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Cluster Asia and Europe - Uni Heidelberg: MC5 Global Concepts. This research group – directed by Monica Juneja (Art History), Rudolf G. Wagner (Sinology), Joachim Kurtz and Dhruv Raina (Intellectual History/History of Science), with the scientific coordination of Pablo Blitstein (Global History/Chinese History) – sets out to reflect the globality of concepts which, mainly Euro-American in origin, have been adapted around the globe in a large number of languages and by sizeable and culturally diverse communities.

As a result, native keywords, metaphors and practices have been enriched, but also replaced, by representations of globalized notions that have become the ineluctable currency of international exchange and debate. The projects of this group – rooted in different disciplines and regional contexts – all trace the formation of shared concepts through combining diachronic studies of conceptual migration with synchronic analyses of the transcultural entanglements of key concepts and semantic fields. Civility, Virtue and Emotions in Europe and Asia. - Department of Literature, Area Studies and European Languages.

Deutsches Literaturarchiv Marbach: Bibliothek Reinhart Koselleck: Provenienz- und Sammlungserschließung. In dem Projekt (Juli 2011 bis Juni 2014) wurde die Bibliothek von Reinhart Koselleck im Online-Katalog des Deutschen Literaturarchivs Marbach verzeichnet (Hinweise zur Recherche). Der umfangreiche Nachlass des Bielefelder Historikers Reinhart Koselleck (1923 - 2006) wurde 2008 vom Deutschen Literaturarchiv Marbach und vom Bildarchiv Foto Marburg erworben, darunter den Kern seiner Arbeitsbibliothek, 10.607 Bände. Nahezu alle Bücher weisen die vielfältigen und zahlreichen Evidenzen einer Gelehrtenbibliothek auf: Widmungen, Anstreichungen, Notizen und Randbemerkungen sowie eingelegte Manuskripte, Briefe und Zeitungsausschnitte.

Der Hauptteil von 9.439 Bänden wird in Marbach aufbewahrt. Weiterhin sind im Bildarchiv Foto Marburg 1.168 Bände zur politischen Ikonographie, Hippologie und Kunst überliefert. Concept Africa. World history looks at events and processes whose magnitude reaches far beyond local, national or even continental histories. Such broader accounts are typically centred on European or Western ideas of how history is to be written, both in terms of the spatial origo of the events and processes viewed, and with regard to the concepts used for their explanation. Against this backdrop, more and more voices can be heard pleading a non-Western-centred approach to global history. Scholars working within many different approaches have uttered their concern. Post-colonial theories have long drawn attention to the inadequacy underlying much Western writing on the exotic Other—from Edward Said’s Orientalism (1978) to Dipesh Chakrabarty's proposal of Provincialising Europe (2001). Africa’s position with regard to these considerations is strangely ambivalent.

Academic backdrop Aims and objective 1. 2. 3. Theoretical key notions Our strategy References Chakrabarty, D. 2001. Gumperz, J., & S.C. Ruhr-Universität Bochum | KHK. Research Field 3 devotes itself to the analysis of basic religious notions, particularly regarding the notion of religion. This entails a historically-educated reappraisal of the genesis of basic religious notions in European and Asian countries and of the transfer of these notions between the respective cultures. Also, the varying diachronic and synchronic conceptual meanings of basic religious notion will be reconstructed systematically. Notion of Religion During the first three years of the KHK the efforts of research field concentrated on the developmental contexts of the Kollektivsingular 'religion.' Transcendence & Immanence In order to be able to describe religion as a multi-conceptual field of discourse, which is seen differently from each of the notions involved, the research field has shifted its attention to additional topics.

Mission and Religious Language In collaboration with research 4 the focus lies on the conceptional change of religions in missionary areas. Projects. University of Glasgow - Schools - School of Critical Studies - Research - Funded Research Projects - Mapping Metaphor. Since the beginning of the project in January 2012, members of the Mapping Metaphor with the Historical Thesaurus project team have given a number of conference papers and talks, and a selection of the most recent papers is given below.

