Volume 3: Foreword

Volume 3: Foreword Welcome to the 2007 issue of TRANSIT, “Changing Communities.” We are proud to include in this issue Dean Bell’s article, “Jews, Ethnicity and Identity in Early Modern Hamburg,” David Gramling’s “Pamuk’s Dis-orient: Reassembling Kafka’s Castle in Snow … Continue reading

Jews, Ethnicity and Identity in Early Modern Hamburg / by Dean P. Bell

Jews, Ethnicity and Identity in Early Modern Hamburg Dean P. Bell Download PDF. Abstract: During the seventeenth century a vibrant and complex Jewish community developed in Hamburg and its surrounding areas. This community was comprised of several sub-communities that varied … Continue reading

‘Schriftstellerin zu sein und in seinem Leben anwesend zu sein, ist für mich eins’: Ein Gespräch mit Terézia Mora / by Anke Biendarra

‘Schriftstellerin zu sein und in seinem Leben anwesend zu sein, ist für mich eins’: Ein Gespräch mit Terézia Mora Anke Biendarra Download PDF Abstract: A conversation with the author Terézia Mora. The following interview was conducted in Berlin on September … Continue reading

Pamuk’s Dis-Orient: Reassembling Kafka’s Castle in Snow (2002) / by David Gramling

Pamuk’s Dis-Orient: Reassembling Kafka’s Castle in Snow (2002) David Gramling Download PDF Abstract: This article analyses the circuitous relationships between Franz Kafka’s last novel The Castle and Orhan Pamuk’s 2002 Snow. Though Pamuk’s “political novel” does not mention Kafka’s hero … Continue reading

Fliehkraft. Gesellschaft in Bewegung—von Migranten und Touristen, by Tom Holert and Mark Terkessidis / Reviewed by Mason Allred

Fliehkraft. Gesellschaft in Bewegung—von Migranten und Touristen, by Tom Holert and Mark Terkessidis Reviewed by Mason Allred Download PDF Tom Holert and Mark Terkessidis. Fliehkraft. Gesellschaft in Bewegung—von Migranten und Touristen. Köln: Kiepenheuer & Witsch, 2006. Pp. 285. Paper, €8.95. … Continue reading

Re-theorizing the “We” in Community: Conceptualising Community: Beyond the State and Individual, by David Studdert; Wir-Intentionalität: Kritik des ontologischen Individualismus und Rekonstruktion der Gemeinschaft, by Hans Bernhard-Schmid / Reviewed by Robert Schechtman

Re-theorizing the “We” in Community: Conceptualising Community: Beyond the State and Individual, by David Studdert; Wir-Intentionalität: Kritik des ontologischen Individualismus und Rekonstruktion der Gemeinschaft, by Hans Bernhard-Schmid Reviewed by Robert Schechtman Download PDF Review of David Studdert, Conceptualising Community: Beyond … Continue reading