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The Meanings of a Disaster
December 2020

The Meanings of a Disaster

Chernobyl and Its Afterlives in Britain and France

Kalmbach, K.
Recognizing the Past in the Present
December 2020

Recognizing the Past in the Present

New Studies on Medicine before, during, and after the Holocaust

Hildebrandt, S., Offer, M., & Grodin, M. A. (eds)
The Politics of Personal Information
December 2020

The Politics of Personal Information

Surveillance, Privacy, and Power in West Germany

Frohman, L.
After Auschwitz
January 2021

After Auschwitz

The Difficult Legacies of the GDR

Heitzer, E., Jander, M., Kahane, A., & Poutrus, P. G. (eds)
Risk on the Table
January 2021

Risk on the Table

Food Production, Health, and the Environment

Creager, A. N. H. & Gaudilière, J.-P. (eds)
In the Shadow of the Great War
January 2021

In the Shadow of the Great War

Physical Violence in East-Central Europe, 1917–1923

Böhler, J., Konrád, O., Kučera, R. (eds)
Imagining Bosnian Muslims in Central Europe
January 2021

Imagining Bosnian Muslims in Central Europe

Representations, Transfers and Exchanges

Šístek, F. (ed)
Commerce as Politics
January 2021

Commerce as Politics

The Two Centuries of Struggle for Basotho Economic Independence

Maliehe, S. M.
Nordic War Stories
February 2021

Nordic War Stories

World War II as History, Fiction, Media, and Memory

Stecher-Hansen, M. (ed)
South Africa's Dreams
February 2021

South Africa's Dreams

Ethnologists and Apartheid in Namibia

Gordon, R. J.
More than Mere Spectacle
February 2021

More than Mere Spectacle

Coronations and Inaugurations in the Habsburg Monarchy during the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

Van Gelder, K.
Four-Color Communism
February 2021

Four-Color Communism

Comic Books and Contested Power in the German Democratic Republic

Eedy, S.
Political Graffiti in Critical Times
February 2021

Political Graffiti in Critical Times

The Aesthetics of Street Politics

Campos, R., Pavoni, A., & Zaimakis, Y. (eds)
Peripheries at the Centre
March 2021

Peripheries at the Centre

Borderland Schooling in Interwar Europe

Venken, M.
On the Death of Jews
March 2021

On the Death of Jews

Photographs and History

Fresco, N.
Jewish Self-Hate
March 2021

Jewish Self-Hate

Lessing, T.
The Herero Genocide
April 2021

The Herero Genocide

War, Emotion, and Extreme Violence in Colonial Namibia

Häussler, M.
East German Film and the Holocaust
April 2021

East German Film and the Holocaust

Ward, E.
Merchant Kings
April 2021

Merchant Kings

Corporate Governmentality in the Dutch Colonial Empire, 1815–1870

Schrauwers, A.
Bestsellers of the Third Reich
April 2021

Bestsellers of the Third Reich

Readers, Writers and the Politics of Literature

Adam, C.
To See a Moose
May 2021

To See a Moose

The History of Polish Sex Education

Kościańska, A.
Legal Entanglements
May 2021

Legal Entanglements

Law, Rights and the Battle for Legitimacy in Divided Germany, 1945-1989

Gehrig, S.
When They Came for Me
May 2021

When They Came for Me

The Hidden Diary of an Apartheid Prisoner

Schlapobersky, J. R.
Echoes of Surrealism
May 2021

Echoes of Surrealism

Challenging Socialist Realism in East German Literature, 1945–1990

Berendse, G.-J.
Analysing Historical Narratives
May 2021

Analysing Historical Narratives

On Academic, Popular and Educational Framings of the Past

Berger, S., Brauch, N., & Lorenz, C. (eds)
The Age of Capitalism and Bureaucracy
June 2021

The Age of Capitalism and Bureaucracy

Perspectives on the Political Sociology of Max Weber

Mommsen, W. J.
In Memory of Times to Come
June 2021

In Memory of Times to Come

Ironies of History in Southeastern Papua New Guinea

Demian, M.
Do Not Forget Me
June 2021

Do Not Forget Me

Three Jewish Mothers Write to Their Sons from the Thessaloniki Ghetto

Saltiel, L. (ed)
Rethinking Atlantic Empire
June 2021

Rethinking Atlantic Empire

Christopher Schmidt-Nowara’s Histories of Nineteenth-Century Spain and the Antilles

Eastman, S. & Jacobsen, S. (eds)
German Rule, African Subjects
June 2021

German Rule, African Subjects

State Aspirations and the Reality of Power in Colonial Namibia

Zimmerer, J.
International Organizations Revisited
July 2021

International Organizations Revisited

Agency and Pathology in a Multipolar World

Dijkzeul, D. & Salomons, D. (eds)
The Paradoxical Republic
July 2021

The Paradoxical Republic

Austria 1945–2020

Rathkolb, O.
Iron Landscapes
July 2021

Iron Landscapes

National Space and the Railways in Interwar Czechoslovakia

Jeschke, F.
Territory, State and Nation
August 2021

Territory, State and Nation

The Geopolitics of Rudolf Kjellén

Björk, R. & Lundén, T. (eds)
The Russian Cold
August 2021

The Russian Cold

Histories of Ice, Frost, and Snow

Herzberg, J., Renner, A., & Schierle, I. (eds)
Traumatic Pasts in Asia
September 2021

Traumatic Pasts in Asia

History, Psychiatry, and Trauma from the 1930s to the Present

Micale, M. S. & Pols, H. (eds)
Israel-Palestine
September 2021

Israel-Palestine

Lands and Peoples

Bartov, O. (ed)
The Greek Military Dictatorship
September 2021

The Greek Military Dictatorship

Revisiting a Troubled Past, 1967–1974

Anastasakis, O. & Lagos, K. (eds)
Guido Goldman
September 2021

Guido Goldman

Transatlantic Bridge Builder

Klingst, M.
Heritage under Socialism
October 2021

Heritage under Socialism

Preservation in Eastern and Central Europe, 1945–1991

Gantner, E. B., Geering, C., & Vickers, P. (ed)
Indigenous Resurgence
October 2021

Indigenous Resurgence

Decolonialization and Movements for Environmental Justice

Dhillon, J.
Transcending the Nostalgic
October 2021

Transcending the Nostalgic

Landscapes of Postindustrial Europe beyond Representation

Jaramillo, G. S. & Tomann, J. (eds)
Defeating Impunity
November 2021

Defeating Impunity

Attempts at International Justice in Europe since 1914

Rovetta, O. & Lagrou, P. (eds)
Medieval Intersections
November 2021

Medieval Intersections

Gender and Status in Europe in the Middle Ages

Weikert, K. & Woodacre, E. (eds)
The Vienna Gestapo 1938-1945
November 2021

The Vienna Gestapo 1938-1945

Crimes, Perpetrators, Victims

Boeckl-Klamper, E., Mang, T., & Neugebauer, W.
Repressed, Remitted, Rejected
December 2021

Repressed, Remitted, Rejected

German Reparations Debts to Poland and Greece

Roth, K. H. & Rübner, H.
Germany and the Confessional Divide
December 2021

Germany and the Confessional Divide

Religious Tensions and Political Culture, 1871-1989

Ruff, M. E. & Großbölting, T. (eds)
The Power of Scripture
December 2021

The Power of Scripture

Political Biblicism in the Early Stuart Monarchy between Representation and Subversion

Pečar, A.
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Editors: Kyle Shelton, Rice University
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Sibirica

Sibirica

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