Kategorie: 20. Jahrhundert

CfP: Mit der Niederlage umgehen (1870-1945): 75 Jahre deutsch-französische Geschichte

Deadline für die Proposals: 30. Oktober 2020Konferenz: 8.-9. März 2021, Château de Vincennes, FrankreichE-Mail: fairefacedefaite.facingdefeat@gmail.com. Das Jahr 2020-2021 wird von vier deutsch-französischen Jahrestagen geprägt, darunter zwei „runde“: 150 Jahre Deutsch-Französischer…

History is Located Inside, not Outside Racial Biases – Can Historians in Germany Break the Silence after Black Lives Matter? (Part 2)

In last week’s blog post, we addressed recent calls for equity and structural change in historical disciplines by looking inwards, in a moment of self-reflection. But what practical steps can we take to transform our field into a more inclusive environ…

Young Refugees and Knowledge in New York during World War II: The Example of Babette Deutsch’s ‘The Welcome’

A book for children about young refugees in New York was rooted in real experiences. Its author’s eye for children’s agency can help us to understand refugee children as go-betweens in wartime New York.

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“It Is Possible to Encounter Surprise Relations in Every Interview, Memoir, and Archive Document” – Interview With Elmin Aliyev

Today, we talk to Elmin Aliyev who holds degrees in Islamic Philosophy from Marmara University (MA) and Baku State University (BA). Within the framework of this project, Aliyev analyses the knowledge relations between Iran and Turkey with special focus on the former USSR and GDR.

The Value of Rumors in Mikhail Bulgakov’s ‘The White Guard’

Mikhail Bulgakov’s first novel, The White Guard, weaves an affecting story about the power of human connection in times of crisis.1 First serialized in 1925, albeit not to completion, and informed by his own experiences, it employs psychological realism to capture life in Ukraine during the catastrophic Russian Civil War, which had ended only a … Continue reading The Value of Rumors in Mikhail Bulgakov’s ‘The White Guard’

readme.txt: „Wahlen ohne Kampf? Schweizer Parteien auf Stimmenfang, 1947–1983“

Lesen, Schreiben und Publizieren sind die Essenz von “Geisteswissenschaften als Beruf”. In dieser Folge von readme.txt beantwortet Zoé Kergomard, wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin am Deutschen Historischen Institut in Paris, vier Fragen zu ihrem neuen Buch „Wahlen ohne Kampf? Schweizer Parteien auf Stimmenfang, 1947–1983“.

The Feminist Histories Podcast Series

The institutes of the Max Weber Foundation (MWS) regularly present their research to an interested public and contribute to the exchange with the scientific community in the host countries. Due to the COVID‑19 pandemic, they now implement their lectures, seminars, book presentations and panel discussions as virtual formats. In this article, Jane Freeland, Research Associate at the German Historical Institute London (GHI London), reports on the Feminist Histories Podcast Series that the GHI has organized this month.

Showing or Telling: The Immersive-to-Informational Transformation of Museum Exhibits

I have vivid memories of visiting the National Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg, Texas as a child in 2007. Fredericksburg, hometown of German-American and Fleet Admiral Chester Nimitz, hosts this expansive museum complex in honor of Nimitz’s role as Commander in Chief, United States Pacific Fleet in the Second World War. This museum complex includes the original Nimitz Hotel, with an exhibit about Nimitz’s life, and the George H.W. Bush Gallery, with a larger gallery covering the entirety of the Pacific Theatre … Continue reading Showing or Telling: The Immersive-to-Informational Transformation of Museum Exhibits

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