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Antrittsvorlesung – Christina Lutter: Zwischen Hof und Kloster. Kulturelle Gemeinschaften im mittelalterlichen Österreich, 28.04.2009, Wien

Montag, März 30th, 2009

Zeit: Dienstag, 28. April 2009, 18.00 Uhr
Ort: Universität Wien, Großer Festsaal, 1010 Wien, Dr.-Karl-Lueger-Ring 1


Univ.-Prof. Dr. Heinz W. Engl; Vizerektor der Universität Wien

Einleitende Worte
O. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Michael Viktor Schwarz; Dekan der Historisch-Kulturwissenschaftlichen Fakultät
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Karl Brunner; Direktor des Instituts für Österreichische Geschichtsforschung

Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Christina Lutter: Zwischen Hof und Kloster. Kulturelle Gemeinschaften im mittelalterlichen Österreich

Kleiner Empfang

Christina Lutter, geb. 1970 in Wien, ist seit Oktober 2008 Professorin für Österreichische Geschichte an der Universität Wien. (mehr …)

Call for Conference Panelists: (Re)-Producing the Nation, Histories of (Re)-Defining the Family? (Re)-Conceptualizations of Society’s Nuclear Structuring in a Global Age; DL: 17.04.2009

Montag, März 30th, 2009

Call for Conference Panelists: ESHHC 2010 Panel

We are setting up a panel within The Sexuality Network of the European Social Science History titled (Re)-Producing the Nation, Histories of (Re)-Defining the Family? (Re)-Conceptualizations of Society’s Nuclear Structuring in a Global Age (a short description of the panel bellow). The panel will be part of the bigger European Social Science History Conference 2010 to take place in Ghent (13-16 April 2010).

Interested authors should submit their abstract (max. 300 words) accompanied by 5 keywords to both panel organizers by 17 April 2009:

O Cristian Norocel

Helena Tinnerholm Ljungberg

(Re)-Producing the Nation, Histories of (Re)-Defining the Family? (Re)-Conceptualizations of Society’s Nuclear Structuring in a Global Age.

In an evermore interconnected world, marked by a full spectrum of interactions between traditions, languages, and ethnic identities, the family understood as the heteropatriarchal unit for societal structuring faces new challenges. (mehr …)

CfP: In Search of Voice: Oral History as Theory, Method, and Source (Event, Kharkiv, 12/2009); DL: April 15, 2009

Montag, März 30th, 2009

Prairie Centre for the Ukrainian Heritage, St. Thomas More College / University of Saskatchewan, Canada / The Kowalsky Eastern Ukrainian Institute / Kharkiv V. N. Karazin National University, Ukraine / Ukrainian Oral History Association

Oral History Conference / International Scholarly Symposium
Kharkiv, Ukraine, 11-12 December 2009
Proposals Due: April 15, 2009

Since the 1990s, oral historical research has been gaining much recognition in post-independence Ukraine as well in the Ukrainian studies in general. As a valid field research practice, oral history has become important means of accessing most intimate circuits of knowledge – highlighting private and public lives of individuals or communities, and exploring their unique historical or generational experiences. Yet, while there is much evidence of active empirical research in Ukraine and amongst the Ukrainian communities elsewhere in which oral historical method is utilized, further conceptualization of oral historical research – as an academic discipline with its own theoretical and methodological frameworks – is needed, in order to facilitate analytical interpretation of gathered personal testimonies of historical events and experiences. (mehr …)

CfP: Remembering War, Genocide and other Human Rights Violations, Oral History, New Media and the Arts (Event, Montreal, 11/2009); DL: April 13, 2009

Montag, März 30th, 2009

The Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling & the Montreal Life Stories Project Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

November 5-8, 2009
Proposals Due: Monday April 13, 2009

It has frequently been said that we live in an „age of testimony.“ Eye-witness accounts from survivors of war, genocide and other human rights violations fill our airwaves and our bookshelves. Large Holocaust testimony projects such as Steven Spielberg’s Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation have recorded tens of thousands of survivors. Thousands more have told their horrific stories to truth and reconciliation commissions and international tribunals in a growing number of countries including Canada.

Oral history, we believe, has a pivotal role to play in educating ourselves and our communities about the social preconditions, experiences and long-term repercussions of (mehr …)

Symposium: Biopolitics of Scale, 07.-08.04.2009, Botersloot/NL

Montag, März 30th, 2009

Berlage Institute (Rotterdam) Jan van Eyck Academie (Maastricht) Rotterdam, Netherlands

Zeit: 07.-08.04.2009,
Ort: Berlage Institute, Botersloot 25

The symposium „Biopolitics of Scale“ addresses the role of modern states in processes of urbanisation by focusing on the production and transformation of scalar regimes.

The production of scales as platforms and containers of social practices was an essential part of the emergence of modern urbanism as a biopolitical project since the 18th century; it facilitated the introduction of new procedures of state administration of life and distribution of risk on the territory.

The investigation of production, merger, dissipation and transformation of scales reveals a common denominator of the current processes of urbanisation, including the management of the growth of cities; the regulation of circulation of commodities, people and ideas; the distribution of infrastructure, security and welfare; new doctrines of monument protection; and the introduction of new financial instruments which facilitate these operations. (mehr …)

Vortrag – Nikola Langreiter: Das Tagebuch von Wetti Teuschl (1870-1885), 07.04.2009, Wien

Freitag, März 27th, 2009

Das Tagebuch von Wetti Teuschl (1870–1885) – Ein Instrument der Erinnerung? Ein Instrument des Vergessens?
Nikola Langreiter
Vortrag in der Reihe „Aus der Werkstatt der Forschung“

am Dienstag, den 7. April 2009 um 16:00 Uhr
im Dachfoyer des Haus-, Hof- und Staatsarchivs, Minoritenplatz 1, 1010 Wien

Die Aufzeichnungen Wetti Teuschls, die nur wenige Jahre in einem langen Leben (1851–1944) umfassen, erzählen eine vielfältige und spannungsreiche Geschichte. Die niederösterreichische Bürgerstochter heiratete nicht standesgemäß und folgte ihrem Ehemann, einem ‚kleinen’ Gemischtwarenhändler, nach Wien. (mehr …)

Cnf: QUEER 50S Birkbeck Institute of Gender and Sexuality (BIGS) (6-7.05.2009 London)

Freitag, März 27th, 2009

QUEER 50S: a 2-day international conference hosted by the Birkbeck Institute of Gender and Sexuality (BIGS)

Date: 6-7 May 2009;
Venue: B01, Clore Management Centre, Birkbeck, 25?27
Torrington Square, London WC1

Programme now available on: (Word-Document)

** Free but advance registration essential **. To register go to:

Confirmed contributions include keynotes by Jennifer Evans and Alison Oram, plus papers by Andrew Asibong, Justin Bengry, Chris Brickell, Gavin Butt, Richard Hornsey, Matt Houlbrook, Julian Jackson, Jonathan D. MacIntosh, Jeff Meek, Amanda Littauer, Ankhi Mukherjee, Kaye Mitchell, Elizabeth Stephens, Antu Sorainen. (mehr …)