A Land on the Threshold published

Among the many commemorations of World War I, little was made of the 100th anniversary of the secret Treaty of London between Italy and the Western War Allies in April 1915, which sealed the fate of South Tyrol for the duration of the twentieth century by passing it from Austria to Italy. In May 2015, … Continue reading

Reminder: Invitation for submissions to the Institute for German Studies / Peter Lang Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies

*Reminder: Due 31 May 2017* The Institute for German Studies at the University of Birmingham and Peter Lang Oxford invite submissions for their 2017 Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies. Submissions are invited from early career scholars in German Studies for academic monographs to be evaluated by a distinguished editorial board. The winner of … Continue reading

Institute for German Studies / Peter Lang Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies

The Institute for German Studies at the University of Birmingham and Peter Lang Oxford invite submissions for their 2017 Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies. Submissions are invited from early career scholars in German Studies for academic monographs to be evaluated by a distinguished editorial board. The winner of the prize will receive a … Continue reading

Andreas Dresen published

« Andreas Dresen belongs to a select group of leading German filmmakers whose successful career unfolded after the fall of the Berlin Wall. This collection of essays, the first focused entirely on the by now already extensive oeuvre of the DEFA-trained filmmaker, […] is an enticing invitation to contemplate the many important contributions Dresen has … Continue reading

The Vanished Musicians reviewed in Australia’s Limelight magazine

Limelight, Australia’s Classical Music and Arts Magazine, features an article by Clive Paget about The Vanished Musicians: Jewish Refugees in Australia by Albrecht Dümling. Read the article here. The book is being launched at multiple events in Australia in the next few days: SYDNEY TODAY: 23 August — 6 pm Goethe Institute ‘Book Launch: The … Continue reading

Final reminder! Invitation to submit proposals to the IGS/Peter Lang Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies

The Institute for German Studies at the University of Birmingham and Peter Lang Oxford invite submissions for their first annual Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies. Submissions are invited from early career scholars ­in German Studies for academic monographs to be evaluated by a distinguished editorial board. The winner of the prize will receive … Continue reading

Invitation to submit proposals: Institute for German Studies / Peter Lang Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies

The Institute for German Studies at the University of Birmingham and Peter Lang Oxford invite submissions for their first annual Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies. Submissions are invited from early career scholars ­in German Studies for academic monographs to be evaluated by a distinguished editorial board. The winner of the prize will receive … Continue reading

Mapping Berlin published

This book was the winner of the 2013 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in German Studies. The Weimar period (1919–1933) generated an immense wealth of writings that recorded impressions of daily life in the German capital of Berlin. Literary journalism, in particular, experienced a surge in popularity at the time and played a vital role … Continue reading

Peter Lang at the German Studies Association conference

        Peter Lang will be attending the German Studies Association conference in Washington, DC on 1-4 October 2015. Commissioning Editor Laurel Plapp is currently taking appointments during the conference. Please contact her at l.plapp@peterlang.com if you’d like to schedule a meeting. Please plan to come by our bookstand to see our latest … Continue reading

New publication: Pré-História e nacional-socialismo na Alemanha

Na Alemanha do nacional-socialismo, a ciência da Arqueologia Pré-Histórica alcançou uma posição de altíssima relevância no contexto de legitimação ideológica do regime nazista. Propagava-se uma interdependência entre a «grandeza germânica» do passado pré-histórico e a superioridade das «raças nórdicas» no mundo contemporâneo. Os arqueólogos e os pré-historiadores, nas universidades e nos museus, muito contribuíram para … Continue reading

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