Announcements
05.07.2021 - 07.07.2021 Transatlantic Studies Association

The TSA is a broad network of scholars who use the ‘transatlantic’ as a frame of reference for their work in a variety of disciplines, including (but not limited to): history, politics and international relations, and literary studies. All transatlantic-themed paper and panel proposals from these and related disciplines are welcome.

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Reviews
Rev. by Justyna Aniceta Turkowska, History, Classics and Archaeology, University of Edinburgh

Staudämme können auf eine lange und reiche Geschichte zurückblicken und dies in einem doppelten Sinne: historisch und historiographisch. Historisch betrachtet könnte man die modernen Staudämme mit ihren entfernten Verwandten in Verbindung setzen – jenen mit den Schwergewichtsmauern, die beispielsweise bereits im 3.

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Journals

Special Issue: Pandemics that Changed the World. Historical Reflections on COVID-19

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Articles
By Elkhan Nuriyev

Introduction
The last two decades have seen the emergence of new regional cooperation initiatives, which include the Russia-led Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) [1], the European Union’s Eastern Partnership (EaP)[2] and China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).[3] Although they all are at various phases of their implementation, each one of them seems to entail bigger geopolitical visions promoting competing ideas of regionalisms.

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Conference Reports
28.09.2020 - 29.09.2020 Agnes Bresselau von Bressensdorf, Berliner Kolleg Kalter Krieg am Institut für Zeitgeschichte München-Berlin; Silke Mende, Centre Marc Bloch; Caroline Moine, Université Paris-Saclay, CHCSC/MPI für Bildungsforschung; Bernd Rother, Bundeskanzler-Willy-Brandt-Stiftung
By Christopher Seiberlich, Seminar für Zeitgeschichte, Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen

References to solidarity have been extremely popular in political discussions in the last months and the term has experienced an even greater boom than during the early months of the large-scale arrival of refugees in Europe in 2015. In their introduction to the workshop, Caroline Moine and Silke Mende (both Berlin) took up the common parlance as a starting point for a scholarly analysis of practices of solidarity.

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