Interview with Sana Tannoury-Karam. Founded in Brussels in 1927, the League Against Imperialism attracted anticolonial activists like Nehru, Sukarno, and Kenyatta, as well as figures like Einstein and Madame Sun Yat-Sen. Its immediate goals were to develop solidarity between communists, socialists, and anti-colonial nationalists worldwide.
“The Ideological Deportation of Foreigners and ‘Local Subjects of Foreign Extraction’ in Interwar Egypt” – Interview with Rim Naguib
In this interview, Rim Naguib (EUME Fellow 2019-21) discusses her research interests, her recent article published by the Arab Studies Journal, and the complex relationships between colonial legacies and processes of national independence in (interwar) Egypt.
Modernization Dreams, Lusotropical Promises: A Global Studies Perspective on Brazil-Mozambique Development Discourse
By Ana Beatriz Ribeiro. Across disciplines, scholars writing on Brazil used to take for granted the state actor’s image as a particularly open-minded “emerging power.”
By Christopher J. Lee. Worldmaking after Empire is a study of political thought and institution building during the twentieth century, with a specific focus on black Anglophone leaders and intellectuals such as W. E. B. Du Bois, George Padmore, Kwame Nkrumah, Michael Manley, and Julius Nyerere. The central argument of the book is that the anticolonialism they promoted was not solely concerned with national self-determination and the establishment of nation-states.
Jihane Chedouki is a legal scholar and a political scientist. She was a EUME Fellow 2019-20. She is currently working on a project entitled “Regulating War in Times of Modernity: A Critical Approach of the Comparison of International Humanitarian Law and Islamic Law on the Use of Force”.
Southern African Liberation Movements and the Global Cold War ‘East’ – Transnational Activism 1960–1990
By Lena Dallywater, Chris Saunders, and Helder Adegar Fonseca. The authors in this volume argue that the links between the liberation movements and the Global East must be understood in their local contexts …
By Philip Geisler During a seminar trip to Cambodia last year with the research program Art Histories and Aesthetic Practices, our group continuously encountered people engaged in creative practices –...
« Le concept de la bureaucratie appliqué dans le secteur de la santé » – Interview avec Aissatou Seck
L’histoire de la santé contribue d’une manière générale à la connaissance et aux renouvellements des savoirs dans la recherche historique. Elle est fondamentale dans la mesure où elle s’intéresse aux faits sociaux relatifs à la compréhension des maladies qu’elles soient épidémiques ou endémiques, de leurs causes et leurs impacts sociaux.
An Introduction to the TRAFO series “40 Years After Orientalism”, Edited by Schirin Amir-Moazami (Freie Universität Berlin). Published in 1978, Orientalism has been a seminal investigation on questions regarding cultural...
Towards a Locatedness of Postcolonial Knowledge: Report from the Exploratory Workshop “Postcolonial Critique”
By Dorota Kołodziejczyk On September 23rd-24th, 2019, the Forum Transregionale Studien and the Max Weber Stiftung held a two-day workshop, Postcolonial Critique: Latin American and Eastern European Perspectivations (America South...