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Query: Attendance to the Provincial Diets of the Austrian Empire during the 1820s

Dear Colleagues,

I am currently analysing the activities of the Galician Diet from 1817 to 1845, and I am interested in getting a comparative perspective regarding attendance as part of a broader project reevaluating the atttitudes of Galician nobles (included untitled landowners) towards the Habsburg state in the period before 1848.

CfP Reminder: Another City: Émigré Intellectuals and Transnational Intellectual Communities in Early Modern and Modern Cities (1500-1950) [EAUH Rome 2018]

Another City: Émigré Intellectuals and Transnational Intellectual Communities in Early Modern and Modern Cities (1500-1950)

Session coordinators: Nicholas Mithen (European University Institute) and Katalin Straner (University of Southampton)

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

 

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Gergely Romsics
Reviewer: 
Ke-chin Hsia

Hsia on Romsics, 'Myth and Remembrance: The Dissolution of the Habsburg Empire in the Memoir Literature of the Austro-Hungarian Political Elite'

Gergely Romsics. Myth and Remembrance: The Dissolution of the Habsburg Empire in the Memoir Literature of the Austro-Hungarian Political Elite. DeKornfeld and Helen D. Hiltabidle. East European Monographs Series. Wayne: Columbia University Press, 2006. x + 273 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-88033-566-9.

Reviewed by Ke-chin Hsia (University of Chicago) Published on HABSBURG (June, 2007)

Author: 
Patrice M. Dabrowski
Reviewer: 
Laurie Koloski

Koloski on Dabrowski, 'Commemorations and the Shaping of Modern Poland'

Patrice M. Dabrowski. Commemorations and the Shaping of Modern Poland. Blommington: Indiana University Press, 2004. 313 S. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-34429-8.

Reviewed by Laurie Koloski (Department of History, College of William and Mary) Published on HABSBURG (May, 2007)

Celebrating the Stateless Nation, or How the "Polish Question" Stayed Afloat

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

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