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.

Recent Discussions

CfA: Postdoctoral positions at the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies

(via H-Net Job Guide: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=55073)

The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies (Munich and Regensburg, Germany) invites applications for following full-time positions (40,1 hours per week) for further qualification beginning on November 1, 2017 limited to a fixed 2 year term: 

CfP: An environmental history of wars in Central Europe in Hungarian Historical Review

Call for journal articles

The Hungarian Historical Review invites submissions for its third issue in 2018,
the theme of which will be

“An environmental history of wars in Central Europe”

The deadline for the submission of abstracts: September 30, 2017 The deadline for the accepted papers: January 31, 2018 

CONF: Europe and the East: ​Self and Other in the History of the European Idea, Norwich, June 2017

Europe and the East: Self and Other in the History of the European Idea

8th Annual Symposium of the Research Network on the History of the Idea of Europe

University of East Anglia, 14-16 June 2017

 

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 | Council Chamber

12.00-1.00 Registration and Sandwiches

1.00-1.30 Welcome

1.30-2.45 Panel 1: Theory, Historiography, and Religion (Chair: Rolf Petri)

CFP: Beyond City Gates: Spaces of Arrival and Transit for Migrants in European Cities, 1500-2000 (Rome, 29 August-1 September 2018)

Session M11 of the 14th International Conference of the European Association for Urban History (EAUH)
Rome, 29 August - 1 September 2018

Session Coordinators: Markian Prokopovych (University of Birmingham), Rosa Salzberg (University of Warwick / European University Institute, Florence)

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award Opportunities - August 1, 2017 Deadline

Dear Colleagues,

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offers teaching, research or combination teaching and research awards in over 125 countries for the 2018-2019 academic year. Opportunities are available for college and university faculty as well as for professionals and independent scholars.

Awards that may be of interest to the Habsburg community include:

Call for Papers: Renaissance Society of America Conference, New Orleans, LA, March 22-24, 2018

The Renaissance Society of America (RSA) is now accepting proposals for individual presentation proposals and complete panels for its 2018 annual conference, to be held March 22-24, 2018 in New Orleans, LA.  The Journal of Jesuit Studies regularly sponsors panels at this conference.  We are looking to organize panels in any aspect of Jesuit studies in any region, up to the year 1700.

 

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Melissa Feinberg
Reviewer: 
Tara Zahra

Zahra on Feinberg, 'Elusive Equality: Gender, Citizenship, and the Limits of Democracy in Czechoslovakia, 1918-1950'

Melissa Feinberg. Elusive Equality: Gender, Citizenship, and the Limits of Democracy in Czechoslovakia, 1918-1950. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2006. 288 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8229-4281-8.

Reviewed by Tara Zahra (University of Chicago, Department of History) Published on HABSBURG (April, 2007)

Gender and the Fragility of Democracy in Czechoslovakia

Author: 
Daniel L. Unowsky
Reviewer: 
John Deak

Deak on Unowsky, 'The Pomp and Politics of Patriotism: Imperial Celebrations in Habsburg Austria, 1848-1916'

Daniel L. Unowsky. The Pomp and Politics of Patriotism: Imperial Celebrations in Habsburg Austria, 1848-1916. Cohen. Central European Studies. Edited by Gary B. Cohen and Charles W. Ingrao. West Lafayette: Purdue University Press, 2005. xiii + 263 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55753-400-2.

Reviewed by John Deak (University of Notre Dame) Published on HABSBURG (December, 2006)

Author: 
Benjamin Frommer
Reviewer: 
David Gerlach

Gerlach on Frommer, 'National Cleansing: Retribution against Nazi Collaborators in Postwar Czechoslovakia'

Benjamin Frommer. National Cleansing: Retribution against Nazi Collaborators in Postwar Czechoslovakia. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005. xvii + 347 pp. $30.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-00896-9; $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-81067-8.

