Elisabeth Haid hat dankenswerter Weise einen Bericht zu unserem Workshop im November geschrieben. H/SOZ/KULT hatte vor Weihnachten ein paar organisatorische Umstellungen, daher hat es mit der Veröffentlicheung etwas gedauert. Aber jetzt ist er da!

„“Verfassungsrecht vergeht, Verwaltungsrecht besteht”, according to the German jurist Otto Mayer. To what extent can this statement be applied to the successor states of the Habsburg Monarchy? This workshop was organized to shed some light on this question. It focused on the transformation of public administration that took place after 1918, paying particular attention to changes in the administrative personnel. Five presentations traced continuities and discontinuities in different successor states and regions of the Habsburg Monarchy, and a sixth and final presentation complemented the picture with a description of the civil service in Germany. Although the presentations generally noted a high degree of continuity in the public administration in the immediate aftermath of the political upheavals of 1918, they nonetheless did address various reforms to service regulations and administrative structures, as well as certain changes in administrative personnel. […]“

Neugierig geworden? Hier geht es zum gesamten Bericht, der eben auf HSOZKULT erschienen ist.