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Ruin and Renewal: Civilising Europe after World War II

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  • Tue 09 Feb 2021 15.10 - 17.00
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Research seminar

SPECIAL EVENT: Ruin and Renewal: Civilising Europe after World War II (Oxford: OUP, 2020)special guest ProfPaul Betts, Oxford University.

In his major new history of post-war Europe, Paul Betts returns to the history of how Europeans tried to make sense of the Second World War, and in the process helped create institutions and shared ideals which still shape our world today. In this talk, Betts will focus in particular on different aspects of this history as part of the history of multilateralism. If you are interested in joining in this special HEC seminar, please email Alba Parrini

Paul Betts teaches Modern European History at St Antony’s College, Oxford, and is the author of several books, most recently Ruin and Renewal: Civilising Europe after the Second World War (Profile Books UK/ Basic Books US, 2020). He has co-edited seven books, including (with Jennifer Evans and Stefan-Ludwig Hoffmann) The Ethics of Seeing: Photography and 20th Century German History (Berghahn, 2018) and (with Steve Smith), Religion, Science and Communism in Cold War Europe (London: Palgrave, 2016). From 2014 to 2018 he was Co-Investigator of a 4-year AHRC-funded collaborative project on Socialism Goes Global: Connecting the Second and Third Worlds, from which a co-edited volume on When Socialism Went Global will appear with OUP in 2021.

All EUI researchers are welcome.

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Research seminar

SPECIAL EVENT: Ruin and Renewal: Civilising Europe after World War II (Oxford: OUP, 2020)special guest ProfPaul Betts, Oxford University.

In his major new history of post-war Europe, Paul Betts returns to the history of how Europeans tried to make sense of the Second World War, and in the process helped create institutions and shared ideals which still shape our world today. In this talk, Betts will focus in particular on different aspects of this history as part of the history of multilateralism. If you are interested in joining in this special HEC seminar, please email Alba Parrini

Paul Betts teaches Modern European History at St Antony’s College, Oxford, and is the author of several books, most recently Ruin and Renewal: Civilising Europe after the Second World War (Profile Books UK/ Basic Books US, 2020). He has co-edited seven books, including (with Jennifer Evans and Stefan-Ludwig Hoffmann) The Ethics of Seeing: Photography and 20th Century German History (Berghahn, 2018) and (with Steve Smith), Religion, Science and Communism in Cold War Europe (London: Palgrave, 2016). From 2014 to 2018 he was Co-Investigator of a 4-year AHRC-funded collaborative project on Socialism Goes Global: Connecting the Second and Third Worlds, from which a co-edited volume on When Socialism Went Global will appear with OUP in 2021.

All EUI researchers are welcome.


Location:
Hybrid event (zoom) -

Affiliation:
Department of History and Civilization

Type:
Lecture

Organiser:
Federico Romero (EUI - HEC)
Glenda Sluga
Roberta Biasillo (EUI)

Contact:
Alba Parrini - Send a mail

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