Reviewed by David Gerlach (Department of History, University of Pittsburgh) Published on HABSBURG (December, 2006)

The Politics of Retribution

Author: 
Eleonora Babejova
Reviewer: 
Robert Nemes

Nemes on Babejova, 'Fin-de-Siecle Pressburg: Conflict and Cultural Coexistence in Bratislava, 1897-1914'

Eleonora Babejova. Fin-de-Siecle Pressburg: Conflict and Cultural Coexistence in Bratislava, 1897-1914. Boulder: East European Monographs, 2003. xiv + 467 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-88033-515-7.

Reviewed by Robert Nemes (Department of History, Colgate University) Published on HABSBURG (July, 2006)

Defending Pressburg against Nationalism

Author: 
Wojciech Balus
Reviewer: 
Markian Prokopovych

Prokopovych on Balus, 'Krakau zwischen Traditionen und Wegen in die Moderne: Zur Geschichte der Architektur und der Ö¶ffentlichen GrÖ¼nanlagen im 19. Jahrhundert'

Wojciech Balus. Krakau zwischen Traditionen und Wegen in die Moderne: Zur Geschichte der Architektur und der Ö¶ffentlichen GrÖ¼nanlagen im 19. Jahrhundert. Stuttgart: Steiner, 2003. 133 pp. EUR 38.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-515-08344-7.

Reviewed by Markian Prokopovych (Central European University, Pasts, Inc. Center for Historical Studies) Published on HABSBURG (March, 2006)

Author: 
Iris Parush
Reviewer: 
Marsha Rozenblit

Rozenblit on Parush, 'Reading Jewish Women: Marginality and Modernization in Nineteenth-Century Eastern European Jewish Society'

Iris Parush. Reading Jewish Women: Marginality and Modernization in Nineteenth-Century Eastern European Jewish Society. Waltham: Brandeis University Press, 2004. xix + 340 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-58465-367-7.

Reviewed by Marsha Rozenblit (University of Maryland, College Park, Department of History) Published on HABSBURG (March, 2006)

Author: 
Robert Nemes
Reviewer: 
Gary Cohen

Cohen on Nemes, 'The Once and Future Budapest'

Robert Nemes. The Once and Future Budapest. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2005. xi + 247 pp. $38.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87580-337-1.

Reviewed by Gary Cohen (Center for Austrian Studies, University of Minnesota) Published on HABSBURG (January, 2006)

Civil Society and National Identification in Nineteenth-Century Budapest

Author: 
David S. Luft
Reviewer: 
Fatima Naqvi

Naqvi on Luft, 'Eros and Inwardness in Vienna'

David S. Luft. Eros and Inwardness in Vienna. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003. 257 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-49647-4.

Reviewed by Fatima Naqvi (Department of German, Russian and East European Languages and Literatures, Rutgers University) Published on HABSBURG (December, 2005)

Eros as Metaphor

Author: 
Ljiljana Blagojevic
Reviewer: 
kimberly elman zarecor

elman zarecor on Blagojevic, 'Modernism in Serbia: The Elusive Margins of Belgrade Architecture, 1919-1941'

Ljiljana Blagojevic. Modernism in Serbia: The Elusive Margins of Belgrade Architecture, 1919-1941. Cambridge and London: MIT Press, 2003. 336 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-262-02537-9.

Reviewed by kimberly elman zarecor (School of Architecture, Iowa State University) Published on HABSBURG (October, 2005)

Architectural Modernity on the Edge of Europe

Author: 
Susanne FrÖ¶lich-Steffen
Reviewer: 
Julie Thorpe

Thorpe on FrÖ¶lich-Steffen, 'Die Ö¶sterreichische IdentitÖ¤t im Wandel'

Susanne FrÖ¶lich-Steffen. Die Ö¶sterreichische IdentitÖ¤t im Wandel. Vienna: Braumüller, 2003. x + 307 pp. EUR 35.90 (paper), ISBN 978-3-7003-1436-3.

Reviewed by Julie Thorpe (School of History and Politics, University of Adelaide) Published on HABSBURG (June, 2005)

Austrian Identity in Flux

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