- German and European history
- The history of German-American relations
- The role of Germany and the USA in international relations
- American history (European doctoral and postdoctoral scholars only)
The Robert and Elizabeth Dole Archive and Special Collections is currently accepting applications for a $2500 Archival Fellowship, in conjunction with the closing year of University of Kansas’ World War I Commemoration. The Archival Fellow will work with Dole Archives staff to evaluate relevant archival holdings and develop a topic guide and online teaching module based on Senator Bob Dole’s career advocacy on behalf of Armenia. The final product will be used as an introduction to this topic for K-12, university, and general public audiences.
The American Friends of the Documentation Center of Austrian Resistance/Vienna, supported by Center Austria: The Marshall Plan Center for European Studies at the University of New Orleans, are pleased to extend the deadline for the Fifth annual Radomir Luža Prize for an outstanding work in the field of Austrian and/or Czechoslovak World War II studies, particularly in the fields of diplomatic history, resistance and war studies. This prize carries a cash award of $1000.00 and seeks to encourage research in the above mentioned fields focusing on the time period between the Anschluss and Mun
The term ‘generation’ has played a formative role in literary histories of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries to articulate notions of evolution, rupture, and continuity. Its use is, however, not uncontested and has been the subject of intense scholarly scrutiny in literary studies and cultural memory studies over the last two decades. As Astrid Erll has noted, the concept of ‘generation’ is marked by two dimensions: generationality and genealogy.
Satire, humor, and irony have served as powerful weapons against totalitarianism and other forms of authoritarianism and authoritarian leaders. Before Hitler was scary, he was considered a joke, someone to be laughed at. During World War II, journalists, artists, writers and film-makers around the globe, used their golden pens, cameras, and paintbrushes to create powerful weapons against fascism. Some of them lived in the relative safety of United States or China, others were in the midst of it all, in Polish ghettos, occupied parts of the Soviet Union, or hiding in French villages.
Friday, October 6
Critical Reflections on Germany’s Politics of History in Domestic and Foreign Affairs (006)
A one-day workshop (11 April 2018) hosted at King’s College, London as part of the AHRC-funded Teaching and Learning War Research Network to explore the latest research into the history, memory and representation of the Second World War (including the Holocaust) from an international comparative perspective.
Simon Wiesenthal Conference 2017
Challenging the Paradigms of Memory Politics in Europe
Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies (VWI)
Palais Epstein, Dr.-Karl-Renner-Ring 3
Vienna, 27 November – 29 November 2017
Call for Papers