22.07.2022 Cassandra R. Veney, PhD. and Sabella O. Abidde, PhD

The main purpose of this edited volume is to examine the history, the outcomes, and the implications of the contests and contestations between the People’s Republic of China (PRC/China) and the Republic of China (ROC/Taiwan) in Latin America and the Caribbean. China and Taiwan have a rich and enduring history of engagement with countries in Latin America and the Caribbean that is worth examining.

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Rev. by Betto van Waarden, Unit for Media History, Lund University

While scholars acknowledge the importance of the public in the politics-media-public triad, it usually gets short shrift in practice. Archives and sources privilege institutional elites, not their publics. This discrepancy is exacerbated by method: historians are trained in qualitative in-depth interpretations of a limited number of such elite sources rather than broad analyses of large publics – let alone on a global scale.

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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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