Category: Events

Cancellation of events

Due to the recent spread of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, the Humboldt University Berlin has taken immediate precautionary measures. All events, conferences and conventions are cancelled until July 20th 2020. Unfortunately, this also applies to...

Workshop Report „The London Moment“

On 21 – 22 March 2019, our project workshop “The London Moment – Exile Governments, Academics and Activists in Great Britain, 1940-1945” took place at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. The conference report is now available at HSozKult:https://www.hsozkult.de/conferencereport/id/tagungsberichte-8271

Colonial legal history

Commons
In the past months, the European media has increasingly discussed the impact of the colonial period on more recent questions such as restitution of objects that were taken from former colonies with headlines such as „Return colonial artefacts“ in the British „Guardian“ or simply „Give them back!“ in the German Süddeutsche Zeitung.

Workshop report “Ruptures and Resumptions”

On the 21st and 22nd of June, a workshop titled «Ruptures and Resumptions» took place at Humboldt Universität zu Berlin. It looked at the handling of crises in diplomatic practice in history and engages...

Workshop “Ruptures and Resumptions”

In March 2018, a sudden deterioration of British-Russian diplomatic relations following the Skripal case produced  headline after headline. The British government expelled 23 Russian diplomats. Russia followed suit by expelling 23 British diplomats and...

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