Upcoming Events and Conferences.

World War I Exhibit: "1914: Then Came Armageddon"
Through December 30, 2014. Special Collections, 976 Memorial Library, 728 State St.
For more information, please visit the website.

Jan Vansina, "Through the Day, Through the Night: A Flemish Belgian Boyhood and World War II"
September 24, 2014. 3:30pm. The Pyle Center Auditorium, 702 Langdon St.

47th Wisconsin Workshop: "Measuring the World: Formation, Transformation, and Transmission of the 'National' and the 'Universal' from the Eighteenth Century to the Present"
September 25- September 27, 2014. Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St.
Workshop program available here.

Maarten de Jong, "Purposeful Use of Performance Information in Forestry and Air Traffic Control: a Matter of Nature of Nurture? A Transatlantic Comparison"
October 7, 2014. 12:00pm. La Follette House Conference Room, 1225 Observatory Dr.

Thomas Kaplan, "Naming Genocide: Protesters, Imageries of Mass Murder, and the Remaking of Memory in West Germany and the United States"
October 9, 2014. 4:00pm.

German and Dutch Graduate Student Association (GDGSA) 16th Annual Conference: "Taking out the Trash: Assessing and Re-Assessing Value in German and Dutch Studies"
October 17- October 18, 2014. Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St.

Michaela Kreyenfeld, "25 Years after the Fall of the Berlin Wall: Did East Germans 'Adapt' to West German Family Behavior?"
October 21, 2014. 12:15pm. Social Sciences 8414, 1180 Observatory Dr.

Conference: "The Anthropocene, Cabinet of Curiosities Slam"
November 8- November 10, 2014. Town Center, Wisconsin Institute of Discovery. For more information and weekly updates, please visit the website.

Reinhart Koessler, "Imperial Skull-Duggery and Entangled Memory Politics between Namibia and Germany"
November 19, 2014. 12:00pm.

Conference: "Diplomatic Legacy of World War I"
April 9-12, 2015.


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Recent Conferences and Workshops

Christian Breunig, "Policy Trade-offs in Advanced Democracies"
September 11, 2014. 12:00pm. 422 North Hall, 1050 Bascom Mall.

Peter Schneider, "Berlin Now"
September 10, 2014. 4:00pm. 206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr.

WILJ Annual Symposium, "Creation of International Law: Exploring the International Law Components of Peace"
April 4, 2014-April 5, 2014. UW Law School
For publicity poster, click here.

Conference, "Gender and Generations"
March 28- March 29, 2014. Florida International University.
For detailed program, click here.
For biographies of participants, click here.
To view photos, click here.
To view Keynote Address and Panel Sessions, click here.

46th Wisconsin Workshop: "Speak, that I may see you!" Vision/Intuition and Visibility/Vividness „Rede, dass ich Dich sehe!“ (Anschauung/Anschaulichkeit)
September 26-28, 2013. Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St.

Videoconference: "The German Elections: Outcomes and Impacts"
September 26, 2013. 11:00am. Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St.
To view the videoconference, click here.

New book publications from CGES faculty

Marc Silberman and Hennig Wrage (eds.)
DEFA at the Crossroads of East German and International Film Culture: A Companion (Berlin: DeGruyter, 2014)

Marc Silberman, Karen E. Till, and Janet Ward (eds.)
Walls, Borders, Boundaries: Spatial and Cultural Practices in Europe
(New York: Berghahn, 2012)

Myra Marx Ferree
Varieties of Feminism German Gender Politics in Global Perspective
Click here for reviews on the book and a table of contents
(Stanford University Press 2012)

Marc Silberman (ed.)
The German Wall: Fallout in Europe (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011)

Marc Silberman and Paul Cooke (eds.)
Screening War: Perspectives on German Suffering
(Camden House, 2010)

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