By Christoph Streb In light of recent phenomena of global communication like #MeToo, Fridays for Future, and the proliferating conspiracy theories about the Coronavirus pandemic, this book on the history…
Kategorie: 20. Jahrhundert
Founded in Brussels in 1927, the League Against Imperialism attracted anticolonial activists like Nehru, Sukarno, and Kenyatta, as well as figures like Einstein and Madame Sun Yat-Sen. Its immediate goals were to develop solidarity between communists, socialists, and anti-colonial nationalists worldwide.
SÉMINAIRE DE RECHERCHE ACCUEILLI À L’INSTITUT DES AMÉRIQUES Animé par Véronique Hébrard (Univ. Lille, ULR 4074 Cecille/UMR 8168 Mondes Américains)En collaboration avec son équipe de doctorants en histoire du VenezuelaCarlos Garcia Macias (Univ. Lille,&…
The author discusses the source value of U.S. immigrant newspapers. If there are many reasons to approach them with caution, they can still help scholars learn „what migrants knew and wanted their fellow migrants to know…“
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By Ruth Nattermann. This book is the first epoch-spanning study on Jewish participation in the Italian women’s movement, focussing in a transnational perspective on the experience of Italian-Jewish protagonists
“The Ideological Deportation of Foreigners and ‘Local Subjects of Foreign Extraction’ in Interwar Egypt” – Interview with Rim Naguib
Rim Naguib’s article, “The Ideological Deportation of Foreigners and ‘Local Subjects of Foreign Extraction’ in Interwar Egypt”, was published by the Arab Studies Journal this fall. In this interview, Rim discusses her research interests, her recent article, and the complex relationships between colonial legacies and processes of national independence in (interwar) Egypt.
By Christopher J. Lee. Worldmaking after Empire is a study of political thought and institution building during the twentieth century, with a specific focus on black Anglophone leaders and intellectuals such as W. E. B. Du Bois, George Padmore, Kwame Nkrumah, Michael Manley, and Julius Nyerere. The central argument of the book is that the anticolonialism they promoted was not solely concerned with national self-determination and the establishment of nation-states.
Donna Gabaccia reflects on the reception of William Foote Whyte’s famous Street Corner Society at the Migrant Knowledge blog: William Foote Whyte’s study of Italian immigrants in the North End of Boston was not particularly successful after its release in 1943. In the years after 1970, though, Street Corner Society garnered great success and became, … Continue reading Reading Tip: ‘The Book That Would Not Die’
W. F. Whyte’s ‚Street Corner Society‘ became a popular text for sociology students, but specialists in Italian American studies never warmed to it. Donna Gabaccio explains why with „a hidden history of gender and ethnic dynamics“ in the academy.
Teil 3 der GiD-Interviewreihe „Schöne neue Welt? – Chancen und Grenzen medizinischen Fortschritts in Geschichte und Gegenwart“. Unsere Experten stellen sich vor: In diesem Beitrag erfahrt ihr, wer Professor Cornelius Borck ist, zu welchen Themen er forscht und wie ihr ihm eure Fragen stellen könnt.
On March 18–19, 2021, the workshop “Perestroika and the ‘Wild’ 1990s: State, Society, and the Individual in Eastern Europe, 1985–2000,” will take place at the German Historical Institute in Moscow. We talked with the convener Alexey Tikhomirov.
Deadline für die Proposals: 30. Oktober 2020Konferenz: 8.-9. März 2021, Château de Vincennes, FrankreichE-Mail: email@example.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…
11. September 2020 | Autorin: Karin Schweißgut. Traugott Fuchs, 1906 im Elsass geboren und 1997 in Istanbul verstorben, war Literaturprofessor, Germanist, Romanist, Übersetzer, Maler und einer der Intellektuellen, die 1934 Nazi-Deutschland verließen und in die Türkei auswanderten.
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.
The „Qur’an school problem“ in West Germany in the 1970s and early 1980s was in many ways a product of the migrant experts who bemoaned it, the teachers on loan from Turkey.
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