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Blog zu Global Urban History

News vom 19.11.2015

Neuer Historiker-Blog zu Global Urban History:


This blog is run by a group of historians at the Freie Universität Berlin who share an interest in both global and urban history. Taking into consideration recent charges that global history is in danger of an imperial overstretch, we aim at grounding our interest in historical connectedness in analyses of concrete local processes. This combination, we hope, illuminates the inherently uneven outgrowths of urbanized globalization. While treating cities as nerve centers of long-distance connections and engines of momentous historical developments, we therefore also explore how they produced segmented, unequal, and unmixed cityscapes.