Colonial Cities and Border Regions in the Long 19th Century in Inter-imperial und Intra-imperial Comparisons

Startdatum: 26. September 2022

Enddatum: 29. September 2022

Ort: Herder Institute, Marburg


Summer School des Herder-Instituts, 26.-29. September 2022

Colonial cities, especially port cities, as well as border regions between empires have historically played a decisive role in the perception of colonial rule. They formed key transitional spaces in political, social, cultural, economic, administrative, military and religious conflicts and can be regarded as having held particularly prominent hinge positions with respect to the mobility—in some cases the limited mobility—of people, animals, goods, ideas, epidemics and much more.

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Die Summer School wird organisiert von PD Dr. Heidi Hein-Kircher (Herder-Institut) und Prof. Dr. Benedikt Stuchtey (Professor für Neuere Geschichte an der Philipps-Universität Marburg). Mehr Informationen: