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History Department Colloquium 2013-2014

The Whip of External Necessity, Soviet Marxism and Modern War: Some Speculations 


Campbell CraigSpeaker: Campbell Craig (Aberystwyth University, Fernand Braudel Fellow)

Discussant: Federico Romero (EUI)

23 October 2013

 

 

Explaining the Success of the Spanish Empire


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Speaker: Regina Grafe (EUI)

Discussant: Jorge Flores (EUI)

30 October 2013

 

 

A Deep History of the Political: Is it Possible?


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Speaker: Levent Yilmaz (Istanbul Bilgi University, Fernand Braudel Fellow)

Discussant: Ann Thomson (EUI)

6 November 2013

 

 

Protecting State Credit. Speculation, Trust, and Sovereignty in 1920s France and at the League of Nations


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Speaker: Nicolas Delalande (Sciences Po, Paris)

Discussant: Youssef Cassis (EUI)

13 November 2013

 

 

Geological Grandeur. Exploring a Physical History of Paris (18th-19th Centuries)


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Speaker: Stéphane Van Damme (EUI)

Discussant: Sebastiao Nuno Silva (Max Weber Felow)

4 December 2013

 

 

Exceptional Executions. The Death Penalty and Sacrifice after 1945


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Speaker: Pavel Kolár (EUI)

Discussant: Dennis Patterson (EUI)

15 January 2014

 

 

Should Central Banks Save Failing Banks? Insights from the 1889 Crisis


hautcoeur_01Speaker: Pierre-Cyrille (EHESS)

Discussant: Youssef Cassis (EUI)

27 January 2014

 

 

Decentring the Enlightenment 


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Speaker: Ann Thomson (EUI)

Discussant: Alexandra Ortolja-Baird (EUI)

5 February 2014

 

 

European Pragmatism? The Internationalization of Philosophical Debates circa. 1910


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Speaker: Jean Louis Fabiani (CEU, Fernand Braudel Fellow)

Discussant: Tommaso Giordani (EUI)

12 February 2014

 

 

How to Write a History of Serbia Today. Methodological and Some Other (Post-Yugoslav) Challenges


dejanSpeaker: Dejan Djokic (Goldsmiths College, London, Visiting Fellow)

Discussant: Lucy Riall (EUI)

12 March 2014

 

 

Commemorating Catastrophe. Commemorating the Great War 100 Years On


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Speaker: Jay Winter (Yale University)

26 March 2014

 

 

 

Emancipation through Empire: Algeria, 1832-1962


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Speaker: Saliha Belmessous (University of New South Wales)

Discussant: Florian Wagner (EUI)

30 April 2014

 

 

The Cult of Mussolini in Nazi Germany


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Speaker: Christian Goeschel (University of Manchester)

Discussant: Paul Corner (Università di Siena)

7 May 2014

 

 

From Emigration to Ethnic Cleansing in East Central Europe, 1918-1948


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Speaker: Tara Zahra (University of Chicago, Fernand Braudel Fellow)

Discussant: Laura Almagor (EUI)

15 May 2014

 

 

 

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