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.
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 2 weeks, 5 days 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month, 2 weeks 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 2 months, 2 weeks 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 2 months, 2 weeks 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 2 months, 2 weeks ago
This is a book review published in Entremons: UPF Journal of World History.
Dima Hurlbut deposited Review of Timothy R. Landry, Vodún: Secrecy and the Search for Divine Power (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018), African Studies Quarterly 19, no. 3 in the group Global & Transnational Studies on Humanities Commons 2 months, 2 weeks ago
This is a book review published in African Studies Quarterly.
Dima Hurlbut deposited Review of Lovemore Togarasei (ed.), Aspects of Pentecostal Christianity in Zimbabwe (New York, NY: Springer, 2018), Nova Religio 23, no. 4 in the group Global & Transnational Studies on Humanities Commons 2 months, 2 weeks ago
This is a review published in Nova Religio.
Dima Hurlbut deposited Review of Ebenezer Obadare, Pentecostal Republic: Religion and the Struggle for State Power in Nigeria (London, UK: Zed Books, 2018), Pneuma: The Journal of the Society for Pentecostal Studies 41, nos. 3-4 in the group Global & Transnational Studies on Humanities Commons 2 months, 2 weeks ago
This is a book review published in Pneuma.
Dima Hurlbut deposited Review of Charlotte Walker-Said, Faith, Power and Family: Christianity and Social Change in French Cameroon (Woodbridge, UK: James Currey, 2018), International Journal of African Historical Studies 52, no. 3 in the group Global & Transnational Studies on Humanities Commons 2 months, 2 weeks ago
This is book review published in the International Journal of African Historical Studies.
„Political Correctness“, „Identitätspolitik“ und „Cancel Culture“ werden heutzutage überwiegend als Waffen von Konservativen eingesetzt, um ihre Privilegien gegen emanzipative Neuregelungen zu verteidigen. Solche Neuregelungen als Einschränkung der Kunst- und Meinungsfreiheit zu kritisieren ist deshalb meist falsch. Tatsächlich tragen „Politic…[Read more]
Froilán Ramos R. deposited El mundo se resquebraja. la percepción chilena de las revoluciones de Europa oriental en 1989 in the group Global & Transnational Studies on Humanities Commons 3 months, 1 week ago
This paper analyzes the perception of the Eastern European revolutions of 1989
through the Chilean press, in the context of the process of political change that Chile was experiencing
at that time. The research relies on the critical review of various contemporary media:
newspapers, magazines, and written testimonials, which allow us to…[Read more]
For many reasons, the mid-19th century was a time of intensified interest within literature and philosophy in outstanding individuals who were ahead of
their times and opened up new prospects for the world as it developed. In this respect, Norwid shared the views of his era. Studies on his oeuvre have spread
the sound view – even in the i…[Read more]
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