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Colloquium On the Concept and Methodology of Multiple Modernities and Global History
December 2015 @ 4:00 - 19:00
On the Concept and Methodology of Multiple Modernities and Global History
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
4pm – 7pm, Waldweg 26, room 0.138To participate, please register with Dr. Florian Kappeler (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 5 December 2015.The colloquium primarily addresses doctoral and postdoctoral researchers and is dedicated to discussing the concept and methodology of multiple modernities and global history. Furthermore, its overall purpose is to provide young academics with the opportunity to discuss their research linked to the implementation of theories of modernity, the analysis of global phenomena, the theoretical embedding of regional research into global contexts and/or the writing of global history with one distinguished expert on this subject.
Participants are expected to have read the pre-circulated excerpts of Dominic Sachsenmaier’s work, available after registration. Based on their own research, 5-6 PhD students will provide brief inputs in order to enable the other participants to engage in an animated discussion with Professor Dominic Sachsenmaier.
Professor Dominic Sachsenmaier holds a chair professorship in “Modern China with a Special Emphasis on Global Historical Perspectives” at the University of Goettingen. He has extensively published on Sino-Western cultural relations, multiple modernities and approaches to global history.