Statement on the War in Ukraine
The Institute for European Global Studies of the University of Basel fully supports the statement of the European University Association and the statement of the University of Basel concerning the war in Ukraine. We are shocked and concerned, condemn the Russian invasion and are very worried about the situation in Ukraine. We hope for solidarity, cooperation and cross-border collaboration.
Our thoughts are especially with our former visiting fellow Oleksandr Moskalenko and his family.
Building Bridges or Choosing Sides: New Book Chapter on the Swiss Position in US-China RelationsCan Switzerland afford to remain "neutral" between the US and China? Or will it have to give in to pressure from both the US and the EU to align more strongly with like-minded states? These are the central questions that Prof. Dr. Ralph…
The Human Right to Citizenship: New Book by Barbara von RütteIs there an effective and enforceable individual human right to citizenship? That is the central question of a new book by Dr. Barbara von Rütte. Based on a human rights approach, in this book she argues for a right to citizenship on the…
FOCAL: EIB Project Creates Database for Historical Research into Foreign Residents of East AsiaA new tool, the Asia Directories Database, now offers access to the names of approximately one million persons registered in The Foreign Residents Lists of the Asia Directories and Chronicles. Covering the entire area of East Asia and…
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Begrüssungsveranstaltung MA European Global StudiesInfoevent und Apéro für Erstsemestrige im Frühjahrsemester 2023
Working Lunch with Christoph Krenn (Heidelberg)"An Incomplete Transformation: The Procedural and Organisational Law of the European Court of Justice”
Research Project on the Chinese Room
The Global History of the Sandgrube
In a new research project at the Institute for European Global Studies, the research groups "Global History of Europe" and "Digital Humanities" explore the Sandgrube's Chinese Room. Using the Sandgrube, where the Institute has been located since 2019, as a material artefact, the groups investigate the traces left by centuries of global exchange in a local Basel environment.
Visit the project website: Basel's Global Paradise - Research in virtual reality and global history
FOCAL: The Asia Directories Database
Explore the Asia Directories and Chronicles
A new tool, the Asia Directories Database, now offers access to the names of approximately one million persons registered in The Foreign Residents Lists of the Asia Directories and Chronicles. Covering the entire area of East Asia and nearly one century (1863 to 1941), this publicly available data resource offers a unique insight into the dynamics and shifting societies formed by (primarily Western) foreign residents.
E-Journal "Global Europe – Basel Papers on Europe in a Global Perspective"