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“.

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...

“Analyzing the Social Life of Stereotypes” – Interview with Sören Urbansky

We regularly introduce scholars that work in the project by letting them answer three short questions. Today, we talk to Sören Urbansky, a research fellow at the German Historical Institute in Washington, DC. Sören...

“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“.