Announcements
12.06.2019 - 16.06.2019 Centre for Area Studies and Collaborative Research Centre 1199, Leipzig University

What is the relationship between the global caesura of “1989” and the many political, economic, social and cultural transformations that have taken place across the world during the last 30 years? This is the key question that the international conference on “Revolutions and Transformations in Global Perspective, 1989-2019” will seek to address.

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Reviews
Sturm-Lind, Lisa: Actors of Globalization, Amsterdam 2018
Rez. von Margrit Schulte Beerbühl, Institut für Geschichtswissenschaften, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf

Bei der vorliegenden Arbeit handelt es sich um die überarbeitete Fassung einer Dissertation, die 2014 an der Europa-Universität Viadrina Frankfurt an der Oder eingereicht wurde. Die Autorin untersucht eine Gruppe von New Yorker Kaufleuten, die unmittelbar nach der Unabhängigkeit der USA den ostasiatischen Handel eröffneten.

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Articles
Von Farid Hafez

Farid Hafez (University of Salzburg, Austria)

Why does a political scientist choose James Baldwin?
I am a traditionally trained political scientist. Like many graduates from the University of Vienna, I studied political science from my first year in college until receiving my Ph.D A year after receiving my Ph.D, I founded the Islamophobia Studies Yearbook, an annual academic interdisciplinary journal dedicated to research on Islamophobia.

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Conference Reports
21.06.2018 - 24.06.2018 DFG-network "A Modern Mediterranean: Dynamics of a World Region, 1800-2000"; European Institute, Istanbul Bilgi University; Orient-Institut Istanbul
Von Fabian Lemmes / Stefan Preiß, Historisches Institut, Ruhr-Universität Bochum

The research network “The Modern Mediterranean: Dynamics of a World Region, 1800-2000“, funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG), aims to integrate the fragmented (local and regional, national and imperial, maritime and terrestrial) histories of the modern Mediterranean in order to better apprehend this entangled contact zone between Africa, Asia, and Europe.

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