By Hans-Jürgen Lüsebrink, Laurence McFalls Ursula Lehmkuhl,Ursula Lehmkuhl,Hans-Jürgen Lüsebrink,Laurence McFalls
The contributions to this quantity handle center options and study views of our interdisciplinary learn staff. The IRTG variety makes a speciality of a comparative and traditionally positioned research of discourses and representations of range and cultural pluralism in North the United States and Europe. The empirical study released during this quantity demonstrates how those discourses and representations of range create overlapping zones of geographical and chronological succeed in. those overlapping and hugely dynamic zones endure the features of 'contact zones' and 'liminal spaces'. even though, they obtain their social and cultural dynamism from daily practices of cultural translation.
individuals: Ursula Lehmkuhl (Trier), Hans-Jürgen Lüsebrink (Saarbrücken), Laurence McFalls (Montreal), Ludger Pries (Bochum), Régine Robin (Montreal/Paris), Philipp Rousseau (Montreal), Werner Schiffauer (Frankfurt/O.), Bertrand Westphal (Limoges).