Please note that authors are normally listed in alphabetical order within papers. For reasons of space, this list only contains papers from April 2014 so for a complete record including titles, authors and abstracts (where available), please follow this link. The Mapping Metaphor Colloquium took place on Friday 28th March 2014 at the University of Glasgow, with contributions from our Network of Scholars and project team. All papers were based on Mapping Metaphor project data. Please follow this link for a full programme.

Bramwell, E. Alexander, M. and E. This paper therefore discusses the means through which the Metaphor Map has been visualized by the team, including radial arc techniques, network diagrams, and treemap structures. Hamilton, R., C. 1. 2. Historia Intelectual de la Política Moderna | Grupo de Investigación en Historia Intelectual de la Política Moderna: Lenguajes, conceptos y discursos. European Regions and Boundaries: A Conceptual History. The "spatial turn" in social and human sciences and the upsurge of transnational approaches to history of late have converged to produce a renewed interest in regional history and its premises. The collapse of the two-block system underpinned these intellectual developments: categories previously grounded in the geopolitical system are now being replaced by those derived from historical-structural characteristics of space.

From this perspective, European history becomes conceivable only in relation to the variety of discrete historical spaces, as defined by specific longue durée features and relative historical uniformity, whose distinctiveness and lost unity it is now the task of history to recreate. It is against this theoretical background that we would like to address the notion of historical region from a conceptual-historical point of view. 2. The envisaged collective volume on European historical regions will be structured around two parts: Part A, Individual regions: Goethe-Universität — Leibniz-Projekte – Politische Sprache im Mittelalter. ISTORIA CONCEPTUALĂ. This webpage is an overview of the research concerning the field of conceptual history as well as the results the Conceptual History International Doctoral School at the West University in Timisoara conjointly with the Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule in Aachen, Germany has reached so far.

Its purpose is to advocate the new tendency in the European and world historiography with respect to the conceptual history and theory and the practical role of the key-concepts for a better comprehension of past and present. The site will publish various articles belonging to the program’s coordinators PHD. Prof. Victor Neumann and PHD. Prof. Armin Heinen, articles and studies belonging to the PHD candidates enrolled in this program, various contributions and articles signed by visiting professors from Europe and elsewhere.

According to Hayden there are a few aspects which should be discussed when approaching the history from a conceptual history perspective. They are: Victor NEUMANN. Lexikon der Revolutions-Ikonographie 1789-1889 — FB04 - Geschichts- und Kulturwissenschaften. Iberconceptos | Proyecto y Red de Investigación en Historia Conceptual Comparada del Mundo Iberoamericano. Historische Semantik - DHI Moskau. Forschungszentrum für historische Geisteswissenschaften. Grundlage historisch-semantischer Forschung ist die Annahme, dass Bedeutung situativ bedingt und instabil ist, gleichwohl in ihrer Fluktuation immer wieder und über längere Zeit eingeschränkt oder stillgestellt werden kann. Als eine an Sprache orientierte Wissenschaft hat sich die Historische Semantik in der Geschichtswissenschaft seit den 1960er Jahren etabliert.

In den letzten beiden Dekaden begann eine Neuausrichtung. Historische Semantik wird nun als eine Wissenschaft entworfen, die vergleichend die Bedingungen, Medien und Operationen der Sinnerzeugung in vergangenen Gesellschaften erforscht. In dieser Neuausrichtung fragt Historische Semantik nach den anthropologischen, psychologischen, soziologischen wie technischen Voraussetzungen der Bedeutungsgeflechte, mit denen Kulturen ihr Wissen und ihre Orientierungen ausdrückten und organisierten. Historisch spezifische Semantiken lassen sich nur als Dimensionen von Sozialstrukturen erforschen. Historische SemantikLeitung: Dr. des. Diskursive Traditionen.