Announcements
28.09.2020 - 29.09.2020 German Historical Institute Moscow; Russian Academy of Sciences, Far-Eastern Branch; Institute of History, Archaeology and Ethnography of the Peoples of the Far East; Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich (Chair of Russian/ Asian Studies); Indiana University; International Laboratory “Russia´s Regions in Historical Perspective”, Higher School of Economics, Moscow

Throughout its history the Russian Far East has had many faces. It was a springboard to the Pacific for the Tsarist empire, a global hub to-be, a magnet for migrants and a sealed-off, militarized borderland. This conference seeks to explore the region’s connection in the Asia-Pacific region, its functions and the diverse identities of its inhabitants and neighbours.

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Reviews
Rev. by Benedikt Stuchtey, Philipps-Universität Marburg

Pressegeschichte um 1900 ist ein beeindruckendes Beispiel dafür, wie eine überaus reichhaltige Quellenlage eine ebenso reichhaltige Forschung inspiriert hat. Die Standartwerke von Frank Bösch und Dominik Geppert – beide mit einem deutsch-britischen Vergleich zwischen den 1880/1890er Jahren und dem Ersten Weltkrieg – ragen ohne Zweifel heraus.

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Debate
By Sebastian Dorsch, Philosophische Fakultät, Universität Erfurt; Sebastian Jobs, John-F.-Kennedy-Institut, Freie Universität Berlin; Baz Lecocq, Institut für Asien- und Afrikawissenschaften, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin; Barbara Mittler, Institut für Sinologie, Universität Heidelberg; Margrit Pernau, Max-Planck-Institut für Bildungsforschung, Berlin
 
Articles
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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Opportunities
01.04.2020 - 31.12.2020 Center for the History of Global Development and the Center for Latin-American Studies at Shanghai University; European University Institute, Florence; and University of Geneva