We are all historians of the present. At least we should be. Many fellow historians of knowledge are currently using a wide variety of media to share their experience and research in an effort to put the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic into context. Twitter is one medium where this conversation is especially lively, … Continue reading Viral Hive Knowledge: Twitter, Historians, and Coronavirus/COVID-19
Through playtime, Jewish refugee children in Shanghai acquired specific knowledge about their new home through sources unavailable to adults refugees.
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Call for Papers: Contested Meanings of Migration Facilitation: Emigration Agents, Coyotes, Rescuers, and Human Traffickers
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Wolf Gruner’s 2016 monograph is now available in English as ‘The Holocaust in Bohemia and Moravia: Czech Initiatives, German Policies, Jewish Responses.’
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unter Mitarbeit von Valentine Olivera Zu den vielfältigen Beständen der Bibliothek des Institut national d’histoire de l’art (INHA) gehört eine umfangreiche Sammlung an Festbüchern (Livres de fête) von Jacques Doucet aus der Zeit zwischen 1498 und 1815…
Dans notre précédent billet, nous avons évoqué l’intérêt des cours allemandes pour deux fleurons du savoir-faire parisien au tournant du XVIIIe siècle : la haute couture et la carrosserie. Les habits et les véhicules ne…
POSTDOC VACANCY: The Restitution of Knowledge: Artefacts as Archives in the (Post)Colonial Museum, 1850-1939. TU Berlin, April 15, 2020, to April 14, 2022. Application deadline: March 20, 2020. (HT @an_augusti) CALL FOR PAPERS: The Technology Behind Media Misinformation: The Creation, Detection and Investigation of Fake News. “The Digital Humanities/Digital Scholarship Special Interest Group is calling … Continue reading Knowledge Notes
As Chinese children and youth immigrated to the United States in the late 1800s and early 1900s, they had to overcome increasing restrictions on their entry. This piece describes the knowledge they formed and passed on to succeed.
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Le touriste d’aujourd’hui rapporte machinalement un souvenir emblématique du lieu où il s’est rendu, le plus souvent une babiole ou un objet d’artisanat, décoratif ou utilitaire. Au tournant du XVIIIe siècle, deux de nos voyageurs,…
“Eulenspiegel, the ass and the learned doctors of Erfurt,” drawn by Eugen Klimsch, via New York Public Library Digital Collections.
To learn more about the fun being had here at the scholars’ expense, see Albrecht Classen, “La…
What is the history of knowledge? That bigger question came up more than once at the conference Political Culture and the History of Knowledge, as Kijan Espahangizi and Monika Wulz’s report shows. One helpful response to the debates were the 5 Tenets …
Was bedeutet das Coronavirus für wissenschaftliches Arbeiten in China? Dazu haben wir Max Jakob Fölster, den akademischen Koordinator des China Branch Offices der MWS in Peking befragt.
When the writer Anne Brewster (1818–1892) and the sculptor Harriet Hosmer (1830–1908) met in Italy in 1876, their conversation circled mainly around the recently deceased actress Charlotte Cushman. That itself was hardly unusual—Cushman was the talk of the town. During most of her adult life, Charlotte Cushman (1816–1876) was among the most-well known public figures … Continue reading An Intimate Knowledge of the Past? Gossip in the Archives
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Workshop at the Centre Marc Bloch in Berlin, February 18-19, 2020, in cooperation with the Leibniz-Institute of European History in Mainz.
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Julie M. Weise asks how migrants responded to state-driven mandates to control and shape labor migration in the middle decades of the twentieth century. (3,340 words)