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Recent Discussions

CFP: EAUH Conference Rome, Italy (08.29-09.01.2018): Global Trends in the Popular Culture and Nighttime Entertainment of European Cities, 1880s–1930s

CALL FOR PAPERS

14th International Conference on Urban History, Rome, August 29th to September 1st, 2018

Session SS28. Global Trends in the Popular Culture and Nighttime Entertainment of European Cities, 1880s–1930s

Coordinators:

Antje Dietze (University of Leipzig, Germany) and Alexander Vari (Marywood University, USA)

CfP (Conference): Representing Migration: The Legacy of Post-Imperial Migrations from World War I to the Cold War (Munich, 29-30 January 2018)

Representing Migration: The Legacy of Post-Imperial Migrations from World War I to the Cold War

International Conference at the Center for Advanced Studies, LMU Munich

Organized by Prof. Dr. Christoph K. Neumann (Chair of Turkish Studies, LMU), Prof. Dr. Isa Blumi (Stockholm University, CAS Visiting Fellow), and Prof. Dr. Martin Schulze Wessel (Chair of East European History, LMU)

29 and 30 January 2018

 

ARTICLE ALERT: Imperial cooperation at the margins of Europe: the European Commission of the Danube, 1856–65

Gatejel, Luminita. Imperial cooperation at the margins of Europe: the European Commission of the Danube, 1856–65. European Review of History: Revue européenne d'histoire. Volume 24, Issue 5, 2017. Pp. 781-800.

ARTICLE ALERT: SS-Unterscharführer Adolf Storms and the massacre of Hungarian-Jewish forced labourers in Deutsch Schützen

Manoschek, Walter. SS-Unterscharführer Adolf Storms and the massacre of Hungarian-Jewish forced labourers in Deutsch Schützen. Journal of Genocide Research. Volume 19, Issue 4, 2017. Pp. 361-381.

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Reminder: CFP – Simon Wiesenthal Conference 2017 (In)Glorious Victims? Challenging the Paradigms of Memory Politics in Europe

(In)Glorious Victims?

Challenging the Paradigms of Memory Politics in Europe

Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies (VWI)

Palais Epstein, Dr.-Karl-Renner-Ring 3

Vienna, 27 November – 29 November 2017

Call for Papers

 

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Marietta Bearman, Charmian Brinson, Richard Dove, Anthony Grenville, Jennifer Taylor
Reviewer: 
Lee Congdon

Congdon on Bearman and Brinson and Dove and Grenville and Taylor, 'Out of Austria: The Austrian Centre in London in World War II'

Marietta Bearman, Charmian Brinson, Richard Dove, Anthony Grenville, Jennifer Taylor. Out of Austria: The Austrian Centre in London in World War II. London: Tauris Academic Studies, 2008. x + 269 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84511-475-6.

Reviewed by Lee Congdon (James Madison University) Published on HABSBURG (September, 2009) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Author: 
Wendy Bracewell, Alex Drace-Francis
Reviewer: 
Patrice M. Dabrowski

Dabrowski on Bracewell and Drace-Francis, 'Under Eastern Eyes: A Comparative Introduction to East European Travel Writing on Europe'

Wendy Bracewell, Alex Drace-Francis. Under Eastern Eyes: A Comparative Introduction to East European Travel Writing on Europe. Budapest: Central European University Press, 2008. 388 S. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-963-9776-11-1.

Reviewed by Patrice M. Dabrowski Published on HABSBURG (September, 2009) Commissioned by John C. Swanson

Author: 
Paul Reitter
Reviewer: 
Alison Rose

Rose on Reitter, 'The Anti-Journalist: Karl Kraus and Jewish Self-Fashioning in Fin-de-siècle Europe'

Paul Reitter. The Anti-Journalist: Karl Kraus and Jewish Self-Fashioning in Fin-de-siècle Europe. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008. xii + 254 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-70970-3.

