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Richter, Susan , Roth, Michael and Meurer, Sebastian (Eds.): Konstruktionen Europas in der Frühen Neuzeit: Geographische und historische Imaginationen. Beiträge zur 11. Arbeitstagung der Arbeitsgemeinschaft Frühe Neuzeit, Heidelberg: Heidelberg University Publishing, 2017. DOI: 10.17885/heiup.291.389More citation styles
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Susan Richter, Michael Roth, Sebastian Meurer (Eds.)
Konstruktionen Europas in der Frühen Neuzeit
Geographische und historische Imaginationen. Beiträge zur 11. Arbeitstagung der Arbeitsgemeinschaft Frühe Neuzeit
Global history has long become an established field of research. At the 11th conference of the working group on the Early Modern Period (Historians’ Association, Germany), participants aimed at applying global-history approaches on early modern Europe. “Europe” has consistently been both a subject to and a concept of negotiation processes, which hardly kept to territorial borders or clear-cut topographically or language-bounded areas. The conference proceedings open up new views on geographical and historical imaginations of Europe from within and without, on claims of identity and alterity as well as on the mutability of periphery-centre relations. Moreover, they display the wide range of – internationally well-connected – historical research on the early modern period in Germany.
Prof. Dr. Susan Richter, Acting professor for (early) modern history at Heidelberg University. Research interests: History of Euro-Asian exchange and transcultural connections (16th – 18th Century), European legal and intellectual history, history of monarchies / dynastic history with a focus on the Holy Roman Empire and France.
Michael Roth M.A., Research Associate at the chair for (early) modern history at Heidelberg University. Research Interests: History of the electoral palatinate, political and cultural history of the Holy Roman Empire, France and Italy in the early modern period.
Sebastian Meurer M.A., PhD in history, scientific project manager of the Collaborative Research Centre 948 „Heroes – Heroizations – Heroisms” at the University of Freiburg. Research interests: Early modern British and Empire-history, European constitutional and administrative history, political economy.