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War, Occupation, and Empire: Interview with Guest Editor Jean Elisabeth Pedersen

  This is the fourth in a series of posts dedicated to celebrating the 40th volume of our journal Historical Reflections/Reflexions Historiques.   A recent issue of Historical Reflections/Réflexions historiques is devoted to the special topic of “War, Occupation, and Empire in France and Germany.” This post is the transcript of an electronic interview between Berghahn blog […]

Discovering Van der Meersch: Themes of Race and Empire

This is the first in a series of posts dedicated to celebrating the 40th volume of our journal Historical Reflections/Reflexions Historiques.   The latest issue of the journal is devoted to the special topic of “War, Occupation, and Empire in France and Germany.” This post is the transcript of an electronic interview between the issue’s […]

The Nazi Genocide of the Roma: Activism or Scholarship?

The Nazi Genocide of the Roma: Reassessment and Commemoration, to be published this month, gives voice to the plight of the lesser-studied but still widely persecuted population of the Roma in Nazi-occupied Europe. Below, editor Anton Weiss-Wendt addresses the reception of the collection, which he says begs the question: “Is this scholarship or is it […]

Happy Bastille Day- A Brief History of the Holiday and French Revolution Resources from Berghahn

Most national days celebrate about what you would expect a national day to celebrate. Some, like the national days of the United States, Albania, and Haiti mark the signing of a declaration of independence from a colonial power. Other countries, like much of Africa, choose to remember the day the colonial power actually left. Countries like […]

Hot Off the Presses- New Journal Releases from Berghahn

Critical Survey, Volume 24, Issue 1, Spring 2012 German Politics and Society, Volume 30, Issue 2, Summer 2012 Girlhood Studies, Volume 5, Issue 1, Summer 2012, Special Issue: “Girls and Dolls” Historical Reflections/Réflexions Historiques, Volume 38, Issue 2, Summer 2012, Special Issue: “Writing History for a Variety of Publics”