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CfP: Institutions and International Law in Eastern Europe

International law is enjoying increasing popularity among historians of global and international affairs, due to a re-reading of legal norms and rules that questions a state-centered approach. Instead of seeing law as an outcome of state behavior, recent scholarship has examined the transnational character of law and legal communities, and the oftentimes complex negotiation processes that precede the codification and subsequent ratification of international conventions.

CFP: Deadline extended (Feb., 15th 2017) - 4th International Forum for Doctoral Candidates in East European Art History

Professur für Kunstgeschichte Osteuropas, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Chair of Art History of Eastern and East Central Europe, Humboldt University, Berlin

Berlin, 28. April 2017 / April 28, 2017
Konferenzsprachen sind Deutsch und Englisch. / Languages of the conference are German and English.

Call for Papers

Author: 
Rachel L. Greenblatt
Reviewer: 
Suzanna Ivanic

Ivanic on Greenblatt, 'To Tell Their children: Jewish Communal Memory in Early Modern Prague'


Rachel L. Greenblatt. To Tell Their children: Jewish Communal Memory in Early Modern Prague. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2014. 320 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-8602-7.

Reviewed by Suzanna Ivanic (University of Cambridge)
Published on HABSBURG (January, 2017)
Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Gravestones, Hanging Dresses, and Memory in Prague's Early Modern Jewish Community

Re: STIP: Prins Foundation Postdoctoral and Early Career Fellowship for Emigrating Scholars at the Center for Jewish History

The application deadline for the Prins Foundation Postdoctoral and Early Career Fellowship for Emigrating Scholars at the Center for Jewish History has been extended to February 10. Full application guidelines are posted at www.fellowships.cjh.org.

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