22.01.2020 - 24.01.2020 Maarten Manse (Law School, U Leiden), Sander Tetteroo and Girija Joshi (Institute for History, U Leiden), co-sponsored by the programme AMT: Asian Modernities and Traditions, the Vereniging KITLV / Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies, the Institute for History and the Faculty of Law (Leiden University)

Over the last decades, the study of governance in Asia has increasingly expanded to include a focus upon non-state entities. Historians have realized that engagement with local intermediaries, civil society organizations, power brokers, and interest groups has been crucial to the day-to-day administration of European colonies and postcolonial states alike.

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Rev. by Marc Frey, Historisches Institut, Universität der Bundeswehr München

Historische Studien über Ozeane, Meere und Flüsse haben Konjunktur. Als kulturelle, politische, soziale oder wirtschaftliche Interaktionsräume sind sie geradezu prädestiniert für globalgeschichtlich inspirierte Arbeiten aus sehr unterschiedlichen historischen Teilbereichen. Jan Breitingers gewichtige Dissertation, entstanden an der Universität Marburg, ist da keine Ausnahme.

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Historicizing the global: an interdisciplinary perspective
edited by Neus Rotger, Diana Roig-Sanz, Marta Puxan-Oliva

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By Sebastian Dorsch, Philosophische Fakultät, Universität Erfurt; Sebastian Jobs, John-F.-Kennedy-Institut, Freie Universität Berlin; Baz Lecocq, Institut für Asien- und Afrikawissenschaften, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin; Barbara Mittler, Institut für Sinologie, Universität Heidelberg; Margrit Pernau, Max-Planck-Institut für Bildungsforschung, Berlin
By Stefan Telle

1. Populism, Citizenship, European Integration

The paper seeks to make a contribution to the debate[1] around explaining the recent surge in populism across the European Union (EU). To this end, it critically engages with the “supply- and demand-paradigm” in populism research.[2] The paper identifies several deficiencies (i.e.

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Conference Reports
29.08.2019 - 30.08.2019 Christof Dejung, Universität Bern; David Motadel, London School of Economics and Political Science
By Bastiaan Bouwman, Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies, Princeton University

From 29 to 30 August 2019, a group of emerging and established scholars gathered at the London School of Economics and Political Science to reflect on the theme of ‘Global Social History: Class and Social Transformation in World History’. The conference sought to explore the possibilities and limits of ‘global social history’, a subfield still in the making, owing in part to the decline of social history during the global turn of the 1990s.

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