Abteilung für Globale Mobilität vom 18. bis zum 20. Jahrhundert

Zwischen dem 18. und dem 20. Jahrhundert nahm die Vernetzung zwischen den verschiedenen Regionen der Welt erheblich zu. Der Arbeitsbereich „Globale Mobilität vom 18. bis zum 20. Jahrhundert“ betrachtet grenzübergreifende Bewegungen – von Menschen, Dingen, Ideen – und Verbindungen, aber auch deren Unterbrechung, Umlenkung oder Abbruch. Dabei geht es zumeist um die – häufig konfliktträchtigen – Interaktionen zwischen Europa und anderen Weltregionen. Ein regionaler Fokus des Arbeitsbereichs liegt auf der mediterranen und der atlantischen Geschichte. Thematische Arbeitsschwerpunkte sind die vergleichende Geschichte kolonialer Herrschaft und deren Zusammenbruch, die Migrations- und Flüchtlingsgeschichte, die Geschichte öffentlicher und privater Räume sowie Fragen öffentlicher Erinnerung in Vergangenheit und Gegenwart. An dem Arbeitsbereich ist das ERC Grant Projekt "Atlantic Exiles: Revolution and Refugees in the Atlantic World, 1780s–1820" angesiedelt, das vergleichend die Flüchtlingsbewegungen des Revolutionszeitalters untersucht. Der Arbeitsbereich ist an zahlreichen weiteren Initiativen und Forschungsprojekten beteiligt, wie etwa dem Annual International Seminar in Historical Refugee Studies, der DFG-Forschungsgruppe "Ambiguität und Unterscheidung" sowie dem Forschungsverbund "Kulturen des Kompromisses".


Aktuelle Informationen

Publication (September 2022)

Jürgen Osterhammel / Jan C. Jansen, Kolonialismus: Geschichte, Formen, Folgen, special ed. (Centres for Civic Education, 2022). read more

 

Historicizing the Refugee Experience, 17th–21st Centuries: Call for Papers 2023

see blog on hypothesis

 

Historicizing the Refugee Experience, 17th–21st Centuries: Second Annual International Seminar in Historical Refugee Studies

see blog on hypothesis

 

Atlantic Exiles member Nicolás González Quintero has been awarded a postdoctoral fellowship from the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) and appointed postdoctoral fellow at the University of São Paulo’s History Department. Congratulations!!

 

New member of Global Mobility

We are excited to welcome Sophie Rose as a new team member. Sophie just completed her PhD thesis at the University of Leiden and will be a postdoctoral researcher in the project “Ambiguity and Disambiguation of Belonging – The Regulation of Alienness in the Caribbean during the Revolutionary Era (1780s–1820s)” read more

 

New Publication (August 2022)

Thomas Mareite, “Mexico and Transnational Antislavery Connections in Nineteenth-Century North America”, in Lawrence Aje and Claudine Raynaud (eds.), Ending Slavery: The Abolitionist Struggle in Perspective (Montpellier: Presses Universitaires de la Méditerranée, 2022), 179-199. read more

 

Congratulations to Megan Maruschke who has accepted the position of tenure track Assistant Professor for Global Studies at the University of Leipzig! Megan will continue to be a member of the "Atlantic Exiles" team.

A link to her new website will follow soon.

 

New Interview (July 2022)

“Faccia a faccia ‘Atlantic Exiles: Refugees and Revolution in the Atlantic World, 1770s-1820s’, Alessandro Bonvini intervista Jan C. Jansen,” Rassegna storica del Risorgimento 108, no. 2 (2021): 126–132.

 

New Publication (August 2022)

Schmitz, Yves: Illegaler Waffenhandel in imperialen Grenzregionen (Böhlau Verlag Köln, 2022 ) read more

 

New Publication (May 2022)

Out in open access: Jan C. Jansen, "Aliens in a Revolutionary World: Refugees, Migration Control and Subjecthood in the British Atlantic, 1790s-1820s," Past & Present 255 (2022): 189–231.

 

Events

 

Historicizing the Refugee Experience, 17th–21st Centuries: Second Annual International Seminar in Historical Refugee Studies

https://rhs.hypotheses.org/

 

Workshop "Who is a Refugee? Concepts of Exile, Refuge, and Asylum, c. 1750-1850"

International Conference, University of Duisburg-Essen, ERC Project "Atlantic Exiles", Essen, June 30–July 1, 2022

The workshop sets out to discuss empirically grounded reflections on concepts of refugee, exile, and asylum during the transitional period of c.1750-1850. We ask, who was a refugee, and on what grounds? How did one claim to be a refugee? How was asylum granted and by whom? What constituted the experience of exile, and how was it narrated? Who was denied the status of refugee? How translatable were the concepts of refugee, exile, and asylum across societies? And what other terms might overlap with the concept of refugee or replace it? To what extent did these concepts create distinctions between “legitimate” and “illegitimate” forms of mobility?

Program

 

 

 

 

Photo Credits

"The Slave Ship" (Slavers Throwing overboard the Dead and Dying – Typhoon coming on) by J.M.W. Turner, 1840, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, https://collections.mfa.org/objects/31102.

Publications

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Ambiguity and Disambiguation of Belonging

Logo 1 - Blau Ambiguity


The Regulation of Alienness in the Caribbean during the Revolutionary Era (1780s–1820s)

 

 

Office Hours

Prof. Dr. Jan C. Jansen

Anmeldung über global-mobility@uni-due.de

 

Dr. Sabine Hanke

No office hours during summer term

please contact global-mobility@uni-due.de

 

Dr. Yves Schmitz

Anmeldung über global-mobility@uni-due.de

 

Lena Filzen, M.A.

Anmeldung über global-mobility@uni-due.de

 

Office

Di 8.30 - 11.30 a.m.