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
30.10.2017 - 30.10.2017 The Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of the Republic of Uruguay and the Wage Project, in collaboration with the International Labour Office and the MESHS Lille (France),

The Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of the Republic of Uruguay and the Wage Project, in collaboration with the International Labour Office and the MESHS Lille (France), are organizing an international symposium on “Wages in Latin America since the 1950s /60s” on 30 and 31 October 2017, at the University of the Republic of Uruguay, in Montevideo.

Wages in Latin America since the 1950s /60s
30th-31st October 2017
Universidad de la República, Faculty of Social Sciences, Montevideo, Uruguay

The symposium aims at:
- A general scientific inventory on the subject (by sampling themes)
- The establishment of a coordinated cross-country research program under the WAGE project
- A targeted partnership with companies and entrepreneurs: a concrete analysis of the wage strategy of companies (surveys) and of professional and employers' unions

The main themes of the symposium are:
1- Evolution of average wages and their modalities of dispersion since the 1950s / 60s
2- Relations between skills and wages (especially for young people and women).
3- Role of the wage differential in migration processes (internal / external).

The Latin American countries present a number of specific wage characteristics: a certain heterogeneity and unequal differentiation of available data, an annual average increase since the 2000s higher than that of the advanced countries, almost until 2015, but lower than that of the countries, significant gender wage gap, a high Gini coefficient, a certain weight of migration issues in national labour markets, the strained question of employability and wages of young people, some complexity in labour relations

The available literature allows a first promising inventory- The salary issues in the region concerned deserve further study and systematization: see the successive versions of the Global Wage Report, biennial since 2008, ILO, Geneva, (last copy in December 2016 for 2016/2017, on line)- Ewout Frankema, Has Latin America Always Been Unequal?

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Reviews
Berger, Stefan; Miller, Alexei (Hrsg.): Nationalizing Empires, Budapest 2015
Rev. by Frank Rochow, Europa-Universität Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder) / Friedrich-Schiller-Universität, Jena

Nach wie vor nimmt das „heilige Dreieck“(S. 575) von Ernest Gellner, Benedict Anderson und Eric Hobsbawm eine dominante Stellung in der Nationalismusforschung ein.[1] Dies geht mit der etablierten Dichotomie eines zivilen und eines ethnischen Nationalismus einher, die mit einer geografischen Teilung in West- und Osteuropa zusammenfällt.

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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.

Essay/Artikel:

Matthäus Feigk: Die transnationalen Netzwerke protestantischer Missionsgesellschaften nach dem Ersten Weltkrieg und das Missionstreffen von Oegstgeest 1920.
Abstract:
Auf der Fotografie von 1920 hat sich im Vordergrund eine Personengruppe in zwei Reihen − die vordere auf Holzstühlen sitzend, die hintere stehend − arrangiert.

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Articles
We are currently preparing the relaunch of this section. The next article will appear soon.
 
Conference Reports
13.02.2017 - 14.02.2017 KGD-Arbeitskreis „Welt- und globalgeschichtliche Perspektiven im Geschichtsunterricht; Philipp Bernhard / Susanne Popp, Universität Augsburg
By Felix Löcherer, Universität Augsburg

Der Arbeitskreis „Welt- und globalgeschichtliche Perspektiven im Geschichtsunterricht“ der Konferenz für Geschichtsdidaktik (KGD) befasste sich in einer Tagung an der Universität Augsburg (13./14. Februar 2017) mit Möglichkeiten, globalgeschichtliche Perspektiven für die Darstellung des Ersten Weltkriegs im Geschichtsunterricht zu entwickeln.

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Opportunities
01.10.2018 Käte Hamburger Kolleg "Dynamics of the History of Religions between Asia and Europe"