In cooperation with the German Historical Institute Rome and the China Branch Office of Max Weber Stiftung, the German Institute for Japanese Studies in Tokyo takes the occasion of this year’s 160th anniversary of German-Japanese Friendship as an opportunity to reexamine the legacies and pitfalls left behind by the German Sozialwissenschaften in East Asia from historical and transnational perspectives.
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“.
Episode 3: Stereotype, Diskriminierung und Rassismus – Auf den Spuren chinesischer Migration im Pazifikraum
Die dritte Episode unserer Forschungsreise führt uns nach Kalifornien, an das Pacific Regional Office des Deutschen Historischen Instituts Washington. Dort forschen die beiden Historiker Sören Urbansky und Albert Manke zur Geschichte chinesischer Migrationsgemeinschaften im transpazifischen Raum.
On June 7-9, 2021 the virtual conference Mobilities, Exclusion, and Migrants’ Agency convened by Albert Manke and Sören Urbansky took place. Please click on the picture above to watch a recording of the key...
On October 29th and 30th 2020, the members of the subproject “Interaction and Knowledge in the Pacific Region” met for their second network meeting. The first network meeting took place in June 2019 at...
Late Soviet Assessments on International Organizations and Climate Change – Two Documents From Russian Archives
By Benjamin Beuerle | While there is a growing number of insightful studies on Soviet and Russian debates and attitudes on climate change, we still know relatively little about how the nascent climate change diplomacy was assessed internally by Soviet actors.
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....
Migration and Xenophobia Across the Pacific in the Time of COVID‐19 Current Problems in Their Historical Context – a Virtual Panel Discussion
In this panel discussion, the conveners provide a forum for discussing the rise of anti‐Asian sentiment and sinophobia across the Pacific.
Call for Papers: “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, online event. Conveners: Sarah Beringer (German Historical Institute Washington D.C.), Benjamin Beuerle (German Historical Institute Moscow), Sonja Ganseforth (German Institute for Japanese...