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AIAS Fellows' Seminar: Jürgen Elvert, AIAS Fellow

Globalizing Europe - European history in global context

2014.07.02 | AIAS

Date Mon 24 Nov
Time 14:15 16:15
Location The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C


This project understands Europe's embrace of the world and its consequences in Modern history as "an activity of the contingent" (Bhabha) with an inherent organizing principle (Rothermund), which has, in a complex and dynamic process, permanently transformed both Europe and large parts of the world. It is designed to carve out the basic patterns of this principle and tries to explain the process-mechanisms which have shaped today's world.

Short CV

Jürgen Elvert is Jean Monnet Professor for European History at the University of Cologne. His main research interests include European and European Integration History, History of Ideas, History of Sciences and Maritime History. Among his major works are: Mitteleuropa! deutsche Pläne zur europäischen Neuordnung, 1918-1945 (1999), Geschichte Irlands (2003, 4. ed.), Ces Chers Voisins. L'Allemagne, la Belgique et la France en Europe du XIXe aux XXIe siècles (2010), Die Europäische Integration (2012, 2nd. ed.).

What is a Fellows' Seminar?

The AIAS Fellows' Seminar is a session of seminars held by the AIAS fellows or by other speakers proposed by the fellows. In each seminar, one fellow will present and discuss his/her current research and research project, closing off with a question and discussion session.

All seminars are held in English and open to the public. Registration to the seminar is not necessary. Read more about the AIAS Fellows' Seminar here.

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