Category: Submodule 1b: “Interaction and Knowledge in the Pacific Region: Entanglements and Disentanglements”

In the second research group the GHI Moscow, the GHI Washington with its Pacific Regional Office Berkeley, the German Institute for Japanese Studies (DIJ) in Tokyo with its research group in Singapore and the China Branch Office in Peking are working together on “Interaction and Knowledge in the Pacific Region: Entanglements and Disentanglements”. The research group’s study focuses in particular on the two theme areas of “Mobilities in the Pacific Region” and “Environment, Climate and Energy in the Pacific Region“.

“I Am Interested in Learning More About the Knowledge Migrants Convey Through Their Often Silenced or Neglected Voices” – Interview with Albert Manke

Today, we talk to Albert Manke who is a Research Fellow at the Pacific Regional Office of the German Historical Institute Washington, based at the University of California, Berkeley.

“Knowledge Is My Immediate Research Object” – Interview with Yufei Zhou

Today, we talk to Yufei Zhou who is a historian of modern Japanese thought and global intellectual history. She specializes in entanglements between Europe and East Asia, with a focus on the transplantation of modern social scientific concepts, institutions, and theoretical paradigms.

“I Am Looking at Documents Held in the Provincial Archives at the Sino-Russian Border and in Taiwan” – Interview with Christina Till

Today, we talk to Christina Till. She is a postdoctoral researcher at the Beijing Branch Office of Max Weber Foundation and a member of the international research project “Knowledge Unbound” and the submodule “Interaction and Knowledge in the Pacific Region: Entanglements and Disentanglements“.

Kick-off meeting of the Submodule 1b “Interaction and Knowledge in the Pacific Region: Entanglements and Disentanglements”

A kick-off meeting of the submodule 1b “Interaction and Knowledge in the Pacific Region: Entanglements and Disentanglements” took place at the GHI Moscow on June 21—22. Research group members and external experts discussed the challenges, chances, and opportunities of the ambitious international research initiative.

Call for Papers: “Mobilities, Exclusion, and Migrants’ Agency in the Pacific Realm in a Transregional and Diachronic Perspective”

Conference at the University of California, Berkeley, June 1-2, 2020­, convened by Albert Manke (GHI’s Regional Office at UC Berkeley) and Sören Urbansky (German Historical Institute Washington)

Historische Annäherungen an eine „Zukunftsregion“ – Der pazifische Raum und die Vermessung eines neuen Forschungsfelds

Von Simone Lässig, Albert Manke und Sören Urbansky
Ellis Island und die Freiheitsstatue gelten als Ikonen der Migrationsgeschichte, denn: Wer an „Amerika“ und die mehr als 20 Millionen Menschen denkt, die sich zwischen 1890 und 1924 auf den Weg in die neue Welt aufmachten, hat sie sofort vor dem inneren Auge.

Submodule 1b: “Interaction and Knowledge in the Pacific Region: Entanglements and Disentanglements”

In the second research group the GHI Moscow, the GHI Washington with its Pacific Regional Office Berkeley, the German Institute for Japanese Studies (DIJ) in Tokyo with its research group in Singapore and the...