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.


07.12.2017 - 09.12.2017 Forum Transregionale Studien and the Max Weber Stiftung

The Berlin-based Forum Transregionale Studien and the Max Weber Stiftung invite submissions for a three-day conference in Berlin on concepts of historical periodization in transregional perspective. The conference is convened by Thomas Maissen (Deutsches Historisches Institut Paris, DHIP), Barbara Mittler (Heidelberger Centrum für Transkulturelle Studien, HCTS), and Pierre Monnet (Institut franco-allemand de sciences historiques et sociales, Frankfurt am Main).

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Rupprecht, Tobias: Soviet Internationalism after Stalin, Cambridge 2015
Rev. by Rosa Magnusdottir, Department of Culture and Society, Aarhus University

“Soviet Internationalism after Stalin. Interaction and Exchange between the USSR and Latin America during the Cold War” is a multi-archival study based on a variety of sources. The author, Tobias Rupprecht, currently Lecturer in Latin American and Caribbean History at the University of Exeter, has excellent knowledge of the existing Anglo-American, Russian, German, and Latin American historiographies.

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The Nuremberg Trials. New Perspectives on the Professions
Herausgegeben von Guillaume Mouralis und Marie-Bénédicte Vincent

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Projects - Miscellaneous

The series seeks to explore unfamiliar social, cultural, and political issues that connect people of Asia, the Middle-East, Africa, Americas, and Europe in the modern age (since 1700).
We seek works that are both theorised and empirical, exposing both the destruction and potential of the modern age, from 1700 onwards.

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Conference Reports
06.07.2016 - 07.07.2016 Research Group (Leibniz-Competition/ SAW) Knowledge of the World – Heritage of Mankind: The History of UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage: Leibniz Institute of European History, Mainz
By Elsa Duval / Benedetta Serapioni, Leibniz Institute of European History, Mainz; Julia Röttjer, German Institute of Polish Studies, Darmstadt;

This workshop started from the observation that during the "long 20th century", political decisions and their implementation have been inconceivable without experts and their expertise. Experts were crucial in informing the notions and nature of the world, in diagnosing its transformations and in advising political frameworks in order to face upcoming challenges.

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