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New publication: Centers and Peripheries Revisited

Klemens Kaps and Andrea Komlosy (edd.), Centers and Peripheries Revisited: Polycentric Connections or Entangled Hierarchies? Review (Fernand Braudel Center), Special Issue XXXVI, 3-4 (2013) Binghamton, NY 2016.

This special issue is the result of a session held on the ENIUGH congress in Paris, in September 2014. The issue consists of four articles and an introductory essay and addresses a critical revision of world system analysis and the center-periphery concept in particular, exploring possible bridges with the postcolonial approach and pleading for a more concise regional differentiation as well as for temporal and spatial dynamics. In the context of these considerations and reflections, the special issue aims to present case studies over a wide temporal and spatial range, reaching from the Middle Ages to the early 21st century, encompassing Eurasia, Latin America, China and Central Europe.

To download the table of contents and the introductory essay by Klemens Kaps and Andrea Komlosy, see PDF.

For further information about the journal Review see homepage.

New special issue of Journal of World-Systems Research

Andrea Komlosy has co-edited a new special issue (Vol 22, No2, 2016) of the Journal of World-Systems Research (JWSR) on Coloniality of Power and Hegemonic Shifts in the World-System. The JWSR is a open-access journal. All contributions can be downloaded via this link.

Launch der Zeitschrift für Weltgeschichte No. 16/2

Einladung: Launch der Zeitschrift für Weltgeschichte, Numer 16/2 2015, mit einem Themenschwerpunkt Der Wiener Kongress und seine gobale Dimension. Mit den Autoren Dieter Langewiesche, Alfred Gerstl, Florian Kerschbauemer und Christian Plachetka, sowie den Herausgebern Michael Zeuske und Christian Cwik. Wann: Donnerstag, 17. März 2016, 18h. Wo: Lesesaal der Fachbereichsbibliothek Geschichtswissenschaften, Universität Wien. Für mehr Details siehe EINLADUNG JOURNAL LAUNCH.

New Issue of Stichproben: Vienna Journal of African Studies

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!

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