Verschlagwortet: Migration

Not a Given Object: What Historians Can Learn from the Reflexive Turn in Migration Studies

„Migration“ is not a stable, preexisting category but rather a product of societal processes that shape what the term comprises. We must take these entanglements with the past into account in our present-day research.

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German Migrants and the Circulation of Buddhist Knowledge between Germany and British Ceylon

Germans translated Buddhist texts in Germany, and they migrated to British Ceylon in order to get closer to Buddhism. Their Buddhist practices ended up changing Buddhism’s relationship to texts in their South Asian home.

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“I Am Interested in Learning More About the Knowledge Migrants Convey Through Their Often Silenced or Neglected Voices” – Interview with Albert Manke

Today, we talk to Albert Manke who is a Research Fellow at the Pacific Regional Office of the German Historical Institute Washington, based at the University of California, Berkeley.

“I Am Looking at Documents Held in the Provincial Archives at the Sino-Russian Border and in Taiwan” – Interview with Christina Till

Today, we talk to Christina Till. She is a postdoctoral researcher at the Beijing Branch Office of Max Weber Foundation and a member of the international research project “Knowledge Unbound” and the submodule “Interaction and Knowledge in the Pacific Region: Entanglements and Disentanglements“.

“Issues of Global Mobilities of People, Knowledge, Ideas and Investments Have Always Fascinated Me” – Interview with Ala Al-Hamarneh

Today, we talk to Ala Al-Hamarneh. During his 20 years of affiliation with the University of Mainz as assistant professor, he taught courses in human geography with regional focus on the Arab World, Germany, Emilia Romagna/Italy and the USA-Northeastern metropoles.

“Issues of Global Mobilities of People, Knowledge, Ideas and Investments Have Always Fascinated Me” – Interview with Ala Al-Hamarneh

Today, we talk to Ala Al-Hamarneh. During his 20 years of affiliation with the University of Mainz as assistant professor, he taught courses in human geography with regional focus on the Arab World, Germany, Emilia Romagna/Italy and the USA-Northeastern metropoles.

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