Cambridge New Habsburg Studies Network - Annual 'New Approaches' Workshop, 4th March 2016

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March 4, 2016
United Kingdom
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Archaeology, Early Modern History and Period Studies, European History / Studies, German History / Studies, Modern European History / Studies

Cambridge New Habsburg Studies Network - Annual 'New Approaches' Workshop

Friday 4th March 2016, Senior Parlour, Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge 2-6.45pm

We welcome you to our annual ‘New Approaches’ workshop on Friday 4th March. Our invited speakers will be presenting on diverse topics from the medieval period to the twentieth century and from backgrounds of archaeology, history and literature. Attendance is free and you are welcome to drop in if you are only able to attend part of the afternoon. Please send an email to Janine Maegraith ( to let us know if you will attend so that we can determine numbers for catering.

2.00pm   Welcome and Introduction

2.15pm   Professor Estella Weiss-Krejci (University of Vienna)
The House of Habsburg as data source for the interpretation of general archaeological questions

2.50pm   Dr Ingrid Matschinegg (Salzburg University)
Why objects matter. Research perspectives at the Institute for Medieval and Early Modern Material Culture at Krems (Austria)

3.25pm   Tobias Roeder (Clare College, Cambridge University)
Army Officers of the Habsburg Monarchy and Social and National Mobility, 1740-1790 

4.00pm   Coffee break

4.30pm   Dr Anna Ananieva (Queen Mary University of London)
Entertainment for the beau Monde: The Hungarian Gazette “Der Spiegel” and other elegant journals of the “Vormärz”-period (in German)

5.05pm   Professor Yvonne Wübben (Freie Universität Berlin)
Practices of Censorship: Arthur Schnitzler and Sigmund Freud publish their dreams (in German)

5.40pm   Dr Claire Morelon (Queen’s College, Oxford)
The First World War and the end of the Habsburg Empire in Prague, 1914-1920

6.15pm   Round Table: with Dr Astrid Köhler (QMUL) and members of the CNHSN

Please see website for full abstracts and updates to the programme. 

Cambridge New Habsburg Studies Network
Supported by the Cambridge DAAD German Research Hub with funds from the Federal Foreign Office (FFO)

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