Am 19. März findet das Kick-Off Meeting der beiden Projekte "The Viennese Court.
German Studies Association: 45th Annual Conference: September 30-October 3: Indianapolis, IN
The Opera historica blog discusses the story of the new monument to Maria Thereisa in Prague and the controversy it started. It includes the petition of Czech nationalists against the monument.
Blog Post and Petition: Maria Theresia Monument in Prague (opera-historica.com, 2021/01/13)
The Centre for Southeast European Studies of the University of Graz is currently accepting applications for Visiting Fellows for the academic year 2021-22. The Centre provides research facilities for fellows, including a working place, access to the library, and full participation in the activities of the centre for a period of one semester (4 months, either October-January or March-June). Visiting Fellows will receive a small budget to organise a public event or lecture.
Department of History, Ukrainian Catholic University, 23-24 June 2021
Penelope Corfield, Emeritus Professor of History, Royal Holloway, University of London, President of the International Society for EighteenthCentury Studies (ISECS) Zenon Kohut, Emeritus Professor of History, University of Alberta
European Culture and the Moving Image
The Department of Medieval Studies at the Central European University, Vienna, Austria is pleased to announce its call for applications for graduate programs
• 1-year MA in Late Antique, Medieval and Early Modern Studies (10 months, 12-14 students admitted / year)
• 2-year MA in Comparative History: Late Antique, Medieval and Renaissance Studies in collaboration with the Department of History (20 months, 10-12 students / year)
Volume 28 of Austrian Studies investigates literary imaginings and cultural constructions of the Habsburg Empire. The retrospective phenomenon referred to by Claudio Magris as the ‘Habsburg myth’ plays an inevitable role, but the Habsburg imaginary spans a far greater range. Existing studies often give the impression of a fragile, backward-looking utopia or else the merry apocalypse and overwrought ‘Nervenkunst’ of a predominantly male, German-language elite.
In den politischen Beziehungen der Habsburger zum Osmanischen Reich spielte der Geschenkaustausch eine große Rolle.
"Zeig mir, was du trägst, und ich sage dir, wer du bist", ist seit jeher ein Spruch mit viel Wahrheitsgehalt. In den habsburgisch-osmanischen Beziehungen spiegelte Kleidung die politische Hierarchie besonders deutlich wider. […]
For the whole article see: https://www.derstandard.at/story/2000122426264/kleider-machten-leute