15.09.2023 H2020 ITHACA Project

The aim of this essay collection is to offer a comparative overview of the history of migrations in the Mediterranean region, here defined as global interconnected space, a crossroads for a wider area, from the Atlantic to the Caspian Sea, and from Northern Africa to continental Europe.

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Rev. by Robin Möser, Berlin

Over the past years, the emerging scholarship in the field of nuclear history has increasingly dealt with non-traditional nuclear cases, including Sweden,[1] Pakistan,[2] Ghana,[3] and most recently Kazakhstan.[4] In this direction, the inclusion of Brazil into the debate is a much sought-after addition, considering the more than seven decades of pursuing various goals in the nuclear sector, which is at the core of Carlo Patti’s new book, Brazil in the Global Nuclear Order, 1945–2018.

Based on 12 years of personally conducted archival research across the globe (in Brazil, Argentina, Germany, the United States, France, the United Kingdom, South Africa, and Italy), Patti, who is a professor of international relations at the Federal University of Goiás, Goiânia, adds meaningful points to the debate on the global nuclear order, discussing key aspects such as international arms control and safeguards, technological assistance and sensitive cooperation, and the creation of a Latin American Nuclear Weapons Free Zone (NWFZ).

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Falling Statues around the Atlantic
Ed. by Ulrike Schmieder and Michael Zeuske

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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
18.11.2021 - 19.11.2021 Mikko Toivanen, Munich Centre for Global History; Andreas Greiner, German Historical Institute, Washington, D.C.
By Alexandra Hamann / Eleyne Wenninger / Anosh Samuel, German Historical Institute, Washington, D.C.

The often-neglected interconnection of global tourism and imperialism was at the heart of this workshop. Tourism triggered processes of change in colonial territories, however, simultaneously it created and reinforced colonial and hierarchical structures between colonisers and colonised. Despite the obvious entanglements, tourism represents a desideratum in the historiography of imperialism – it has been considered merely a marginal phenomenon and has often been trivialised, as organiser Mikko Toivanen pointed out.

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