Reference cultures are cultural entities that are perceived, across both time and space, as robust and stable role models for other cultures or 'cultural constellations'. The articles clarify the nature of reference cultures by demonstrating how they are created, replicated, altered and challenged.
This special collection reflects on debates on twentieth-century Chinese modernities. What 'modernity' means for China is highly contested.
This special collection analyses the relationship between state, citizen and dwelling.
This special collection focuses on the conceptual and practical considerations of internal colonisation (and internal colonialism) in a range of locales and periods.
This special collection identifies and evaluates contemporary trends in the humanities.
This special collection highlights media in relation to modernisation. The authors generally see modernisation as a series of transitions that take place at different speeds.
This special issue brings together research from art historians to discuss the intertwining of “Politics and the Arts”. It presents case studies that investigate the relationship between artworks and politics in the period between 1850 and 1914.