Kategorie: Geisteswissenschaften

30 Jahre gesellschafts- und geisteswissenschaftliche Forschung zu Japan – Das Deutsche Institut für Japanstudien in Tokyo, 1988 – 2018

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. In diesem Jahr feierte das DIJ Tokyo sein 30-jähriges Jubiläum. Franz Waldenberger und Barbara Holthus berichten über die Gründung und 30 Jahre Japanforschung.

Interview with the Philosopher Chen Shaoming

Chen Shaoming 陈少明 is one of the most influential contemporary philosophers in China. He was born in Guangdong in 1958. After training in history (1978–1983) in Guangzhou, he then studied philosophy at Sun Yat-sen University 中山大学 (1983–1986) where he stayed on as a teacher. Since his appointment as professor in 1997, he has been a guest professor at several universities: Harvard University (1998–2000; 2008), The Chinese University of Hong Kong (2002), and Taiwan National University (2009). In 2015, he was honoured with the Yangtze […]

Die Reise der sächsischen Prinzessin Maria Josepha nach Frankreich (1747). Analyse eines Reiseberichtes und Vergleich mit der Reise der österreichischen Prinzessin Marie-Antoinette nach Frankreich

Von Josephine Behrens und Amelie Gais Seit jeher geht für viele Menschen von den Königshäusern gleich welcher Herkunft eine Faszination aus. Dies schließt insbesondere die feierliche Verlobung wie auch die Hochzeitszeremonie ein. Was heute oft aus romantischen Ambitionen geschieht, bedeutete … Weiterlesen

readme.txt: „Yellow Perils. China Narratives in the Contemporary World“

Lesen, Schreiben und Publizieren sind die Essenz von „Geisteswissenschaften als Beruf“. In dieser Folge von readme.txt gibt uns Sören Urbansky, Research Fellow am DHI Washington, Einblicke in den von ihm gerade gemeinsam mit Franck Billé herausgegebenen Sammelband „Yellow Perils. China Narratives in the Contemporary World“.

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

Gaetano Cozzi Prize for studies on the history of games 2018 call for submissions

Message from Gherardo Ortalli, Fondazione Benetton Studi Ricerche, for the third call for paper of the Gaetano Cozzi Price for early career researchers. Winners receive not only some money but also the possibility to be published in the very beautiful and well edited review « Ludica ». Want to participate? The deadline is  31st December 2018 and the regulations are to be found below: « As part of its long-standing support for research into games, festive events, sports and leisure activities in general up to the outbreak …

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Suggestion du jeudi: Le guide électronique du Service International de Recherches (Internationaler Tracing Service/ ITS)

Le Service International de Recherches/International Tracing Service (ITS), établi depuis 1946 (1948 sous son nom actuel) à Arolsen en Hesse, vient de mettre en ligne un guide électronique des différents types des documents conservés dans ses archives. Ces ressources – près … Weiterlesen

Chinese-European Academic Lecture No. 193

Engraved Calligraphy in Woodblock Print Books (QI Xiaochun) Abstract: What is “engraved calligraphy”? Generally speaking, everything in old books that is hand carved onto the printing-block, including handwritten character forms or book-engraver forms which developed out of handwritten character forms, may be referred to as “engraved calligraphy”. Extant old books from the Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing periods contain abundant examples of “engraved calligraphy”.Why should we study “engraved calligraphy”? From the perspective of art historical research we may say that, firstly, research on the […]

Interview about German Federal Archives Portal „Weimar: Die erste deutsche Demokratie“ [Weimar: The First German Democracy]

The German Bundesarchiv (Federal Archives of Germany) launched the portal „Weimar: Die erste deutsche Demokratie“ [Weimar: The First German Democracy] in March 2018. The portal offers access to thousands of digitized records, maps, photographs, films, audio recordings, and posters from the Weimar Republic, with new materials being added on an ongoing basis. Href interviewed Vera Zahnhausen* about the portal, which is one of the major recent digital initiatives of the Bundesarchiv. –Editorial note, href. What sparked the development of „Weimar: die erste deutsche Demokratie”? … Continue reading Interview about German Federal Archives Portal „Weimar: Die erste deutsche Demokratie“ [Weimar: The First German Democracy]