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Call for Applications

Global history – challenges and opportunities A winter school on global history for PhD and early career scholars in Germany and India New Delhi, 17-21 February 2020 Organised jointly by the Heidelberg Centre of Transcultural Studies, the India Branch Office of the Max Weber Stiftung and the German Historical Institute London Convenors: Debarati Bagchi, Felix Brahm, Pablo Holwitt, Monica Juneja and Indra Sengupta We invite applications from PhD and early career scholars (no more than 2 years post-PhD) from history and related disciplines at … Continue reading “Call for Applications”

Postmodern Architecture and Political Change – Poland and Beyond

This article is part of the TRAFO series “Emerging Topics. Insights from ‘Behind the Scenes’”. Today, we put the spotlight on the conference “Postmodern Architecture and Political Change – Poland and Beyond” which will take place on September 12-14, 2019 at the German Historical Institute Warsaw. We talked with two of the conveners, Annika Wienert and Florian Urban, about the upcoming conference.

„Erwachen aus dem Koma? Eine literarische Bestimmung des heutigen Chinas“ – der diesjährige ICAS-Book-Prize-Gewinner Thomas Zimmer im Interview

Am 16. Juli wurde im Rahmen der elften International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS) in Leiden, Niederlande, der ICAS Book Prize verliehen. Mit dem Preis ausgezeichnet wurde in der Kategorie „German Edition“ Thomas Zimmer für seine Monografie „Erwachen aus dem Koma? Eine literarische Bestimmung des heutigen Chinas“. Anlässlich der Preisverleihung haben wir mit ihm über Entstehung und Hintergründe des Buches gesprochen.

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.

Asien in Europa: Die Max Weber Stiftung bei ICAS 11

Zwischen dem 16. und 19. Juli fand in Leiden, Niederlande, die International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS) statt. Zum elften Mal trafen sich Forschende aus der ganzen Welt, um sich zu Themen und Forschungsfragen rund um Asien auszutauschen. Auch die Max Weber Stiftung war mit mehreren Beiträgen sowie einem eigenen Stand vertreten.

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.

Travel subventions to students and young scholars from European Institutions for the conference “New Perspectives in Chinese History: The Use of Archives from the Middle and Lower course of the Yangzi River and Related Regions (16th century – 1949)”

The conference “New Perspectives in Chinese history: The Use of Archives from the Middle and Lower course of the Yangzi River and Related Regions (16th century – 1949)” will take place in Paris, October 16th to 18th, 2019. It is sponsored by the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange and co-organized by L’Ecole française d’Extrême-Orient (EFEO) and EFEO Beijing Center, the Max Weber Stiftung (MWS) and its Branch Office in Beijing, as well as the Centre d’études sur la Chine moderne et contemporaine […]