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CFP: Konrad Jarausch Essay Prize for Advanced Graduate Students in Central...

The North Carolina German Studies Seminar and Workshop Series is proud to announce the inauguration of the Konrad Jarausch Essay Prize for Advanced Graduate Students. In recognition of the longstanding commitment to graduate education of Konrad H. Jarausch, who is the Lurcy Professor of European Civilization at the History Department of the University of North Carolina, this prize will serve to celebrate and cultivate outstanding new talent in the field of Central European history.

Austrian Studies Newsmagazine: New ASN Hot Off the Presses!

Fall 2018 includes: Interviews with Michael Rothberg and Gordon Anderson; Eva Hudecova on the assassination of Ján Kuciak and Martina Kušnírová in Slovakia; Vicko Marelić on the Habsburg lighthouses on the Adriatic Sea; Kurt Bednar on the demise of Austria-Hungary; Young scholars features with Mary Kirchdorfer and Avraham Shaver; CAS third seminar fellows workshop; Barbara Lawatsch Melton on the 2018 Salzburg Festival; Updates from ACFNY; News from the Wirth Institute and Center Austria; Central Europe: Undergraduate Yearbook, an online journal dedicated to undergraduate research. Book Reviews: "The World of Prostitution in Late Imperial Austria," and "The Economy of Ethnic Cleaning: The Transformation of the German-Czech Borderlands after World War II."

CFP: Nineteenth Annual Czech & Slovak Studies Workshop

The Nineteenth Annual Czech & Slovak Studies Workshop will be held at UT-Austin on April 5-6, 2019. The program committee welcomes papers on Czech and Slovak topics, broadly defined, in all disciplines. In the past our interdisciplinary conference has drawn participants from colleges and universities in the United States and abroad. Areas of interest have been: anthropology, architecture, art, economics, education, film, geography, history, Jewish studies, literature, music, philosophy, politics, religion, society, sociology, and theater. New work in progress is appropriate for our workshop format. Each speaker is typically allotted a 50-minute slot divided between a presentation and active discussion. Junior faculty and advanced graduate students are particularly encouraged to participate.

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