Announcements
22.06.2022 - 24.06.2022 Tristan Bruslé, Stéphane Gros (Centre for Himalayan Studies, CNRS)

For this conference our goal is to foreground movement as a particular social dynamic and to consider mobility and circulatory regimes, trails, routes and roads as the “connective tissue” within various historical and political contexts and against the backdrop of rooted cultures and identities inscribed in particular landscapes.

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Reviews
Rez. von Daniel Hadwiger, Leibniz-Institut für Raumbezogene Sozialforschung, Erkner

Im April 2021 wurde der Hochhauskomplex Monmousseau im Viertel Les Minguettes bei Lyon gesprengt. Damit endete nicht nur ein Lebensabschnitt für die Bewohner:innen der 197 Haushalte, sondern es verschwand damit zugleich eine Zeitschicht und ein Symbol der Nachkriegsarchitektur der 1960er-Jahre.[1] Großsiedlungen wie Les Minguettes oder auch das Märkische Viertel in Berlin hatten die Wohnbaupolitik der 1950er- und 1960er-Jahren in Europa geprägt.

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Articles
Von Alena N. Petrushkevich

Introduction

The Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) was established with the signing of an agreement between five countries – Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Russia – in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) on 29 May 2014. The agreement came into force at the beginning of 2015.

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Conference Reports
07.10.2020 - 09.10.2020 Bettina Brockmeyer (Hamburg/Erlangen); Rebekka Habermas (Göttingen); Ulrike Lindner (Cologne); Auswärtiges Amt; Gerda Henkel Foundation
Von Tristan Oestermann, Institut für Geschichtswissenschaft, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf / Ana Carolina Schveitzer, Institut für Asien- und Afrikawissenschaften, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

The murder of George Floyd not only sparked demonstrations in the United States and Europe but also fanned the flames of an already ongoing debate about colonialism. Therefore, the conference, which was postponed and then digitized due to Covid-19, had very good timing.[1] It aimed at, as Bettina Brockmeyer put it, bringing together research, arts, and civil society in analyzing colonial memory in Germany as well as in the rest of Europe and, importantly, the Global South.

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01.04.2022, Universität Tübingen, Faculty of Humanities, Study of Religion