Welcome to the Weimar Studies Network
The Weimar Studies Network (WSN) is an international platform for researchers and academics working on the history of the Weimar Republic.
It offers information on recent publications, up-coming events and on-going research projects on the politics, culture and society of the interwar years in Germany.
The WSN is open to anybody with an interest in the history of Weimar Germany.
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The Compact Memory project has digitized 118 German-language Jewish periodicals, from Sulamith (1806-1843) to Central Verein-Zeitung (1922-1938) and Jüdische Welt-Rundschau (1939-1940). This amazing collection, financed by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), offers a wealth of material for scholars of German-Jewish history.
The conference ‘Siegkatholiken’, Kulturpessimisten, ‘Gegenintellektuelle’? Katholische Kultur- und Zeitkritik in der Zwischenkriegszeitaims for a revaluation of Catholic intellectuals of the interwar years beyond cultural pessimism. One-page abstracts of 20-30-minute talks should be sent to the organisers until 15 March 2013.
at Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Germany, 26-27 September 2013
Organisers: Stefan Gerber (FSU Jena); Denis Kitzinger (Thomas More College, Merrimack)
The exhibition Berlin Transit on Jewish migrants from Eastern Europe in the 1920s at the Jüdisches Museum is (sadly) over already, but its website is still a great resource. Among other things, it offers a virtual tour of important places of Jewish life in 1920s Berlin.
In the April issue of Historische Zeitschrift, Stefan Gerber investigates the ‘Strategies of Political Communication within German Catholicism at the Beginning of the Weimar Republic’:
Pragmatismus und Kulturkritik. Die politische Kommunikation des deutschen Katholizismus in der Anfangsphase der Weimarer Republik Continue reading