Musch, Sebastian. Jewish Encounters with Buddhism in German Culture: Between Moses and Buddha, 1890-1940 (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019).

Musch traces the history of Jewish-Buddhist encounters from the fin de siècle to the start of the Second World War. He shows the strong influence of Buddhist thought and culture on Jewish writers and intellectuals, including Franz Rosenzweig, Martin Buber, Leo Baeck, Theodor Lessing, Jakob Wassermann, Walter Hasenclever and Lion Feuchtwanger. Musch demonstrates how these … Continue reading Musch, Sebastian. Jewish Encounters with Buddhism in German Culture: Between Moses and Buddha, 1890-1940 (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019).

Shen, Qinna, and Martin Rosenstock. Beyond Alterity: German Encounters with Modern East Asia (New York: Berghahn, 2014).

Shen and Rosenstock bring together essays by scholars working on a range of media (newsreels, feature films, essays, novels, documentaries and historical sources) from the fin-de-siècle to the twenty-first century. All explore the links between German, Chinese and Japanese ideas, writing and culture. Includes essays on Arnold Fanck and the Bergfilm, DEFA documentaries about China, … Continue reading Shen, Qinna, and Martin Rosenstock. Beyond Alterity: German Encounters with Modern East Asia (New York: Berghahn, 2014).

Zhang, Chunjie. Composing Modernist Connections in China and Europe (New York: Routledge, 2019).

This edited collection draws links and conversations between Western European art (German, Irish, Austrian) and Chinese modernism. It casts its definition of modernism widely, including modernist Chinese films in divided Germany alongside earlier literary work, and drawing out the web of connections between China and Europe while avoiding cultural hierarchies.

Repplinger, Roger. Leg dich, Zigeuner: Die Geschichte von Johann Trollmann und Tull Harder (Munich, Piper, 2008)

Siobhán Dowling writes: "I’m a journalist in Berlin and wrote an article a few years ago about Johann Trollmann, the Sinti boxer who died in a Nazi concentration camp. This is a book about his life: https://www.amazon.de/Leg-dich-Zigeuner-Geschichte-Trollmann/dp/3492049028 And for your reference, here’s the article I wrote  https://www.spiegel.de/international/zeitgeist/a-fight-for-memory-monument-honors-sinti-boxer-murdered-by-the-nazis-a-702938.html"