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Month: October 2016

Lecture: Japan and Global History

Martin Dusinberre, Professor of Global History at the University of Zurich, will give a lecture on Silent Steamship: Jaspan and Global History. When: Thursday, 10 november 2016, 18h30. Where: Institut f Ostasienwissenschaften – Japanologie, Seminarraum 1. For more details see PDF.

UCLA’s Sanjay Subrahmanyam in Wien

Im Rahmen der JESHO-Lecture Series, die vom Institut fur Iranistik, der Akademie der Wissenschaften und dem niederlandischen Verlag Brill Academic Publishers organisiert wird, hält Sanjay Subrahmanyam einen Vortrag über The Hidden Face of Surat: Exploring the History of a Cosmopolitan Centre, 1540-1750. Wann: Donnerstag, 03. November 2016. Wo: Aula am Campus der Universität Wien. Für mehr Details siehe PDF.

Exeter’s great global history blog

I’ve just stumbled across a great site you might be interested in: The Imperial & Global Forum is a blog run by the Centre for Imperial and Global History at the University of Exeter. This site is extremely active and includes podcasts on books and papers, the rubric ‘This week’s Top Picks in Imperial and Global History’ and lots of reviews and discussions. They even offer free online courses on Imperial History. Very impressive!

Assistant Professor Global Studies @ Massachusetts

The History and Society Division at Babson College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in the field of Global Studies. Applications until 7 november 2016. For further details see Link

Chris Hann on Orbán’s referendum

Chris Hann, Director of the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology (Halle) and head of the ERC project ‘Realising Eurasia’, wrote an interesting blog entry on Orbán’s referendum, Eastern Germany’s embarrassing minorities and why the global political economy is still worth looking at. Read the full piece here.

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