29.05.2019 Centre interdisciplinaire d'études sur le nucléaire et la stratégie - CIENS, École Normale Supérieure de Paris (ENS-Ulm) in partnership with the Non-Proliferation International History Project (NPIHP, Washington)

Since the dawn of the nuclear era, nuclear deterrence has been contested and criticized, both as a legitimate policy on the basis of its immorality, and as a practical policy on the basis of its inefficiency and dangerosity. These questionings opened the path to a great diversity of movements that have been involved in nuclear disarmament, either directly – peace and antinuclear movements, national and international peace organisations, including professional (notably scientific and religious) organisations – or indirectly – direct action groups (more common in anti-nuclear energy groups), environmental, feminist, anticolonial or human/civil rights groups, and political parties.

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Bungert, Heike; Lerg, Charlotte (Hrsg.): Transnationale Universitätsgeschichte, Stuttgart 2017
Rev. by Ulrike Breitsprecher, Universität Leipzig,

Für die Herausgeberinnen des Themenschwerpunktes „Transnationale Universitätsgeschichte“ im Jahrbuch für Universitätsgeschichte, Heike Bungert und Charlotte Lerg, war und ist Wissenschaft transnational, weil sie notwendigerweise auf dem Austausch von Ideen beruht. Im Zuge der Verfestigung von Nationalstaaten im 19.

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Room for Manoeuvre: (Cultural) Encounters and Concepts of Place
Herausgegeben von Anke Fischer-Kattner, Martina Kopf, Eva Spies, Menja Holtz

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By David Herbert

Introduction: Xenophobia and Islamophobia in contemporary Russia

Attitudes to immigrants in Russia are far from welcoming. The ESS in 2012 included a question on whether people coming from other countries made a country a better or a worse place to live, measured on an 11-point scale, where 0 was a “worse place to live” and 10 a “better place to live”.

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Conference Reports
05.07.2018 - 06.07.2018 Aychegrew Hadera Hailu, Mekelle University; Christian Methfessel / Franziska Rantzsch, Globalgeschichte des 19. Jahrhunderts, Universität Erfurt; Iris Schröder, Forschungszentrum Gotha, Universität Erfurt
By Philipp Metzler, Philosophische Fakultät, Universität Erfurt

Building on new research trends, this workshop challenged the perception of the Cold War as a struggle exclusively between the superpowers and their ideological views.[1]The participants rather sought to understand the Cold War in Africa as a history of many regional struggles, various actors and national interests.

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European Network in Universal and Global History (ENIUGH)