2020, Publikationen

Nils Bennemann (2020): Rheinwissen: Die Zentralkommission für die Rheinschifffahrt als Wissensregime, 1817–1880. (= Veröffentlichungen des Instituts für Europäische Geschichte Mainz, 260) Vandehoeck & Ruprecht: Göttingen.

Wissen« ist die zentrale Ressource internationaler Organisationen zur Machtausübung. Das Buch untersucht erstmalig aus geschichtswissenschaftlicher Perspektive wie diese Organisationen ihre Machtressource erlangten. Als Fallbeispiel dient hierbei die Zentralkommission für die Rheinschifffahrt, die als erste internationale Organisation der Welt Verfahrensweisen für die transnationale Mobilisierung und Genese von Wissen entwickelte, die bis heute prägend sind. Diese Wissensgeschichte… Read More Nils Bennemann (2020): Rheinwissen: Die Zentralkommission für die Rheinschifffahrt als Wissensregime, 1817–1880. (= Veröffentlichungen des Instituts für Europäische Geschichte Mainz, 260) Vandehoeck & Ruprecht: Göttingen.

2021, Publikationen

Veronica della Dora (2021): The Mantle of the Earth. Genealogies of a Geographical Metaphor. University of Chicago Press: Chicago.

The term mantle has inspired philosophers, geographers, and theologians and shaped artists’ and mapmakers’ visual vocabularies for thousands of years. According to Veronica della Dora, mantle is the “metaphor par excellence, for it unfolds between the seen and the unseen as a threshold and as a point of tension.” Featuring numerous illustrations, The Mantle of… Read More Veronica della Dora (2021): The Mantle of the Earth. Genealogies of a Geographical Metaphor. University of Chicago Press: Chicago.

2020, Publikationen

Hayim Goren (2020): The Loss of a Minute Is Just So Much Loss of Life: Edward Robinson and Eli Smith in the Holy Land (= Studia Traditionis Theologiae; 39), Brepols: Turnhout.

Perhaps no other Palestine / Holy Land explorer has received as much attention as Edward Robinson, the American philologist, theologian, and historical geographer responsible for laying the foundations for modern historic-geographical study of the Holy Land. Surprisingly, to date, almost no one has delved into Robinson’s archive to illuminate his Holy Land expeditions, the writing… Read More Hayim Goren (2020): The Loss of a Minute Is Just So Much Loss of Life: Edward Robinson and Eli Smith in the Holy Land (= Studia Traditionis Theologiae; 39), Brepols: Turnhout.

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Spaces of Memory, Elisabeth-Käsemann-Stiftung , Stuttgart, 19.01.2021

An important contribution to coming to terms with the past is the juridical, historic and cultural investigation and discourse on places of past violence. Often this process is experiencing different phases and focuses, depending on the current role these “traumatic places” have been assigned by a country’s society. Be it primarily to provide juridical evidence,… Read More Spaces of Memory, Elisabeth-Käsemann-Stiftung , Stuttgart, 19.01.2021

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Cultures of Travel: Tourism, Pilgrimage, Migration, 22.10.2021 – 23.10.2021, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei City, Taiwan.

Traveling has become a natural part of modern life. As a result of the 2020 COVID-19 epidemic, it is no longer a self-evident right to move from one country to the other or even to travel within national boundaries. The conference intends to offer an opportunity to reflect critically upon the history and nature of… Read More Cultures of Travel: Tourism, Pilgrimage, Migration, 22.10.2021 – 23.10.2021, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei City, Taiwan.