Publications

Our Institute’s first compact disc, produced under its own label as part of a “Music of Central Europe” series was released in 2001. Devoted to Bedrich Smetana’s Má Vlast (My Homeland), original version, 1874-75, and Leos Janácek’s Moravské Tance (Moravian Dances) with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra conducted by Grzegorz Nowak, it was recorded live on 29/30 October 1999 at the Francis Winspear Centre for Music in Edmonton.

 

 

 

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The proceedings of our May 2001 conference, "Reverberations: Representations of Modernity, Tradition and Cultural Value in-between Central Europe and North America," were published as: Susan Ingram, Markus Reisenleitner and Cornelia Szabó-Knotik. eds., Reverberations: Representations of Modernity, Tradition and Cultural Value in-between Central Europe and North America (Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2002).

 

 

 

  

 

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Many of the papers presented at our October 2002 conference “Nationalist Myths and Pluralist Realities in Central Europe,” were published by Austrian History Yearbook.

 

 

 

 

  

 

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The proceedings of a conference we co-sponsored with the University of Toronto in May 2000, “Writing the Austrian Traditions: Relations between Philosophy and Literature” were published as: Wolfgang Huemer and Marc-Oliver Schuster, eds., Writing the Austrian Traditions: Relations between Philosophy and Literature (Edmonton: Wirth Institute for Austrian and Central European Studies, 2003).

 

 

 

 

  

 

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Our Institute’s second compact disc, produced under our own label as part of a “Music of Central Europe” series was released under the title “Romantic Central Europe” in 2001. A piano recital by Magdalena Adamek, the programme constists of Carl Czerny, Etude melodieuse Op. 795, no. 3, Chanson sans paroles, in A flat major, from Op. 529, Franz Schubert, Moments Musicaux, Op.94 (D 780), Fryderyk Chopin, Polonaise in A flat major, ‘Heroic’, Op. 53, Two Mazurkas, Op. 41, Nos. 2 & 4, and Feliks Nowowiejski, Three Polish Dances, Op. 2, Backfischens Traum, Op. 5, Marsz PCK [March of the Polish Red Cross], Op. 23.

 

 

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Our Institute’s third compact disc, produced under our own label as part of a “Music of Central Europe” series was released in 2005. The programme presented on this compact disc came from a live recording made by the University of Alberta Concert Choir and Madrigal Singers and University of Alberta Symphony Orchestra on 28 October 2004. The programme consisted of Antonín Dvořák, Overture “My Home” Op. 62a (conducted by Tanya Prochazka), Concerto for Violoncello and Orchestra in b minor, Op. 104 (conducted by Michael Massey with Tanya Prochazka, cello), and Te Deum, Op. 103 (conducted by Leonard Ratzlaff).

 

 

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The proceedings of our Institute’s September 2003 conference, “The World according to Lem: Science, Fiction and Futurology,” were published as: Peter Swirski, ed., The Art and Science of Stanislas Lem (Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queens University Press, 2006).

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The proceedings of our Institute’s February 2004 conference, “Inter/Nationalism: The Austrian Playwright Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872),” were published as: Marianne Henn, Clemens Ruthner and Raleigh Whitinger, eds., Aneignungen, Entfremdungen: The Austrian Playwright Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872) (New York, Washington, D.C., Frankfurt a/M, etc: Peter Lang, 2007).

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The proceedings of our Institute’s April 2005 conference, “The Cinema of Central Europe,” were published as Wacław M. Osadnik and Irene Sywenky, eds., Central European Cinema Today: Beyond Words and Images, in a special issue of the Canadian Review of Comparative Literature, Vol 34, No. 3 (2007), pp. 253-360.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The proceedings of our Institute’s June 2002 conference, “The Carl Czerny International Symposium,” were published as: David Gramit, ed., Beyond the Art of Finger Dexterity: Reassessing Carl Czerny (Rochester, N.Y.: University of Rochester Press, 2008).

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The proceedings of our Institute’s September 2002 conference, The Germans and the East,” were published as: Charles Ingrao and Franz A.J. Szabo, eds., The Germans and the East (West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press, 2008).

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The proceedings of our Institute’s September 2003 conference jointly mounted with the Center for Austrian Studies of the University of Minnesota, “Embodiments of Power: the Baroque City in Austria and Europe,” were published as: Gary B. Cohen and Franz A.J. Szabo, eds., Embodiments of Power: Building Baroque Cities in Europe (Oxford & New York: Berghahn Books, 2008).

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The catalogue of the exhibition co-sponsored by our Institute, “Legacy of Empire: Treasures of the University of Alberta Libraries Central European Collection” held in the Bruce Peel Special Collections Library from September to December 2008 was published as: Franz A.J. Szabo, ed., Legacy of Empire: Treasures of the University of Alberta’s Central European Library Collection (Edmonton: University of Alberta Libraries, 2008.

 

 

 

 

 

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The proceedings of our Institute’s October 2005 conference “The Austrian School of Economics” were published as: Roger Koppl, ed., Explorations in Austrian Economics, Vol. 11 of Advances in Austrian Economics (Bingley, UK: Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., 2008).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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A guide to the film festival dedicated to the films of Michael Haneke and co-sponsored by our Institute was published as: William Beard, ed., The Films of Michael Haneke (Edmonton: Metro Cinema and Wirth Institute, 2009).

