Open to anyone with an interest in historical and contemporary movements of people, ideas, cultures and goods across boundaries. The aim is to encourage interdisciplinary conversations on a wide range of topics of transnational and global significance. These may include but are not necessarily limited to migration, trade, development, empire, consumption, food, sport, languages, literature, religion, technology, sexuality, law, health and environment.
The current article explores the image of success in the contemporary business environment, embedded in organizational settings as the “exponential organizations”. The essence of exponential human resource management is outlined based on critical review of the continuum of revolutions (evolution) in this functional sphere in business org…[Read more]
Maciej Junkiert deposited Polish Reflections: The Reception of the Defeat of Athens in the Works of Gottfried Ernst Groddeck and Joachim Lelewel in the group Global & Transnational Studies on Humanities Commons 1 month, 2 weeks ago
This article describes how the Polish intellectuals G.E. Groddeck (1763–1825) and Joachim Lelewel (1786–1861) referenced and analysed events connected with the fall of Athens in the Peloponnesian War. It aims to show how treatments of ancient Athens changed after 1795, when the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth ceased to be an independent count…[Read more]
Maciej Junkiert deposited L‘archéologie sans objets et la poésie des objets : romantisme et postromantisme polonais in the group Global & Transnational Studies on Humanities Commons 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Le romantisme constitue un moment où, dans le cas de la littérature polonaise, la nation est créée en tant qu’imagined community, pour reprendre la formule classique de Benedict Anderson. L’exploration du passé, conformément aux règles de l’historicisme romantique inspiré principalement des penseurs allemands tels que Friedrich Schiller et F…[Read more]
Victor Nnadozie deposited Alternative pathways to universal basic education : through the lens of Almajiri nomadic schooling in northern Nigeria in the group Global & Transnational Studies on Humanities Commons 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Sedentary pathways to organise teaching and learning in fixed-abode classrooms remain a dominant formal schooling practice. This is in contrast to nomadic pathways, which see teachers and/or learners engaged in a form of mobility whilst teaching/learning outside permanent sedentary settings. In northern Nigeria, not all children participating in…[Read more]
For centuries, continental Europeans have come to Wales for numerous reasons. During the Romantic period some came seeking a rural idyll, whilst others in the Victorian era travelled as industrial spies, and during times of war many refugees escaped to Wales to find shelter from persecution. Not only have continental Europeans left their traces…[Read more]
Rebecca Ruth Gould deposited The Poetics of Nahḍah Multilingualism: Recovering the Lost Russian Poetry of Mikhail Naimy (2021) in the group Global & Transnational Studies on Humanities Commons 2 months ago
Drawing on archival research, this article introduces several Russian poems by the Arabic mahjar poet and writer Mikhail Naimy (Mīkhāʿīl Nu’aymah) (1889-1988) for the first time to scholarship. By examining the influence of Russian literature on Naimy’s literary output, we shed light on the role of multilingualism in generating literary identit…[Read more]
This article compares three key texts in Daghestani Islamicate literature by Persian Azeri writer Bākīkhānūf (d. 1847), Lezgi polymath al-Alqadārī (d. 1910), and Qumyq (Turkic) biographer al-Durgilī (d. 1935), with a view to understanding how their authors conceptualized their role as chroniclers of times past. I draw in particular on Italia…[Read more]
Academic freedom is under attack, both in authoritarian democracies, such as Hungary and Turkey, and in liberal Western democracies, such as the United States, the UK, France and Germany. For example, Gender Studies are being targeted by right-wing governments in Eastern Europe, and in France President Emmanuel Macron has attacked post-colonial…[Read more]
Tsao, Hung-ping 曹 恆 平 (2021). Evolutionary Mathematics and Art for Bilingual Poems. In: “Evolutionary Progress in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM)”, Wang, Lawrence K. 王 抗 曝 and Tsao, Hung-ping 曹 恆 平 (editors). Volume 3, Number 3, March 2021; 43 pages. Lenox Institute Press, Newtonville, NY, 12128-0405, USA.…[Read more]
The challenge of developing humane migration and refugee politics in Western states is far from resolved. This ongoing failure is typically attributed to the increased influence of right-wing populism and neo-fascism in Western migration politics. In this article I discuss a more radical explanation: Christoph Menke argues that political…[Read more]
This study aims to outline and critically analyze key shades in the contemporary meaning of the military culture. An etymological study is conducted, based on a literature review of academic publications in the sphere of military culture. Furthermore, text mining was performed in the bodies of deliberately selected publications in order to explore…[Read more]
Victor Nnadozie deposited Beyond Matchmaking: Peer Mentor Role and Leadership Development in a Student Mentorship Program in the group Global & Transnational Studies on Humanities Commons 3 months ago
The mentorship programme in the school of education of a South African university shows what is possible in peer mentor leadership development. Through the analysis of first-year student mentees’ perceptions, experiences, and assessment of their peer mentors’ roles, and accounts of the mentors’ review of their role in the mentorship progr…[Read more]
Egas Moniz Bandeira deposited The 22 Frimaire of Yuan Shikai: Privy councils in the constitutional architectures of Japan and China, 1887–1917 in the group Global & Transnational Studies on Humanities Commons 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Privy councils are among the most traditional, yet least conspicuous forms of collective decision-making in modern states. However, using the example of East Asia, this chapter shows that, far from being a moribund relic of the pre-constitutional past, advisory councils to the head of state were a highly productive global element of…[Read more]
Egas Moniz Bandeira deposited Late Qing parliamentarism and the borderlands of the Qing Empire—Mongolia, Tibet, and Xinjiang (1906–1911) in the group Global & Transnational Studies on Humanities Commons 3 months, 2 weeks ago
The article examines the relationship between the late Qing constitutional movement of 1905–1911 and the vast borderland regions of the Qing Empire–that is, Mongolia, Tibet, and Xinjiang. It traces how intellectuals and officials concerned with devising constitutional policies foresaw the integration of these regions into the nascent par…[Read more]
José Darío Argüello-Rueda deposited Acciones de política pública para la participación política y la igualdad de las mujeres en el departamento de Santander (Colombia) in the group Global & Transnational Studies on Humanities Commons 4 months ago
This chapter presents the results of the evaluation of public policy actions for women’s political participation and equality in the department of Santander (Colombia). The methodology used in this research can be used by anyone who wants to evaluate the coherence of women’s political participation policies from a public policy analysis approach.
The traditional configuration of content on top and comments on the bottom on most websites often dismiss comments as of secondary importance to content. This article looks at how comment culture(s) in China operate outside of the top-bottom dichotomy where comments are increasingly supplanting content as the main form of consumable media. Through…[Read more]
Dima Hurlbut deposited “Where Do We Go from Here? Writing Children into African History,” African Studies Quarterly 16, no. 1 in the group Global & Transnational Studies on Humanities Commons 5 months, 1 week ago
This is a review essay published in African Studies Quarterly.
Dima Hurlbut deposited “LDS Materials for the Study of Sub-Saharan Africa at L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Brigham Young University,” Working Papers in African Studies, no. 273 (2020): 1-4. in the group Global & Transnational Studies on Humanities Commons 5 months, 1 week ago
This is a working paper published in Working Papers in African Studies.
Dima Hurlbut deposited Review of James H. Sweet, Recreating Africa: Culture, Kinship and Religion in the African-Portuguese World, 1441-1770 (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2003), Entremons: UPF Journal of World History 11 in the group Global & Transnational Studies on Humanities Commons 5 months, 1 week ago
This is a book review published in Entremons: UPF Journal of World History.
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