This series of panels explore the dynamic relationship between diverging political agendas and state-sponsored scientific research in divided Germany. Between 1945 and 1990, the East and West competed not only ideologically, but also in terms of their scientific feats and media representation of such achievements.
INTERRELIGIOUS STUDIES AND THE HOLOCAUST: NEW RESEARCH, NEW CONVERSATIONS, co-taught by Drs.Mehnaz Afridi and Victoria Barnett
July 15-19, 2019
Applications must be submitted by February 15, 2019
Call for Papers
Convention of the Modern Language Association
Seattle, WA (9-12 January January 2020).
On behalf of the North Carolina German Studies Seminar, I am proud to announce the inaugural Konrad Jarausch Essay Prize for Advanced Graduate Students in Central European History. Full details can be found here. We are initiating this annual prize to honor Professor Jarausch and his long commitment to graduate student instruction. The hope is to discover and reward the most exciting work being done by advanced graduate students in Central European history.
The Department of History at the Central European University is pleased to announce its call for applications for graduate programs in history beginning in the fall of 2019. We offer one- and two-year MA programs, as well as a doctoral program, with tuition wavers and scholarships for the majority of students.
Documenting Socialism: East German Perspectives on Documentary Film
GSA Seminar: (De)Constructing Identities through Mobilities
43nd Annual Conference of the German Studies Association
October 3-6, 2019, Portland, Oregon
Submission Deadline: January 26, 2019
We would like to invite you to participate in the seminar “Beyond the Racial State: New Perspectives on Race in Nazi Germany” at the 43rd German Studies Association Conference in Portland, Oregon, October 3-6, 2019.
Glenn Dynner. Yankel's Tavern: Jews, Liquor, and Life in the Kingdom of Poland. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. 249 pp. $74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-998851-8.
Reviewed by Karen Auerbach (University of North Carolina Chapel Hill) Published on H-German (June, 2015) Commissioned by Chad Ross
Coexistence and Symbiosis: The Jewish Tavernkeeper in Nineteenth-Century Poland
David R. Dorondo. Riders of the Apocalypse: German Cavalry and Modern Warfare, 1870-1945. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2012. 352 pp. $36.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61251-086-6.
Reviewed by Kelly McFall Published on H-German (June, 2015) Commissioned by Shannon Nagy
Delaying the Inevitable: The Decline of the Cavalry in Germany
Ralph Jessen, Lydia Nembach-Langer, eds. Transformations of Retailing in Europe after 1945. Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate Pub., 2012. xvi + 234 pp. GBP 74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4094-2444-4; ISBN 978-1-4094-2445-1.
Reviewed by Robert P. Stephens (Virginia Tech) Published on H-German (April, 2015) Commissioned by Chad Ross
A Close Examination of Postwar Retailing
Arnd Bauerkämper, Hartmut Kaelble, eds. Gesellschaft in der europäischen Integration seit den 1950er Jahren: Migration – Konsum – Sozialpolitik – Repräsentationen. Studies on the History of European Integration Series. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2012. 187 pp. $54.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-515-10045-8.
Thomas Trezise. Witnessing Witnessing: On the Reception of Holocaust Survivor Testimony. New York: Fordham University Press, 2013. 336 pp. $26.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8232-4448-5.
Reviewed by Lily E. Hirsch (California State University-Bakersfield) Published on H-German (March, 2015) Commissioned by Chad Ross
Trauma and Biography
Thomas Doherty. Hollywood and Hitler, 1933-1939. Film and Culture Series. New York: Columbia University Press, 2013. 448 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-16392-7; $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-16393-4.
Reviewed by Tom Saunders (University of Victoria) Published on H-German (March, 2015) Commissioned by Chad Ross
Business Strategies, Politics and Morality: American Cinema and Nazi Germany
Martin Schaad. Dann geh doch rüber - Über die Mauer in den Osten. Berlin: Ch Links Verlag, 2009. x + 208 pp. EUR 4.95 (paper), ISBN 978-3-86153-516-4.
Reviewed by Christiane Grieb (University College London) Published on H-German (March, 2015) Commissioned by Shannon Nagy
Stasiobjekt “Mauer”: Menschen im Konflikt zwischen Mauer und Souveränität
Leighton S. James. Witnessing the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars in German Central Europe. War, Culture and Society, 1750-1850 Series. London: Palgrave Macmillan. xiii + 281 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-230-24917-2.
Reviewed by Robert D. Billinger, Jr. (Wingate University) Published on H-German (March, 2015) Commissioned by Chad Ross
Contemporary Accounts of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars in German Central Europe
Ronny Loewy, Katharina Rauschenberger. "Der Letzte der Ungerechten": Der "Judenälteste" Benjamin Murmelstein in Filmen 1942-1975. Wissenschaftliche Reihe des Fritz Bauer Instituts Series. Frankfurt: Campus Verlag, 2011. 208 pp. EUR 24.90 (paper), ISBN 978-3-593-39491-6.
Reviewed by Margrit Frolich (University of California San Diego) Published on H-German (February, 2015) Commissioned by Chad Ross
"Der Letzte der Ungerechten"
Lewis H. Siegelbaum, ed. The Socialist Car: Automobility in the Eastern Bloc. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2011. vii + 242 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-4991-8; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8014-7738-6.
Reviewed by Zachary Doleshal (Sam Houston State University) Published on H-German (February, 2015) Commissioned by Shannon Nagy