The conference „Contested Knowledge in a Connected World” brought together institutes of the Max Weber Foundation and their researchers from the large-scale research project “Knowledge Unbound: Internationalisation, Networking, Innovation in and by the Max Weber Stiftung”.
“I Was Inspired by the Work of Many Feminist Theorists, Historians and Activists” – Interview with Maya Caspari
We regularly introduce scholars that work in the project by letting them answer three short questions. Today, we talk to Maya Caspari. Maya is Curator at the German Historical Institute in London.
By Jane Freeland, Christina von Hodenberg and Emily Steinhauer | The second meeting of the International Standing Working Group on Medialization and Empowerment was held virtually between December 10 and 12, 2020.
Today, we talk to Stella Kneifel. She joined the University of Erfurt as a PhD student in history in 2018 and the project “Relations in the Ideoscape” in March 2019. She holds degrees in Sociology and Education from the University of Jena (B.A.) and in Middle Eastern Sociology and History from the University of Erfurt (M.A.).
“It Is Possible to Encounter Surprise Relations in Every Interview, Memoir, and Archive Document” – Interview With Elmin Aliyev
Today, we talk to Elmin Aliyev who holds degrees in Islamic Philosophy from Marmara University (MA) and Baku State University (BA). Within the framework of this project, Aliyev analyses the knowledge relations between Iran and Turkey with special focus on the former USSR and GDR.
Der Kalte Krieg oder Ost-West-Konflikt ist bislang stark als politischer bzw. potenziell militärischer Konflikt zwischen den USA und der UdSSR untersucht worden. Die vielfältigen Beziehungen innerhalb der Blöcke, besonders diejenigen im Ostblock…
Today, we talk to Olga Nefedova. She is an art historian and holds a degree from the Russian State Academy of Fine Arts (Research Institute of Art Theory and History).
“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.