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.


12.06.2017 - 15.06.2017 Centre for Area Studies (U Leipzig); Flying University of Transnational Humanities (Sogang U, U Pittsburgh, U Tampere, National Chiao Tung U, & U Leipzig); Graduate School Global and Area Studies (U Leipzig); SFB 1199: “Processes of Spatialization under the Global Condition” (U Leipzig)

7th Flying University in Transnational Humanities
XV Summer School of the Graduate School Global and Area Studies

The Graduate School Global and Area Studies (GSGAS) in collaboration with the Flying University of Transnational Humanities (FUTH) – a consortium of Sogang University (South Korea), University of Pittsburgh (USA), University of Tampere (Finland), National Chiao Tung University (Taiwan), University of Leipzig (Germany) – and supported by the Collaborative Research Centre “Processes of Spatialization under the Global Condition” as well as by the Centre for Area Studies at the University of Leipzig is looking for applicants interested in a summer school for PhD students to be held 12–15 June 2017 in Leipzig.
Research Context of the Summer School

Since 2010, the Flying University of Transnational Humanities (FUTH) has gathered PhD students and postdocs in the humanities and social sciences across the globe for an annual summer school centring on presentations by leading scholars as well as by PhD students.

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Huber, Peter: Fluchtpunkt Fremdenlegion, Zürich 2016
Rev. by Eckard Michels, Birkbeck College London

Obwohl schon Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts die Schweizer Kantone Anwerbungen auf ihren Gebieten für fremde Kriegsdienste verboten hatten, konnte dies nicht verhindern, dass einzelne Schweizer weiterhin die Grenze überquerten, um im Ausland zu kämpfen, etwa als Freiwillige auf Seiten Frankreichs oder Deutschlands im Ersten Weltkrieg, in den Internationalen Brigaden des Spanischen Bürgerkrieges oder der Waffen-SS.

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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

Liebe Leserinnen und Leser von H-Soz-Kult,

nachfolgend finden Sie eine Aufstellung der zuletzt neu ins Themenportal Europäische Geschichte eingestellten Artikel, Essays, Materialen und Quellenauszüge.


Chiara Bonfiglioli: A Working Day that has no End: The Double Burden in Socialist Yugoslavia.
The film Od 3 do 22 [From 3 am to 10 pm] was made by Croatian director Krešimir Golik in 1966, and is considered a classic of documentary film in the former Yugoslav region.[2] The 1960s were a time of intellectual opening in Yugoslavia, and a new movement of film authors, known as the Yugoslav Black Wave, started to explore everyday societal problems and marginal subjects.

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Conference Reports
19.09.2016 - 21.09.2016 Chen Jian, NYU Shanghai; Joanna Waley-Cohen, NYU Shanghai; Mary Nolan / Marilyn Young, NYU New York; Masha Kirasirova / Martin Klimke, NYU Abu Dhabi
By Beatrice Wayne, New York University

This three-day conference, titled “Revisiting 1968 and the Global Sixties,” took place from September 19–21, 2016 at New York University Abu Dhabi, and was hosted by the NYUAD Institute. The conference looked forward to the fiftieth anniversary of 1968 to reassess the global causes, themes, forms and legacies of that tumultuous period, with a focus on Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Eastern Europe.

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Universities of Munich, Basel, and Sydney