Kategorie: Migrationsgeschichte

The African Refugee Equilibrium

By George Njung. Africans‘ lack of knowledge about our own shared refugee experiences continues to fuel hate and discrimination on the continent. For far too long, the global refugee situation has been misconstrued as static, with certain parts of the globe generating disproportionate numbers of refugees and others perpetually faced with the burden of hosting displaced peoples.

Episode 3: Stereotype, Diskriminierung und Rassismus – Auf den Spuren chinesischer Migration im Pazifikraum

Die dritte Episode unserer Forschungsreise führt uns nach Kalifornien, an das Pacific Regional Office des Deutschen Historischen Instituts Washington. Dort forschen die beiden Historiker Sören Urbansky und Albert Manke zur Geschichte chinesischer Migrationsgemeinschaften im transpazifischen Raum.

Invective Loops: How Shaming Migrants Shapes Knowledge Orders

The authors discuss disparagement practices using the „invectivity“ approach developed at the TU Dresden. Shaming helps demarcate in-groups from out-groups, feeding communication loops and producing emotions beyond the immediate parties involved.

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readme.txt: „Tabu, Trauma und Identität: Subjektkonstruktionen von PalästinenserInnen in Deutschland und in der Schweiz, 1960-2015“

Lesen, Schreiben und Publizieren sind die Essenz von „Geisteswissenschaften als Beruf“. In der Rubrik readme.txt stellen wir die Publikationen der Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler der Max Weber Stiftung vor. Vier kurze Fragen und Antworten machen…

Call: “Knowledge on the Move: Information Networks during and after the Holocaust”

Call for a workshop titled „Knowledge on the Move: Information Networks during and after the Holocaust.“ Held by the Pacific Regional Office of the German Historical Institute Washington and the USC Dornsife Center for Advanced Genocide Research.

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Germans Go Subtropical: Migration and the Quest for Environmental-Climatic Knowledge in South America

German migration in subtropical South America began in the early nineteenth century. It lasted for almost 150 years and shaped one of the most extensive projects of transnational forest colonization and global agricultural exchange in history. This experience catalyzed the formation of different bodies of knowledge, many of them currently either lost or “fugitive,” as … Continue reading Germans Go Subtropical: Migration and the Quest for Environmental-Climatic Knowledge in South America

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News from the Network: Africa and East Germany during the Cold War

New essay collection: ‚Navigating Socialist Encounters: Moorings and (Dis)Entanglements between Africa and East Germany during the Cold War‘ edited by Eric Burton, Anne Dietrich, Immanuel R. Harisch, and Maria Schenck – open access at De Gruyter Oldenbourg.

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News from the Network: Experiences of Free Chinese Migrants in the Americas

A new monograph by Albert Manke is now available, ‚Coping with Discrimination and Exclusion: Experiences of Free Chinese Migrants in the Americas in a Transregional and Diachronic Perspective.‘ It appears in the Inter-American Studies series.

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