This conference intends systematically (1) to contribute to the definition of ‘belonging’ as a research concept, (2) to explore the region as a category of historical research, and (3) to combine regional analyses consistently with perspectives drawn from the nation-state and (post)imperialism, as has been repeatedly demanded in recent literature, (4) to contribute to overcoming a widely criticized ‘methodological nationalism’ via transregional and transnational approaches.
After the colloquium held for the 150-year anniversary of 1848 and its famous Revolutions, organized by the French « Société de 1848 » and which was a historiographic landmark, it seemed important, twenty years later, to shed a new light on this major event of the Nineteenth Century. Firstly, we ought to answer to Maurice Agulhon’s repeated wish to know more about the stakeholders, insofar as the Dictionary of the French political leaders of 1848 written by the Nineteenth Century History Study Centre (« Centre d’histoire du XIXè siècle ») of Sorbonne Univ
Here is a reminder about our panel at the coming AGS conference in Bangor (29-31 August). The deadline for proposals is 6th April 2018.
Figurations of In-/Hospitality in German Culture and Thought, AGS 2018
The University of Pittsburgh's Center for Russian and East European Studies has launched a series of professional development webinars in collaboration with the Herder Institute for Historical Research on East-Central Europe and the American Association for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies.
The fifth Bergen-Belsen International Summer School will take place from the 28th of July until the 5th of August 2018 and will be organised together with the Anne Frank educational centre in Frankfurt/Main. This year, we would like to discuss the ways in which societies from all over the world deal with the Holocaust and other mass atrocities. We aim to gather young academics in their master- or PhD studies and/or young professionals at the beginning of their careers with an affinity for Holocaust- Genocide- and Memory Studies and (political) education.
Call for Applications:
ASEEES Dissertation Research Grants, 2018-2019
When Joachim Whaley and Peter H. Wilson published their studies on the Holy Roman Empire a few years ago, some reviewers expressed surprise that there was anything to be gained from the German model of federalism for the future of the European Union. Whaley and Wilson were pointing to a model of flexibility and stability long vanished from the collective memory or, if at all, remembered as a deficient structure.
Call for papers: "Islam" as epistemic field: imperial entanglements and Orientalism in the German-speaking world since 1870
An International Conference 11-12 October 2018
Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient, Berlin