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Geisteswissenschaften International Prize, Fall 2013 – complete funding of the German-English translation
Winner of the Fraenkel Prize 2012, Wiener Library, London; the Irma Rosenberg Prize, Vienna; the Andrej Mitrovic Prize, Bonn; and the Herbert Steiner Prize 2012, Vienna
Geisteswissenschaften International Prize, complete funding of the German-English translation: How Nazi plans for a »new racial order« in Poland were transformed by the contradictory goals of institutions and actors
»A rich synthesis of micro- and macroanalysis... conceptually sophisticated and poised in its presentation, offers a structural comparison of three mercenary missions in hot spots of the Cold War.« —Bernd Greiner, Hamburg
An unsettling, comprehensive account of the Soviet campaign to collectivize the Kazakh nomads, in which half a million became refugees, three times more were killed, and a nomadic culture was destroyed.
Awarded the 2012 Wilhelm Hollenberg Prize, Ruhr University Bochum: Analysis of the group of men who went from Nazi »euthanasia« to »Aktion Reinhardt«, the systematic mass murder of European Jews
To learn why modern democracies can fail, or retain their stability and vitality in fundamental crises, one must examine the interwar period, an era in which our own political and social world was born.
Till death do we part? Explores the potential as well as the limits of new ideals that add the dimension of care to contemporary concepts and practices of friendship
Incisive critique of the German mission in Afghanistan, analysis of the underlying institutional crisis of German security policy, and an outline of steps towards ensuring that Germany can fulfill its role in international peacekeeping
A pioneering, empathetic and sharp-sighted exploration of a contemporary occupation on the margins of the urban environment—and its relationship to mainstream society
Probes a disturbing question in the history of the Stalinist purges: why did many who were themselves victims carry on in the spirit of the dictator, even after his death in 1953?
Examines the emergence and development of »Lebensraum« as a spatial concept from the nineteenth century to its adaptation to serve Nazi policies