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.


24.10.2018 - 26.10.2018 Malmö Institute for Studies of Migration, Diversity and Welfare, Malmö University

The conference contains two extensive workshop time slots with parallel workshops running from Wednesday afternoon (October 24) to Thursday at lunch (October 25) and Thursday afternoon (October 25) to Friday lunch (October 26), respectively. Each workshop slot amounts to approximately six hours, including coffee breaks etc.

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Martin, Thomas; Toye, Richard: Arguing about empire, Oxford 2017
Rev. by Dr. des. Wolfgang Egner, Universität Konstanz Email:

In June 1877 the Liberal Edward Dicey wrote an enthusiastic article, Our Route to India, in which he argued for the expansion of the British Empire.[1] By publishing this essay he started a political quarrel within his own party and a public debate about the nature and destiny of the British Empire.

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Conference Reports
13.12.2017 - 14.12.2017 Annalisa Urbano, Université de Genève
By Giulio Salvati, Forum Transregionale Studien

For a long time, the alliance between Germany, Italy, and Japan – commonly known as the Axis Powers – has been seen as a military association defined by strictly pragmatic circumstances. Recently, these assumptions have been revised by a number of scholars who have highlighted how numerous exchanges existed among Germany, Italy, and Japan in the realms of ideology, sociopolitical projects, and imperial ambitions.

The workshop organised by Annalisa Urbano at the Forum Transregionale Studien provided a unique opportunity to build upon this emerging scholarship.

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Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford and Jesuit Refugee Service International, Rome