Category archives for Austrian Jewish Studies

In the Shadow of Kafka: a BBC Radio 3 series of documentaries and drama

In the Shadow of Kafka, a series of documentaries and drama on BBC Radio 3 from Sunday 10 May–Saturday 16 May, will examine one of the most elusive and intriguing figures in 20th century literature, Franz Kafka. 100 years since the publication of Kafka’s The Metamorphosis, the Czech writer remains one of the most influential […]

Interrogating Ellie: bringing Austrian history to life

‘Interrogating Ellie’ is a book about an English woman’s experience in Austria during the Nazi period. An associated web site is designed as an educational resource to introduce students to this period. It can be found here: http://www.interrogating-ellie.com The book and website  use the central story of one individual’s experiences to ‘bring history to life.’  I […]

Call for Application: The Botstiber Foundation for Austrian-American Studies invites applications for fellowship (deadline: 31 March, 2015)

Fellowship Application Guidelines 2015 The Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies (BIAAS) is accepting applications for the Botstiber Fellowship in Austrian-American Studies. The fellowship will be awarded to a scholar or professional who seeks funds for a project that promotes an understanding of the historic relationship between Austria and the United States. A grant of up […]

Research Associate: Scholarly Biography of Arthur Schnitzler

Research Associate Scholarly Biography of Arthur Schnitzler University of Cambridge Department of German and Dutch, Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages Salary: £28,695 – £37,394 pa Start Date: 1 January 2015 (or as soon as possible thereafter) Tenure: 51 months – ending on 31 March 2019 Vacancy Reference: GL04761 Closing Date: 12:00 midnight (GMT) on Thursday 4 December 2014 […]

CfP: “ES GEHT UNS GUT” – Recent Trends in (Re)writing the Past in Austrian Literature since 2000 (27 November, 2014, IMLR London)

Ingeborg Bachmann Centre for Austrian Literature, London at the Institute of Modern Languages Research    CALL FOR PAPERS: ‚ES GEHT UNS GUT‘ – Recent Trends in (Re)writing the Past in Austrian Literature since 2000     A one-day conference at the Institute of Modern Languages Research, University of London Thursday, 27 November, 2014   Organizer: Heide Kunzelmann (Ingeborg Bachmann Centre for […]

Anglo-Austrian Society Award for Doctoral Studies in the UK

The Anglo-Austrian Society proposes to make a further award for doctoral study, funded from the Otto Harpner Fund and the Angela Krosik Bequest, to a British or Austrian citizen from September 2014. The award is for doctoral research on a topic related to Austria. The award may be used for tuition fees or maintenance, or […]

CfP: 11th IBC International Postgraduate Conference in Austrian Literature and Culture Studies (3-4 July, 2014; 2nd call)

INGEBORG BACHMANN CENTRE FOR AUSTRIAN LITERATURE at the INSTITUTE OF MODERN LANGUAGES RESEARCH (IMLR), UNIVERSITY OF LONDON 2ND CALL FOR PAPERS WITH NEW DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: 20 MARCH 2014 11th IBC International Postgraduate Conference on Current Research in Austrian Literature and Culture Studies WEDNESDAY, 3 AND THURSDAY, 4 JULY 2014 Venue: IMLR, Senate House, Malet […]

Two AHRC-funded PhD studentships are available (2104-17) as part of the project ‘Digital Critical Edition of Middle-Period Works by Arthur Schnitzler (1862-1931)

*Readvertisement: Deadline for applications extended to Monday 14 April 2014* Two AHRC-funded PhD studentships are available (2104-17) as part of the project ‘Digital Critical Edition of Middle-Period Works by Arthur Schnitzler (1862-1931) Two three-year PhD studentships are available from 1 October 2014, as part of the AHRC-funded project ‘Digital Critical Edition of Middle-Period Works by […]

Call for Contributions (deadline 1 Oct 2013): Everyday Life in Emigration: Yearbook of the Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies, Vol. 16

Call for Contributions Everyday Life in Emigration: Yearbook of the Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies, Volume 16 a peer-reviewed journal published by Rodopi Proposals for contributions are requested on the subject of everyday life in emigration, for vol. 16 of the Yearbook of the Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies, […]

CfP – deadline 15 Sept: 1914: Preludes and Echoes / Auftakt und Widerhall (6-9 February 2014, Austin, Texas)

Call for Papers Annual Conference of the Austrian Studies Association   1914: Preludes and Echoes / Auftakt und Widerhall 6-9 February 2014 Austin, Texas AT&T Conference Center U of Texas at Austin   Abstracts due: 15 September 2013   Acceptances by: 1 October 2013 2014asaconference@gmail.com Organizer:  Katherine Arens, U of Texas at Austin Conference website […]

Austrian Literature in Asia: Translators discuss Stefan Zweig and Fritz Jensen

It has only been in recent years that researchers from Austria and beyond seem to have warmed to the idea that literature produced in Austria and/or by Austrians can be looked at from a truly global perspective. Projects like PhD theses on the reception of Austrian literature in China or in the Iran, just like international […]

Call for papers for the Yearbook of the Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies: ” EVERYDAY LIFE IN EMIGRATION”

INSTITUTE OF GERMANIC & ROMANCE STUDIES, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies CALL FOR PAPERS Everyday Life in Emigration Yearbook of the Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies Volume 16 Proposals for contributions are requested on the subject of everyday life in emigration, for volume 16 of the […]