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We are pleased to announce new books in the Cultural Memories series edited by Katia Pizzi. Books in the series will be on display and for sale at the Memories of the Future conference at the Centre for the Study of Cultural Memory at the Institute of Modern Languages Research on 29-30 March 2019. Please come … Continue reading

Disenchanted Europeans published

‘In a feat of careful research and textual analysis, Mikołajewski captures the way these Polish exile writers moved physically and existentially across the chasm of the Second World War, adjusting their views to the massive shifts in politics and society the war entailed. In the case of Bobkowski, his wartime anti-Semitism was an element he … Continue reading

The ‘Stolpersteine’ and the Commemoration of Life, Death and Government published

Since the beginning of the 1990s, the German artist Gunter Demnig has been installing his Stolpersteine [Stumbling Stones] all over Europe – including Russia – to commemorate the victims of National Socialism. Today, the Stolpersteine constitute the world’s second largest Holocaust monument. In this book the author addresses some of the most crucial issues raised … Continue reading

New paperback edition available: Napoleon’s Other War

«A brilliantly written and highly original contribution to a neglected but crucial aspect of Napoleonic Europe.» (Professor T.C.W. Blanning, University of Cambridge) «Michael Broers demonstrates in this lively and entertaining book that Napoleon’s ‘other war’ against draft dodgers, deserters, bandits and guerrilla insurgents shaped Europe and the world as powerfully as conventional warfare ever did. … Continue reading

The Safe House Down Under published

After the demise of Czechoslovakia in March 1939, the Jewish population fell victim to Nazi persecution. Hoping to find a safe haven elsewhere in the world, some Czechoslovak Jews turned to Australia to seek refuge. This book focuses on their struggles to survive in life-threatening situations and their efforts to reach the safety of the … Continue reading

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