 

 

 

 

 

 

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A joint publication project with the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies was completed with the publication of: Vasyl Kuchabsy, Western Ukraine in Conflict with Poland and Bolshevism, 1918-1923, translated by Gus Fagan (Edmonton & Toronto: Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies Press, 2009), 346 pp.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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An independent publication project of the Wirth Institute has been completed this past academic year with the publication of: Hans Schulte and Gerald Chapple, eds., Shadows of the Past: Austrian Literature of the Twentieth Century (New York: Peter Lang, 2009).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The proceedings of our Institute’s May 2008 conference co-sponsored with the University of Ottawa, “Gender and Modernity in Central Europe: The Austro-Hungarian Monarchy and its Legacy” were published as: Agatha Schwartz, ed., Gender and Modernity in Central Europe: The Austro-Hungarian Monarchy and its Legacy (Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press, 2010).

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The proceedings of our Institute’s October 2008 conference,“What is so Austrian about Austrian Economics?” were published as: Roger Koppl, Steven Horwitz and Pierre Desrochers, eds., What is so Austrian about Austrian Economics?, Vol. 14 of Advances in Austrian Economics (Bingley, UK: Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., 2010).

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Some of the papers presented at the two conferences jointly sponsored by the Wirth Institute and the Center for Austrian Studies at the University of Minnesota in April and September 2006, “Religion and Authority in Central Europe from the Middle Ages to the Enlightenment,” were published as: Howard Louthan, Gary Cohen and Franz A.J. Szabo, eds., Diversity and Dissent: Negotiating Religious Difference in Central Europe, 1500-1800 (Oxford & New York: Berghahn Books, 2011).

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The proceedings of our Institute’s October 2009 conference, “Emperor Maximilian I (1459-1519): Perceptions, Transfers, Comparisons,” were published as: Heinz Noflatscher, Michael A. Chisholm and Bertrand Schnerb, eds., Maximilian I. (1459-1519): Wahrnehmung – Übersetzungen – Gender (Innsbruck: Studienverlag, 2011).

 

 

 

 


 
 

 

Contested Passions book cover Thirty articles dealing with aspects of Austrian literature, graphic arts, architecture, film and popular media are assembled in this new volume which grew out of the annual meeting of the Modern Austrian Literature and Culture Association (MALCA) which was held at the University of Alberta in April, 2007 were published as: Clemens Ruthner and Raleigh Whitinger, eds., Contested Passions: Sexuality, Eroticism, and Gender in Modern Austrian Literature and Culture (Vienna: Peter Lang, 2011). 
 

 

 

 

 


 
 

Czerny CD coverOur Institute’s fourth compact disc, produced in co-operation with the CD label DOREMI under the title “Carl Czerny: A Rediscovered Genius” was released in December 2011. The programme presented on this 3-CD set consists of live recordings from our Institute’s “Carl Czerny Music Festival” of June 2002 and features many world premiere performances of works by Czerny.

 

 

 


 
 

Austrian History Yearbook Volume XLIII 2012Six papers presented at our Institute’s May 2008 conference, “Sites of Indifference to Nation in Habsburg Central Europe,” were published as a forum under the title “Sites of Indifference to Nationhood” in the 2012 edition of Austrian History Yearbook (Vol. XLIII, pp. 21-137). 

 

 

 

 


 
 

Experts and Epistemic Monopolies

The proceedings of the Third Biennial Wirth Institute Conference on Austrian Economics, which was held at Simon Fraser University on October, 2010 have been published as volume 17 in the series “Advances in Austrian Economics” under the title Experts and Epistemic Monopolies. The volume was co-edited by Roger Koppl, Steven Horwitz, and Laurent Dobuzinskis and published by Emerald Group Publishing, Ltd. (Bingley, UK: 2012).

 

 

 

 


 
 

Dániel Péter Biró and Harald Krebs, eds., The String Quartets of Béla Bartók: Tradition and Legacy in Analytical Perspective (New York: Oxford University Press, 2014).

The proceedings of our September 2008 conference co-sponsored with the University of Victoria School of Music, “Bártok’s String Quartets: Tradition and Legacy,” were published as: Dániel Péter Biró and Harald Krebs, eds., The String Quartets of Béla Bartók: Tradition and Legacy in Analytical Perspective (New York: Oxford University Press, 2014).




 
 

Stille Nacht: Christmas Carols from Austria, our Institute’s fourth compact disc, produced under our own label, was released in 2014. The programme presented on this compact disc is a compilation of live recordings made by the Austrian Choir Heimatecho as part of our annual Silent Night Christmas concert series. The programme consisted of traditional Austrian Christmas carols performed by the choir and conducted and accompanied on the piano by Jeannie Park (2003-2004, 2006, 2008, 2010-2013), Tom Geddes (2002), and conducted by Vic Lavicka and accompanied on the piano by Anton Szabo (2009).

 

 


 
 

The proceedings of our Institute’s October 2012 conference “The Austrian School of Economics” were published as: Steven Horwitz and Roger Koppl, eds., Entangled Political Economy, Vol. 18 of Advances in Austrian Economics (Bingley, UK: Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., 2014).


 

 

 

 


 
 

The proceedings of our Institute’s Fall 2014 conference “The Austrian School of Economics” were published as: Steven Horwitz, ed., Studies in Austrian Macroeconomics, Vol. 20 of Advances in Austrian Economics (Bingley, UK: Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., 2016).


 

 

 


 
 

Several papers presented at our Institute’s September 2011 conference, “New Perspectives on the Austrian Enlightenment,” were published as a forum under the title “The Enlightenment in Central Europe: Structures, Spaces, Translations” in the 2017 edition of Austrian History Yearbook (Vol. XLVIII, pp. 25-125).