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Workshop: Doing consumer history: empirical sources and methodological challenges | University of Bern, 3-4 May 2019


Doing consumer history

Empirical sources and methodological challenges

University of Bern, Institute of History, 3-4 May 2019



Riccardo E. Rossi (Bern): riccardo.rossi@hist.unibe.ch

Roberto Zaugg (Bern): roberto.zaugg@hist.unibe.ch

Call for Panels: Gate(d)Ways. Enclosures, Breaches and Mobilities Across U.S. Boundaries and Beyond | 25th AISNA Biennial Conference | Ragusa, September 26-28, 2019

This is a time in which walls and fortifications, either physical or metaphorical, are put up as a response to the mobilization of the Global South. This fosters a necessary reflection upon the role of barricades in our contemporary times. Indeed, walls are a concrete and ideal impediment to the free circulation of peoples and cultures, their existence necessarily imposing the creation of borders, with the implicit corollary of liminality, periphery, ex-centricity and the obvious distinction between what/who is inside and what/who is outside.