German Politics and Society
Aims & Scope
Editor: Jeffrey J. Anderson, Georgetown University
Managing Editor/Book Review Editor: Eric Langenbacher, Georgetown University
German Politics and Society is a joint publication of the BMW Center for German and European Studies (of the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University) and all North American universities featuring programs and centers of German and European studies associated with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). These centers are represented by their directors on the journal's Editorial Committee.
German Politics and Society is a peer-reviewed journal published and distributed by Berghahn Journals. It is the only American publication that explores issues in modern Germany from the combined perspectives of the social sciences, history, and cultural studies.
The journal provides a forum for critical analysis and debate about politics, history, film, literature, visual arts, and popular culture in contemporary Germany. Every issue includes contributions by renowned scholars commenting on recent books about Germany.
Subjects: German Studies, Politics, Sociology, History, Economics, Cultural Studies
Volume 31, Issue 4, Winter 2013
SPECIAL ISSUE: German-Polish Border Regions in Contemporary Culture and Politics: Between Regionalism and Transnationalism
Special Issue Editors: Friederike Eigler and Astrid Weigert
Introduction: Moving Forward: New Perspectives on German-Polish Relations in Contemporary Europe
Re-imagining the German East: Expulsion and Relocation in German Feature and Documentary Film
Reflecting on the Present Burdened by the Past: German-Polish Relations in Robert Thalheim’s Film Am Ende kommen Touristen (2007)
Representations of German-Polish Border Regions in Contemporary Polish Fiction: Space, Memory, Identity
A Third-Generation Perspective on German-Polish Flight and Expulsion: Discursive and Spatial Practices in Sabrina Janesch’s novel Katzenberge (2010)
The Federation of Expellees and the Impact of Memory on German-Polish Relations