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“The name of the game was globalization of goods, services and finance” and India was increasingly part of it – Interview with Michael Gadbaw

Stefan Tetzlaff, social and economic historian and former research fellow at the German Historical Institute Washington, had the chance to interview Michael Gadbaw, former vice-president and Senior Counsel of General Electric (1990-2008) about his involvement with India.

Global Royal Families: Concepts, Cultures, and Networks of International Monarchy, 1800-2020

The conference “Global Royal Families: Concepts, Cultures, and Networks of International Monarchy, 1800-2020” focuses on the global engagements of Western and non-Western monarchies. We talked to Falko Schnicke. He is one of the conveners of the upcoming conference at the German Historical Institute London.

Fighting Under the Same Banner: Memories from the Ottoman Theater of the Great War

Personal narratives have recently begun to attract great interest among military and social historians of the Middle East in their work on the wars from 1912 until 1918. We talked with one of the conveners, Richard Wittmann, about the upcoming conference “Fighting Under the Same Banner: Memories from the Ottoman Theater of the Great War”.

What is Global History?

Krishan Kumar has recently written an article on the Times Literary Supplement entitled “What is Global History?”. In the article, Kumar reviews two recent publications – C.A. Bayly’s Remaking the...

Globalgeschichte in der Konsolidierungsphase

Die Globalgeschichte hat in den letzten zwei Jahrzehnten einen wahren Boom erlebt. Mit ihrer Verankerung in Lehrplänen und Institutsstrukturen verfestigen sich die Konturen des Feldes zunehmend. Globalhistorikerinnen und -historiker müssen vermehrt über ihr Verhältnis zu anderen Forschungsbereichen nachdenken.