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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.

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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.

ANN: H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-German: 18 June - 25 June 2018

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 18 June 2018 to 25 June 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.



EUROPEAN HISTORY / STUDIES

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Barbara Eichner
Reviewer: 
Rolf J. Goebel

Goebel on Eichner, 'History in Mighty Sounds: Musical Constructions of German National Identity, 1848 -1914'

Barbara Eichner. History in Mighty Sounds: Musical Constructions of German National Identity, 1848 -1914. Suffolk: Boydell Press, 2012. 310 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84383-754-1.

Reviewed by Rolf J. Goebel (University of Alabama in Huntsville) Published on H-German (May, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross

Nineteenth-Century Music, History, and Ideological Critique

Author: 
Martin Lutz
Reviewer: 
Robert Mark Spaulding

Spaulding on Lutz, 'Siemens im Sowjetgeschäft: Eine Institutionengeschichte der deutsch-sowjetischen Beziehungen 1917–1933'

Martin Lutz. Siemens im Sowjetgeschäft: Eine Institutionengeschichte der deutsch-sowjetischen Beziehungen 1917–1933. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2011. 391 pp. $89.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-515-09802-1.

Reviewed by Robert Mark Spaulding (University of North Carolina-Wilmington) Published on H-German (April, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross

Author: 
Andrew Barker
Reviewer: 
Andreas Lixl

Lixl on Barker, 'Fictions from an Orphan State: Literary Reflections of Austria between Habsburg and Hitler'

Andrew Barker. Fictions from an Orphan State: Literary Reflections of Austria between Habsburg and Hitler. Rochester: Camden House, 2012. 205 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57113-531-5.

Reviewed by Andreas Lixl (University of North Carolina - Greensboro) Published on H-German (April, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross

Beyond Berlin and Weimar: Austrian Literature 1918-1938

Author: 
Jennifer M. Kapczynski, Michael D. Richardson, eds.
Reviewer: 
Olivia Landry

Landry on Kapczynski and Richardson, 'A New History of German Cinema'

Jennifer M. Kapczynski, Michael D. Richardson, eds. A New History of German Cinema. Screen Cultures: German Film and the Visual Series. Rochester: Camden House, 2012. xvi + 673 pp. $115.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57113-490-5.

Reviewed by Olivia Landry (Indiana University) Published on H-German (April, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross

Eighty-Eight New Histories of German Cinema

Author: 
Florian Mildenberger
Reviewer: 
Michael Hau

Hau on Mildenberger, 'Medikale Subkulturen in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland und ihre Gegner (1950-1990)'

Florian Mildenberger. Medikale Subkulturen in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland und ihre Gegner (1950-1990). Stuttgart: Franz Steiner, 2011. 188 pp. $54.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-515-10041-0.

Reviewed by Michael Hau (Monash University) Published on H-German (April, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross

Medical Subcultures in the Federal Republic

Author: 
Andrew Demshuk
Reviewer: 
Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius

Liulevicius on Demshuk, 'The Lost German East: Forced Migration and the Politics of Memory, 1945–1970'

Andrew Demshuk. The Lost German East: Forced Migration and the Politics of Memory, 1945–1970. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012. 324 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-02073-3.

Reviewed by Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius (University of Tennessee) Published on H-German (April, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross

Treasured Landscapes of Loss

Author: 
Florian Mildenberger
Reviewer: 
Kevin Goldberg

Goldberg on Mildenberger, 'Medizinische Belehrung für das Bürgertum: Medikale Kulturen in der Zeitschrift "Die Gartenlaube" (1853-1944)'

Florian Mildenberger. Medizinische Belehrung für das Bürgertum: Medikale Kulturen in der Zeitschrift "Die Gartenlaube" (1853-1944). Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2012. 230 pp. EUR 43.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-515-10232-2.

Reviewed by Kevin Goldberg (Kennesaw State University) Published on H-German (April, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross

The Medicinal Bürgertum

Author: 
Angelica Fenner
Reviewer: 
Robbie Aitken

Aitken on Fenner, 'Race under Reconstruction in German Cinema: Robert Stemmle's Toxi'

Angelica Fenner. Race under Reconstruction in German Cinema: Robert Stemmle's Toxi. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2011. x + 283 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4426-4008-5.

Reviewed by Robbie Aitken (Sheffield Hallam University) Published on H-German (April, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross

Race and the National Imaginary in Postwar West Germany

Author: 
Peo Hansen, Sandy Brian Hager
Reviewer: 
Kimberly Redding

Redding on Hansen and Hager, 'The Politics of European Citizenship: Deepening Contradictions in Social Rights and Migration Policy'

Peo Hansen, Sandy Brian Hager. The Politics of European Citizenship: Deepening Contradictions in Social Rights and Migration Policy. New York: Berghahn Books, 2010. xii + 238 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84545-733-4; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-85745-621-2.

Reviewed by Kimberly Redding (Carroll University) Published on H-German (March, 2014) Commissioned by Shannon Nagy

Author: 
Katja M. Guenther
Reviewer: 
Lyn Marven

Marven on Guenther, 'Making Their Place: Feminism after Socialism in Eastern Germany'

Katja M. Guenther. Making Their Place: Feminism after Socialism in Eastern Germany. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2010. xii + 247 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-7071-2; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8047-7072-9.

Reviewed by Lyn Marven (University of Liverpool) Published on H-German (March, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross

A Place for Women in the former GDR

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