The Central European History Society (CEHS) is accepting nominations for its book and article prizes. Both prizes recognize the best English-language work written on Central European history by a permanent resident of North America. The annual Hans Rosenberg Book Prize considers all eligible books with an imprint of 2020.
Welcome to HABSBURG, a member of the H-Net Humanities & Social Sciences Online family of networks sponsored by the Michigan State University. HABSBURG is a daily Internet discussion forum dedicated to the history and culture of the Habsburg Monarchy, its successor states, and their peoples from 1500 to the present. The primary purpose for HABSBURG is to enable scholars in history and related disciplines to communicate current research and research interests, stimulate discussion of approaches, methods and tools of analysis and circulate information on new articles, books, jobs/grants and resources. All languages are welcome.
Founded in October 1991, HABSBURG was the first Internet discussion group dedicated to an historical theme. We are affiliated with the Center for Austrian Studies, the Society for Austrian and Habsburg History, the Czechoslovak Studies Association, and the Hungarian Studies Association. We welcome any new members and encourage participation in HABSBURG activities. If you have any question or wish to become more involved, please get in touch with the editorial team.
Announcement: Article or Book Chapter Prize Submissions (Slovak Studies Assoc.)
At its annual meeting during the 2021 ASEEES conference, the Slovak Studies Association will award a modest financial prize for the best article or book chapter about Slovakia in the humanities and social sciences published in 2018 or later. All submissions must be in English, but they can be published anywhere in the world. The publication’s author or authors are to be members in good standing of the SSA (to join, contact secretary-treasurer Carol Skalnik Leff,
The 2021 Hungarian Studies Association Book Prize
I have seen the following seminar series at Oxford advertised, and certain of the papers may be of interest to members of this group (esp. the penultimate one on the Balkans).
Oxford Byzantine Graduate Seminar – Summer 2021
Mondays 12.30-14.00 BST, via Zoom
Join us online for the University of Kent’s seventh annual MEMS Summer Festival.
This two-day event, from the 18th to the 19th June 2021, celebrates Medieval and Early Modern history, 400 – 1800, and encourages applications from a wide range of interdisciplinary topics, including but not limited to, politics, religion, economics, art, drama, literature, and domestic culture.
will the expert panel be recorded?
The expert panel and seminar Epidemics and Nation-Building in Interwar East Central Europe takes place on April 17, 2021 at Central European University in Vienna. The event takes place online.
Habsburg-Related Papers at the Annual Conference of the Renaissance Society of America (Virtual, April 13-22, 2021)
Dosch, Jörn and Lakatos, Malvina. "South Tyrol and Åland: Collective Identity in the Interplay of Old and New Minorities." Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism 20 (October 2020): 188– 207. doi: 10.1111/sena.12323
Charles W. Ingrao. The Habsburg Monarchy, 1618-1815. New Approaches to European History Series. Third edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. 324 pp. $33.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-108-71333-7; $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-49925-5.
Reviewed by William D. Godsey (Institute for Habsburg and Balkan Studies at the Austrian Academy of Sciences) Published on HABSBURG (February, 2021) Commissioned by Jonathan Singerton (Universität Innsbruck)
Michael Prokosch. Das Alteste Burgerbuch Der Stadt Linz (1658-1707): Edition Und Auswertung (Quelleneditionen Des Instituts Fur Osterreichische Geschicht) (German Edition). Vienna: Böhlau Verlag, 2019. 308 pp. EUR 50.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-205-20885-3.
Heidi Hakkarainen. Comical Modernity: Popular Humour and the Transformation of Urban Space in Late Nineteenth-Century Vienna. Austrian and Habsburg Studies Series. New York: Berghahn Books, 2019. Illustrations. viii + 279 pp. $135.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78920-273-1. Klaus Hödl. Entangled Entertainers: Jews and Popular Culture in Fin-de-Siècle Vienna.
Alexander Maxwell. Everyday Nationalism in Hungary: 1789-1867. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2019. iv + 258 pp. $103.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-11-063411-2.
Reviewed by Balint Varga (Institute of History, Loránd Eötvös Research Network) Published on HABSBURG (October, 2020) Commissioned by Jonathan Singerton (Universität Innsbruck)
Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=55687
Ferenc Rákóczi II. Confessio Peccatoris, Memoirs. Translated by Bernard Adams; with an afterword by Gábor Tüskés. Budapest: Corvina, 2019. 2 vols. 628 pp. $69.99 (paper), ISBN 978-963-13-6564-1.
Reviewed by Charles Ingrao (Purdue University) Published on HABSBURG (June, 2020) Commissioned by Jonathan Singerton (Universität Innsbruck)
David W. Gerlach. The Economy of Ethnic Cleansing: The Transformation of the German-Czech Borderlands after World War II. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. 308 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-19619-3.
Reviewed by Cathie Carmichael (University of East Anglia) Published on HABSBURG (May, 2019) Commissioned by Borislav Chernev
Irina Livezeanu, Árpád von Klimó, eds. The Routledge History of East Central Europe since 1700. Routledge Histories Series. New York: Routledge, 2017. xvi + 522 pp. $245.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-58433-3.
Reviewed by Matei Costinescu (Independent Scholar) Published on HABSBURG (May, 2019) Commissioned by Borislav Chernev
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
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