Welcome to HABSBURG, a member of H-Net Humanities & Social Sciences OnLine. We are affiliated with the Center for Austrian Studies, the Society for Austrian and Habsburg History, the Czechoslavak Studies Association, and the Hungarian Studies Association. HABSBURG is the community within H-Net dealing with the culture and history of the Habsburg Monarchy and its successor states in central Europe from 1500 to the present.
The Center for Austrian Studies at the University of Minnesota is holding its competition for the 2019 Center for Austrian Studies Dissertation Prize.
Making the borders of contemporary Ukraine
Chair of Art History of Eastern and East Central Europe, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
Date: Berlin, May 3rd, 2019
Venue: Festsaal der Humboldt Graduate School Luisenstraße 56, 10115 Berlin
Deirdre M. Smith (Austin): Umjetnik radi: Stilinović, Šutej, and Trbuljak on Art, Work, and Life
Vera Otdelnova (Moscow): Moscow Union of Artists. Art and Politics in the Soviet Union in the 1960s and 1970s
Since our original call in October 2019, we have received a number of strong submissions, but we are looking for additional projects to round out our forthcoming first edition and generate content for future editions.
Die Schlacht am Weißen Berg 1620 als Weichenstellung für Zentraleuropa
Akteure – Ereignisse – Entscheidungen – Folgen
Call for papers
Termin: 9. bis 11. November 2020
Central European University, Budapest, August 11-14
Designing Transformation: Jews and Cultural Identity in Central European Modernism
University of Applied Arts Vienna, May 16-17, 2019
Call for Papers
Call for Applications
Habsburgs and Ottomans
Edgard Haider. Wien 1918: Agonie Der Kaiserstadt. Weimar, Germany: Boehlau Verlag, 2017. 418 pp. $37.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-205-20486-2.
Reviewed by Tim Kirk (Newcastle University) Published on HABSBURG (April, 2019) Commissioned by Borislav Chernev
Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53044
Tamara Trojanowska, Joanna Niżyńska, Przemysław Czapliński. Being Poland: A New History of Polish Literature and Culture since 1918. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2018. 856 pp. $125.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4426-5018-3.
Reviewed by Aleksandra Witczak Haugstad (Research Council of Norway) Published on HABSBURG (April, 2019) Commissioned by Borislav Chernev
Ivo Goldstein, Slavko Goldstein. The Holocaust in Croatia. Russian and East European Studies Series. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2016. 736 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8229-4451-5.
Reviewed by Roland Clark (University of Liverpool) Published on HABSBURG (March, 2019) Commissioned by Borislav Chernev
Derek Hastings. Nationalism in Modern Europe: Politics, Identity, and Belonging since the French Revolution. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018. vii + 345 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4742-1339-4; $88.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4742-1338-7.
Reviewed by Alexey Miller (European University at St. Petersburg) Published on HABSBURG (September, 2018) Commissioned by Borislav Chernev
Börries Kuzmany, Rita Garstenauer, eds. Aufnahmeland Österreich: Über den Umgang mit Massenflucht seit dem 18. Jahrhundert. Vienna: Mandelbaum Verlag, 2017. 262 pp. EUR 19.90 (paper), ISBN 978-3-85476-816-6.
Reviewed by Günter J. Bischof (University of New Orleans) Published on HABSBURG (August, 2018) Commissioned by Borislav Chernev
Giovanna Brogi Bercoff, Marko Pavlyshyn, Serhii Plokhy, ed. Ukraine and Europe: Cultural Encounters and Negotiations. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2017. 480 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4875-0090-0.
Reviewed by Mark Von Hagen (Arizona State University) Published on HABSBURG (June, 2018) Commissioned by Borislav Chernev
Cristina Cuevas-Wolf, Isotta Poggi, eds. Promote, Tolerate, Ban: Art and Culture in Cold War Hungary. Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2018. Illustrations. 160 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-60606-539-6.
Reviewed by Dorothy Barenscott (Kwantlen Polytechnic University) Published on HABSBURG (June, 2018) Commissioned by Borislav Chernev
Borbála Zsuzsanna Török. Exploring Transylvania: Geographies of Knowledge and Entangled Histories in a Multiethnic Province, 1790-1918. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2015. 286 pp. $142.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-04-30304-1; $142.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-90-04-30305-8.
Reviewed by Petru Szedlacsek (Max Planck Institute for Human Development) Published on HABSBURG (May, 2018) Commissioned by Borislav Chernev
Nancy M. Wingfield. The World of Prostitution in Late Imperial Austria. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 288 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-880165-8.
Reviewed by Robert Deam Tobin (Clark University) Published on HABSBURG (March, 2018) Commissioned by Borislav Chernev
Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=51055
Constantin Iordachi, Arnd Bauerkämper, eds. The Collectivization of Agriculture in Communist Eastern Europe: Comparison and Entanglements. Budapest: Central European University Press, 2014. 560 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-615522563-5.
Reviewed by Daniel Brett (The Open University) Published on HABSBURG (February, 2018) Commissioned by Andrew Behrendt