Selected Publications
 
     
Wolf Schäfer
For my current CV with all publications, please go to my History Department page.
  I have stopped updating this list in 2011.
2011
Limits to Popular Wisdom: Apropos “Galileo got outvoted for a spell.” Globality Studies Journal, Views & Reviews, October 29.
2010
Reconfiguring Area Studies for the Global Age. Globality Studies Journal, no. 22, December 22, 2010.
2010
New Asias: Global Futures of World Regions. Co-edited with Hyun-Chin Lim and Suk-Man Hwang. Seoul, Seoul National University Press (SNU Series in Asian Studies, vol. 1).
2010
Concepts of Globalization, Globalism and Globality and the Method of Lean Globality Studies: A Critical Adjustment. In New Asias: Global Futures of World Regions, ed. by Hyun-Chin Lim, Wolf Schäfer, and Suk-Man Hwang, 23-48.
2010
The New Asias and the Rise of Global Regions. Introduction with Hyun-Chin Lim to New Asias: Global Futures of World Regions. Coedited with Hyun-Chin Lim and Suk-Man Hwang. Seoul, Seoul National University Press, xi-xxiii.
2009
Music of the Spheres. The New York Times, Science Times, 15 December 2009, D4. Letter to the Editor.
2009
Long Island: Global, National, and Local. Long Island History Journal, vol. 21:1, Fall 2009.
2009
Toward a Global Critical Theory: Our Sisyphean Task. A Review of Eduardo Mendieta, Global Fragments. Globalizations, Latinamericanisms, and Critical Theory. Albany: SUNY Press, 2008. Globality Studies Journal, Views & Reviews, June 30, 2009.
2008
Unnatural Disasters. Globality Studies Journal, Views & Reviews, May 23.
Originally published as an op-ed in Newsday (New York), Sunday May 18, 2008, p. A57. The GSJ version is corrected and slightly expanded with cuts of the op-ed restored; it has been reprinted in TsuInfo Alert, a bi-monthly publication on behalf of the National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program published by the Washington Department of Natural Resources, Division of Geology and Earth Resources, vol. 10, no. 3, June 2008, p. 20f.
2008
Of Science, Experience, and Obama. Globality Studies Journal, Views & Reviews, March 28, 2008.
2007
Lean Globality Studies. Globality Studies Journal, no. 7, May 28, 2007.
2007
Knowledge and Nature: History as the Teacher of Life Revisited. Nature and Culture, vol. 2:1 (Spring 2007), 1-9. (PDF, 79 KB)
2007
Global History. In: Encyclopedia of Globalization, ed. by Roland Robertson and Jan Aart Scholte et al. New York and London: Routledge, vol. 2, 516-21. (PDF, 482 KB)
2007
Maps. In: Encyclopedia of Globalization, ed. by Roland Robertson and Jan Aart Scholte et al. New York and London: Routledge, vol. 2, 750-54. (PDF, 1013 KB)
2006
Big History, the Whole Story, and Nothing Less? Review of D. Christian, Maps of Time (2004), and S. Mithen, After the Ice (2004) in Canadian Journal of History/Annales Canadienne d'Histoire, 41 (Autumn 2006), 317-28. (PDF, 90 KB)
2006
From the End of European History to the Globality of World Regions: A Research Perspective. Globality Studies Journal, no. 1, June 5, 2006.
2005
Review of The Power of Scale: A Global History Approach. By John H. Bodley (Armonk, M.E. Sharpe, 2003). In: The Journal of Interdisciplinary History, vol. 36:2 (Autumn, 2005), 241-243. Online via Project MUSE.
2005
Ptolemy's Revenge: A Critique of Historical Cartography. Coordinates. Online Journal of the Map and Geography Round Table, American Library Association, Series A, no. 3. Date of publication: August 29, 2005.
2005
The Uneven Globality of Children. Journal of Social History 38, no. 4 (Summer 2005), 1027-1039. Online via Project MUSE.
2005
We Can Learn A Lot From Europe. Newsday, April 14, A43-44. (PDF, 236 KB)
2005
How to Approach Global Present, Local Pasts, and Canon of the Globe. In: Globalization, Philanthropy, and Civil Society, ed. by Soma Hewa and Darwin Stapleton. New York, Boston, Dordrecht, London and Moscow: Springer, 33-48.
2004
Global Civilization and Local Cultures: A Crude Look at the Whole. In: Rethinking Civilizational Analysis, ed. by Said Arjomand and Edward Tiryakian. London: SAGE, 71-86 (a reprint of 2001 below).
2004
How Global is Tehran? Tangential Remarks on the Globality of Cities. In: New Global History and the City, ed. by Elliott Morss. New Global History Press, 175-180. (PDF, 307 KB)
2004
Global History and the Present Time. In: Wiring Prometheus: Globalisation, History and Technology. Edited by Peter Lyth and Helmut Trischler. Aarhus University Press, 103-125. (PDF, 136 KB)
2003
Learning From Recent History (on Iraq and preventive war).
2003
Making Progress with Global History. In: Erwägen, Wissen, Ethik, vol. 14, no. 1, p. 128-135. (PDF, 49 KB)
2003
The New Global History: Toward a Narrative for Pangaea Two. In: Erwägen, Wissen, Ethik, vol. 14, no. 1, p. 75-88. (PDF, 99 KB)
2002
Global Technoscience: The Dark Matter of Social Theory.
2001
Global Civilization and Local Cultures: A Crude Look at the Whole. In: International Sociology, vol. 16, no. 3, p. 301-319. (PDF, 69 KB)
1996
Das 20. Jahrhundert hat gerade erst begonnen. Nach welchen Kriterien kann die Gegenwartsgeschichte periodisiert, kann eine Epoche konstruiert werden? Die Zeit, no. 44, October 25, 56.
1995
The Global Ages.
1993
Global History: Historiographical Feasibility and Environmental Reality. In: Conceptualizing Global History, ed. by Bruce Mazlish and Ralph Buultjens. Boulder: Westview Press, 47-69.
Gernot Böhme
2004: Cultural Resources for Coping with Technological Progress. (PDF, 56 KB)
Daniel Woulfin
2003: Domestication of the Planet: An Undergraduate Class' Reaction. (PDF, 71 KB)