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Institutions & learned societies: general

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Im Zeichen der Nationalisierung

Im Zeichen der Nationalisierung

Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/11/2020

Traditionen, Zasuren, Dynamiken

Traditionen, Zasuren, Dynamiken

Author: Marc von der Hoh Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/11/2020

Culture Club

Culture Club

Author: Katherine Wolff Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/10/2020

This work examines the genesis and early development of one of the nation's most vibrant cultural institutions. Founded in 1807, the successor to a literary club called the Anthology Society, the Boston Athenaeum occupies an important place in the early history of American Intellectual life. At first a repository for books, to which works of art were later added, the Athenaeum attracted over time a following that included such literary luminaries as Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry James. Yet from the outset, Katherine Wolff shows, the Boston Athenaeum was more than a library; it was also a breeding ground for evolving notions of cultural authority and American identity. Though governed by the Boston elite, who promoted it as a way of strengthening their own clout in the city, the early Athenaeum reflected conflicting and at times contradictory aims and motives on the part of its membership. On the one hand, by drawing on European aesthetic models to reinforce an exalted sense of mission, Athenaeum leaders sought to establish themselves as guardians of a nascent American culture. On the other, they struggled to balance their goals with their concerns about an Increasingly democratic urban populace. As the Boston Athenaeum opened its doors to women as well as men outside its inner circle, it eventually began to define itself against a more accessible literary institution, the Boston Public Library. Told through a series of provocative episodes and generously illustrated, Culture Club offers a more complete picture than previously available of the cultural politics behind the making of a quintessentially American institution.

International Organizations and Global Civil Society

International Organizations and Global Civil Society

Author: Daniel (Northumbria University, UK) Laqua Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/09/2020

The Union of International Associations (UIA) was founded in 1910, aiming to coordinate the relations and interests of international organizations across the world. Its long history makes it a prism through which to study the field of international organizations and its dynamics. Bringing together experts from fields including history, political science and international relations, architecture, historical sociology, digital humanities and information studies, International Organizations and Global Civil Society is the first scholarly book to cover both the UIA's early years and its more recent past. Key issues explored include the UIA's importance for the field of scientific internationalism, the relations between the UIA and other international organizations, and the changing position of the UIA when facing geopolitical challenges such as totalitarianism, the World Wars and the Cold War. This important book addresses a number of current scholarly concerns: the concept of global civil society ; the development of international relations as a field of study; the investigation of transnational factors in modern and contemporary history; and the tracing of forerunners to the information society .

Gute Hochschullehre Aus Interkultureller Perspektive

Gute Hochschullehre Aus Interkultureller Perspektive

Author: Katharina Boehnert Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/09/2020

Der Sammelband beschaftigt sich aus deutsch-tunesischer Perspektive mit der Frage danach, wie 'gute' Lehre an der Hochschule aussehen kann. Hierfur werden theoretische und praktische Beispiele aus der tunesischen sowie deutschen Hochschullehre versammelt, die vom Einsatz dramendidaktischer Konzepte an der Hochschule bis zur Sensibilisierung von Studierenden fur Tabuthemen reichen. Die Autorinnen und Autoren reflektieren daruber, welche Anforderungen und Ziele mit einer fur Lehrende wie Lernende gelingenden Hochschullehre verbunden sind.

Decolonising the Academy

Decolonising the Academy

Author: Francis B Nyamnjoh Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/06/2020

Public Education, Neoliberalism, and Teachers

Public Education, Neoliberalism, and Teachers

Author: Paul Bocking Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/04/2020

From pressure to teach to the test and the use of quantitative metrics to define education quality, to the rise of school choice and the shift of principals from colleagues to managers, teachers in New York, Mexico City, and Toronto have experienced strikingly similar challenges to their professional autonomy. By visiting schools and meeting teachers, government officials, and union leaders, Paul Bocking identifies commonalities that are shaping how teachers' work and public schools function. While arguing that neoliberal education policy is a dominant trend transcending the realities of school districts, states, or national governments, Bocking also demonstrates the importance of local context to explain variations in education governance, especially when understanding the role of resistance led by teachers' unions.

Germanistikstudium an Der Universitat Vilnius Und Berufsbilder Litauischer Germanist(inn)En

Germanistikstudium an Der Universitat Vilnius Und Berufsbilder Litauischer Germanist(inn)En

Author: Virginija Masiulionyte, Diana Sileikaite-Kaishauri Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/03/2020

Diese Verbleibstudie befasst sich mit den beruflichen Laufbahnen der Absolvent(inn)en des Bachelor-Studiengangs Deutsche Philologie der Universitat Vilnius (Litauen). Die Umfrage der Jahrgange 2002 bis 2018 wurde im Sommer 2018 durchgefuhrt. Im Mittelpunkt der Untersuchung stehen die folgenden Fragen: Welche Moeglichkeiten eroeffnet dieser Abschluss auf dem Arbeitsmarkt? Wie schatzen die Absolvent(inn)en ihre berufliche Tatigkeit und ihr Studium ein? Welche Empfehlungen hatten sie an die kunftigen Studierenden und an die Entwickler des Studiengangs? Diese Studie wird vor allem fur Auslandsgermanistiken interessant sein, weil sie unter anderem auch die germanistische Studienlandschaft in Litauen und die Entwicklung des Germanistikstudiums an der Universitat Vilnius prasentiert.

International Organizations and Global Civil Society

International Organizations and Global Civil Society

Author: Daniel (Northumbria University, UK) Laqua Format: Hardback Release Date: 21/03/2019

The Union of International Associations (UIA) was founded in 1910, aiming to coordinate the relations and interests of international organizations across the world. Its long history makes it a prism through which to study the field of international organizations and its dynamics. Bringing together experts from fields including history, political science and international relations, architecture, historical sociology, digital humanities and information studies, International Organizations and Global Civil Society is the first scholarly book to cover both the UIA's early years and its more recent past. Key issues explored include the UIA's importance for the field of scientific internationalism, the relations between the UIA and other international organizations, and the changing position of the UIA when facing geopolitical challenges such as totalitarianism, the World Wars and the Cold War. This important book addresses a number of current scholarly concerns: the concept of global civil society ; the development of international relations as a field of study; the investigation of transnational factors in modern and contemporary history; and the tracing of forerunners to the information society .

The Learning Project

The Learning Project

Author: Lincoln Stoller Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2019

The Learning Project

The Learning Project

Author: Lincoln Stoller Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/01/2019