26.01.2023 - 27.01.2023 Alba Martín Luque (University of Florence) Aurora Almada e Santos (IHC- NOVA University of Lisbon); João Miguel Almeida (IHC- NOVA University of Lisbon); Miguel Filipe Silva (IHC- NOVA University of Lisbon); Rebeca Ávila (IHC- NOVA University of Lisbon)

To expand the parameters of inquiry on solidarity to individual players who engaged in the support of the struggle against Portuguese colonialism from 1945 until 1975, the Institute of Contemporary History-NOVA University of Lisbon and the University of Florence will organize a conference to be held in Lisbon between 26-27 January 2023.

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Rev. by Anita Hosseini, Warburg Institute, London

Released in March last year, this anthology focuses on the question of the globalisation of art history with a focus on modernism, its history of development and the possibility of its expansion to include multiple modernisms. Consequently, as the editors Flavia Frigeri and Kritian Handberg point out, it pursues a programme of breaking through Western-centred perspectives and thus decentralising modernisms.

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Falling Statues around the Atlantic
Ed. by Ulrike Schmieder and Michael Zeuske

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By Alena N. Petrushkevich


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
18.11.2021 - 19.11.2021 Mikko Toivanen, Munich Centre for Global History; Andreas Greiner, German Historical Institute, Washington, D.C.
By Alexandra Hamann / Eleyne Wenninger / Anosh Samuel, German Historical Institute, Washington, D.C.

The often-neglected interconnection of global tourism and imperialism was at the heart of this workshop. Tourism triggered processes of change in colonial territories, however, simultaneously it created and reinforced colonial and hierarchical structures between colonisers and colonised. Despite the obvious entanglements, tourism represents a desideratum in the historiography of imperialism – it has been considered merely a marginal phenomenon and has often been trivialised, as organiser Mikko Toivanen pointed out.

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01.10.2022, Institut für Kunstgeschichte, Universität Leipzig