07.10.2020 - 09.10.2020 Bettina Brockmeyer (University of Hamburg), Rebekka Habermas (University of Göttingen), Ulrike Lindner (University of Cologne)

The aim of the conference is to bring together research, the arts and civil society – namely from the former colonies and Germany – in order to question the past, present and future of colonial memory. What could a shared history look like? The conference should help to concretize and set in motion co-operative research.

Rez. von Oury Goldman, Le Mans Université

For a long-time the history of science has been dominated by positivist and diffusionist approaches in which translations played a key role in documenting the transmission of knowledge between cultures and societies. In this framework, translations were often studied as simple vehicles for the dissemination of science, and there was not enough attention being paid to the creative nature of its process.



Es ist eine bewährte Tradition der Zeitschrift für Weltgeschichte, einzelne Ausgaben bestimmten Themenbereichen zu widmen, herausgegeben von ausgewiesenen Fachleuten. Zukünftig soll dies so weit wie möglich zum Prinzip unserer Zeitschrift gemacht werden. Jedes Heft wird eine Reihe Beiträge zu einem welt- oder globalhistorischen, auch interdisziplinär interessanten Themenbereich versammeln.

Von Elkhan Nuriyev

The last two decades have seen the emergence of new regional cooperation initiatives, which include the Russia-led Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) [1], the European Union’s Eastern Partnership (EaP)[2] and China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).[3] Although they all are at various phases of their implementation, each one of them seems to entail bigger geopolitical visions promoting competing ideas of regionalisms.

Conference Reports
17.10.2019 - 18.10.2019 Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici, Università del Piemonte Orientale
Von Irene Gaddo, University of Eastern Piedmont (Italy)

What do we make of 1989 thirty years after? How do personal experiences shape memories and relate to more detached and professional investigations? These were some of the key issues Edoardo Tortarolo (University of Eastern Piedmont, Vercelli) put on the floor of the workshop he organized on the occasion of the thirtieth anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall.

The first session was started by GUIDO FRANZINETTI (University of Eastern Piedmont, Vercelli).