Kategorie: Transregionale Studien

Fighting Under the Same Banner: Memories from the Ottoman Theater of the Great War

Personal narratives have recently begun to attract great interest among military and social historians of the Middle East in their work on the wars from 1912 until 1918. We talked with one of the conveners, Richard Wittmann, about the upcoming conference “Fighting Under the Same Banner: Memories from the Ottoman Theater of the Great War”.

„Die Bergarbeiter dachten: wenn der Markt kommt, dann werden die Fabriken den Arbeitern gehören“ – Interview mit Kyrylo Tkachenko

Kyrylo Tkachenko ist Doktorand an der Europa-Universität Viadrina und Stipendiat des trajectories-of-change-Programms der Zeit Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius. Er beschäftigt sich mit den Protesten der ukrainischen Bergarbeiter zwischen 1989…

Making Justice Visible: The Mediatization of the World War II War Crimes Trials

The conference “Making Justice Visible: The Mediatization of the World War II War Crimes Trials” will take place on September 25-26 at the Branch Office Vilnius of the German Historical Institute Warsaw. We talked with one of the conveners, Gintaré Malinauskaité about the upcoming conference.

Multidirectional Memory? National Holocaust Memorials and (Post-)Colonial Legacies

How do colonial history, the Second World War, and the Holocaust intersect in scholarship and/or wider public engagement? What is the relationship between these histories and diverse fields of study? The seminar series “Contested Histories” dealt with these questions.

„History Battles“ und „Weapons of mass instruction“: Geschichtslehrbücher in Konfliktgesellschaften

Wie man die historische Vergangenheit seines eigenen Landes wahrnimmt, wird meist schon in der Schule – insbesondere im Geschichtsunterricht – vorgeprägt. Damit beschäftigte sich das Seminar “Who owns Public History” des DHI London über das Simone Hacke berichtet.

German Heritage in Letters: Understanding knowledge transfers by migrants and their networks

German Heritage in Letters is a project to create a digital collection of German-language correspondence currently held in private hands, or by archives, libraries, museums, and other institutions. We talked to Atiba Pertilla, who is managing the “German Heritage in Letters” project at the GHI Washington.