HIRA & HPS.CESEE Digital Book Launch: Interurban Knowledge Exchange in Southern and Eastern Europe, 1870–1950 (January 21, 2021)

January 21, 2021

6 –7 pm (CET)


Interurban Knowledge Exchange in Southern and Eastern Europe, 1870–1950

(Routledge, 2021)

Edited By

Eszter GantnerHeidi Hein-Kircher and Oliver Hochadel


Introduction by

CfA: Visiting Fellowship, Centre for Southeast European Studies, University of Graz


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.

CfP: First Conference of the Ukrainian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies: “Eighteenth-Century Studies: Ukrainian and Global Perspectives” (Lviv, June 2021)

Department of History, Ukrainian Catholic University, 23-24 June 2021

Keynote speakers:

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

Key dates:

CfA: MA and PhD Scholarships in Medieval Studies at Central European University

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)

Journal ToC: Austrian Studies 28 (2020): Fragments of Empire. Austrian Modernisms and the Habsburg Imaginary. Edited by Deborah Holmes and Clemens Peck

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.

BLOG: Kleider mach(t)en Leute (Lisa Brunner, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Geschichte Österreichs)

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 


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