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CfP: The Ends of World War I and their Legacies

Call for Papers: Settlement and Unsettlement – The Ends of World War I and their Legacies

German Historical Institute, Washington, DC

Deadline: 31 March 2016

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Conference: European Democracies after WWI

The conference Nach dem „Großen Krieg“. Vom Triumph zum Desaster der Demokratie 1918/19 – 1939 at the Hannah Arendt Institute in Dresden covered the development of European democracies after WWI– and their rapid disintegration from the end of the 1920s – in a comparative perspective. A conference report has just been published on H-Soz-Kult (in German).

CfP: Weimar’s ‘Other’: Visual culture in Germany after 1918

Weimar’s ‘Other’: Visual culture in Germany after 1918

University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK

9-11 April 2015

Paper proposal deadline: 10 November 2014

We welcome paper proposals for the following Session at the Association of Art Historians Annual Conference, to be held at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK from 9-11 April 2015. Continue reading

CfP: Weimar Photography in Context

Weimar Photography in Context: Sequentiality, Seriality, Narrativity  

Wadham College, University of Oxford

25-26 March 2015

Deadline for applications: 30 October 2014

Organisers: Prof. Dr Carolin Duttlinger (Oxford), PD Dr Silke Horstkotte (Leipzig)

The Weimar Republic was a golden age of photography in Germany, producing ground breaking and innovative work whose influence continues to be seen until today. Breaking away from a pictorialist tradition of photography which tried to emulate painting in style and subject matter, photographers associated with the ‘New Objectivity’ movement (Neue Sachlichkeit) and with the Bauhaus school of ‘New Vision’ (Neues Sehen) drew on new technology, new recording strategies and new subject matters to radically redefine not just the conventions of art photography but the more general role of photography in society, its habits and conventions of viewing. Continue reading

Conference: The ‘Seizure of Power’ in Prussia

“Machtergreifung” in Preußen, 1932-1934. Die Etablierung der NS-Herrschaft in den Provinzen

09-10 April 2014, Magdeburg

Das Jahr 1933 gehört zu den zentralen Wendepunkten in der deutschen Geschichte. Auch wenn die Umstände der Machtübertragung an Adolf Hitler am 30. Januar 1933 und der Weg in die nationalsozialistische Diktatur bereits vielfach beschrieben und analysiert worden sind, stellen sich gerade auf dem Gebiet der Landesgeschichte immer noch viele offene Fragen. Continue reading

CfP: Hidden Continuities: From Interwar to Postwar Integration in Europe

Hidden Continuities:

From Interwar to Postwar Forms of Cooperation and Integration in Europe

23-25 october 2014, Free University Berlin

Deadline: 5 March 2014

Historical research on European integration often treats 1945 as a ‘Zero Hour’, heralding a new period in history. This conference, in contrast, zooms in on the various connections between practices and proposals on inter- and supranational governance between the interwar, wartime, and postwar periods. Continue reading

CfP: Fascism without Borders

Fascism without Borders.

Transnational Connections and Cooperation among Movements and Regimes in Europe between 1918 and 1945

Freie Universität Berlin

20 – 21 June 2014

Deadline for Abstracts: 30 September 2013

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