22.06.2020 - 24.06.2020 European Network of Universal and Global History (ENIUGH) and the Flying University of Transnational Humanities (FUTH), with the support of the Global History Lab (Åbo Akademi University, Turku) and the Graduate School of Global and Area Studies, Leipzig University

Global historians have outlined over the last two decades topics and approaches that set the foundations for a transforming field. Transcending national frameworks, challenging Eurocentric narratives and tracing border-crossing connections and interactions between societies, communities and individuals, as well as decentred comparisons are some of its common denominators that have gained substance through particular case studies.

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Rev. by Jürgen Nautz, Institut für Volkswirtschaftslehre, Universität Wien

The history of monetary integration in Europe is anything but a success story. The two earlier attempts, the Latin and the Scandinavian Monetary Union, failed. So, it is hardly surprising that political as well as scientific discourses mainly focus on problems of the European Monetary Era which started on January 1, 1999.

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By Stefan Telle

1. Populism, Citizenship, European Integration

The paper seeks to make a contribution to the debate[1] around explaining the recent surge in populism across the European Union (EU). To this end, it critically engages with the “supply- and demand-paradigm” in populism research.[2] The paper identifies several deficiencies (i.e.

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Conference Reports
29.08.2019 - 30.08.2019 Christof Dejung, Universität Bern; David Motadel, London School of Economics and Political Science
By Bastiaan Bouwman, Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies, Princeton University

From 29 to 30 August 2019, a group of emerging and established scholars gathered at the London School of Economics and Political Science to reflect on the theme of ‘Global Social History: Class and Social Transformation in World History’. The conference sought to explore the possibilities and limits of ‘global social history’, a subfield still in the making, owing in part to the decline of social history during the global turn of the 1990s.

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Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS)