Author: Max Weber Stiftung

Objects Circulation, Material Culture, and the History of Enslaved People in and outside Africa

In 2016, I Tatti, The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies, launched the ongoing project “Crossroads Africa.” Recognizing that the sub-Saharan African continent in particular has been anachronistically isolated from Renaissance studies, I...

Bildungsmigranten – Studierende aus arabischen Ländern in den Ostblockstaaten

Von Mustafa Switat In der Zeit des Kalten Krieges bildete der Austausch von Wissen einen der Hauptpunkte der Zusammenarbeit zwischen den Ostblockstaaten und manchen arabischen Ländern, begünstigt durch eine formalisierte technischwissenschaftliche Kooperation. Das wichtigste...

Historical Research and the Coronavirus Pandemic: Digital Access to Sources in Libraries and Archives in China

By Christina Till After the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic around the Chinese spring festival holidays in late January, historians were forced to work from home, unable to access libraries and archives in China....

Conference: “Climate Change, Energy, and Sustainability in the Pacific Region knowledge, policies, and transfers (1970s-present)”

Date and venue: 19.-20. April, 2021, German Institute for Japanese Studies, Tokyo Conveners: Sarah Beringer (German Historical Institute Washington D.C.), Benjamin Beuerle (German Historical Institute Moscow), Sonja Ganseforth (German Institute for Japanese Studies), Yufei...