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New release/Nouvelle parution

Le défi de la fragilité, Autour des essais de François Paré, sous la direction de Guy Poirier, Élise Lepage et Tara Collington ISBN : 9782895977636 (2895977631) Le défi de la fragilité se veut un hommage et un témoignage à l’oeuvre critique de François Paré qui a influencé plusieurs générations de chercheurs impliqués dans les études des minorités …

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News from the Wirth Institute

Since the outbreak of the pandemic and the closing of the University of Alberta to the public, the Wirth Institute has moved its programs online. These include a curated series of recorded presentations of music composed by central Europeans. Last week, Franz Sabo, the founding director of the Institute and a retired specialist on the …

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Important update regarding Congress 2020 | Mise à jour importante concernant le Congrès 2020

Dear members and friends of the Federation,    On March 18, 2020, we made the difficult decision to cancel Congress 2020 at Western University, and began consulting our members on a proposal to move the event online. Our priority was to protect public health, while giving our scholarly associations an alternative to share their research …

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The Salzburg Collection at the University of Alberta. Research stay of Dr. Marion Romberg (ÖAW-IHB) in February 2020

From 1 to 24 February 2020, Dr. Marion Romberg, historian and art historian from the Institute for Habsburg and Balkan Studies of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW-IHB) in Vienna, will be staying at the Wirth Institute for Austrian and Central European Studies at the University of Alberta. The objective of her prolonged stay is …

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Revolution, Restoration, Reconstitution: Temporality and the Transfer and Transformation of Royal Power

Event Date: 01 Jul 2020 to 04 Jul 2020 Panel at the 'Kings and Queens 9' conference, Luxembourg  Steven Zwicker said of Restoration England and its literary culture that it was a period particularly ‘conscious of its cultural demarcation’. This is a recurring trope of both contemporary and later scholarship on the re-establishment of the monarchy under Charles …

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Linda F. Dietz Prize

Each year the Canadian Journal of History/Annales canadiennes d’histoire offers the Linda F. Dietz Prize — $500 and publication of the winning article. The Linda F. Dietz prize is awarded to the best submission written in either French or English by a Canadian graduate student. The article must incorporate original research and meet the scholarly …

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Memories of the Congress| Souvenirs du Congrès

The 2019 conference of the Canadian Society for Renaissance Studies (CSRS) was hosted by the University of British Columbia in Vancouver as a part of the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences’ annual Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. Our plenary speakers were Dr. Leah Knight and Dr. Wendy Wall (“Ecologies of Text …

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