Oktober
5
Freitag

2017 saw the alleged rising of a “post-truth era”, closely associated with a concussion of familiar epistemologies and the dismissal of their classical gate keepers. New political epistemologies have emerged that follow the truth regimes of specific group attitudes – often nationalist, chauvinist, xenophobic – and are spread via both new and traditional media, such … Continued

September
20
Donnerstag

The workshop aims at bringing together current trends in historiography, addressing the transnational workings of knowledge production, with a focus on the production of colonial knowledge / the colonial production of knowledge. In our understanding, this nexus of (trans)national, (trans)imperial and colonial dynamics in the production of knowledge is a vital crux of global history … Continued

Oktober
26
Freitag

Nach dem erfolgreichen Auftaktworkshop zum Thema “Fragmentierte Gegenwart. Zur Reichweite von Formationsbegriffen in den Sozial- und Geisteswissenschaften”, der im Dezember des vergangenen Jahres an der Universität Leipzig stattfand, laden die Organisatoren zu einem Folgeworkshop ein, der sich vom 26.-27. Oktober 2018 in Jena der “Form und Reichweite von Formationsbegriffen” widmen wird. In ihren Thesen werden … Continued

November
1
Donnerstag

Der Begriff der Integrität klingt zunächst wie ein wohlvertrautes normatives Paradigma der Ethik und Politik und suggeriert eine lange Geschichte und konzeptionelle Schärfe. Bei genauerem Hinsehen wird klar, dass sich die Forschung bislang nur in Ansätzen um die Klärung dieser Begrifflichkeit bemüht hat, während sie beinahe stillschweigend längst Einzug in die Alltagskultur und global verbindliche … Continued

Juli
11
Mittwoch

Writer’s block? Do you sometimes miss a creative break? For the second time, EEGA is organizing a „Writing-Sweatshop“ (one-day) for structured, effective writing. The instructed writing process lasts eight hours and is strongly structured to be effective. The participants will work on only one text during the whole day: a book chapter, a thesis chapter, … Continued

Juni
26
Dienstag

The current geopolitical changes in EU membership and Europe’s response to the so-called ‘migration crisis’ provide an important research site for re-considering questions of European identity in general and East European identities in particular. In Britain, post-accession migration from Eastern, Central and Southeastern Europe became a focal issue of public discourses in the Brexit campaigns … Continued

Mai
24
Donnerstag

This workshop explores the emotional dimension of property transfers that accompanied expulsion and ethnic cleansing in Europe and other regions of the world in the mid-20th century. While much ink has been spilled over the fate of displaced people, the property that was left behind has attracted little attention. It is common knowledge that the … Continued

April
12
Donnerstag

Workshop Those Who Stay: how out-migration affects West African societies 12-13 April 2018 Der Workshop wird von Jacqueline Knörr and Agathe Menetrier, Research Group “Integration and Conflict along the Upper Guinea Coast”, Abteilung ‘Integration and Konflict’ veranstaltet. Anmeldungen können via email an: *protected email* bis spätestens 8. April 2018 gesendet werden. Quelle und weitere Informationen: … Continued

März
26
Montag

For a long time, sociology assumed that one core feature of modern societies would be a growing effectiveness of egalitarian norms; this hope has also shaped the debate on globalization. Today, it is clear that this kind of success can not at all be taken for granted. Also, it cannot even be secured by a … Continued