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The three broad periods we chose for the MULOSIGE project – the colonial period, decolonization, and the contemporary globalising moment – help us draw historical comparisons and find connections, though the timelines do not map neatly onto each other.

MULOSIGE Reading List: Imagining Mid-Nineteenth-Century Beirut as a ‘City of the World’

By |2019-08-09T12:25:58+01:00August 9th, 2019|Categories: Digital Humanities and Archiving, Maghreb, Members, MULOSIGE Syllabi, Reading, Time Periods|Tags: , , , , , , |

This reading list was contributed by Dr Rita Sakr and addresses the mid-nineteenth-century cultural-geographical dynamics that constructed Beirut as a ‘city of the world’, helping us to consider how its production forms both a ‘crisis of representation’ and a ‘representation of crisis’.

Approaches to Global Intellectual History: Jürgen Osterhammel

By |2019-04-12T14:38:20+01:00July 4th, 2017|Categories: Education and Taste, Interventions, Themes, Time Periods|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Jürgen Osterhammel discusses Eurocentrism and the status of world history in the German academy