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.
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 6 days, 22 hours 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 6 days, 22 hours 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 6 days, 22 hours 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 6 days, 22 hours 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 6 days, 22 hours 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 6 days, 22 hours 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 6 days, 22 hours 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 weeks, 2 days 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]
A new cycle of communications commons has become part of the contemporary repertoire of Indigenous first nations in North America. The mobilization of the Standing Rock Sioux is perhaps the best-known example of a continent-wide cycle of resistance in which Indigenous communities have employed a combination of collectively governed land-based…[Read more]
Unlike other Latin American countries, Colombia has consistently been governed by centre-right or right-wing political parties. The absence of political space for the Left in this country allowed governments to portray protests as subversive and criminal. However, starting in 2008, right-wing politicians have embraced, supported…[Read more]
This article outlines a concept of anarchist internationalism as non-domination. The discussion falls into two parts. The first outlines the general theory, building on analysis of the anarchist critique of republicanism, describing anarchist internationalism as cosmopolitan and based on a permanent “right of secession”. The second part con…[Read more]
This paper analyzes the position of the Chilean Catholic Church in the debate on national development and the Alliance for Progress that took place in the
country during 1961-1970. The Church participated in the public discussion through the magazine Mensaje, in which positions were opposed between economic (material) development and spiritual…[Read more]
Earth Focus is a forum for discussion and a catalyst for action for young people of all ages. We deal with issues concerning our environment, community and culture at all levels. Issue 17 includes the sections: Your Future Starts Here, Decent and Dignified Jobs, Voices of Child Labor, Prepare for a Career, Become a Volunteer, Youth Employment in…[Read more]
Jeremy Coleman deposited ‘In ein fernes Land’: The Politics of Translation in Wagner’s Arrangement of Gluck’s Iphigénie en Aulide in the group Global & Transnational Studies on Humanities Commons 2 months ago
Article on Wagner’s 1847 arrangement of Gluck’s _Iphigénie en Aulide_; adapted from, and may be read in conjunction with, Chapter 3 of Jeremy Coleman, _Richard Wagner in Paris: Translation, Identity, Modernity_ (The Boydell Press, 2019).
Highlights and insights from the author’s unique Global Faculty Development position at Kansai University in Osaka from 2016-2020. The article, published in Australia, summarizes data on the expressed needs of faculty clients, cites international research on English-Medium Instruction programs, and shows how globalization pressures reach the level…[Read more]
Karsten Schubert deposited Demokratisierung durch „Cancel Culture“: Zum Verhältnis von Kunstfreiheit und Emanzipation in the group Global & Transnational Studies on Humanities Commons 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Vor wenigen Tagen hat das Hamburger Kabarett-Theater Schmidts Tivoli die Zusammenarbeit mit dem Komiker Kay Ray beendet, offenbar weil rassistische Witze in der Show einen zentralen Platz einnehmen. Kurz nach der Cancel-Affäre zwischen Lisa Eckhart und dem Hamburger Nochtspeicher sieht sich nun auch Ray als Opfer von „Cancel Culture“, die die Kuns…[Read more]
Fabio Andrés Díaz Pabón deposited ‘Give War A Chance’: All-Out War as a Means of Ending Conflict in the Cases of Sri Lanka and Colombia in the group Global & Transnational Studies on Humanities Commons 2 months, 2 weeks ago
This article investigates the military approach as a means of solving protracted civil conflicts, in particular focusing on the cases of Sri Lanka and Colombia in comparison. The approach adopted is to study the emergence of these military options within the context of each country’s history and to assess whether the call for war was merely a…[Read more]
In an article that exposes the roots of Brexit-era Germanophobia, Rita Singer details how Welsh press coverage and poetry about U-Boat attacks on Welsh ships evolved into racialised depictions of German U-Boat combatants as ‘Huns’, monsters, ghouls and Satanic fiends
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