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Mark Keck-Szajbel - Publications

Monograph

  • The Borders of Friendship. Transnational Travel and Tourism in the East Bloc, 1972-1990 (manuscript currently under consideration).

As Editor 

  • (with Joachim C. Häberlen and Kate Mahoney: The politics of authenticity. Countercultures and Radical Movements across the Iron Curtain, 1968-1989, Berghan 2018.
  • (with Ondřej Klípa and Alexander Simmeth), Cultures in Transition. East Europe, 1989-2017, Interdisciplinary Polish Studies 6, (2018).
  • Digital Project: (accepted by the International Cold War History Project of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars), From Stalinism to Coca-Cola: A Primary Source Collection, (expected 2018).
  • (with Dariusz Stola), Mobility in the Communist Bloc, special edition of: East European Politics and Society, (February 2015).
  • (with Tim Buchen, Dagmara Jajeśniak-Quast, and Katarzyna Kowalski), Demographischer Wandel in Polen, Deutschland und Europa. Geschichte, Verflechtungen und neue Forschungsperspektiven, Interdisciplinary Polish Studies 2 (2014).

 Contributions in Edited Volumes

  • From Backward to Forward: The Strange Death of Polish Agriculture, In: Mark Keck-Szajbel, Ondřej Klípa and Alexander Simmeth (eds.), Cultures in Transition. East Europe, 1989-2017, Interdisciplinary Polish Studies 6, (expected 2018).
  • Motocross Mayhem. Racing as Transnational Phenomena in Socialist Czechoslovakia, In: Patryk Babiracki, Austin Jersild (eds.), Socialist Internationalism in the Cold War, Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
  • " Wer hat Angst vor dem „großen, bösen Arbeiter“? Eine Reflexion über den Diskurswandel in der Arbeitnehmerfreizügigkeit / Kto się boi „wielkiego, strasznego pracownika”? Refleksje na temat zmiany w dyskursie na temat mobilności pracowników In: Dagmara Jajeśniak-Quast, Laura Kiel, Marek Kłodnicki (eds.), Arbeitnehmerfreizügigkeit zwischen Deutschland und Polen–eine Zwischenbilanz aus unterschiedlichen Perspektiven / Swobodny przepływ pracowników między Polską a Niemcami–próba bilansu z różnych perspektyw, Interdisciplinary Polish Studies 1 (2014).
  • Hitchhikers’ Paradise: The Intersection of Automobility, Economics, and Ideology in People’s Poland, in: Giustino, Cathleen M, Catherine J. Plum, and Alexander Vari. Socialist Escapes: Breaking Away from Ideology and Everyday Routine in Eastern Europe, 1945-1989. New York: Berghahn, 2013.
  • Shop around the Bloc: Trader Tourism and its Discontents on the East German-Polish Border, in: Bren, Paulina, and Mary Neuburger. Communism Unwrapped: Consumption in Cold War Eastern Europe. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2012.
  • Cives Wratislavienses, czyli pamięć o Niemcu na Śląsku, in: Margiela-Korczewska, Dagmara, and Krzysztof Ruchniewicz. Błogosławiony Kraj?: Szkice O Historii I Pamięci Dolnego Śląska. Wrocław: Oficyna Wydawnicza "Atut" - Wrocławskie Wydawnictwo Oświatowe, 2011.
  • The Adventures in Wartheland, or the National Socialist Attempts at Cultural Redefinition in the City of Poznań: 1939-1945, in: Kirk, Tim, and Luďa Klusáková. Cultural Conquests: 1500-2000. Prague: Karolinum, 2009.

Journal Articles

  • 1989 im Museum—Von the Wende zu Terror Háza—ein internationaler Vergleich aus der Sicht eines Lehrenden, in: Museumsblätter. Mitteilungen des Museumsverbandes Brandenburg, 31, (2017).
  • A Cultural Shift in the 1970s: “Texas” Jeans, Taboos and Transnational Tourism, in: East European Politics and Society, (February 2015).
  • The World of Yesterday, Today, in: Newsletter of the Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (Spring 2014)
  • East Central European Archives: A Review, in: Newsletter of the Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (Fall 2011).
  • (With Heike Wolter), A Contradiction in Terms? An Analysis of the Historiography on East Bloc Tourism, in: Yearbook of the International Association for the History of Transport, Traffic and Mobility (2010).
  • The Politics of Travel and the Creation of a European Society, in: Global Society 24 (2010) 1.
  • Contagious, Incurable, or Deconstructed? The Myth of Grunwald/Tannenberg in Polish and German Collective Identity, in: Newsletter of the Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (Spring 2008).

