Arts & Humanities

Humans and Animals – Entangled in History

Relationships between humans and other animals are multi-faceted, often intimate, and frequently ambivalent. Most of all, they are deeply historical. The surging field of animal history aims to tell these stories.

Arts & Humanities

The Invention of Modern Peacemaking

Roughly 2,000 peace treaties made between the 15th and the 19th century show us how early modern peacemaking laid the foundations for both the modern constitutional development of European states and for relations between those states to the present.

Arts & Humanities

In the Eye of the Storm: U.S. Diplomat Hugh Gibson and the ‘Spanish Flu’

In 1918, when both World War I and the ‘Spanish flu’ raged in Europe, the American diplomat Hugh S. Gibson was sent to Paris. Today, his personal records offer us rare insights into a time between disease and diplomacy.

Arts & Humanities

Geschichte digital: Zehn Herausforderungen

Geschichte von gestern? Von wegen! Der digitale Wandel stellt die Geschichtswissenschaft auf die Probe – aber er bietet auch Chancen.

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