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Public Lecture with Philippe G. Nell on Brexit

“Brexit: What can the United Kingdom learn from Swiss-European Union Relations?” is the topic of a public evening lecture with Minister Philippe G. Nell. The event takes place on Wednesday, May 31, 2017, at 6.15pm at the Institute for European Global Studies. The lecture will be chaired by Prof. Georg Kreis.

Call for Papers: Symposium on the Global Histories of Natural Resources

“Sovereignty, Economy and the Global Histories of Natural Resources” is the topic of an international symposium at the University of Cambridge. The event is a cooperation between the Universities of Basel (Europainstitut), Heidelberg and Sydney. It takes place December 18-19, 2017, and is organized by Tehila Sasson. Scholars interested in presenting a paper can apply with an abstract until June 15.

Call for Submissions: International Research Award in Global History 2018

The Universities of Munich, Basel and Sydney are proud to announce the Fourth International Research Award in Global History. The successful applicant will receive up to €10,000 towards the organization of an international symposium at the History Department of the University of Munich. Applications are accepted until September 30, 2017

Conceptualizing the Inter-Citizenship Paradigm of Belonging – Working Lunch with Dimitry Kochenov

Prof. Dr. Dimitry Kochenov (University of Groningen) talked about his work on the conceptualization of the inter-citizenship paradigm of belonging at the upcoming Working Lunch on May 24, 2017. The event began at 12:30pm and took place at the seminar room of the Institute for European Global Studies.

Workshop on Capitalism and the New Materialism

The workshop “Capitalism and the New Materialism” with Sven Beckert (Harvard University) and Seth Rockman (Brown University) took place at the Institute for European Global Studies on May 17, 2017. The event is a cooperation between the Department of History, the Basel Graduate School of History (BGSH), and the Institute for European Global Studies.

Öffentliche Abendveranstaltung zur Wahl in Frankreich

„Nach der Präsidentschaftswahl in Frankreich: Was wird aus Europa?“ war der Titel einer öffentlichen Abendveranstaltung mit dem Politikwissenschaftler Prof. Henrik Uterwedde vom Deutsch-Französischen Institut in Ludwigsburg. Die Veranstaltung fand am 10. Mai 2017 um 18:15 Uhr am Europainstitut statt. Moderiert wurde sie von Prof. Teresa Pullano.

Vortrag von Sven Beckert: "Gewalt und die Entstehung des modernen Kapitalismus"

Prof. Sven Beckert (Harvard University) sprach am 16. Mai 2017 in Basel über das Verhältnis des Kapitalismus zu Zwang und Gewalt. Der Vortrag fand im Departement Geschichte statt. Die Veranstaltung war eine Kooperation des Departements Geschichte, der Basel Graduate School of History (BGSH) und dem Europainstitut.

Kosmopolitisierung des kollektiven Gedächtnisses: Working Lunch mit Andrea Rehling

Dr. Andrea Rehling (Leibniz-Institut für Europäische Geschichte, Mainz) sprach am 3. Mai 2017 im Rahmen eines Working Lunches über ihre Forschung zum Weltkultur- und Naturerbe der UNESCO. Der Working Lunch hat am Europainstitut stattgefunden.

EU Citizenship and Federalism: Book Launch with Dimitry Kochenov

Prof. Dr. Dimitry Kochenov talked about his latest edited volume “EU Citizenship and Federalism: The Role of Rights” (Cambridge University Press) at a research colloquium (“Europakolloquium”) on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. The event took place at the Institute for European Global Studies. It was chaired by Prof. Dr. Teresa Pullano.