Markiert: Global History

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.

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...

Celebrating One Year GHI West in Berkeley

The GHI Washington’s Pacific Regional Office has quickly established itself as trans-regional hub for historical research and cooperation   Background and Structure Due to its pivotal role in global academia...

“Islam” as an Epistemic Field: Imperial Entanglements and Orientalism in the German-Speaking World since 1870

This article is part of the TRAFO series “Emerging Topics. Insights from ‘Behind the Scenes’”. Today, we put the spotlight on the conference “”Islam” as an Epistemic Field: Imperial Entanglements and Orientalism in the German-Speaking World since 1870″ which will take place on October 11-12 2018 in Berlin. The conference is a collaboration of the Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient Berlin (Research Cluster „Trajectories of Lives and Knowledge”) and the Freie Universität Berlin.

Andreas Eckert zur Ozeanischen Geschichte

Andreas Eckert, Professor für die Geschichte Afrikas an der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin und Mitglied des Vorstands des Forums Transregionale Studien, kommentierte kürzlich in der Frankfurter Allgemeinen Zeitung die Zusammenhänge zwischen...