Maria Bucur (History) has published her work Gendering Modernism: A Reappraisal of the Canon (Bloomsbury Publishing).
Aurelian Craiutu (Political Science) traveled to Romania, assisted by an REEI Mellon grant, where he participated as one of two primary speakers during a roundtable Q&A session at the University of Bucharest. The discussion centered on moderation and Dr. Craiutu’s most recent book Faces of Moderation: The Art of Balance in an age of Extremes.
Ke-chin Hsia (History) presented "'War Victims': Practical Concepts of Victimhood and Identity in the Early First Austrian Republic" as part of the panel Austrians as War Victims? Victimhood Discourses and Practices in the Age of World Wars, which he also organized, at the 41st Annual Conference of the German Studies Association in Atlanta, Georgia, on October 6, 2017.
Padraic Kenney (History/International Studies) presented a keynote address at the Parnell Summer School in Avondale, Co. Wicklow, Ireland, entitled "'A prisoner must reverse their whole system': Irish Political Prisoners from the Fenians to the Troubles." Additionally he published his paper "Dance in Chains: Political Imprisonment in the Modern World" with Oxford University Press. He also presented a paper on Polish Communism as an emotional experience as part of a symposium at Harvard entitled: "Did Ten Days Shake the World: Centenary Perspectives on the Russian Revolution."
Alexander Rabinowitch (History, Emeritus) gave several interviews related to this year’s centennial of the Russian Revolution. The link provided below was included on Sean Gillory’s Russian Blog: http://seansrussiablog.org/2017/05/17/a-life-with-the-russian-revolution/ . He also presented a paper, "The Great Russian Revolution Revisited: Six Questions" on September 27 at the plenary session of an international conference, "The Russian Revolution of 1917 and its Historical Footprint." Held in Moscow, the conference was organized by the National Committee of Russian Historians. On October 9, he presented another research paper, "The Petrograd Bolsheviks and the All-Russian Constituent Assembly," at the plenary session of a second international conference in Moscow, "The Great Russian Revolution of 1917: 100 years of study. " This conference was organized by the Institute of Russian History, Russian Academy of Sciences.
Mark Roseman (Jewish Studies/History) delivered a presentation on his forthcoming book, Rescued Lives, at the American University in Paris on June 15th. This was part of a special session of the seminar series "Histoire et Historiographie de la Shoah (History and Historiography of the Shoah),” jointly hosted by the Centre de recherches historiques (CRH-EHESS) and the George and Irina Schaeffer Center for the Study of Genocide, Human Rights and Conflict. His review article "Paradox of Powerlessness," appeared in the Times Literary Supplement on July 7th. Mark's interview with Oxford University Regius Professor, Lyndal Roper, who presented her recent biography of Martin Luther to the European History Workshop last spring, aired on WFIU's Profiles program on Saturday, August 19, at 5 p.m. on WFIU2 (101.9 FM) and Sunday, August 20, at 6 p.m. on WFIU (103.7). These can also be streamed on-line (wfiu.org). Dr. Roseman also delivered the lecture "The League and the Devil. A Hidden History of Opposition and Rescue" as the annual Toby and Saul Reichert Holocaust Lecturer, at the Wirth Institute for Austrian and Central European Studies, University of Alberta, Edmonton, October 18, 2017. Dr. Roseman is currently a guest professor at the University of Jena, Germany. On October 25 he gave a public lecture on "Die Rettung der Geschichte. Erlebnis und Erinnerung an Hilfsaktionen für Juden im Dritten Reich" (History's Rescue. Experience and Memory of Help for Jews in the Third Reich).
Mirjam Zadoff (Jewish Studies/History) published "Jewish Family Business. Ökonomie und Romantik von Mendelssohn bis Kafka", published in Die Familie. Ein Archiv, edited by Ellen Strittmatter. This is in the catalogue for the current, eponymous exhibition at the Deutsches Literaturarchiv Marbach.