Empires, States and Communities

How do overarching powers and polities shape the formation of communities, and how do they interact with religious and other communities in institutional ways? This CWG further elaborates work results from the first phase of VISCOM, during which two international working groups in were set up to address imperial rule and its limits in a Eurasian horizon between China and Europe: Empires and Communities discusses the integration of communities into empires, while In the Shadows of Empire assesses the rise of new polities in imperial peripheries.



Last Update: 17.07.19