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

ARTICLE ALERT: DOSSIER: Labour Histories Revisited – L'histoire ouvrière revisitée

DOSSIER: Labour Histories Revisited – L'histoire ouvrière revisitée

Grama, Adrian and Zimmerman, Susan. The art of link-making in global labour history: subaltern, feminist and Eastern European contributions. Journal European Review of History: Revue européenne d'histoire. Volume 25, Issue 1, 2018. Pp. 1-20.

STIP: Franz Werfel Grants in Salzburg 2018/9

Fachbereich Germanistik

Paris Lodron Universität Salzburg

Der Fachbereich Germanistik an der Universität Salzburg lädt Kandidat/inn/en zur Abgabe von Interessenbekundungen für das Franz-Werfel-Stipendium des Österreichischen Austauschdienstes (ÖAD) ein. Das Stipendienprogramm Franz Werfel steht Bewerber/inn/en aus aller Welt offen und zielt auf promovierte Germanist/inn/en ab, die bereits Erfahrung in der Lehre zur österreichischen Literatur auf universitärem Niveau nachweisen können.

CfP: Meltdown: Changes in the Alpine Landscape (GSA, September 2018)

Call for papers – Swiss Studies Network

GSA, Forty-First Annual Conference of the German Studies Association (www.thegsa.org), Pittsburgh, PA, September 27-30, 2018. 
The Swiss Studies Network is putting out this call for papers for a panel (or linked panels) on the topic of

New Journal: Idealisierte Heimaten [Idealised Homelands]

Idealisierte Heimaten

[Idealised Homelands]

 

Spiegelungen. Zeitschrift für deutsche Kultur und Geschichte Südosteuropas

[„Spiegelungen“. Journal for German Culture and History of Southeastern Europe]

 

Heft 2/2017, Jg. 12 (66), Verlag Friedrich Pustet, Regensburg

[Volume 12 (66), Issue 2 (2017), published by Friedrich Pustet, Regensburg]

 

Extended Deadline: CfP: Panel series on the nexus of migration, youth, and knowledge for the 2018 Annual Conference of the German Studies Association

Ort: Pittsburgh

Veranstalter: Andrea Westermann (GHI West, Berkeley), Onur Erdur (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)

Datum: 27.-30. September 2018

Bewerbungsschluss: 15.01.2018

URL: http://www.ghi-dc.org

 

 

The German Historical Institute Washington DC is organizing a panel series on the nexus of migration, youth, and knowledge for the 2018 Annual Conference of the German Studies Association, to be held September 27-30, 2018 in Pittsburgh.

 

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Peter Siani-Davies
Reviewer: 
Gábor Egry

Egry on Siani-Davies, 'The Romanian Revolution of December 1989'

Peter Siani-Davies. The Romanian Revolution of December 1989. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2007. 315 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8014-7389-0.

Reviewed by Gábor Egry (The Institute of Political History/Politikatörténeti Intézet) Published on HABSBURG (November, 2011) Commissioned by John C. Swanson

The Last of the Revolutions?

Author: 
Jill Lewis
Reviewer: 
Robert Knight

Knight on Lewis, 'Workers and Politics in Occupied Austria, 1945-55'

Jill Lewis. Workers and Politics in Occupied Austria, 1945-55. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2007. 224 pp. $89.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7190-7350-2.

Reviewed by Robert Knight (University of Loughborough) Published on HABSBURG (October, 2011) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Austria’s Working Classes in the Cold War

Author: 
Evan Burr Bukey
Reviewer: 
Steven Beller

Beller on Bukey, 'Jews and Intermarriage in Nazi Austria'

Evan Burr Bukey. Jews and Intermarriage in Nazi Austria. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. 232 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-00285-2.

Reviewed by Steven Beller (Independent scholar) Published on HABSBURG (September, 2011) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Confusing the Nazis

Author: 
Caitlin E. Murdock
Reviewer: 
Chad Bryant

Bryant on Murdock, 'Changing Places: Society, Culture, and Territory in the Saxon-Bohemian Borderlands, 1870-1946'

Caitlin E. Murdock. Changing Places: Society, Culture, and Territory in the Saxon-Bohemian Borderlands, 1870-1946. Social History, Popular Culture, and Politics in Germany Series. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2010. 288 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-472-11722-2.

Reviewed by Chad Bryant (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) Published on HABSBURG (July, 2011) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Author: 
András Gerö
Reviewer: 
Alison Rose

Rose on Gerö, 'Neither Woman Nor Jew: The Confluence of Prejudices in the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy at the Turn of the Century'

András Gerö. Neither Woman Nor Jew: The Confluence of Prejudices in the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy at the Turn of the Century. Boulder: Columbia University Press, 2010. 190 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-88033-669-7.

Reviewed by Alison Rose (University of Rhode Island (Providence)) Published on HABSBURG (May, 2011) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Author: 
James Carl Klagge
Reviewer: 
Allan Janik

Janik on Klagge, 'Wittgenstein in Exile'

James Carl Klagge. Wittgenstein in Exile. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2011. 264 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-262-01534-9.

Reviewed by Allan Janik (University of Innsbruck) Published on HABSBURG (April, 2011) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Disenthralling Flies, or Approaching Wittgenstein’s Later Philosophy in 2011

Author: 
Werner Telesko
Reviewer: 
Sabine Wieber

Wieber on Telesko, 'Geschichtsraum Österreich: Die Habsburger und ihre Geschichte in der bildenden Kunst des 19. Jahrhunderts'

Werner Telesko. Geschichtsraum Österreich: Die Habsburger und ihre Geschichte in der bildenden Kunst des 19. Jahrhunderts. Vienna: Böhlau Verlag, 2006. Illustrations. 576 pp. EUR 79.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-205-77522-5.

Reviewed by Sabine Wieber (University of Glasgow) Published on HABSBURG (April, 2011) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Viennese History Painting is Booming

Author: 
Alexander V. Prusin
Reviewer: 
Theodore R. Weeks

Weeks on Prusin, 'The Lands Between: Conflict in the East European Borderlands, 1870-1992'

Alexander V. Prusin. The Lands Between: Conflict in the East European Borderlands, 1870-1992. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010. 324 S. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-929753-5.

Reviewed by Theodore R. Weeks (Southern Illinois University) Published on HABSBURG (April, 2011) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Violence and Conflict in the Eastern European “Lands Between”

Author: 
Thomas Lorman
Reviewer: 
Deborah S. Cornelius

Cornelius on Lorman, 'Hungary, 1920-1925 Istvan Bethlen and the Politics of Consolidation'

Thomas Lorman. Hungary, 1920-1925 Istvan Bethlen and the Politics of Consolidation. Boulder: Columbia University Press, 2007. 280 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-88033-594-2.

Reviewed by Deborah S. Cornelius (Independent Scholar) Published on HABSBURG (April, 2011) Commissioned by John C. Swanson

Author: 
András Gerő, ed.
Reviewer: 
Robin Okey

Okey on András Gerő and ed., 'The Austro-Hungarian Monarchy Revisited'

András Gerő, ed. The Austro-Hungarian Monarchy Revisited. New York: Columbia University Press, 2009. 200 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-88033-650-5.

Reviewed by Robin Okey (University of Warwick) Published on HABSBURG (March, 2011) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

The World of Dualism in Hungarian View

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