Discussions

Query: Illustrated Magazines During the Nazi Period

In June, I will be doing research in Berlin on the use of photography during the Nazi period and need access to two major illustrated magazines as well as some other sources. Does anyone know which  libraries or other depositories in Berlin have the most extensive holdings of the following for the years 1933 to 1945:
Berliner Illustrierte Zeitung
Illustrierte Beobachter

CFP: Solo- and Co-sponsorship for AHA panels at 2016 Annual Meeting in Atlanta, January 7-10 (May 2015)

Solo- and Co-sponsorship for AHA panels at 2016 Annual Meeting in Atlanta, January 7-10

The Central European History Society (CEHS) sponsors a variety of panels on German, Habsburg, and Central European History at the AHA’s Annual Meeting. The CEHS both solo-sponsors and co-sponsors panels.  

Co-sponsorship is for those panels that have already been accepted by the AHA Program Committee. 

QUERY: Selective Welfare Provision in Imperial Germany

I'm a political scientist studying welfare in contemporary China, and I'm wondering if I could get your suggestions on whether there are examples of strategic targeting of welfare benefits to individuals in order to prevent protest in Imperial Germany, and if so, what English-language (secondary) materials I should take a look at.

ANN: New Books in German History (May 2015)

Editor's note: At the beginning of the month, as a service to our members, H-German publishes a list of newly released books on German History and German Studies that members have submitted to H-German. If you would like to announce the publication of your new book, please submit the following information to Kira Thurman (kira.thurman(at)h-german.org): the author's name, the title of the book, the press, the month it appeared in print, and a link to the publisher/book's site (optional).

CFP: Chronopolis: Time & Urban Space - Germanic Languages and Literatures Graduate Student Conference (May 2015)

Chronopolis: Time & Urban Space

2015 Graduate Student Conference

Germanic Languages and Literatures at the University of Michigan

October 30th-31st

Keynote Speaker: Bettina Stoetzer (MIT)

Presented in Conjunction with the Annual Grilk Lecture: Andreas Huyssen (Columbia)

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