It is in the eighteenth century that Russian political language was born. The digital project “The Corpus of Russian Translations of Social and Political Works of the Eighteenth Century” coordinated…
A Berlin-based group works with refugee girls, who make films as a way to narrate their life experiences. The idea is to help the girls form and mobilize knowledge repertoires for their self-empowerment, although the process is by no means linear.
A researcher from Scotland, by way of Germany, examines a key text offered to international scholars at UC Berkeley during their initial orientation session there.
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Abdalhadi Alijla, Post-doctoral fellow at the Orient Institute in Beirut, recently published an article on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Middle East. The region was hit hard…
By Jennifer Evans and Swen Steinberg | “We are all in this together” is not simply the solidarity slogan of our new reality in times of Covid-19. In May 2020, it became a starting point for a group of scholars teaching at North American universities
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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Protestant missionary schools affected the construction of „indigenous knowledge“ in complex ways, including through their role in the emergence of local go-betweens, who carried this knowledge into colonial contexts.
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Highlights aspects of children’s go-between role in Chile not visible in histories of European migrants to the United States. German schools and teachers posted from Germany play a role in this multigenerational story.
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Introduction to a blog mini-series about children and youth as go-betweens in migration contexts, whether young people have migrated or knowledge itself: „Go-Betweens: A Miniseries on Youth, Migration, and Knowledge Transfer.“
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Audrey Truschke, a philologist and historian of encounters and entanglements in early modern South Asia at Rutgers University – in an essay published in the online magazine The Revealer on July…
Rim Naguib’s (EUME Fellow 2019-21) article, published in the current issue of META (Middle East Topics & Arguments) Vol. 14 (2020) on “Gender” surveys and analyzes the gendered symbols and…
Since the 1990s, the historiography on the French Revolution has seen a major refocus in the context of the so-called “global turn”. However, the disparate conceptual framework within which this…
Beyond the Boundaries of “The Land of the Deer”: R. Binyamin between Jewish and Arab Geographies, and the Critique of the Zionist-Colonial Connection
Avi-ram Tzoreff’s article, published in Issue 82 (Summer 2020) of the Jerusalem Quarterly, revisits the writings and ideas of Yehoshua Radler-Feldman, an observant orthodox Jew, author, essayist, and anti-colonial Zionist,…
Discusses the significance of the diverse terms contemporaries used to identify the various groups of Polish Jews who survived World War II as refugees in the Soviet Union.
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Von Sophie Junge Die Wirkungsmacht europäischer Archiv- und Museumssammlungen wird in den Debatten um die Provenienz und Restitution von Kulturgütern deutlich. Auch die Ausstellung Fiktion Kongo im Zürcher Rietberg Museum…
European Émigrés and the Transatlantic Circulation of Knowledge: Examples from Mid-20th-Century Consumer Capitalism
Many European émigrés escaping the Nazis helped shape consumer capitalism in the United States. After the war, they did business in Europe as well, circulating their transformed knowledge to shape marketing there.