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This peer-reviewed book series publishes research monographs and edited collections on modern and contemporary history. The remit of the series is broad in chronological (nineteenth to twenty-first centuries) and geographic (global coverage) terms to promote a multi-dimensional conversation on the diverse expressions of the ‘modern condition’; and on how particular ‘modern’ forces and processes shaped the world in micro- and macro-scales. The series fosters critical reflection on the study of modern concepts and ideologies; of political, cultural, and social change; of mobilities and exchanges within and across conventional borders; and of conflicts between competing actors, groups or ideas.

The series welcomes submissions from scholars of political, cultural, social, and intellectual history, as well as of scholars whose work on the modern world lies at the fruitful intersection of history, political science, cultural studies, and international relations. We particularly encourage interdisciplinary submissions that traverse traditional historical, geographical, or methodological boundaries; engage with transnational and comparative perspectives; promote long-term analysis of drivers and processes of historical change; and develop new perspectives on the fascinating plurality of modern and contemporary phenomena. We are committed to giving space to new scholarship that questions conventional assumptions about, and understandings of, the modern/contemporary world; or brings in focus previously under-studied topics and areas.

Authors who are interested in submitting proposals/full manuscripts or wish to discuss any publishing ideas that may fit the series are invited to contact either the series editor Aristotle Kallis or the publisher at Brill, Alessandra Giliberto.

Brill is in full support of Open Access publishing and offers the option to publish your monograph, edited volume, or chapter in Open Access. Our Open Access services are fully compliant with funder requirements. We support Creative Commons licenses. For more information, please visit Brill Open or contact us at
Die „Interdisziplinären Beiträge zur Geschichte und Migration der Russlanddeutschen“ befassen sich mit den zahlreichen Facetten russlanddeutscher und postsowjetischer Geschichte. Erinnerungskultur und Kulturgeschichte werden ebenso gewürdigt wie Auswanderung, Migration und der Prozess des Ankommens in Deutschland. Ziel der Reihe ist es, eine Brücke zwischen Geschichte und Gegenwart zu bauen und den häufig als ‚unsichtbar‘ beschriebenen Menschen aus dem postsowjetischen Raum mehr Sichtbarkeit in Deutschland zu verschaffen.

The "Interdisciplinary Contributions to the History and Migration of Russian Germans" deal with the numerous facets of Russian German and post-Soviet history. Memory culture and cultural history are appreciated as well as emigration, migration and the process of arriving in Germany. The aim of the series is to build a bridge between history and the present and to give the people from the post-Soviet region, who are often described as 'invisible', more visibility in Germany.
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The overall aim of this book series is to offer new perspectives on the East-West conflict by building on recent and current historiographical developments in Cold War history. The series moves beyond traditional narratives by investigating the impact of both medium and lesser powers on the evolution of the Cold War. In addition to state actors, potential authors are also encouraged to focus on international organisations and non-state actors, such as national liberation movements, non-governmental organisations, and civil society groups. The geographical scope of the series is global and extends to all continents to cover also hitherto neglected (sub-)regions, notably in the so-called Third World. Methodologically, submissions should preferably be based on multi-archival historical research, and can draw on other related disciplines, such as (but not limited to) international relations and anthropology. While the editors privilege single-authored research monographs, they also welcome proposals for multi-authored volumes.

Authors are cordially invited to submit proposals and/or full manuscripts to the series editors Jussi M. Hanhimäki and Marco Wyss, or the publisher at BRILL, Alessandra Giliberto.

Brill is in full support of Open Access publishing and offers the option to publish your monograph, edited volume, or chapter in Open Access. Our Open Access services are fully compliant with funder requirements. We support Creative Commons licenses. For more information, please visit Brill Open or contact us at
The overarching goal of the Series is to incorporate the history and culture of Roma into the mainstream of European and global academia. To achieve this goal, the series Roma History and Culture publishes books (monographs, edited volumes, and collections of historical sources) from wide range of disciplines – history, ethnography, anthropology, sociology, political science, religion, cultural studies, literature studies, film, and art history, with particular focus on comparative studies – that offer innovative, critical and, above all, reliable and fully documented insights into Roma history and culture that relies on documents, critical rereading and rethinking of historical sources and existing research. This approach marks a critical turn in the academic studies of Roma history and culture that in the past all too often were blighted by stereotypes and myths, especially the specious belief that there are not enough preserved written sources on the Roma past to allow for the emergence of Roma history as a field in its own right. The series thus, shifts and challenges prevailing academic narratives that Roma are nothing else but a detached, marginalised community and a passive object of different state governments’ policies by presenting, analysing and contextualising the agency of Roma as actors in their own right, with their own views and visions of the development for the Roma and their communities. In this way the volumes published in the Roma book series present and contribute to the incorporation of the Roma past and present into the mainstream of European and global historiography instead of confining Roma history and culture to some narrow ethnic box. Research work on the Roma from Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe constitutes the very academic focus of the proposed Book Series, which aspires to also cover the past and cultures of other communities that have historically been known under the general label “Gypsies”, such as the Sinti, Manush, Kale, Romanichals, Irish and Scottish Travelers, etc.
It is a well-established fact nowadays that modernity impacts Islam, but there has not been much focus on how modernity impacts the Qur’ān, the foundational text of Islam and the verbatim word of God. This book argues that the early Muslim Qur’ān translations into English are attempts to reconcile the Qur’ān with modernity by producing translations that encompass modern concepts and interpretations of the Qur’ān. Are these modern concepts and interpretations valid or they alter the word of God? This is the main question that the book attempts to answer, particularly that these early translations have affected and still affect Qur’ān translation.
Warum bildete sich im Deutschen Kaiserreich die Vorstellung einer "Mitteleuropäischen Zeit" (MEZ) heraus? Wieso kam es hier 1916 erstmals zur Verordnung einer "Sommerzeit"? Welche Erfahrungen wurden mit dem "Achtstundentag" gemacht? Und bis zu welchem Grad orientierten sich die Menschen überhaupt an offiziellen Vorgaben abstrakter Zeit? Diesen und weiteren Fragen geht Caroline Rothauge auf einer breiten Quellenbasis sowie unter Berücksichtigung transnationaler Wechselbeziehungen und technisch-materieller Aspekte nach. Ihre Studie zeigt, dass temporale Aushandlungsprozesse in Deutschland zwischen 1879 und 1919 höchst dynamisch und konfliktreich waren. Sie mündeten nicht in einer standardisierten Form der Zeitordnung, sondern führten – paradoxerweise – zu einer weiteren Pluralisierung von Zeiten. So bietet Rothauges Buch einen nuancierten Blick auf das Deutsche Kaiserreich, ein 'langes' 19. Jahrhundert und die '(Hoch-)Moderne'.