15.12.2021 Fredrik Petersson, Associate Professor of Colonial and Postcolonial Global History, Åbo Akademi University, Lecturer in History, Stockholm University

We invite contributors interested in furthering our understanding of either well-known anti-colonial activists or figures that have been forgotten or ignored through the history of politics and biography writing. The title – Anti-Colonial Narratives, 1905–1955. Lives and Legacies – aims to give voice to anti-colonial narratives with an emphasis on individuals that had a leading role in advancing anti-colonialism during the first half of the twentieth century.

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Rev. by Christian Oggolder, Institut für vergleichende Medien- und Kommunikationsforschung (CMC), Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften / Universität Klagenfurt

In seiner 2017 als Habilitationsschrift vorgelegten Publikation präzisiert Volker Barth gleich in den ersten beiden Sätzen Niklas Luhmanns Diktum von der medialen Konstruktion von Wirklichkeit [1], wenn er schreibt: „Nachrichtenagenturen strukturieren die Wahrnehmung der Welt. Sie bestimmen, wie wir unsere Umwelt erfahren“ (S.

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By Alena N. Petrushkevich


The Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) was established with the signing of an agreement between five countries – Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Russia – in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) on 29 May 2014. The agreement came into force at the beginning of 2015.

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Conference Reports
07.10.2020 - 09.10.2020 Bettina Brockmeyer (Hamburg/Erlangen); Rebekka Habermas (Göttingen); Ulrike Lindner (Cologne); Auswärtiges Amt; Gerda Henkel Foundation
By Tristan Oestermann, Institut für Geschichtswissenschaft, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf / Ana Carolina Schveitzer, Institut für Asien- und Afrikawissenschaften, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

The murder of George Floyd not only sparked demonstrations in the United States and Europe but also fanned the flames of an already ongoing debate about colonialism. Therefore, the conference, which was postponed and then digitized due to Covid-19, had very good timing.[1] It aimed at, as Bettina Brockmeyer put it, bringing together research, arts, and civil society in analyzing colonial memory in Germany as well as in the rest of Europe and, importantly, the Global South.

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01.04.2022, Universität Tübingen, Faculty of Humanities, Study of Religion