Election battles were fought ferociously in pre-World War One Germany, when most middle-class Germans still opposed formal democracy. Anti-democrats deployed many exclusionary strategies that flew in the face of electoral fairness.

The Annual Conference of the Austrian Studies Association is being held at the University of Waterloo. Co-sponsored by the Association, the Faculty of Arts at the University of Waterloo, the Waterloo Centre for German Studies, and the Austrian Cultural Forum, the conference brings together students and scholars from across North America and Europe.

Poster: Guttenberg to Google Street View Poster (PDF)

Christophe Fricker, Craig-Kade writer in residence at Rutger University, held an entertaining and informative lecture on Guttenberg to Google Street View – Germany today as seen by its Cartoonists, on October 4th 2011.