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ANN: H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-German: 25 June - 2 July 2018

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 25 June 2018 to  2 July 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.



GERMAN HISTORY / STUDIES

CFA: USHMM 2019 Summer Research Workshop Program, applications due Oct. 1, 2018

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies invites proposals from Workshop Coordinator(s) to conduct two-week research workshops at the Museum during the month of July in 2019. We welcome proposals from scholars in all relevant disciplines, including history, political science, literature, Jewish studies, Romani studies, philosophy, religion, anthropology, comparative genocide studies, and law.

ABOUT THE WORKSHOPS

TOC: Central European History (CEH) 51, no. 2 (June 2018)

The latest issue of Central European History went live online on June 28 and should be shipping to individual and institutional subscribers shortly.

Volume 51 / Issue 02, June 2018, pp. i-iii, 179-334. 

The issue can be accessed at https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/central-european-history/latest-issue.

CFP: Reminder - 'Monarchy and Modernity, 1500-1945', University of Cambridge, 8-9 January 2019

The conference announced on the cfp below was originally designed for Europeanists, but was opened up to all world areas following multiple requests by non-Europeanists to participate. The cfp has therefore been revised and the deadline extended to August 15, 2018.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Rebecca Clifford
Reviewer: 
Roberta Pergher

Pergher on Clifford, 'Commemorating the Holocaust: The Dilemmas of Remembrance in France and Italy'

Rebecca Clifford. Commemorating the Holocaust: The Dilemmas of Remembrance in France and Italy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. 304 pp. $125.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-967981-2.

Reviewed by Roberta Pergher (Indiana University) Published on H-German (September, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross

The Virtues of Victimhood--Contemporary Uses of Holocaust Memory

Author: 
Wilhelm Brasse, photographer
Reviewer: 
Harriet Scharnberg

Scharnberg on Brasse, 'Wilhelm Brasse: Photographer 3444, Auschwitz, 1940-1945'

Wilhelm Brasse, photographer. Wilhelm Brasse: Photographer 3444, Auschwitz, 1940-1945. Compiled by the Museum of Contemporary Art, Krakow, Poland. Brighton: Sussex Academic Press, 2012. Illustrations. 128 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-84519-539-7.

Reviewed by Harriet Scharnberg Published on H-German (September, 2014) Commissioned by Shannon Nagy

Photographing Mass Murderers and Their Victims

Author: 
Rebecca Ayako Bennette
Reviewer: 
Michael Rowe

Rowe on Bennette, 'Fighting for the Soul of Germany: The Catholic Struggle for Inclusion after Unification'

Rebecca Ayako Bennette. Fighting for the Soul of Germany: The Catholic Struggle for Inclusion after Unification. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2012. x + 368 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-06563-5.

Reviewed by Michael Rowe (King's College London) Published on H-German (September, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross

Catholics and the Kulturkampf in Germany

Author: 
Patrick Montague
Reviewer: 
Richards O. Plavnieks

Plavnieks on Montague, 'Chelmno and the Holocaust: A History of Hitler's First Death Camp'

Patrick Montague. Chelmno and the Holocaust: A History of Hitler's First Death Camp. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2011. 416 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3527-2.

Reviewed by Richards O. Plavnieks (Stetson University) Published on H-German (September, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross

An In-depth Inquiry into Hitler’s First Death Camp: Chelmno

Author: 
David Petts
Reviewer: 
Melanie Kourbage

Kourbage on Petts, 'Pagan and Christian: Religious Change in Early Medieval Europe'

David Petts. Pagan and Christian: Religious Change in Early Medieval Europe. Debates in Archaeology Series. London: Bristol Classical Press, 2010. 144 pp. $27.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7156-3754-8.

Reviewed by Melanie Kourbage (University of Massachusetts-Amherst) Published on H-German (September, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross

Author: 
Anton Weiss-Wendt, Rory Yeomans
Reviewer: 
Michael McConnell

McConnell on Weiss-Wendt and Yeomans, 'Racial Science in Hitler's New Europe, 1938-1945'

Anton Weiss-Wendt, Rory Yeomans. Racial Science in Hitler's New Europe, 1938-1945. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2013. 416 pp. $50.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8032-4507-5.

Reviewed by Michael McConnell (University of Tennessee-Knoxville) Published on H-German (September, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross

Racial Science on the Frontiers of Hitler's Europe

Author: 
Perry Myers
Reviewer: 
H. Glenn Penny

Penny on Ciarlo, 'Advertising Empire: Race and Visual Culture in Imperial Germany' and Myers, 'German Visions of India, 1871-1918: Commandeering the Holy Ganges during the Kaiserreich'

David Ciarlo. Advertising Empire: Race and Visual Culture in Imperial Germany. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2011. xvi + 419 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-05006-8.Perry Myers. German Visions of India, 1871-1918: Commandeering the Holy Ganges during the Kaiserreich. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. 304 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-29971-0.

Author: 
Astrid Mignon Kirchhof
Reviewer: 
Margaret E. Menninger

Menninger on Kirchhof, 'Das Dienstfräulein auf dem Bahnhof: Frauen im öffentlichen Raum im Blick der Berliner Bahnhofsmission 1894-1939'

Astrid Mignon Kirchhof. Das Dienstfräulein auf dem Bahnhof: Frauen im öffentlichen Raum im Blick der Berliner Bahnhofsmission 1894-1939. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2011. 274 pp. $79.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-515-09776-5.

Reviewed by Margaret E. Menninger (Texas State University) Published on H-German (May, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross

Mission in Berlin

Author: 
Andrew Zimmerman
Reviewer: 
Sarah Steinbock-Pratt

Steinbock-Pratt on Zimmerman, 'Alabama in Africa: Booker T. Washington, the German Empire, and the Globalization of the New South'

Andrew Zimmerman. Alabama in Africa: Booker T. Washington, the German Empire, and the Globalization of the New South. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2010. 416 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-12362-2.

Reviewed by Sarah Steinbock-Pratt (University of Texas) Published on H-German (May, 2014) Commissioned by Shannon Nagy

Author: 
Lora Wildenthal
Reviewer: 
Karrin Hanshew

Hanshew on Wildenthal, 'The Language of Human Rights in West Germany'

Lora Wildenthal. The Language of Human Rights in West Germany. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012. 277 S. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4448-9.

Reviewed by Karrin Hanshew (Michigan State University) Published on H-German (May, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross

International Human Rights--A Messy Business

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