Announcements
02.02.2022 - 04.02.2022 Marian Burchardt, Magnus Echtler, and Katharina Wilkens (all Leipzig University)

Workshop at the Centre for Advanced Studies “Multiple Secularities – Beyond the West, Beyond Modernities” at Leipzig University, organized in conjunction with the working group “Africa” of the German Association for the Study of Religion (DVRW). This workshop seeks to tackle epistemological distortions and blind spots in the field of secularity studies through empirical studies of African social realities.

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Reviews
Rev. by Anne Köllner, Institut für Geographie, Universität Leipzig

Wie und wozu nutzen soziale Bewegungen „Raum“? Dieser Frage geht der Humangeograph Sebastian Scholl in diesem Buch nach. Die Dissertationsschrift stellt die mexikanische Protestbewegung ‚Movimento por la Paz con Justicia y Dignidad‘ (MPJD, zu Deutsch: Bewegung für Frieden mit Gerechtigkeit und Würde) in den Mittelpunkt.

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Articles
By Alena N. Petrushkevich

Introduction

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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, Zeitschrift für Weltgeschichte ZWG / FernUniversität in Hagen