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Das Leipzig Research Centre Global Dynamics (ReCentGlobe) ist eine zentrale Einrichtung der Universität Leipzig mit mehr als 200 Mitarbeitenden und Mitgliedern verschiedener Fakultäten und Fächer, die in Forschungsbereichen zusammenarbeiten.

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Research Centre Global Dynamics (ReCentGlobe)

“Is Free Speech in Danger on University Campus? Preliminary Evidence, Critical Response and a Look Forward”

Prof. Dr. Richard Traunmüller (Frankfurt) will be presenting the paper “Is Free Speech in Danger on University Campus? Preliminary Evidence, Critical Response and a Look Forward”. 

Although universities play a key role in questions of free speech and political viewpoint diversity, they are often...

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"The Condition of the Chinese Humanities in a Global Context"

The talk will offer some reflections on the place of China in the global humanities. Drawing on contemporary and historical examples, it will assess the study of China in the European and North American academic landscapes. In this context, it will provide some comparative perspectives on the...

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Financialising city statecraft and urban infrastructures

Prof. Andy Pike holds the Sir Henry Daysh Chair of Regional Development Studies at the Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies (CURDS), Newcastle University. His central research interest is the geographical political economy of local, regional and urban development, governance and policy.

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(online) Screening Religion: Emperor Haile Selassie I. His burial and the Rastafarians in Shashamane

Once a month, we screen documentaries and movies rarely seen in German cinemas. Religion features in every film, be it as a catalyst for negotiation processes or a source of conflict, a marker of identity or a constitutive element of social background. Thus, we seek to screen films on religion...

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SFB Colloquium: Databases, Digital Humanities and Spatial History

Databases, Digital Humanities and Spatial History

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Israel and the United Nations - a Complicated Relationship

The lecture explains the relationship between Israel and the United Nations, drawing also upon recently uncovered archival materials. It concludes with a brief vision into the future, based upon the changing nature of current international affairs, as per the shift from a mono-polar world to a...

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Unser Blog

Am ReCentGlobe arbeiten mehr als 200 Mitarbeiter*innen und untersuchen Globalisierungsprojekte der Gegenwart und Vergangenheit. Dieser Blog bietet der vielstimmigen Forschung am ReCentGlobe eine Plattform für Austausch und Debatten. Neue Beiträge erscheinen regelmäßig am Dienstag.

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Blog #41: Perspectives on a Watershed Moment in American Politics. Part 1: Federalism in the Election and Insurrection

On 20 January 2020, Joseph R. Biden will be sworn in as the new president of the United States. For months, the ousted President Donald Trump and his supporters tried to prevent this from happening. But they did not understand how the American federal system actually works – writes ReCentGlobe...

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Blog #40: Has Confucius won the Corona war?

The considerable national differences in infection figures and mortality rates in connection with Covid-19 raises questions about the causes for national successes or failures in the fight against the virus. In this blog article, Christoph Kleine, professor for the history of religions at...

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Blog #39: Corona Diaries from Northeast Africa - Part 3: Intersections of Corona with Politics and Violence

In the third part of his blog series, Günther Schlee explores how the dangers coming from Covid-19 as well as from political conflicts are intertwined in Ethiopia. His students contributed to reporting again by sharing their observations from a region torn between conflicts.

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Blog #38: Sind Kirchen noch systemrelevant?

Die Kirchen haben auf die drängendsten Fragen der Gegenwart und die Suche nach Sinn in der Corona-Pandemie keine Antwort gefunden, meint Kirchenhistoriker Prof. Dr. Klaus Fitschen. Der ReCentGlobe-Forscher erklärt, woran das liegt und macht einen Vorschlag, wie das Weihnachtsfest in so einem Jahr...

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Blog #37: Mythos „Jammer-Ossis“

Ostdeutsche schätzen ihre wirtschaftliche Lage selbst besser ein als Medienberichte häufig suggerieren. Die Erzählung der benachteiligten Ostdeutschen sei vielmehr „zur selbsterfüllten Prophezeiung“ geworden, so Dr. Alexander Yendell, Wissenschaftler am Forschungsinstitut Gesellschaftlicher...

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Blog #36: Tocqueville in China and the Problem of Social Cohesion

In December 2012, an unusual candidate appeared on the Chinese bestseller lists: a twenty-year-old academic translation of Alexis de Tocqueville’s The Ancien Régime and the Revolution, first published in French in 1856. The trigger for this new fame of an old book was even more bizarre than the fact...

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ReCentGlobe Working Papers

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Mapping Intervention Practices of ECOWAS and the African Union: Methodological and Practical Challenges

Jens Herpolsheimer and Skollan Elisabeth Warnck
African peace and security developments are mostly mapped as conflict dynamics. In contrast to this dominant trend, this working paper addresses the methodological and practical challenges inherent in mapping multiple, (non-)military intervention...

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Chinese Engineers Relational Database (CERD) Design Manual

Thorben Pelzer
Bei der Datenbank CERD handelt es sich um ein Verzeichnis von Ingenieuren der chinesischen Republikzeit (1912–1949). Durch die digitale Auswertung historischer Personenregister entsteht ein prosopografischer Katalog aus Personen, Bildungseinrichtungen und Unternehmen. Die Daten...

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