Available through JSTOR Current Scholarship Program from January 2012.
Scope and Format
Austrian Studies is a yearbook
devoted to reflecting sustained interest in the distinctive
cultural traditions of the Habsburg Empire, the Austrian
Republics and the period of German annexation. Its focus is
Austrian culture from 1750 to the present. Contributions are
also encouraged on the culture of former areas of the Habsburg
Empire and on the work of people of Austrian origin living
Austrian Studies publishes articles
in English together with a selection of book reviews, with the
aim of making recent research accessible to a broadly based
international readership. Each volume has a coherent but
wide-ranging theme. Interested colleagues are invited to propose
themes for future issues and to act as guest editors for these
Unsolicited articles with no immediate
relevance to the current thematic calls are also welcome, but
can only be included in future issues if critical mass accrues.
Suggestions for book reviews and features (anniversaries,
obituaries, etc.) are always welcome.
Edited by Dr Deborah Holmes
(University of Salzburg / University of Kent) and Professor Florian Krobb
(National University of Ireland Maynooth). Reviews Editor: Dr Caitríona Ní
Dhúill (Durham University).
Volume 23 (2015) entitled Translating
Austria is now published in print and online
Despatch begins w/c 25 January 2016.
This issue of Austrian Studies
assembles eight articles on various ways by which Austrian
writing was communicated into foreign cultures. Translation here
is not only understood as a ‘simple’ transfer from one language
into another, but as a process by which cultural difference is
negotiated – and comes to the fore with exceptional poignancy
and detail. The articles concern some of the most important
Austrian writers of the twentieth century, namely Hugo von
Hofmannsthal, Joseph Roth, Felix Salten, Stefan Zweig, Karl
Kraus and Ilse Achinger; they comprise case studies, surveys,
translation critique and a practitioner’s discussion of a most
Call for PapersA call for papers for Austrian Studies 25 (2017): Celebrations. Festkultur in Austria (working title), is published here.
On 9-10 June 2016, the Ingeborg Bachmann Centre for Austrian Literature at the Institute of Modern Languages Research, London, will host a workshop for the presentation and discussion of papers in progress for the anniversary issue of Austrian Studies. The Austrian Cultural Forum warmly invites all participants to an evening reception on Thursday 9 June.
Proposals for the workshop, the Austrian Studies issue, or preferably both, including an abstract of 300 words and a short biography, should be sent to Florian Krobb (Florian.Krobb@nuim.ie) and Deborah Holmes (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 29 February 2016.
The submission deadline for articles is 20 November 2016 for publication in autumn 2017.
Archive issues from Vol. 11 onwards are now available at JSTOR to participating institutions.
Access online here.
A sample article is available here. Originally published in Austrian Studies 11 (2003), Lisa Silverman's article 'Repossessing the Past? Property, Memory and Austrian-Jewish Narrative Histories' considers the confiscation of Austrian-Jewish property during the Holocaust and its literary representation as a paradigm for examining the theoretical relationship between property and Jewish identity in Central Europe.