Monthly Archives: April 2012

Talk: Negotiating rhetoric and polysemy in the analysis of racist humour (Simon Weaver, Sociology and Communications, Brunel University)

Research Seminar: Media and Cultural Studies, Newcastle University Negotiating rhetoric and polysemy in the analysis of racist humour Simon Weaver, Sociology and Communications, Brunel University Wed May 2nd, 4pm Lecture Theatre 2.16, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University Numerous examples in recent … Continue reading

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CFP: Dapim Studies on the Shoah (Journal)

Dapim Studies on the Shoah is a peer-reviewed bi-lingual (English and Hebrew) academic journal devoted to the study of the Second World War, the Holocaust and Anti-Semitism written by scholars from all disciplines and methodologies. Dapim is published jointly by the University of Haifa and … Continue reading

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CFP: Regions of Memory: A Comparative Perspective on Eastern Europe (Conference)

International Conference Warsaw, 26-28 November 2012  Research on historical identities of Eastern Europe in the 20th century has developed from two main perspectives. One is the proliferation of historical studies, which brings to light the experiences and consequences of two … Continue reading

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Workshop: Truth and Witness: An International Workshop on Holocaust Testimonies

at The Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust and Genocide Date: Monday 30th April – Wednesday 2nd May 2012 We invite you to an international workshop on Holocaust Testimonies to be held at The Wiener Library on 30 April to … Continue reading

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CFP: Fascism: Journal of Comparative Fascist Studies (Journal special edition on Eastern Europe)

For the October 2012 issue, Fascism: Journal of Comparative Fascist Studies seeks articles about and from Eastern Europe. Since the fall of communism a new and rich literature on present and past fascism in Eastern Europe has emerged. Fascism feels … Continue reading

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Article: “A reading in moral literacy or love story in the shadow of the Holocaust: Difference in translation”

Jenny Williams and Geoff Wilkes, ‘A reading in moral literacy or love story in the shadow of the Holocaust: Difference in translation’ Journal of Language and Politics, vol. 11 no 1 (2012),  77-92. Abstract: This essay attempts to account for the success of … Continue reading

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Book Review: (two books on recent African conflicts and post-conflict issues) review is in German

Ulf Engel, J. Gomes Porto. Africa’s New Peace and Security Architecture: Promoting Norms, Institutionalizing Solutions. Farnham: Ashgate, 2010. 197 S. $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7546-7605-8; $49.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7546-7606-5; ISBN 978-1-4094-0217-6. John M. Kabia. Humanitarian Intervention and Conflict Resolution in West Africa: From ECOMOG to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Silent Victims: Hate Crimes against Native Americans by Barbara Perry

Barbara Perry. Silent Victims: Hate Crimes against Native Americans. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2008. 176 pp, ISBN 978-0-8165-2596-6. Reviewed by Robyn Bourgeois Published on H-Genocide (April, 2012) Commissioned by Elisa G. von Joeden-Forgey “Racism is commonplace in the lives of the Native communities. It … Continue reading

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CFP: Paranoid Fantasy & Enemy Creation: Hitler, Goebbels, and World War (edited collection)

Library of Social Science, Publishers is seeking submissions for an edited collection:  Paranoid Fantasy & Enemy Creation: Hitler, Goebbels, and World War World War II and the Final Solution Declaring war on the United States on December 11, 1941, Hitler … Continue reading

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CFP: The Yad Vashem Biennial International Conference

The End of 1942 – A Turning Point in World War II and in the Comprehension of the Final Solution? (in cooperation with The Ben-Zvi Institute, The Documentation Center of North African Jewry during WWII) December 17-20, 2012 The application deadline is … Continue reading

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