08.04.2019 - 10.04.2019 LA Global Network

In the early modern period, the name of ‘Indias’ or ‘Indies’ marked the tropical ‘ends of the world.’ As an imagined transoceanic space of material and cultural exchanges it rapidly become an alluring and enduring object of knowledge and desire. Yet research and debate on its significance for the history of knowledge at large remains fragmented and underdeveloped.

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Bergen, Peter L.; Rothenberg, Daniel (Hrsg.): Drone Wars, Cambridge 2015
Rev. by Paul Bracken, Yale University

This comprehensive review of military drones covers a wide range of the issues related to this technology. Strategic importance, law, technology, and policy are covered to a degree that this should be one’s first choice if you need to come up to speed on drone issues. Now that the United States has relaxed export regulations for U.S.

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By Katja Naumann / Matthias Middell

Bibliography of Global History: Introduction

on behalf of the NOGWHISTO bureau acting as the editorial committee for the bibliography

Reaching well into the past, bibliographies have been one of the key tools enabling border-crossing scientific exchanges. Reviewing and assessing the literature published in a particular field of knowledge has a long tradition.

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Conference Reports
03.12.2017 - 05.12.2017 Department of History, University of Delhi; Weatherhead Initiative on Global History, Harvard University, Cambridge
By Rachel Steely, Harvard University, Cambridge

From antiquity to the recent past, empires exercised indelible and undeniable power and influence on global history. Empires have assumed diverse forms, exhibiting and incorporating different behaviors, politics, economic systems, and cultures. Indeed, while scholars disagree on how best to describe or define ‘empire’, a uniting feature of empires across time and space has been the project of managing diverse peoples and relationships interacting within and across their presumed territorial boundaries.

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01.10.2018 - 30.09.2020 Georg-August-Universität

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.