BIAAS Austro-Americana Blogs

The Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies, Media, PA The Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies (BIASS) promotes an understanding of the historic relationship between the United States and Austria, including the lands of the former Habsburg empire. The BIAAS blog series features posts by junior and senior scholars in the field of Austrian-American studies, featuring, for […]

Einstein Papers Project: The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein

California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA The Einstein Papers Project is engaged in one of the most ambitious scholarly publishing ventures undertaken in the history of science. The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein provides the first complete picture of Einstein’s massive written legacy. In addition to Einstein’s prolific scientific writings, the Collected Papers also contains his massive body of […]

Podcasts of the German Historical Institute London

German Historical Institute, London In light of the Coronavirus pandemic, the summer seminar lecture series on Feminist Histories is available as part of the GHIL audio podcast. Access the podcasts here.



bi’bak e.V., Berlin bi’bak (Turkish for “have a look”) is a project space based in Berlin, with a focus on transnational narratives, migration, global mobility and their aesthetic dimensions. bi’bak hosts a variety of events ranging from film screenings, exhibitions, workshops to music events and culinary excursions. Some of their project related documentaries and talks are […]

Weiter Schreiben. Jetzt: Ein Portal für Literatur aus Kriegs- und Krisengebieten

Weiter Schreiben. Jetzt.

wearedoingit e.V, Berlin The state-funded and award-winning project Weiter Schreiben, launched in 2017, provides a platform for artistic creativity and continuity for writers in refuge. On the project’s website texts by participating writers and related projects – including the Weiter Schreiben Magazin and (W)Ortwechelsn –  are published (in visual and audio format). Visit the site

Migrant Knowledge

The purpose Migrant Knowledge is to foster and disseminate research at the nexus of migration and knowledge studies. Migrating people—social actors with agency—are the main focus. Thus “migrant knowledge.” At the same time, there is room for interesting work on knowledge about migrants, especially if such research helps us to understand migrant knowledge. The focus here is mainly […]

German Heritage in Letters

German Historical Institute, Washington, DC German Heritage in Letters is a project to find, collect, and share online a digital collection of German-language correspondence shedding light on the history of migration that is currently held in private hands or by archival institutions. German Heritage in Letters website

Negotiating notions of transvestitism between Germany and Japan in the early 20th century

In this podcast for the Goldsmiths MA in LGBTQ History, Dr. Rainer Herrn explores the global dimensions of sexology’s history, this talk focuses on Magnus Hirschfeld’s interpretation of the onnagata, male actors who played female parts in Japanese Kabuki theatre. Which role did the onnagata play within the emerging sexual category of the transvestite? How […]

100 Years First World War

Deutsche Nationalbibliothek, Leipzig / Frankfurt am Main The virtual exhibition “100 Years First World War” visualizes the First World War Collection of the German National Library – mainly printed sources such as propaganda posters or satirical illustrations from German journals, but also photographs – and covers the period from 1914 to 1919, including the revolution […]