Reviews and published translations

  • Nigel Swain, Green Barons, Force-of-Circumstance Entrepreneurs, Impotent Mayors. Rural Change in the Early Years of Post-Socialist Capitalist Democracy, in: Jahrbücher für Geschichte Osteuropas Jahrbücher für Geschichte Osteuropas. jgo.e-reviews 7 (2017), 2: 45-46. Available at: http://www.recensio.net/rezensionen/zeitschriften/jahrbucher-fur-geschichte-osteuropas/jgo-e-reviews-2017/2/issue.pdf/at_download/file.
  • Scott Moranda, The People’s Own Landscape: Nature, Tourism, and Dictatorship in East Germany, in: German Studies Review (2016) 39(2): 422-424.
  • Joint Review: Patrice Dabrowski. Poland: The First Thousand Years; Brian Porter-Szűcs. Poland in the Modern World. Beyond Martyrdom; Anita Prażmowska. Poland: A Modern History, in: Pol-Int (Fall 2015)
  • Review: Scott Moranda, The People’s Own Landscape: Nature, Tourism, and Dictatorship in East Germany, in: German Studies Review (Fall 2015)
  • Review: Eszter Bartha, Alienating Labor. Workers on the Road from Socialism to Capitalism in East Germany and Hungary, in: German History German History (2015) 33(4): 686-687.
  • Review: Diane Koenker, Club Red: Vacation Travel and the Soviet Dream, in: Jahrbücher für Geschichte Osteuropas Jahrbücher für Geschichte Osteuropas, jgo.e-reviews 5 (2015), 3: 24-25. Available at: http://www.recensio.net/rezensionen/zeitschriften/jahrbucher-fur-geschichte-osteuropas/jgo-e-reviews-2015/3/issue.pdf/at_download/file
  • Review: Anne Gorsuch and Diane Koenker, The Socialist Sixties: Crossing Borders in the Second World, in: Jahrbücher für Geschichte Osteuropas, jgo.e-reviews 5 (2015), 3: 25-26. Available at: http://www.recensio.net/rezensionen/zeitschriften/jahrbucher-fur-geschichte-osteuropas/jgo-e-reviews-2015/3/issue.pdf/at_download/file.
  • Review: Daniel Logemann, Das polnische Fenster. Deutsch-polnische Kontakte im staatssozialistischen Alltag Leipzigs 1972-1989, in: Pol-Int, 15.05.2014, <https://www.pol-int.org/en/node/345>.
  • Review: Steffi Mahrung. Die Wandernde Grenze: Die Eu, Polen Und Der Wandel Politischer Räume, 1990-2010, in: H-Soz-u-Kult, 17.01.2014, <http://hsozkult.geschichte.hu-berlin.de/rezensionen/2014-1-036>.
  • Translation from German: Dietrich Beyrau, “Eastern Europe as a ‘Sub-Germanic Space’: Scholarship on Eastern Europe Under National Socialism.” in: Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History 13, no. 3 (2012): 685–723.
  • Review: Dominik Trutkowski, Der geteilte Ostblock. Die Grenzen der SBZ/DDR zu Polen und der Tschechoslowakei, in: German History, Fall 2012
  • Translation from Polish (with Małgorzata Szajbel-Keck): Małgorzata Mazurek, Beyond the Anecdotal: Family Stories about Scarcity in 1979/1980 and Thirty Years After, In: Paulina Bren, Mary Neuburger (eds.), Communism Unwrapped: Consumption in Postwar Eastern Europe, Oxford 2012.
  • Review: Jerzy Kochanowski, Włodzimierz Borodziej, and Joachim von Puttkamer, “Schleichwege”: Inoffizielle Begegnungen sozialistischer Staatsbürger zwischen 1956 und 1989, in: Journal of Modern European History 2 (2012).
  • Review: Volker Zimmermann, Eine sozialistische Freundschaft im Wandel. Die Beziehungen zwischen der SBZ/DDR und der Tschechoslowakei (1945-1969), in: German History, Fall 2011.
  • Translation from German: Dietrich Beyrau, Mortal Embrace: Germans and (Soviet) Russians in the First Half of the 20th Century, in: Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History 10 (2009), 3, 423-439.
  • Translation from German: Bert Hoppe, Iron Revolutionaries and Salon Socialists: Bolsheviks and German Communists in the 1920s and 1930s, in: Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History 10 (2009), 3, 499-526.
  • Review: Patrice Dabrowski, Commemorations and the Shaping of modern Poland, in: Polish Review 53 (2008), 3.
  • Conference Report: “The Socialist Car”. 13.06.2008-14.06.2008, Berlin. In: H-Soz-u-Kult, 17.07.2008, <http://hsozkult.geschichte.hu-berlin.de/tagungsberichte/id=2191>.