Announcements
16.04.2021 - 17.04.2021 University of Warwick

Call For Participants

Department of History, University of Warwick
16 to 17 April 2021

From the fields of Gettysburg to the beaches of Normandy, the participation and presence of former soldiers has been an integral part of the memorial culture of many conflicts. As survivors of war, veterans are often portrayed a group imbued with a unique knowledge whose experiences should not be forgotten.

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Reviews
Rev. by Jana Tschurenev, Universität Göttingen

The Transnational in the History of Education, edited by Eckhard Fuchs and Eugenia Roldán Vera, is the first volume in the International Standing Conference on the History of Education’s (ISCHE’s) new book series on „Global Histories of Education“. It aims to map a dynamically growing research field, and to interrogate and reflect on its major categories of analysis, starting with the category of „the transnational“.

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Journals

New Global Studies 14:1 is now available.

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Articles
By Balint Varga

On an autumn day in 1900, Dénes Nagy, a schoolmaster and cantor of the church in Vilonya, a little village in western Hungary, was approached by an elderly woman. The woman asked him an unusual favor: in change for a little money, Nagy was to pray for the failure of a certain man who ran for an important office at the forthcoming elections.[1]
The unusual element of this request was not the fact that a woman intended to participate in politics, despite being not enfranchised.[2] After all, participation in politics is not restricted to voting ̶ deeds such as a strike, a public demonstration or a donation to a memorial are inherently political and were open to anyone in fin-de-siècle Hungary.

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Conference Reports
13.02.2020 - 14.02.2020 Luminita Gatejel / Guido Hausmann, Leibniz-Institut für Ost- und Südosteuropaforschung (IOS), Regensburg; Julia Obertreis, Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
By Melanie Hussinger, Leibniz-Institut für Ost- und Südosteuropaforschung

Der Workshop fand gemeinsam mit der Jahrestagung des Verbandes der OsteuropahistorikerInnen (VOH) statt. Angestoßen von dem in letzter Zeit wachsenden Interesse an wirtschaftshistorischen Fragen und Themen innerhalb der Geschichtswissenschaften, widmete er sich neuen Forschungsperspektiven aus Ost-, Ostmittel-, und Südosteuropa und zielte darauf ab, mit der Verbindung von wirtschaftshistorischen Fragen und Imperialgeschichte einen Überblick über das bunte Feld der Wirtschaftsgeschichte zu geben.

Ausgehend von unterschiedlichen Vorstellungen russischer Kaufleute des 19.

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01.01.2021 - 31.12.2023, Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient