A New Global Order?

History and Power Politics

The Russian war against Ukraine is also a war against the European and global security order. The misuse of history plays an important role in Russia´s war strategy that aims at destroying Ukraine as an independent country.

How do politics of history and the return to geopolitics and expansionism go together? How can we respond to the geopolitical shifts on the European continent? And how should historians productively use their knowledge in an era of confrontation and digital disinformation?

This History Hotspot e-Paper brings together a selection of contributions by internationally renowned experts from the realms of history, political science and diplomacy. And explores the potential of historical thinking for a better understanding of current conflicts.