Transnational Approaches in Graduate Research


Location: 202 McKenna

First Plenary Session -- Chair: Prof. Dr. Stephan Merl (Bielefeld)

9:15-10:15             Monica Bykowski (UND, History) "Articulating Freedom:  How Serfs Learned to Write about Freedom”

10:15-11:15           Nathan Gerth (UND, History) “‘The Second Most Beautiful City in the Empire’: Catherine the Great’s Reconstruction of Tver’ and the Creation of Enlightened Urban Space in the Russian Provinces”

11:30-12:30          Mike Westrate (UND, History) “‘That’s Women’s Work!’: Possibilities and Realities for Women in Late Soviet and Post-Soviet Kharkiv, Ukraine”


Second Plenary Session – Chair: Dietmar Wulff (Bielefeld)

14:00-14:30           Keynote: Malte Griesse (Bielefeld):  “Revolts in Early-Modern Europe: Vicissitudes of Commemoration and Diverging Political Cultures”

14:45-15:45           Sebastian Teupe (BGHS, History) “Concepts of Competition in Historical Perspective. Comparing Germany and the United States”

16:00-17:00          Andrew Hansen (UND, History) “Christian Historicism? Friedrich August Tholuck and Vormärz Historiography”

17:00-18:00          Stephen Morgan (UND, History) “Between Revolt and Retaliation: The Role of Rhenish Missionaries in the Herero Genocide”