Study circles

Meetings are held in Eisenstein M120 (Arken) between 18 and 20 o’clock (if not otherwise mentioned)


November 21, 2017: study circle: This session discusses two new articles on the spatial turn. The first text focusing on the ‘hybrid turn'[download pdf] and the second on ‘mobilities turn'[download pdf]. Room Eisenstein (M120) at 18-20.

December 19, 2017: study circle: Mbembe, Achille, 2001 On the Postcolony. Berkeley: University of California Press.

January 2018: study circle: Comaroff, Jean and John, 2012 Theory from the South, or How Euro-America is Evolving Toward Africa. Paradigm Press. Related link:


October 17, 2017: study circle :Harvey, David, 1991 The Condition of Postmodernity: An Enquiry into the Origins of Cultural Change. London: Wiley-Blackwell.

September 19, 2017: study circle: Conrad, Sebastian, What is Global History, Princeton: Princeton University Press 2016. Related link:

May 2, 2017: Arjun Appadurai, “Modernity at large”.

Apr 4, 2017: Franz Fanon, “Black Skin, White Masks” (1967)

Mar 7, 2017: Michel de Certau The Practice of Everyday Life, esp.
chapter Walking the City. [Online version]

Feb 14, 2017: Texts on landscapes and space. At 18 o’clock in D114, Arken.
1. Rose (2012) Thinking Through the Environment
2. Mignolo (2011) Epistemic disobedience and the decolonial option
3. Ingold (2010) Mind walking
4. Ernsten (2014) Followingtheancestors

Jan 31, 2017:  Texts by Wolf Schäfer (click here to open document ) and Hagen Schulz-Forberg (click here to open document). Meeting at 18.00 in Arken (D114).

Nov 8, 2016: Jessop Bob, Space-related articles

Oct 18, 2016Jarrick A., Myrdal J., Wallenberg-Bondesson M. (eds.) “Methods in World History: A Critical Approach” (2016); Belich J., Darwin J., Frenz M., Wickham C. (eds.) “The Prospect of Global History” (2016); Northrop D. (ed.) “A Companion to World History, Douglas Northrop” (2012)

Sep 13, 2016: Massey Doreen “For Space” (2005)

Apr 19, 2016: Goody Jack “The Theft of History” (2006)

Mar 22, 2016: Bakhtin M. “Forms of Time and of the Chronotope in the Novel”

Dec 9, 2015: Chakrabarty Dipesh “The Climate of History: Four Theses” (2009)

Nov 24, 2015: Olstein Diego “Thinking History Globally” (2015)

Nov 16, 2015: Bhabha Homi K. “The Location of Culture” (1994)