11.12.2018 - 14.12.2018 Rebecca Gould (University of Birmingham); Sherin Basheer Saheera (EFLU, Hyderabad); Emanuelle Santos (University of Birmingham)

The Global Southern Epistemologies Workshop is an initiative funded by the British Academy that seeks to decolonize the humanities and to connect scholars across the Global South. Our international team of scholars and editors in postcolonial literary and cultural studies will offer a series of workshops targeted to early career researchers from global southern countries focusing on publishing in peer-reviewed venues and competing for international funding.

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Clark, Peter (Hrsg.): The Oxford Handbook of Cities in World History, Oxford 2016
Rev. by Michael Goebel, Freie Universität Berlin Email:

Surveying several millenia of history of all things urban everywhere, the 850-page Oxford Handbook of Cities in World History, available since 2016 in a more affordable paperback version, inspires awe. The cumulative breadth and depth of the volume’s forty-four chapters, divided into three chronologically organized parts, makes even a perfunctory reading a steep learning curve.

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Entstehung und Entwicklung transnationaler Kommunikationsräume in Europa zu Kriegszeiten, 1914–1945
Herausgegeben von Barbara Lambauer und Christian Wenkel

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By Lena Dallywater, Leibniz-WissenschaftsCampus "Eastern Europe - Global Area"
By Katja Naumann / Matthias Middell

Bibliography of Global History: Introduction

on behalf of the NOGWHISTO bureau acting as the editorial committee for the bibliography

Reaching well into the past, bibliographies have been one of the key tools enabling border-crossing scientific exchanges. Reviewing and assessing the literature published in a particular field of knowledge has a long tradition.

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Conference Reports
14.06.2018 - 15.06.2018 SFB 1256 "Re-Figuration von Räumen", Technische Universität Berlin
By Martin Schinagl, Leibniz-Institut für Raumbezogene Sozialforschung, Erkner

Zum 1. Januar 2018 wurde von der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) der Sonderforschungsbereich „Re-Figuration von Räumen“ (SFB 1265) an der Technischen Universität Berlin eingerichtet. An dem Verbundprojekt arbeiten über 50 Wissenschaftler/innen aus den Disziplinen Soziologie, Architektur, Stadt- und Regionalplanung, Kunst, Geographie sowie Medien-und Kommunikationswissenschaft in 15 Teilprojekten an der TU Berlin, der FU Berlin, der HU Berlin, der Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität Münster sowie dem Leibniz-Institut für Raumbezogene Sozialforschung e.V.

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Connections continues geschichte.transnational

Connections continues the work of geschichte.transnational, which has been published as a review forum since 2004. Today, Connections broadens the perspective by also addressing global and transregional as well as transnational entanglements that increasingly characterize our present world.