Connections continues geschichte.transnational

Connections continues the work of geschichte.transnational, which has been published as a review forum since 2004. Today, Connections broadens the perspective by also addressing global and transregional as well as transnational entanglements that increasingly characterize our present world.


25.01.2018 - 27.01.2018 Labex TransferS, die Société d’Histoire et d’Epistémologie des Sciences du Langage (SHESL), Société de Linguistique de Paris (SLP), CNRS Forschungsstellen “Pays Germaniques” (Labex TransferS und Ecole Normale Supérieure), “Histoire des Théories Linguistiques” (Université de Paris Diderot / Paris Sorbonne Nouvelle); LaTTiCe (Labex TransferS, Ecole Normale Supérieure und Université Sorbonne Nouvelle)

By all measures, Germany played an overwhelming role in the development of philology and linguistics during the 19th century. This ascendancy rests on the transmission to other national academies of theoretical constructs and views, methods and institutional practices. Transmission, however, was not simply a matter of inheriting a body of knowledge.

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van Groesen, Michiel: Amsterdam's Atlantic, Philadelphia 2016
Rev. by Isabel Casteels, University of Amsterdam

From 1624 to 1654 the Dutch Republic had a large colonial empire in Brazil. In “Amsterdam’s Atlantic”, Michiel van Groesen, Professor of Maritime History at Leiden University, shows how the rise and fall of this colony were affected by the peculiar media landscape of Amsterdam. The strategic use of printed media at first generated national joy over the victories won in Brazil by the West India Company (WIC).

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Conference Reports
31.08.2017 - 03.09.2017 European Network in Universal and Global History, in cooperation with the Central European University (Department of History) and Corvinus University (Karl Polanyi Research Centre at the Institute of Sociology and Social Policy), supported by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences' Research Centre for Humanities
By Norbert Fabian, Ruhruniversität Bochum / Institut für soziale Bewegungen

Stärker als bei den vorangehenden Kongressen rückten in Budapest Themen osteuropäische Geschichte mit ihren Revolutionen und Transformationen, aber auch die Geschichte des Habsburger Empires und der Sowjetunion in den Vordergrund.[1] So diskutierte z.B. eine von Mikhail Lipkin (Moskau) organisierte Sektion die Rolle Chruschtschows neu und fragte, inwieweit er denn Revolutionär oder pragmatischer Reformer gewesen sei.

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