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Recent Discussion Posts

CFP: Sites of Contest: Cold War Cultural Diplomacy and the Global South

Culture has served as a “weapon of the struggle” during the Cold War. It played a central role in leftist literary circles, socialist realist poetry and muralism, as well as in the CIA-backed Congress for Cultural Freedom, whose artist groups embraced Abstract Expressionism and modernist poetry.

New Publication: "Resilience in the Face of Adversity: A Comparative Study of Migrants in Crisis Situations"

New Publication: Resilience in the Face of Adversity: A Comparative Study of Migrants in Crisis Situations by Maegan Hendow, Alessandra Bravi, Albert Kraler, Robtel Neajai Pailey, Bernhard Perchinig and Katharina Schaur

CFP Empire and globalisation(s). Circulations, exchanges and trans-imperial cooperation in Africa, 19th-20th centuries (Lausanne, 9-10 May 2019)

Over the course of the last few years, the transnational and global turn in the social sciences has inspired a profound renewal of colonial and imperial history (Kreienbaum, Kamissek, 2016).

Runaway Slaves in Britain

The ‘Runaway Slaves in Britain’ project webpages and database launches on 1 June 2018. Funded by the Leverhulme Trust, the research project team have combed through English and Scottish newspapers published between 1700 and 1780 (many of which can’t be digitally searched), locating newspaper notices for enslaved and bound people who escaped in Britain, as well as notices advertising the sale of enslaved people.

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