April 2023 issue of the Cultural History journal

The new issue (12.1) of the Cultural History journal has been published. Articles:

  • ‘Cultivating Love towards the Prophet in the Early Modern Ottoman Period: Arguments and Practice’, by Dženita Karić
  • ‘Black and White Comedy: Trade and Race in Bredero’s Moortje (1617)’, by Marrigje Paijmans
  • ‘Fears of Enchantment: Advertising Theory in Britain and the Making of a Modern Myth’, by Anat Rosenberg
  • ‘”A Final Solution for Humanity”? Modern Design and the Ambivalence of Redemption in Post-War West Germany’, by Natalie Scholz
  • ‘Greyhounds in a Sin City: Animal Welfare under Macao’s Gambling Culture’, by Catherine S. Chan
  • 2022 ISCH Essay Prize Winner: ‘Sirens, Narrative Ethics, and Christina Rosenvinge’s “Mi vida bajo el agua”‘, by Marika Ahonen


  • Detlef Siegfried, Bogensee – Weltrevolution in der DDR 1961–1989, reviewed by Mario Kessler
  • Craig Griffiths, The Ambivalence of Gay Liberation: Male Homosexual Politics in 1970s West Germany, reviewed by Tobias de Fønss Wung-Sung

Cultural History journal promotes the work and aims of the International Society for Cultural History which was founded in 2008. It generates discussion and debate on the nature of cultural history and current trends, and advances theoretical and methodological discussions relating to the field. Cultural History promotes new and innovative questions about the past and invites contributions from both advanced and junior scholars. Annual membership of the ISCH includes two online issues of the journal. If you need help accessing the journal, contact the ISCH secretary. For more information about the journal, see here.