Kategorie: Geisteswissenschaften

Anfang Oktober 1619: Pfalzgraf Friedrich bricht nach Böhmen auf

Zuerst wußte es die „Wöchentliche Zeitung auß mehrerley örther“ in ihrer Ausgabe Anfang Oktober 1619. Dort berief sie sich auf Nachrichten aus Frankfurt vom 1. Oktober, denenzufolge Friedrich V., Kurfürst von der Pfalz, von seiner Residenz in Heidelberg aufbrechen und … Weiterlesen

Acquiring Knowledge About Migration: The Jewish Origins of Migration Studies

Tobias Brinkmann looks into how “studying Jewish migration” began “outside the academic sphere” in the 19th century. He also notes how a number of Jewish social scientists “[shaped] the conceptual foundations of migration studies in the United States during the middle decades of the twentieth century.” (2,282 words)

“More Beautiful than Ever Before!” Neighborhood Rebuilding in Divided Germany as Political Propaganda during the Cold War

Part of the TRAFO series “Reconstructing Neighborhoods of War” By Paul Sigel Neighborhood Rebuilding in postwar Germany was not only confronted with the challenge of reconstruction of housing, infrastructure, industry…

September 1619: Der Fürst von Siebenbürgen zieht in den Krieg

Gefahr drohte den Habsburgern nicht nur von der Böhmischen Konföderation, auch ihre Machtstellung in Ungarn war bedroht. Bethlen Gabor, der Fürst von Siebenbürgen, wollte die Gunst der Stunde, sprich der habsburgischen Schwäche, nutzen und seinen Einfluß in Ungarn verstärken. Schon … Weiterlesen

Migrant Knowledge Notes 5

Knowledge Notes

Visiting fellowship: Lund, Sweden, 1–2 weeks. Next deadline: November 1, 2019. Journal: The next issue of Berichte zur Wissenschaftsgeschichte / History of Science and Humanities (Wilely) contains a number of English-language articles framed explicitly in terms of “knowledge,” including the next two items in this list. Article: Suzanne Marchand, “How Much Knowledge is Worth Knowing? … Continue reading Knowledge Notes

Global Royal Families: Concepts, Cultures, and Networks of International Monarchy, 1800-2020

The conference “Global Royal Families: Concepts, Cultures, and Networks of International Monarchy, 1800-2020” focuses on the global engagements of Western and non-Western monarchies. We talked to Falko Schnicke. He is one of the conveners of the upcoming conference at the German Historical Institute London.