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Call for Applications: Travel Grants for Research in China in 2020

Apply now for travel grants to conduct research in China in 2020. The Max Weber Foundation – German Humanities Institutes Abroad (MWS) – awards travel grants once a year, with the generous support of the Fritz Thyssen Foundation. The grants will be awarded to scholars from sinology or related subjects of any nationality, whose professional qualification phase (PhD and postdoc) is concerned with Chinese history, language or culture in the broadest sense and for whose research a stay in China is indispensable. Every year, two […]

Calls and Grants

Call for Summer School Applications: Challenging the Sites of Knowledge: Medial and Pluri-Medial Configurations and Transformations September 3–7, 2019, Graduate School of the Humanities, Universität Bern Further Details Deadline: April 30, 2019 Grant in Aid Awards for Immigration History Research Center Archives (IHRCA) at the University of Minnesota Deadline: June 1, 2019 CFP: Extraction, Expropriation, … Continue reading Calls and Grants

CfP | Chronopolitics: Time of Politics, Politics of Time, Politicized Time

London, 7-9 May 2020 | Deadline: 31 April 2019 Time is so deeply interwoven with all aspects of politics that its fundamental importance is frequently overlooked. Building on the work of Charles Maier and Christopher Clark, we define chronopolitics as research into ‘how politics is about time’ as well as what kind of time is ‘presupposed by politics’ (Clark), how the perception of time and change affect decision-making and how concepts of time and history give meaning and legitimacy to political actors, groups and … Continue reading CfP | Chronopolitics: Time of Politics, Politics of Time, Politicized Time

Istanbul 1918. Kriegserinnerungen eines deutschen Rekruten im Osmanischen Reich

Geisteswissenschaft als Beruf im Ausland – Was kann man sich darunter vorstellen? In „Weltweit vor Ort“, dem Magazin der MWS, geben Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler einen Einblick in das spannende Arbeitsfeld der internationalen geisteswissenschaftlichen Forschung. Richard Wittmann (OI Istanbul) stellt in diesem Beitrag das von ihm herausgegebene Buch “Strolling Through Istanbul in 1918” vor.

Chinese-European Academic Lecture No. 194

Historical Changes in the Format of Title-Deed Tax Receipts: From the 13thto the 18th Century (A Feng) Abstract: The collection of taxes on land transactions has a long history in China. With the Yuan dynasty (1279-1368), receipts for taxes paid on newly purchased land, or title-deed tax receipts (qiwei), started to emerge. These were pre-printed forms, whose blank spaces were to be filled in with the name of the buyer, the price, and the amount of the tax. The receipt was glued to the […]

First glimpse on cover of ZPol-Issue 4/2018 „New Normality?“

Here it is – the cover of the upcoming issue 4/2018 of the German Journal of Political Science. Coming out a year after our #StatEx2017-conference in Paris, it offers the written and revised versions of a big part of the contributions presented at the German Historical Institute, as well as some new articles. We are very excited and looking forward to comments and further discussions. The issue is currently in production. As soon as the digital and printed versions are available, we will inform … „First glimpse on cover of ZPol-Issue 4/2018 „New Normality?““ weiterlesen