Kategorie: 19. Jahrhundert

readme.txt: „Verfeindung und Verflechtung. Deutschland und Frankreich 1870-1918“

Lesen, Schreiben und Publizieren sind die Essenz von „Geisteswissenschaften als Beruf“. In dieser Folge von readme.txt beantwortet Mareike König, Historikerin mit Schwerpunkt 19. Jahrhundert, Abteilungsleiterin für Digital Humanities und Leiterin der Bibliothek am DHI Paris, vier Fragen zu dem von ihr gemeinsam mit Élise Julien verfassten Buch „Verfeindung und Verflechtung. Deutschland und Frankreich 1870-1918“.

Conference: “The China Experience and the Making of Sinology”

The China Experience and the Making of Sinology: Western Scholars Sojourning in China (from the late 19th century to the first half of the 20th century) Conference organized by the ERCCS in collaboration with Beijing Foreign Studies University/School of History Date: September 20-21, 2019 Venue: Beijing Foreign Studies University Sinology as an academic discipline or a delimited research field has a rather short history. Apart from a few more or less exceptional professorships in the early 19th century, it is only from around the […]

Suggestion de jeudi : La paléographie allemande des XIXe et XXe siècles

par Hanna Losfeld La connaissance de la paléographie allemande est une condition préalable pour comprendre, analyser et interpréter les sources historiques en langue allemande. Pour les historiens francophones, les généalogistes, les étudiants et tous ceux qui y sont intéressés, il … Weiterlesen

Pariser Stadtarchäologie: eine interaktive Karte aller Grabungsstätten seit dem 19. Jahrhundert (Mittwochtipp 120)

Paris besitzt aufgrund seiner langen Siedlungs- und Stadtgeschichte ein reiches archäologisches Erbe, das seit Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts wissenschaftlich erforscht und dokumentiert wird. Bis heute finden jedes Jahr ein Dutzend Grabungen statt, in der …

Of Dodos, Cane, and Migrants: Networking Migrant Knowledge between Mauritius and Hawai’i in the 1860s


NICHOLAS B. MILLER: “Reconstituting the networks of the complex and mobile individuals through which indenture globally spread as a legal form of labor can sharpen our understanding of how migration practices and policies became universalized over the course of the nineteenth century, extending well beyond the framework of individual empires.” (1,745 words)

State Knowledge in Central Europe after 1848

What do governments know? When and why have they generated knowledge about themselves, sovereign territories, the functioning of bureaucracies, legal systems, and the effectiveness of legislation? In other words, how have officials made that capacious concept we call the state legible? State knowledge took on heightened importance in Central Europe in the nineteenth century with … Continue reading State Knowledge in Central Europe after 1848

Affordable Civilization: Education Reform, Textbook Piracy, and the Question of ‘New Knowledge’ in Modern China

Beginning in the second half of the nineteenth century, as the intensified Western aggressions expedited the Qing Empire’s decline, Chinese sociocultural elites started to question the value and relevance of their traditional knowledge system. Believing knowledge to be the secret behind the rise of the Western powers, these elites avidly consumed so-called New Learning (xinxue), … Continue reading Affordable Civilization: Education Reform, Textbook Piracy, and the Question of ‘New Knowledge’ in Modern China

Russian Information Politics and the French Revolution

Russia’s support for right-wing politicians around the world has been in the news a lot in recent years. From Ukraine to France and the United States, Vladimir Putin has aligned Russia with political groups that oppose immigration, LGBT rights, and secularism. But this isn’t the first time a Russian leader has been the figurehead of … Continue reading Russian Information Politics and the French Revolution

Aḥmad Ḥasībī-zādeh and Ibn Ṭūlūn MTMs

Last year, my article on different modes of transmission of Ibn Ṭūlūn manuscripts was published in the Journal of Islamic Manuscripts. One figure that was ostentatiously involved in the certification of the manuscripts Chester Beatty Library, MS Ar. 3101 and Staatsbibliothek, MS Landberg 704, I could not identify by that time. He inscribed himself on the title pages of both manuscripts as Aḥmad Efendī Ḥasībī-zādeh in the year 1265/1849. Today, we revisit the identity of this person. First, in both cases Ḥasībī-zādeh’s full note reads as … Continue reading Aḥmad Ḥasībī-zādeh and Ibn Ṭūlūn MTMs