01.04.2021 Bekeh Ukelina, State University of Cortland

We are interested in contributions that discuss, challenge or interrogate issues relating to the activities of China and Euro-American powers and their institutions on the African continent.

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Rev. by Kerstin von Lingen, Institut für Zeitgeschichte, Universität Wien

Law, History and Justice, to cite the title, have surely a tide not only since the Yugoslavia wars and Rwanda brought genocide back to the table. Martti Koskenniemi’s seminal work The Gentle Civilizer of Nations [1] was published in 2001and and the later anniversaries of the Nuremberg Trials, United Nations Genocide Convention, and Universal Declaration of Human Rights created an awareness for the entanglement of law and history.

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Es ist eine bewährte Tradition der Zeitschrift für Weltgeschichte, einzelne Ausgaben bestimmten Themenbereichen zu widmen, herausgegeben von ausgewiesenen Fachleuten. Zukünftig soll dies so weit wie möglich zum Prinzip unserer Zeitschrift gemacht werden. Jedes Heft wird eine Reihe Beiträge zu einem welt- oder globalhistorischen, auch interdisziplinär interessanten Themenbereich versammeln.

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By Elkhan Nuriyev

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
17.10.2019 - 18.10.2019 Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici, Università del Piemonte Orientale
By Irene Gaddo, University of Eastern Piedmont (Italy)

What do we make of 1989 thirty years after? How do personal experiences shape memories and relate to more detached and professional investigations? These were some of the key issues Edoardo Tortarolo (University of Eastern Piedmont, Vercelli) put on the floor of the workshop he organized on the occasion of the thirtieth anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall.

The first session was started by GUIDO FRANZINETTI (University of Eastern Piedmont, Vercelli).

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01.02.2021, Forum on Early-Modern Empires and Global Interactions