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We investigate the global, comparative, and transnational history of Europe since 1400

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International Women’s Day 2023 at the EUI

On 8 March 2023, and throughout the rest of the month, the EUI community is contributing to various initiatives to mark International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month.

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In memoriam: Daniel Roche

The EUI mourns the loss of Daniel Roche, Emeritus Professor at the Collège de France and Professor in the Department of History at the EUI from 1985 to 1989. He passed away peacefully at home in Paris on 19 February 2023. He was 87 years old.

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Exploring the Asian origins of global capitalism

The ERC project "The Asian Origins of Global Capitalism: European Factories in the Indian Ocean, 1500–1800" (CAPASIA) is under way. Principal investigator Giorgio Riello and Senior Research Fellow Michael O'Sullivan outline in an interview their ambitions and the challenges ahead.

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The Department of History focuses primarily on the history of Europe, from the late medieval and early modern period to the present, in a transnational and global context.

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VIDEO: Three-minute presentations of Ph.D. research topics

War for Sale in the Nineteenth Century: a study of Peninsular War veterans' memoirs - Matilda Greig

Spiritual Empire: Spanish Diplomacy and Latin America in the 1920s - Gaël Sánchez Cano

National responses to internal displacement and sovereignty - Ileana Dana Nicolau

Department of History

Villa Salviati

Via Bolognese, 156
50139 Firenze (FI)

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