Deadline extended to June 17, 2021.
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Deadline extended to June 17, 2021.
Calls Publication: Cripping the Archive: Disability, Power, and History, edited by Jenifer Barclay and Stefanie Hunt-Kennedy. – Deadline: June 14, 2021. – FYI: What “Cripping” Means. Conference: Making the Social World Objective: Theoretical, Practical, and Visual Forms of Social and Economic Knowledge, 1850-2000. – University of Zurich, November 10–11, 2021. – Deadline: June 15, 2021. … Continue reading Knowledge Notes: Calls and Events
Transatlantische Verflechtungen der Frauenbewegung im langen 19. Jahrhundert: Interview mit Britta Waldschmidt-Nelson
Als Teil ihrer Blogserie zur Geschichte der Frauenbewegung in transatlantischer Perspektive hat sich Marietheres Pirngruber mit Professor Waldschmidt-Nelson im April 2021 unterhalten. Britta Waldschmidt-Nelson ist seit 2016 Lehrstuhlinhaberin für die Geschichte des Europäisch-Transatlantischen Kulturraums an der Universität Augsburg. Zuvor war sie fünf Jahre lang als stellvertretende Direktorin des Deutschen Historischen Instituts in Washington, D.C. tätig. Ihre Forschungsschwerpunkte liegen …
There is a curious subgenre of printed calendars in early modern Europe called Bauernkalender. Bauer in German refers to a farmer or peasant, so we might literally translate the name of this genre as “farmers’ calendars” or “peasant calendars.” That is not to say they are in any way simple. You know one when you … Continue reading Explain Yourself: Visual Communication in Early Modern Printed Calendars
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All are invited to attend the online symposium “Debating New Approaches to Histories of the Sciences,” organized as part of the History of Knowledge Seminar Series @ Utrecht University. Friday, May 21, 2021, 9:30–17:30 CET Online via Microsoft Teams (registration not required) Recent decades have seen the emergence of a number of promising new approaches … Continue reading Debating New Approaches to Histories of the Sciences
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Workshop: What Does South-to-South Mean for Cold War Science and Technology in Asia? – Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin – May 10, 2021, 4:00–6:30 p.m. CET This workshop examines the role and significance of science and technology at the intersections of post-colonial, post-empire, and Cold-War dynamics in Asia, with a focus … Continue reading Knowledge Notes: Upcoming Events
Global Histories of Youth and Migration between Knowledge, Experience, and Everyday Life Online workshop (by invitation), May 18-19, 2021 The topic of child migration occupies a critical role in contemporary debates about global mobilities, forced migr…
Historiker:innen sind darauf spezialisiert, historische Mythen und Gründungsnarrative zu dekonstruieren. Jedoch erzählen sie zuweilen selbst eigene kleine Gründungsmythen über ihre Institutionen und Subströmungen. Ein Paradebeispiel dafür ist die Globalgeschichte.
Editorial note: Allison Ruman received her Bachelor of Arts in German, Political Science, and Classics & Ancient Mediterranean Studies from Penn State University in 2020 and will be studying European History, Politics, and Society (Master of Arts) at Columbia University this fall. Her primary focus is on interwar Germany, and she is especially interested in studying religious divisions and their role in the rise of far-right extremism. She is currently completing her remote internship at the GHI. The biggest project of my undergraduate career was, … Continue reading A Strong Connection: How Digital History Makes the Past More Accessible
A periodic round-up of events, positions, calls, and more, this time including podcasts Events “Language in the Global History of Knowledge”. Workshop at the Centre for the Historiography of Linguistics, KU Leuven. Online, April 29–30, 2:00–5:00 p.m. in Belgium. “Transmission of Intelligence and Information: A History of Artificial Intelligence”. Zoom lecture by Rudolf Seising (Deutsche … Continue reading Knowledge Notes
By Marietheres Pirngruber In my second blog post about the US Suffrage movement, I ‘m taking a closer look at one of the sources: The Scrapbooks of Elizabeth Smith Miller and Anne Fitzhugh Miller. After sharing short biographies of both women, I will present and analyze the sources. Elizabeth Smith Miller and her daughter, Anne Fitzhugh Miller, were both active advocates and financial supporters of the women’s rights movement. Elizabeth Smith Miller was the only daughter of famous abolitionist landowner and Congressman Gerrith Smith … Continue reading The Scrapbooks of Elizabeth Smith Miller and Anne Fitzhugh Miller
Editorial note: Marietheres Pirngruber is studying Global History (M.A.) at the University of Heidelberg. Her primary focus is on women’s and gender history, and she is especially interested in studying the transatlantic suffrage networks of the 19th and 20th centuries. She is currently completing her remote internship at the GHI. On the occasion of women’s history month, she shares some of her interesting research on US suffrage history on href. Finding primary sources is essential for any historian, yet during the ongoing pandemic it … Continue reading National American Woman Suffrage Association Records
The seminar will bring together junior scholars from Europe and North America who are nearing completion of their doctoral dissertations. We are inviting sixteen doctoral students from both sides of the Atlantic to discuss their dissertation projects. …
By Alexa Lässig Recently we sat down with Sebastian Bondzio, the 2021 Gerda Henkel Stiftung Digital History Fellow at the German Historical Institute in Washington and the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media. Dr. Bondzio is a historian affiliated with the Chair for Modern History and Historical Migration Research at Osnabrück University. His research fields include digital history with a focus on “historical big data” and digital methodologies; he also has interests in the genealogy of cultures, migration history, and the history … Continue reading Interview with Sebastian Bondzio
In der Reihe #MWSLieblingsorte stellen die Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler der Institute der Max Weber Stiftung ihre ganz persönlichen Lieblingsorte vor. In dieser Folge zeigt uns Anna Maria Boß, Bibliothekarin am DHI Washington, ihren persönlichen Lieblingsort: Die Georgetown Waterfront.
Call for proposals for „Histories of Migration: Transatlantic and Global Perspectives,“ October 18–21, 2021, GHI Pacific Regional Office at Berkeley. DEADLINE: February 15, 2021.
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