By Oksana Myshlovska, Graduate Institute Geneva / University of Bern Ukraine has become a fascinating case study for the investigation of the phenomenon of regionalism. In the last decades, a…
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We are publishing this article in conjunction with the conference Empire of Circulation: Habsburg Knowledge in Its Global Setting. Empire of Circulation The Habsburg Monarchy constituted a linguistic, religious, and legal patchwork that was conditioned both by its internal diversity and the region’s centuries-long imbrications and entanglements with the adjacent Ottoman, Spanish, and Holy Roman … Continue reading How to Rethink the Global History of Knowledge Making from a Central European Perspective
Viktor Stoll and Olga Linkiewicz will talk about the role of intellectuals and the power relations in colonial systems of East Cenrtal Europe.
Michael Allan interviewed Refqa Abu-Remaileh on her current project in the framework of the Transregional Academy “Minor/Small Literature(s). Perspectives on World Literature from Elsewhere”, which was held in Berlin on 11-20 July 2019….
Lesen, Schreiben und Publizieren sind die Essenz von „Geisteswissenschaften als Beruf“. In dieser Folge von readme.txt haben wir mit Charlotte Jahnz, Referentin in der Geschäftsstelle der Max Weber Stiftung in Bonn, und Anke Hilbrenner über ihre frisch erschienene Monografie „Am 9. November. Innenansichten eines Jahrhunderts” gesprochen.
Philipp Strobl thinks about how migrant biographies and autobiographies can be used to understand associated knowledge transfer processes, including their “success” or “failure.” Keywords include “new biography,” “actor centrism,” and “translation,” and the examples are from Australia after World War Two. (2,139 words)
Part of the TRAFO series “Reconstructing Neighborhoods of War” By Allam Al-Kazei More than seven decades have passed since the atomic bombing of Hiroshima in 1945. When people look back…
At the “Legacies and Durabilities” table, Filip Herza and Grzegorz Krzywiec will discuss the legacies of East Central Europe as an imaginary and actual space in the colonial system. Find out more in their joint statement.
Zuerst wußte es die „Wöchentliche Zeitung auß mehrerley örther“ in ihrer Ausgabe Anfang Oktober 1619. Dort berief sie sich auf Nachrichten aus Frankfurt vom 1. Oktober, denenzufolge Friedrich V., Kurfürst von der Pfalz, von seiner Residenz in Heidelberg aufbrechen und … Weiterlesen →
Justyna Aniceta Turkowska and Maria Rhode want to talk about lesser-known Polish colonial entaglements at their table. Find out more in their statement.
Are you wondering who will be the table hosts and what they will discuss with you
at our next WeberWorldCafé on the Legacies of Colonialism in East Central Europe? Here, you find a short overview of the five discussion tables.
Tobias Brinkmann looks into how “studying Jewish migration” began “outside the academic sphere” in the 19th century. He also notes how a number of Jewish social scientists “[shaped] the conceptual foundations of migration studies in the United States during the middle decades of the twentieth century.” (2,282 words)
At their table Maciej Górny and Christian Geulen want to discuss with you how knowledge and knowledge objects travel, but also think about the role of local actors and influences from abroad.
You are cordially invited to the launch of the OPERAS-P project on 1 October 2019 at IBL PAN (Room 144, Nowy Świat 72, Warsaw, Poland) at 1 pm. The event will open with a…
“More Beautiful than Ever Before!” Neighborhood Rebuilding in Divided Germany as Political Propaganda during the Cold War
Part of the TRAFO series “Reconstructing Neighborhoods of War” By Paul Sigel Neighborhood Rebuilding in postwar Germany was not only confronted with the challenge of reconstruction of housing, infrastructure, industry…
In der Serie “Feldman Fellows Revisited” interviewen wir ehemalige Feldman-Stipendiat/-innen zu ihren Erfahrungen und Forschungen in den Gastländern. In dieser Folge von Feldman Fellows Revisited haben wir mit Markus Krah über seine Erfahrungen als Feldman Fellow gesprochen.