Kategorie: Migrationsgeschichte

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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Trade Union Knowledge and Educational Programs for Yugoslavian Workers in West Germany, 1970s–1980s

The author examines records from trade union seminars given by IG Metall to Yugoslav workers in West Germany. Initially, the classes reflected the union’s needs, but xenophobia in the 1980s led immigrant workers to express their own concerns in these meetings.

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From the Niger to the Nile

By Madina Thiam. On February 17, 1907, a brief note went out of the Dakar office of the Governor-General of French West Africa, addressed to subordinates. The governor had learned through French newspapers that: „According to a report on Northern Nigeria … thousands of Fulanis from the Middle Niger might be migrating from the French territory and heading towards the Nile valley.“

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