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Recent Discussions

New Journal: Kontaktzonen literarischer Übersetzung [Contact Zones of Literary Translation]

Spiegelungen. Zeitschrift für deutsche Kultur und Geschichte Südosteuropas
[„Spiegelungen“. Journal for German Culture and History of Southeastern Europe]

Heft 1/2017, Jg. 12 (66), Verlag Friedrich Pustet, Regensburg
[Volume 12 (66), Issue 1 (2017), published by Friedrich Pustet, Regensburg]

CfP Reminder: 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)

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)

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Markian Prokopovych
Reviewer: 
Samuel D. Albert

Albert on Prokopovych, 'Habsburg Lemberg: Architecture, Public Space and Politics in the Galician Capital, 1772-1914'

Markian Prokopovych. Habsburg Lemberg: Architecture, Public Space and Politics in the Galician Capital, 1772-1914. West Lafayette: Purdue University Press, 2008. 357 S. $49.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55753-510-8.

Reviewed by Samuel D. Albert (Fashion Institute of Technology, New York) Published on HABSBURG (February, 2010) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Author: 
Karen Painter
Reviewer: 
Stephen Thursby

Thursby on Painter, 'Symphonic Aspirations: German Music and Politics, 1900-1945'

Karen Painter. Symphonic Aspirations: German Music and Politics, 1900-1945. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2007. vi + 354 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-02661-2.

Reviewed by Stephen Thursby (Florida State University) Published on HABSBURG (January, 2010) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Author: 
Jason Wittenberg
Reviewer: 
James Bjork

Bjork on Wittenberg, 'Crucibles of Political Loyalty: Church Institutions and Electoral Continuity in Hungary'

Jason Wittenberg. Crucibles of Political Loyalty: Church Institutions and Electoral Continuity in Hungary. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006. 314 pp. $88.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-84912-8.

Reviewed by James Bjork Published on HABSBURG (January, 2010) Commissioned by John C. Swanson

Passing It On:  Religious Community and Partisan Continuity

Author: 
Deborah R. Coen
Reviewer: 
Steven Beller

Beller on Coen, 'Vienna in the Age of Uncertainty: Science, Liberalism, and Private Life'

Deborah R. Coen. Vienna in the Age of Uncertainty: Science, Liberalism, and Private Life. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007. xi + 380 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-11172-8.

Reviewed by Steven Beller (Independent Scholar) Published on HABSBURG (January, 2010) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Last Ländler in Brunnwinkl

Author: 
Maria Rentetzi
Reviewer: 
Tatjana Buklijas

Buklijas on Rentetzi, 'Trafficking Materials and Gendered Experimental Practices: Radium Research in Early 20th-Century Vienna'

Maria Rentetzi. Trafficking Materials and Gendered Experimental Practices: Radium Research in Early 20th-Century Vienna. New York: Columbia University Press, 2008. xxiii + 279 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-13558-0.

Reviewed by Tatjana Buklijas (The Liggins Institute, University of Auckland) Published on HABSBURG (January, 2010) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Author: 
György Litván
Reviewer: 
Matthew Lungerhausen

Lungerhausen on Litván, 'A Twentieth-Century Prophet: Oscár Jászi, 1875-1957'

György Litván. A Twentieth-Century Prophet: Oscár Jászi, 1875-1957. New York: Central European University Press, 2006. 570 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-963-7326-42-4.

Reviewed by Matthew Lungerhausen (Winona State University) Published on HABSBURG (December, 2009) Commissioned by John C. Swanson

A Glass Half Full? The Life and Times of Oscar Jaszi

Author: 
Solomon Wank
Reviewer: 
Samuel R. Williamson

Williamson on Wank, 'In the Twilight of Empire: Count Alois Lexa von Aehrenthal (1854-1912), Imperial Habsburg Patriot and Statesman, vol. 1, The Making of an Imperial Habsburg Statesman'

Solomon Wank. In the Twilight of Empire: Count Alois Lexa von Aehrenthal (1854-1912), Imperial Habsburg Patriot and Statesman, vol. 1, The Making of an Imperial Habsburg Statesman. Wien: Böhlau Verlag Wien, 2009. 292 pp. EUR 39.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-205-78352-7.

Reviewed by Samuel R. Williamson (Prof. of History Emeritus University of the South) Published on HABSBURG (December, 2009) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Author: 
Tara Zahra
Reviewer: 
Gary Cohen

Cohen on Zahra, 'Kidnapped Souls: National Indifference and the Battle for Children in the Bohemian Lands 1900-1948'

Tara Zahra. Kidnapped Souls: National Indifference and the Battle for Children in the Bohemian Lands 1900-1948. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2008. xvii + 279 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-4628-3.

Reviewed by Gary Cohen (Center for Austrian Studies, University of Minnesota) Published on HABSBURG (November, 2009) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Author: 
Alison Rose
Reviewer: 
Megan Brandow-Faller

Brandow-Faller on Rose, 'Jewish Women in Fin de Siècle Vienna'

Alison Rose. Jewish Women in Fin de Siècle Vienna. Jewish History, Life, and Culture Series. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2008. xi + 314 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-292-71861-6.

Reviewed by Megan Brandow-Faller (Georgetown University) Published on HABSBURG (November, 2009) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Between Shtetl and Salon: Jewish Women in Vienna 1900

Author: 
Fredrik Lindström
Reviewer: 
John Deak

Deak on Lindström, 'Empire and Identity: Biographies of the Austrian State Problem in the Late Habsburg Empire'

Fredrik Lindström. Empire and Identity: Biographies of the Austrian State Problem in the Late Habsburg Empire. Central European Studies Series. West Lafayette: Purdue University, 2008. 248 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55753-464-4.

Reviewed by John Deak (University of Notre Dame) Published on HABSBURG (October, 2009) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

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