Continuity & Rupture with the Habsburg Regime, 1914–Today

Center for Professional Development, Medical School Building, room CPD1
Arts and Law, International, Research, Students, Teaching
Friday 1st June 2012 (10:00-18:00)
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Paul Miller:

Tagung at the University of Birmingham



10.00–10.30: Registration and coffee

10.30–12.30: The Habsburg Army and Its Last Battle

Richard Bassett, former London Times correspondent in Vienna
Legacies of the Imperial and Royal Army in the Successor States, 1918 to Today

John Paul Newman (National University of Ireland, Maynooth)
‘Shades of Empire’: Continuity and Rupture Amongst Austro-Hungarian Officers of Croatian Descent, 1914–1929

Christoph Mick (University of Warwick)
‘What Did They Die For? War Remembrance in Austria in the Transition from Empire to Nation State’

12.30–13.30: Lunch

13.30–15.30: National Identity in the Transition to the Successor States

Marta Filipová (University of Wolverhampton)
Great Exhibitions in the Habsburg Empire and After

Matthew Rampley (University of Birmingham)
Transylvania Between Hungary and Romania: An Episode in Interwar Intellectual Life

Claire Morelon (University of Birmingham/Sciences Po)
State Legitimacy and Continuity Between the Habsburg Empire and Czechoslovakia: The 1918 Transition in Prague


15.30–16.00: Coffee


16.00–18.00: The Demise of Dynasty and the Austrian Staatsidee

Paul Miller (University of Birmingham/McDaniel College)
Forgetting Franz Ferdinand: The Archduke in Austrian History and Memory

Alan Sked (London School of Economics)
The Survival of the Austrian Idea After 1918: The Work of Historian Heinrich Ritter von Srbik

An Informal Dinner at a local restaurant will follow the Tagung for anyone interested!