Prof. Peer Vries unfortunately leaves the University of Vienna. In his honour a symposium on Empire, State and Growth. Political Economies of the Pre-industrial World and Beyond will be held on June 17th and 18th 2016. Thomas Ertl and Andreas Obenaus, the two organizers, managed to get together a bunch of people connected with Peer: present and former students, colleagues and friends from Vienna, London, Ghent or Tokyo. For the detailed program see Symposium_Peer Vries
H-Net recently launched a new book announcement service, including a section on new global history books. However, until now the service only announces books published by Oxford University Press and Clarendon Press. There’s definitely more out there H-Net! Let’s hope they’ll expand. Here’s the Link.
Arno Sonderegger, Senior Lecturer am Institut für Afrikawissenschaften, veranstaltet im Sommersemester eine Ringvorlesung zum Thema Internationale Entwicklung im historischen Kontext. Beginn am Mittwoch, 09. März 2016, 14h15-15h45 im HS B. Hier das RV IE Poster.
The Department for African Studies at the University of Vienna has just released a new issue of their journal Stichproben: Vienna Journal of African Studies 29 (2015), 2. The issue can be openly accessed via the journal’s website. Enjoy!
The 52th International Conference of Labour and Social History (ITH) on Commodity Chains and Labour Relations will be held in Steyr / Upper Austria from 15th to 17th September 2016.
For more details click CfP ITH Conference.