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.


21.06.2018 - 23.06.2018 World History Association

The World History Association is pleased to invite individual paper or organized panel proposals for its 27th Annual Conference, a joint meeting with the Midwest World History Association to be held in Milwaukee, 21–23 June 2018. The conference provides an ideal opportunity to interact with an international community of world history scholars, teachers, and students.

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Reinhard, Wolfgang: Die Unterwerfung der Welt, München 2016
Rev. by Felix Brahm, German Historical Institute London

Der Rezensent erinnert sich: „Proseminar Neuzeit I: Geschichte der europäischen Expansion“ – so lautete der Titel seines ersten historischen Seminars in den späten 1990er-Jahren. Begleitendes Standardwerk war Wolfgang Reinhards „Geschichte der Europäischen Expansion“ in vier Bänden, erschienen 1983 bis 1990 in Stuttgart.

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Comparative Studies in Society and History (CSSH) is an international forum for new research and interpretation concerning problems of recurrent patterning and change in human societies through time and in the contemporary world. CSSH sets up a working alliance among specialists in all branches of the social sciences and humanities as a way of bringing together multidisciplinary research, cultural studies, and theory, especially in anthropology, history, political science, and sociology.

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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.

The series begins with German-Australian Encounters and Cultural Transfers: Global Dynamics in Transnational Lands (Springer 2017, and covers recent events and phenomena in contemporary German transnational contexts with other cultures and nation states IN THE NEW CENTURY (since 2000).

Rather than prioritising traditional areas of scholarship, this series seeks to elicit contributions from academics and relevant practitioners about transnationalism studies in twenty-first century.

Possible topics and areas of inquiry include but are not limited to:
- Transnational connections between Germany and other nations (in Asia, Europe, Middle East, Africa)
- Discipline-specific areas such as
Popular culture

Members of Editorial Board:
Professor Martina Möllering (Macquarie University)
Dr Stefan Popenici (Charles Stuart University)
Dr Samuel Koehne (The University of Melbourne)
Professor Amelie Constant (Princeton University)
Dr Abi Brooker (The University of Melbourne)
Dr Oliver Haag (The University of Vienna)
Dr Nick Levey (La Trobe University)
Professor Paul Turnbull (University of Tasmania)

For authors: Please submit proposals for edited volumes or monographs (see Springer guidelines to Series Editors (, Benjamin Nickl (The University of Sydney), Irina Herrschner (The University of Melbourne), Elzbieta Gozdziak (Georgetown University).

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Conference Reports
22.06.2017 - 23.06.2017 Centre for the History of War, Media and Society, University of Kent; Department of History, University Ghent; CegeSoma, Brussels; Instituut voor Oorlogs-, Holocaust- en Genocidestudies, NIOD, Amsterdam
By Oli Parken, University of Kent

The central aim of the two days conference was to bridge the gap between micro/macro, local/regional, and global/transnational approaches to the history of both world wars, which came in response to the recent publication of Nico Wouters’ monograph “Mayoral Collaboration under Nazi Occupation: Belgium, the Netherlands and France, 1938–46”[1].

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01.04.2018 Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften