Markiert: Global History

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...

Grasping the Global: Lessons from the 1970s

By Bence Kocsev A couple of years ago, during one of his eye-opener lectures, Irish-American thinker James M. Skelly coined the term “recovering sociologist”. With this term, he tried to...

Defining Black European History

This article is part of the TRAFO series “Emerging Topics. Insights from ‘Behind the Scenes’”. Today, we put the spotlight on the workshop “Defining Black European History”, which will take...