- Patricia Clavin, “Defining Transnationalism”, Contemporary European History 14.4 (2005): 421-439.
- Patrick Finney, “Introduction: What is International History?,” in idem, ed., International History (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005), 1-35.
- Daniel Gorman, International Cooperation in the Early Twentieth Century (London: Bloomsbury, 2017).
- Stefan-Ludwig Hoffmann, “Human Rights and History,” Past and Present 232 (2016): 279-310.
- Joseph Anthony Maiolo, “Systems and Boundaries in International History,” International History Review 40.3 (2018): 576-591.
- Kiran Klaus Patel, “An Emperor without Clothes? The Debate about Transnational History Twenty-five Years On,” [email protected] 26 (2015): www.histoire-politique.fr
11 October: Colonialism and Imperialism in the Late 19th and Early 20th Centuries
Background reading: Volker Barth and Roland Cvetkovski, “Encounters of Empires: Methodological Approaches,” in idem, eds., Imperial Co-operation and Transfer, 1870-1930 (London: Bloomsbury, 2015), 3-33.
- David Arnold, “Globalization and Contingent Colonialism: Towards a transnational history of ‘British’ India,” Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History 16.2 (2015), https://muse-jhu-edu.ezproxy.eui.eu/article/587721.
- Tomoko Akami, “Imperial polities, intercolonialism, and the shaping of global governing norms: public health expert networks in Asia and the League of Nations’ Health Organisation, 1908-1937,” Journal of Global History 12 (2017): 4-25.
18 October: The End of War and the New Order after 1918
Presentation by Max Weber Fellow Sakiko Kaiga
- Susan Pedersen, “Empires, States, and the League of Nations,” in Glenda Sluga and Patricia Clavin (eds.), Internationalisms: A Twentieth-Century History (Cambridge University Press, 2017), 113-138.
- Tracey Banivanua Mar, Decolonisation and the Pacific: Indigenous Globalisation and the Ends of Empire (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016), 82-113.
22 October, 3.10 pm to 5.00 pm, Sala dei Levrieri: Internationalisms in the Interwar Period
Background reading: Jessica Reinisch, “Introduction: Agents of Internationalism”, Contemporary European History 25.2 (2016): 195-205.
- Glenda Sluga and Patricia Clavin (eds.), Internationalisms: A Twentieth-Century History (Cambridge University Press, 2017), Introduction and chapter 4 by G. Sluga, “Women, Feminism and Twentieth Century Internationalism,” 61-84.
- Marc Matera and Susan Kingsley Kent, The Global 1930s: The International Decade (London: Routledge, 2017), Introduction and chapter 3.
8 November: Global Order after 1945
Background reading: Elisabeth Roehrlich, “State of the Field Essay on the History of the United Nations and its Organizations,” H-Diplo Essay 153 (April 2018), http://tiny.cc/E153.
- Eric Helleiner, Forgotten Foundations of Bretton Woods: International Development and the Making of the Postwar Order (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2014), Introduction and Conclusion.
- Eva-Maria Muschik, “Managing the World: The United Nations, decolonization, and the strange triumph of state sovereignty in the 1950s and 1960s,” Journal of Global History 13.
12 November, 11.10 am to 1.00 pm, Sala dei Levrieri: Decolonization
Background reading: Martin Shipway, Decolonization and Its Impact: A Comparative Approach to the End of the Colonial Empires (Malden, Mass.: Blackwell, 2008), 1-16.
- Alanna O’Malley, The Diplomacy of Decolonization: America, Britain and the United Nations during the Congo Crisis, 1960-64 (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2018), Introduction, chapter 2, and Conclusion.
- Ryan Irwin, “Sovereignty in the Congo Crisis,” in Leslie James and Elizabeth Leake, eds., Decolonization and the Cold War: Negotiating Independence (London: Bloomsbury, 2015), 203-218.1 (2018): 121-144.
22 November: Cold War
Background reading: Federico Romero, “Cold War Historiography at the Crossroads,” Cold War History 14.4 (2014): 685-703.
- Artemy Kalinovsky, “New Histories of the End of the Cold War and the Late Twentieth Century,” Contemporary European History 27.1 (2018): 149-161.
- Odd Arne Westad, The Cold War: A World History (New York: Basic Books, 2017), Introduction and Conclusion.
29 November: Human Rights
Presentation by Professor Hanne Hagtvedt Vik, University of Oslo
- Steven L. B. Jensen, The Making of International Human Rights: The 1960s, Decolonization, and the Reconstruction of Global Values (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2016), Introduction and chapter 3.
- James Kirby, “‘Our Bantustans are Better than Yours’: Botswana, the United States, and Human Rights in the 1970s,” International History Review 39.5 (2017): 860-884.
6 December: Global Socialisms
Background reading: David C. Engerman, “The Second World’s Third World,” Kritika 12.1 (2011): 183-211.
- Jeffrey James Byrne, “Beyond Continents, Colours, and the Cold War: Yugoslavia, Algeria, and the Struggle for Non-Alignment,” The International History Review 37.5 (2015): 912-932.
- Simon Godard and Laurien Crump, “Reassessing Communist International Organisations: A Comparative Analysis of COMECON and the Warsaw Pact in relation to their Western Competitors,” Contemporary European History 27.1 (2018): 85-109.
13 December: New International Orders
Background reading: Daniel Sargent, “The Cold War and the International Political Economy in the 1970s,” Cold War History 13.3 (2013): 393-425.
- Giuliano Garavini, “Completing Decolonization: The 1973 ‘Oil Shock’ and the Struggle for Economic Rights,” International History Review 33.3 (2011): 473-487.
- Lucia Coppolaro, “In the Shadow of Globalization: The European Community and the United States in the GATT Negotiations of the Tokyo Round (1973-1979),” International History Review 40.4 (2018): 752-773.