By Christoph Streb In light of recent phenomena of global communication like #MeToo, Fridays for Future, and the proliferating conspiracy theories about the Coronavirus pandemic, this book on the history…
Kategorie: Transregionale Studien
Founded in Brussels in 1927, the League Against Imperialism attracted anticolonial activists like Nehru, Sukarno, and Kenyatta, as well as figures like Einstein and Madame Sun Yat-Sen. Its immediate goals were to develop solidarity between communists, socialists, and anti-colonial nationalists worldwide.
By Zeynep Türkyilmaz. Entering my usual keywords randomly to see what is out there in my areas of interest, I came across a diary of a Turkish soldier kept during the year 1938.
The author discusses the source value of U.S. immigrant newspapers. If there are many reasons to approach them with caution, they can still help scholars learn „what migrants knew and wanted their fellow migrants to know…“
The post Transatlantic Migrants and Knowledge in the U.S. Immigrant Press first appeared in Migrant Knowledge.
By Žilvinas Švedkauskas. As rightly noted by Dr. Anna Hofmann in the introduction to this TRAFO series, the boundary between Europe and its neighborhood has historically been and remains highly ambiguous, though little questioned.
By Anna Hofmann. The revolutionary moments of the Arab Spring in 2011 and the Ukrainian “Euromaidan” in 2014 called for a remarkable rise of public and academic attention towards regions in the east and south of the European continent.
“The Ideological Deportation of Foreigners and ‘Local Subjects of Foreign Extraction’ in Interwar Egypt” – Interview with Rim Naguib
Rim Naguib’s article, “The Ideological Deportation of Foreigners and ‘Local Subjects of Foreign Extraction’ in Interwar Egypt”, was published by the Arab Studies Journal this fall. In this interview, Rim discusses her research interests, her recent article, and the complex relationships between colonial legacies and processes of national independence in (interwar) Egypt.
Carolin Liebisch-Gümüş, Research Fellow at the GHI Washington, published her first monograph titled „Verflochtene Nationsbildung. Die Neue Türkei und der Völkerbund 1918–38“ this summer. Here, she gives us some insights into her recent publication.
Modernization Dreams, Lusotropical Promises: A Global Studies Perspective on Brazil-Mozambique Development Discourse
By Ana Beatriz Ribeiro. Across disciplines, scholars writing on Brazil used to take for granted the state actor’s image as a particularly open-minded “emerging power.”
“In the face of a systematic erosion of memory, I was intrigued by the preservation of what was gone” – 5in10 with Sana Tannoury-Karam
Sana Tannoury-Karam is a historian of the modern Middle East, writing on the intellectual history of the Left in the Levant. She is a EUME fellow 2020-2021 at the Forum Transregionale Studien.
By Bashir Bashir and Leila Farsakh. Over the past two decades, Middle Eastern and European politics have been impacted by three critical developments that call into question dominant understandings of nationalism, citizenship, and decolonization. The aggressive and ongoing colonization of Palestine created irreversible realities that cast serious doubts on the feasibility of partition and the “two-state solution.”
“Research in local archives and the exchange with colleagues led to a shift of my research focus” – 5in10 with Mario Peters
Mario Peters is a Research Fellow in American and Transatlantic History at the GHI Washington. His current research interests are spread across the intersection of mobility studies, environmental history, and the study of Inter-American relations. In his new project, he examines the development of Pan-American transportation infrastructures between 1870 and 1970, focusing on the cooperation and exchange of knowledge between North American and Latin American experts who contributed to the planning and construction of these infrastructures.
“So, surely with hardship comes ease” (Quran 94:5): Seeking acceptance and the quest for unity during the Corona pandemic
By Yanti Hölzchen and Gulniza Taalaibekova. When the Corona pandemic gained momentum in early 2020, Kyrgyzstan was among the first countries worldwide to shut down international air traffic, to close their borders for foreign nationals, and to go into a governmentally initiated state of emergency.
Taboo, Trauma and Identity: Subject Constructions of Palestinians in Germany and in Switzerland, 1960 to 2015
By Sarah El Bulbeisi. Since 1947, more than 700,000 Palestinians have been displaced from their homes in what is now Israel, and have become refugees. As a traumatic experience, the Nakba has become a crucial part of the collective memory and the identities of the Palestinians.
Nelson Schapochnik, historien, professeur à l’Université de São Paulo (USP)« Célébration, édition et mémoire : la bibliothèque du IVe Centenaire de la ville de São Paulo »*** Conférence en portugais *** Cette conférence abordera...…
El Proyecto PAPIIT IN401720 “Travesías de la mirada devota: las imágenes religiosas medievales y sus traslados al nuevo mundo”, del Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas, Centro de Extensión Oaxaca y la Dirección General de Asuntos...…
Appel à Communication : 2ème édition des « Journées jeunes chercheurs en sciences humaines et sociales (SHS) : regards croisés France-Brésil»
Du 14 au 16 avril 2021, l’Ambassade de France au Brésil et l’Université de Brasilia (UnB) organisent la 2ème édition des « Journées Jeunes chercheurs en Sciences Humaines et Sociales (SHS) : regards croisés France-Brésil ». Ce..&…