Historians Prof. Dr. Delia González de Reufels and Dr. Teresa Huhle (Geschichte Lateinamerikas, Institut für Geschichtswissenschaft, FB 8, Universität Bremen) have organised this conference in cooperation with the ‘Research Center on Inequality and Social Policy: SOCIUM’, Universität Bremen, in order to stimulate debate on the history and the interconnectedness of social policies in the 19th and 20th century.
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Open lecture and workshop on the interrelationship between politics and architecture in Japan
Stockholm, 4 and 5 September 2017
The School of Architecture and the School of Education and Communication for Engineering Science at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, have the pleasure to announce a lecture and a workshop on the interrelation between politics and architecture in Japan.
The Open lecture:
Date: Monday, 4 September
Have you always wanted to know more about the buildings in your community, or about how historic preservation can strengthen communities, enhance the quality of life, and promote heritage tourism and economic development? This fall, the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) is offering two continuing education courses as part of its new certificate program in historic preservation. Take a single class or workshop or work toward a certificate! Anyone with an interest in historic preservation is welcome.
* Please note that the event will start at 7:00 PM, 30 minutes earlier than regular ICAS events.
A WHALE OF A TALE, lecture and screening by
documentary filmmaker Megumi Sasaki
This panel will explore Latin America’s cultural interactions within the southern hemisphere and the implications of “the global South” as a category for the study of the continent. Originally coined in the 70s, the geo-political term “global South” has been gaining traction in postcolonial and transnational studies for the last two decades. Avoiding teleological narratives of development, it provides new means of entry into globalization debates. In the Latin American context, the term offers new critical angles for the study of nontraditional cultural encounters (e.g.