Papers given at #HFRN2020 Salzburg



Michael Brauer, University of Salzburg, “Cooking up Salzburg: How to Do Science with Citizens”

Gerhard Kubik and Dr. Moya Aliya Malamusi, University of Vienna, “Creative Personalities and the Intricacies of Culture Research” (HS 2)

Kay-Michael Dankl, Salzburg Museum Object(ive) fiction: Using Fiction in Museum Education



Anna Auguscik, “Novels about Scientific Expeditions”

Beth P. Chen, “What P.D.Q. Bach’s Music Reminds Us of: Resemblances between P.D.Q. Bach’s and W. Mozart’s Innovative Approaches and Uniqueness”

Björn Bergold, “How Stories Become History: The Authentification of Historical Fiction Films through the Eyes of Their Adolescent Viewers”

Bozena Kucala, “Telling the Past in Different Tenses: André Brink’s Philida

Ch. R. Ramsay, “Who Was Albert Levering and Why Are They Saying all Those Terrible Things About Him?

Cheryl Morgan, “It’s All About the Source?”

Chris Martin, “Filene’s Department Store: A Fable of American Democracy”

Claudia Linden, “Historical Fiction as Resistance in Karen Blixen’s / Isak Dinesen’s War-novel Angelic Avengers

Coraline Kandassamy, “Guadeloupe and Identity through ‘Neg la’ by Jocelyn Labylle”

Dennis Henneböhl, “Fragmentation, Intertextuality and Metafictionality: Theorising New Forms of Narrating the Past in Ali Smith’s ‘Seasonal Quartet’”

Didymus Douanla, “The Implicated Reader and the Crisis of Mediation in J. M. Coetzee”

Dorothea Flothow, “Charles II, James II and Victorian Novelists”

Dragan Batanchev, “From Sarajevo With Love: Yugoslav War Cinema in China”;

Dušan Ljuboja, “Fictional Reconstruction of the Past in the Works of the Pan-Slavists: The Case of the Serbs in the Kingdom of Hungary in the First Half of Nineteenth Century”

Edward James, “Josiah Wedgwood and the Creation of Antiquity”

Elena Pinyaeva, “Advantages and Limits of Autobiography in Rewriting the New Testament in Michèle Roberts’s “The Secret Gospel Of Mary Magdalene””

Elizabeth Bejarano, “Books of Lives and the Construction of the Past”

Farah Mendlesohn, “Brexit and the English Civil War”

Filomena Giannotti, “A Case in Point of Historical Fictions: Sidonius Apollinaris: The ‘Big’ Reception of a ‘Minor’ Author”

Ina Bergmann, “Revis(it)ing the Past: The Forms of the New American Historical Fiction”

Irene Rabinovich, “Rebekah Hyneman’s The Black Izba: The Moscovite’s Jews’ and the Tzar’s Jewish Doctor’s Triumph over an Anti-Semitic Plot”

Jerome de Groot, “‘It looked like the opposite of history’: The Disruption of History and Narrative in Postgenomic Writing”

Joanna Carraway Vitiello, “Narrative and Truth in the Medieval Criminal Court”

John Ebute Agaba, “The Archives and the Preservation of the Nation’s Heritage”

Jonas Hock, “A Tudor Brexit”

Katie Ginsbach, “The Library as a Link to the Past in the Historical Novels of Arturo Pérez-Reverte”

Kristin Franseen, “‘Can You Recall No Melody of Mine?’: Musical and Historical Memory in Fic­tional Depictions of Antonio Salieri’s Later Life”

Kristina Fjelkestam, “Retrophilia: Dissolving Difference?”

Kristof Smeyers, “Wishful Thinking for Historians: Truth, Lies, and Mythology in Auto-historical Narratives”

Lee Michael, “‘The Kindler of his own Flame’: History as Tragedy in Stephen Phillips’s Oeuvre”

Leila Rahimi Bahmany, “The Historico-Legendary Concurrences in Savoshun

Lovisa Brännstedt & Lene Therese Teigen, “Livia’s Room – Rome’s First Empress on Stage”

Mara Dougall, “Form Filling: Medical Bureaucracy and Narrative Flow”

Marcia Morris, “Tynianov’s Second Lieutenant Kizhe: Counterfactuals, Alternative History, and Autocratic Imperatives”

Marta Gutiérrez, “The Queen of the Witches has Come to Salem: Women and the Power of Witch­craft”

Michael Cawood Green, “The Ghosting of Anne Armstrong: Creation, Reflection, and the Question of Research in the Contem­porary Historiographical Novel”

Milla Fedorova, “Gender, Class, and Power in Lanthimos’s The Favourite and Karassik’s A Glass of Water

Murray Dahm, “A Roman Rashōmon”

Nicholas Beckmann, “Narrating National History: Focalization and Perspective of Historiographical Narrators”

Pascal Lemaire, “Secret Histories: Some Thoughts on Contemporary Historical MacGuffins in Anglophone Culture”

Patricia San Jose Rico, “Inhospitable Home­lands: The Experience of the Returned African American Soldier in Junius Edwards’s If We Must Die

Paul Schacher”, The German Revolutions of 1918/19 and 1989 in Images: Visual Narratives in German Memory Cultures”

Paula Barba Guerrero, “Against History: Speculative Memory in Ishmael Reed’s Flight to Canada

Petra Babić , “National-historical Operas as Pseudo-historiographical Works,” Tim Diovanni, “Aisteach: Jennifer Walshe and Irish Avant-garde Musical History”

Philip Peek, “The Irrational in Herodotus and in Annette Gordon-Reed”

Rachel Damian, “The 1913 Armory Show: A Touchstone in American Modernism or a Fictionalized Legacy?”

Richard Cole, “The Framing of History in Assassin’s Creed Odyssey

Rizwan Akhtar, “Contours of “alternative history”: Reading the Complexity of Rendering History in Sara Suleri’s Meatless Days“,

Robert Pe­tersen, “Constructing Meaning in Ameri­can Civil War Novels by Stark Young, William Faulkner, and Shelby Foote”

Sheila Kreyszig, “The Death of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart within the Milos Furman’s Movie Amadeus (1984) and the Sir Peter Shaf­fer’s Play (1981): When Fiction Becomes Fact”

Siobhan O’Connor, “‘The Experience of Home’: Fictional Spaces of the Tudor Past and the Contemporary English Imaginary”

Soumia Bentahar, “Toni Morrison’s Paradise (1998) and the Politics of Spatiality and Liminality in Historicizing the Black Experience”

Susanah Ronnie, “Mapping a Mutiny: A Practice-led Approach to Exploring the Relationship between Poetry and History”

Tamar Hagar, “Retrieving Marginalized Victorian Women’s Lives by Applying Fiction”

Teresa Mocharitsch, “Heinrich Gerhard Bücker’s Varus Varus: A Fictional Approach to German History”

Walter Kreyzsig, “The Derivation of the Latin Melodic Modes of the Middle Ages from the Greek Modes of Antiquity Based on a Misun­derstanding of Boethius’s De institutione musica“;

William Kolbrener, “Making the 18th Century Subject, Constructing 17th Century History”

Yasmina Djafri, “The Historiographic Intention in The Buddha in the Attic (2011): A Need for Visibility?”;