[artinfo] Globalisation during the Cold War

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Tue Oct 20 13:28:37 CEST 2015

Globalisation during the Cold War: Culture, New Geopolitics and Che Guevara

WeberWorldCafé with international experts
November 16, 2015, 4:30 - 8 p.m.
Literaturcafé im Haus des Buches, Leipzig
Gerichtsweg 28
04103 Leipzig
To participate please register by sending your 
name and affiliation to 
<mailto:wwc at maxweberstiftung.de> 
wwc at maxweberstiftung.de by November 11, 2015

How much was today's world order shaped by the 
Cold War era and its end? What events represent 
important caesurae of the East-West conflict 
besides the year 1989, for instance the founding 
of the United Nations, the Decolonization 
starting in the 1960s and the catastrophe of 
Chernobyl etc.? What role did new social, 
political, and ecological movements, as well as 
regional and international organisations play in 
this? How were literature, the visual and 
performing arts deployed as salient battlefields 
in the global Cold War? And which changes are 
difficult to explain from an European point of 
view or are not a direct outcome of the end of 
the conflict? With you, we would like to discuss 
these and other questions on eight different 

We kindly invite you to the WeberWorldCafé 
"Globalisation during the Cold War: Culture, New 
Geopolitics and Che Guevara". It will take place 
on November 16, 2015 from 4:30 to 8 pm at the 
Literaturcafé im Haus des Buches Leipzig.

The WeberWorldCafé is an interactive, biannual 
event format that brings together researchers and 
practitioners from various disciplines and 
regions who meet and exchange their thoughts in a 
relaxed, coffeehouse-like atmosphere. To enrich 
the discussions we particularly invite students, 
young scholars and the interested public to 
participate in the talks.

The WeberWorldCafé "Globalisation during the Cold 
War: Culture, New Geopolitics and Che Guevara" is 
an event hosted by the 
Weber Stiftung - Deutsche 
Geisteswissenschaftliche Institute im Ausland and 
Transregionale Studien Berlin in cooperation with 
for Area Studies Leipzig and the 
German Institute for Global and Area Studies 
Hamburg. It is curated by Jens Boysen (Deutsches 
Historisches Institut Warschau), Steffi Marung 
(Centre for Area Studies Leipzig) and Gesche 
Schifferdecker (Max Weber Stiftung).

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