/ Important - Page 2

Important

Renegotiating History in Light of the 'Greek Crisis'

On 15 May 2020, Helen’s podcast on ‘The Impact of Historical Philhellenism on Germany’s View of the Greek Crisis’, first presented in March 2016, was featured at the University of Oxford’s Modern Greek Virtual Seminar.Read more...

New Book Review: The “New Man” in Radical Right Ideology and Practice, 1919-1945

Helen’s review of The “New Man” in Radical Right Ideology and Practice, 1919-1945, edited by Jorge Dagnino, Matthew Feldman, and Paul Stocker (London: Bloomsbury, 2018), has just been published in Reviews in History, the Institute of Historical Research e-journal.Read more...

Invitation to speak at Newcastle University

On 24 January 2020, Helen presented a paper entitled ‘Back to the Ancient Greek Future? Greek Antiquity as Paradigm in National Socialist Classical Education’ at an international conference on 'Writing Ancient History in the Interwar Period', Newcastle University.Read more...

New Book Review: The Oxford Illustrated History of the Third Reich

Helen's review of The Oxford Illustrated History of the Third Reich, edited by Robert Gellately (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017), has just been published in History journal.Read more...

Invitation to speak at the Wewelsburg

On 14 September 2019, Helen gave a talk at the Wewelsburg as part of a symposium entitled “Demokratie und Diktatur in Deutschland aus britischer Sicht”, alongside historians Mary Fulbrook, Caroline Pearce and Helen Boak.Read more...

Appointment to Academic Advisory Board, 'Nordhausen April 1945'

Helen has been appointed to the academic advisory board of a project entitled ‘Nordhausen April 1945: Hintergründe, Opfer, Erinnerung’, initiated by Nordhausen Town Council and its Mayor, Kai Buchmann, to research the genesis of the Allied bombing raid which took place in April 1945 and destroyed the whole of Nordhausen’s medieval city, and its ramifications in post-war GDR memory culture.Read more...

'Fascist Antiquities and Materialities' Workshop

On 8 June 2018, Helen organised a one-day interdisciplinary workshop entitled 'What Remains? Fascist Antiquities and Materialities from the Interwar Era to the Present Day', at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge.Read more...

Brill Companion featured in the Italian daily press

On 11 February 2018, Italian daily paper Il Manifesto featured Brill's Companion to the Classics, Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany in an article entitled 'L'antichità smontata e ricomposta: Nazismo/Fascismo - un "Companion" da Brill'.Read more...

New Book: BrillNew Book: Brill's Companion to the Classics, Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany

Brill's Companion to the Classics, Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany, edited by Helen Roche and Kyriakos Demetriou, has just been published by Brill.

The volume provides the first ever guide to the manifold uses and reinterpretations of the classical tradition in Mussolini’s Italy and Hitler’s Germany. The essays contained within explore how political propaganda manipulated and reinvented the legacy of ancient Greece and Rome in order to create consensus and historical legitimation for the Fascist and National Socialist dictatorships.Read more...

Just out: MACAT Analyses of Just out: MACAT Analyses of 'Bloodlands' and 'The Hitler Myth'

Helen's analyses of Ian Kershaw's The Hitler Myth and Timothy Snyder's Bloodlands have recently been published by Routledge in the Macat Library series of guides to classic works of scholarship.

"With a growing list of over 180 titles across a broad range of subject areas, Macat works with leading academics from the world’s top universities to produce new analysesRead more...