Memory and ‘the People’ – Memory Studies Network Call for Submissions for the German Studies Association 43rd Annual Meeting, in Portland, OR from October 3-6, 2019
2019 Summer Graduate Student Research Fellowship Competition
The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies is pleased to invite applications for the Summer Graduate Research Fellowship Program, designed for students accepted to or currently enrolled in a master’s degree program or in their first year of a PhD program. Students who have completed more than one year of doctoral work will not be considered.
The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 31 December 2018 to 7 January 2019. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.
In 2019, 6 fellowships will be awarded to senior scholars, postdoctoral researchers, graduate students, and independent researchers to conduct research in the JDC Archives, either in New York or in Jerusalem.
Call for Papers for:
International Emerging Scholars’ Conference
Migration, Identity and Politics in Europe
Friday, March 1, 2019 | Carleton University, Ottawa (Canada)
The University of Minnesota's Center for Austrian Studies invites abstracts (up to 250 words) for individual papers or sessions for the Sixteenth Century Society and Conference's annual meeting to be convened in St. Louis, 17-20 October 2019. Papers are encouraged from across the disciplines that focus on Central Europe broadly conceived to include all of the German-speaking lands, Poland, as well as the areas historically connected with the Habsburg Monarchy. The deadline for abstracts is April 5, 2019.
Sarah Thomas. Peter Lorre: Face Maker, Constructing Stardom and Performance in Hollywood and Europe. New York: Berghahn Books, 2012. 213 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-85745-441-6; ISBN 978-0-85745-442-3.
Reviewed by Margaret Setje-Eilers (Vanderbilt University) Published on H-German (October, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross
Joseph Garncarz, Annemone Ligensa, eds. The Cinema of Germany. 24 Frames Series. London: Wallflower Press, 2012. xii + 264 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-905674-90-9; $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-905674-91-6.
Reviewed by Larson Powell (University of Missouri-Kansas City) Published on H-German (October, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross
From National Art to National Entertainment: Rewriting German Film History
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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