Reviewed by Alison Rose (University of Rhode Island (Providence)) Published on HABSBURG (August, 2009) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Karl Kraus’s Jewish Identity Revisited

Author: 
Zvi Gitelman, ed.
Reviewer: 
Alison Rose

Rose on Gitelman, 'The Emergence of Modern Jewish Politics: Bundism and Zionism in Eastern Europe'

Zvi Gitelman, ed. The Emergence of Modern Jewish Politics: Bundism and Zionism in Eastern Europe. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2003. vii + 275 pp. $44.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8229-4188-0.

Reviewed by Alison Rose (University of Rhode Island (Providence)) Published on HABSBURG (June, 2009) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Author: 
Franz Sz. Horváth
Reviewer: 
Stefan Dyroff

Dyroff on Franz Sz. Horváth, 'Zwischen Ablehnung und Anpassung: Politische Strategien der ungarischen Minderheitselite in Rumänien 1931-1940'

Franz Sz. Horváth. Zwischen Ablehnung und Anpassung: Politische Strategien der ungarischen Minderheitselite in Rumänien 1931-1940. Studia Hungarica Series. Munich: Verlag Ungarisches Institut, 2007. 446 pp. EUR 50 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-929906-63-9.

Reviewed by Stefan Dyroff (University of Berne, Department of History) Published on HABSBURG (March, 2009) Commissioned by Franz Adlgasser

Author: 
Gerald Stourzh
Reviewer: 
Jonathan Kwan

Kwan on Stourzh, 'From Vienna to Chicago and Back: Essays on intellectual history and political thought in Europe and America'

Gerald Stourzh. From Vienna to Chicago and Back: Essays on intellectual history and political thought in Europe and America. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007. 396 S. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-77636-1.

Reviewed by Jonathan Kwan (School of History, University of Nottingham) Published on HABSBURG (October, 2008) Commissioned by Cathleen M. Giustino

Author: 
Kevin McDermott, Matthew Stibbe
Reviewer: 
Bradley Abrams

Abrams on McDermott and Stibbe, 'Revolution and Resistance in Eastern Europe: Challenges to Communist Rule'

Kevin McDermott, Matthew Stibbe. Revolution and Resistance in Eastern Europe: Challenges to Communist Rule. Dorset: Berg Publishers, 2006. 224 S. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-84520-259-0.

Reviewed by Bradley Abrams Published on HABSBURG (October, 2008) Commissioned by Cathleen M. Giustino

A Whole That Is Less Than Its Impressive Parts

Author: 
Nancy M. Wingfield
Reviewer: 
Bruce Bergland

Bergland on Wingfield, 'Flag Wars and Stone Saints: How the Bohemian Lands Became Czech'

Nancy M. Wingfield. Flag Wars and Stone Saints: How the Bohemian Lands Became Czech. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2007. xviii + 353 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-02582-0.

Reviewed by Bruce Bergland Published on HABSBURG (September, 2008) Commissioned by Cathleen M. Giustino

Performing Nationalism in the Bohemian Lands

Author: 
Jill Lloyd
Reviewer: 
Julie Johnson

Johnson on Lloyd, 'The Undiscovered Expressionist: A Life of Marie-Louise von Motesiczky'

Jill Lloyd. The Undiscovered Expressionist: A Life of Marie-Louise von Motesiczky. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2007. 288 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-12154-4.

Reviewed by Julie Johnson (Department of Art History, University of Texas at San Antonio) Published on HABSBURG (May, 2008)

Art Overcoming Death

Author: 
Rogers Brubaker, Margit Feischmidt, Jon Fox, Liana Grancea
Reviewer: 
Theodora Dragostinova

Dragostinova on Brubaker and Feischmidt and Fox and Grancea, 'Nationalist Politics and Everyday Ethnicity in a Transylvanian Town'

Rogers Brubaker, Margit Feischmidt, Jon Fox, Liana Grancea. Nationalist Politics and Everyday Ethnicity in a Transylvanian Town. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2006. 502 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-12834-4.

Reviewed by Theodora Dragostinova (Department of History, The Ohio State University) Published on HABSBURG (May, 2008)

Doing Things with Ethnicity in Cluj (Kolozsvar)

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