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.

 

Announcements
25.01.2018 - 27.01.2018 Labex TransferS, Société d’histoire et d’épistémologie des sciences du langage, Société de linguistique de Paris

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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Reviews
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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Journals

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

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Projects - Miscellaneous

New Transnational Studies Series with Springer Publishing (2017) to seek submissions from scholars and practitioners in fields related to series foci as outlined below.

Global Germany in Transnational Dialogues presents original research work from contributors in a cutting-edge collection of case and monograph studies in humanities, business, economics, law, education, cultural studies and science.

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Articles
We are currently preparing the relaunch of this section. The next article will appear soon.
 
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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Opportunities
01.10.2017 - 30.09.2020 Technische Universität Darmstadt