German Literature and Culture, German Studies, history, Memory Studies

Book launch: Remembering Rosenstrasse @hjpotterphd

Remembering Rosenstrasse: History, Memory and Identity in Contemporary Germany by Hilary Potter will be launched on Tuesday 11 December 2018 at the University of Leeds. What happened in Berlin's Rosenstrasse in February 1943? How do we remember the events? What can we learn about Germany's relationship to its Nazi past? What can we discover about German identity?… Continue reading Book launch: Remembering Rosenstrasse @hjpotterphd

German, German Literature and Culture, German Studies, history, Science Fiction

New books in German Studies

We are pleased to announce our new titles in German Studies: Anindita Banerjee and Sonja Fritzsche, eds, Science Fiction Circuits of the South and East  (World Science Fiction Studies, Vol. 2)         Charles Lansley, Charles Darwin’s Debt to the Romantics: How Alexander von Humboldt, Goethe and Wordsworth Helped Shape Darwin’s View of Nature… Continue reading New books in German Studies

European Studies, Exile Studies, German Studies, history, migration studies

Series re-launch: Exile Studies @ags_tweets

Peter Lang Oxford is delighted to announce the re-launch of the Exile Studies book series under new editorship: Exile Studies Series Editor: Andrea Hammel, Aberystwyth University A series founded by Alexander Stephan https://www.peterlang.com/view/serial/EXIL Exile Studies is a series of monographs and edited collections that takes a broad view of exile, including the life and work… Continue reading Series re-launch: Exile Studies @ags_tweets

German Literature and Culture, German Studies, history, Open Access, Politics

New release on Peter Lang Open: ‘Völkisch’ Writers and National Socialism

This book provides a view of literary life under the Nazis, highlighting the ambiguities, rivalries and conflicts that determined the cultural climate of that period and beyond. Focusing on a group of writers – in particular, Hans Grimm, Erwin Guido Kolbenheyer, Wilhelm Schäfer, Emil Strauß, Börries Freiherr von Münchhausen and Rudolf Binding – it examines… Continue reading New release on Peter Lang Open: ‘Völkisch’ Writers and National Socialism

Eastern Europe, European history, Exile Studies, history

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 Disenchanted Europeans published

Archaeology, Book launch, history

Book launch: Blick Mead: Exploring the ‘First Place’ in the Stonehenge Landscape

Blick Mead: Exploring the 'First Place' in the Stonehenge Landscape, by David Jacques, Tom Phillips and Tom Lyons, will be launched at 7.30pm on Wednesday 7 March at the Old Bishop's Palace in Ely. The authors will be introducing their book, tracing the evolution of the Blick Mead dig from its local community-based origins to its current… Continue reading Book launch: Blick Mead: Exploring the ‘First Place’ in the Stonehenge Landscape

history, Religious Studies, Scotland

History Scotland article about Thomas Chalmers by David C. Jackson

David C. Jackson has published an article in History Scotland about nineteenth-century Scottish theologian Thomas Chalmers, the subject of his newly published book The Pilgrimage and Conversion of Thomas Chalmers: Following His Journey from Anstruther to Glasgow. Please click here to read the article. Dr Jackson's book follows the life and work of Thomas Chalmers (1780–1847) from… Continue reading History Scotland article about Thomas Chalmers by David C. Jackson

Book launch, history, Religious Studies, Scotland

Book launch: The Pilgrimage and Conversion of Thomas Chalmers

The Pilgrimage and Conversion of Thomas Chalmers, by David C. Jackson, will be launched at 3pm on Wednesday 25 April at the University Chapel, Glasgow. Copies of the book will be sold during the event by the academic bookseller John Smith. The full address of the launch venue is Chapel Corridor (South), West Quadrangle, Main… Continue reading Book launch: The Pilgrimage and Conversion of Thomas Chalmers

history

New paperback edition available: A Hero for the Atomic Age

«This wonderful, original book offers a major contribution to the politics of race and racism, to the history of the Cold War and to the emergent field of Atlantic Studies.» (Professor Paul Gilroy, London School of Economics and Political Science) «I can only say that I found this to be one of the more enlightening… Continue reading New paperback edition available: A Hero for the Atomic Age

Critical Theory, Cultural Studies, European history, European Studies, German Studies, history, Memory Studies

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