobroszycki
Reviewer: 
L. M. Stallbaumer-Beishline

Stallbaumer-Beishline on Dobroszycki, 'Reptile Journalism: The Official Polish-Language Press under the Nazis, 1939-1945'

Lucjan Dobroszycki. Reptile Journalism: The Official Polish-Language Press under the Nazis, 1939-1945. Translated by Barbara Harshav. New Haven, Conn. and London: Yale University Press, 1994. xi + 199 pp. $22.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-05277-0.

Reviewed by L. M. Stallbaumer-Beishline (Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania) Published on H-German (April, 1995)

Author: 
Tim Kirk
Reviewer: 
Samuel Goodfellow

Goodfellow on Kirk, 'The Longman Companion to Nazi Germany (Longman Companions to History)'

Tim Kirk. The Longman Companion to Nazi Germany (Longman Companions to History). London: Longman, 1995. . $78.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-582-06376-1; $41.60 (paper), ISBN 978-0-582-06375-4.

Reviewed by Samuel Goodfellow (Westminster College) Published on H-German (March, 1995)

Author: 
Yehuda Bauer
Reviewer: 
Richard S. Levy

Levy on Bauer, 'Jews For Sale? Nazi-Jewish Negotiations, 1933-1945'

Yehuda Bauer. Jews For Sale? Nazi-Jewish Negotiations, 1933-1945. New Haven, Conn. and London: Yale University Press, 1994. xiii + 306 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-05913-7.

Reviewed by Richard S. Levy (University of Illinois at Chicago) Published on H-German (March, 1995)

Author: 
Michael J. Neufeld
Reviewer: 
J. D. Hunley

Hunley on Neufeld, 'The Rocket and the Reich: Peenemuende and the Coming of the Ballistic Missile Era'

Michael J. Neufeld. The Rocket and the Reich: Peenemuende and the Coming of the Ballistic Missile Era. New York: The Free Press, 1995. xii + 368 pp. $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-02-922895-1.

Reviewed by J. D. Hunley (NASA History Office) Published on H-German (March, 1995)

Author: 
Rolf Düsterberg
Reviewer: 
Sylvia Taschka

Taschka on Düsterberg, 'Hanns Johst: Der Barde der SS: Karrieren eines deutschen Dichters'

Rolf Düsterberg. Hanns Johst: Der Barde der SS: Karrieren eines deutschen Dichters. Paderborn: Ferdinand Schöningh Verlag, 2004. 462 S. + 29 Abb. EUR 39.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-506-71729-0.

Reviewed by Sylvia Taschka (Department of History, Wayne State University) Published on H-German (January, 1970)

Dichtung und Völkermord

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