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Workshop: Mechanisms for the Circulation of Technology


Department of History and Civilization

The workshop will examine the mechanism of circulation (through migration, networks, institutions etc.) and the adoption of innovation, and will reflect on four fundamentals: who transfers what, throu...


Organiser:
Prof. Bartolomé Yun Casalilla (EUI and Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Sevilla)
Prof. Luca Molà (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)
Emese Zsuszanna Balint (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Contact:
Kathy Wolf Fabiani - Send a mail

Location:
Sala Triaria, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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Workshop: Thinking History at Large: The Circulation of Science and Material Culture in the Early Modern World


Department of History and Civilization

A Workshop in honour of Professors Antonella Romano and Bartolomé Yun Casalilla. 10.00-11:30 Stéphane Van Damme will talk on ʼWriting the History of Science at Largeʼ Regina Grafe will talk on ʼT...


Organiser:
Prof. Luca Molà (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Speaker:
Prof. Regina Grafe
Stéphane Van Damme

Contact:
Miriam Felicia Curci - Send a mail

Location:
Sala Triaria, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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Working group: Working Group on Imperial History


Department of History and Civilization

The EUI Working Group on “Imperial History” discusses recent and current trends in the vibrant field of imperial history (understood in a broad sense) in the early modern and modern period. It prov...


Organiser:
Florian Wagner (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Contact:
Roberta Saccon - Send a mail

Location:
Seminar Room 4, Badia Fiesolana - BADIA
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Workshop: States of Violence – States of Exception: Probing the Limits of Sovereign Power


Department of History and Civilization

In 1922, Carl Schmitt advanced his well-known definition that ‘Sovereign is he who decides on the exception’ (‘Souverän ist, wer über den Ausnahmezustand entscheidet’). Far from being a mere extraordi...


Organiser:
Pavel Kolar (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)
Anita Andrea Kurimay (EUI - Max Weber Postdoctoral Programme)
Prof. Michal Pullmann (Charles University Prague)

Contact:
Francesca Parenti - Send a mail

Location:
Sala del Capitolo, Badia Fiesolana - BADIA
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Workshop: MWP-HEC Multidisciplinary Research Workshop, - "History and the Social Sciences: Still a Dialogue of the Deaf?"


Max Weber Programme Department of Political and Social Sciences Department of History and Civilization

Abstract It has often been lamented that history and the social sciences have long parted ways into separate disciplines. So much so that Fernand Braudel once quipped that conversations between histo...


Organiser:
David Pretel (EUI - Max Weber Postdoctoral Programme)
Gregorio Bettiza (EUI - Max Weber Postdoctoral Programme)

Speaker:
Prof. Donatella Della Porta (Scuola Normale Superiore)
Prof. Jacques Revel (EUI MWF and EHESS, Paris)
Peter Mandler (University of Cambridge (UK))

Contact:
Susan Garvin (EUI) - Send a mail

Location:
Conference Room, Villa la Fonte - VILLA LA FONTE
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Lecture: Return from the Natives: How Margaret Mead Won the Second World War and Lost the Cold War


Department of History and Civilization Max Weber Programme

Celebrated anthropologist Margaret Mead, who studied sex in Samoa and child-rearing in New Guinea in the 1920s and ʼ30s, was determined as the Second World War approached to show that anthropology cou...


Organiser:
David Pretel (EUI - Max Weber Postdoctoral Programme)
Gregorio Bettiza (EUI - Max Weber Postdoctoral Programme)

Speaker:
Peter Mandler (University of Cambridge (UK))

Contact:
David Pretel (EUI - Max Weber Postdoctoral Programme) - Send a mail

Location:
Sala Europa, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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Working group: Integration and the European legal realm in historical pespective


Department of History and Civilization

Organized by the ʼEuropean Integration Working Groupʼ Usually highlighted as one of the core engines in the process of European integration, the role of the European Court of Justice, and European ...


Discussant:
Rebekka Birkebo Byberg (University of Copenhagen)

Speaker:
Morten Rasmussen (SAXO Institute, University of Copenhagen)
Adelina Adinolfi (EUI - Department of Law)

Contact:
Luis Rubio Bremard (EUI - Department of History and Civilization) - Send a mail

Location:
Cappella, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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Conference: Socialist Visions and Policies on European Cooperation


Department of History and Civilization

In the era of détente the partition of Europe was criss-crossed by an expanding web of exchanges that prefigured a pan-European area of cooperation. The geopolitical and ideological divide remained in...


Organiser:
Prof. Federico Romero (EUI - HEC)
Dr. Angela Romano (London School of Economics)

Contact:
Roberta Saccon - Send a mail

Location:
Sala Europa, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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Workshop: The Normative Use of History. The Case of Republican Political Tradition


Department of History and Civilization

The workshop consists of three presentations by the organisers and a general discussion


Organiser:
Petri Koikkalainen
Jonathon Matthew Hoye
Prof. Eric Ghosh (University of New England, Australia)

Contact:
Kathy Wolf Fabiani - Send a mail

Location:
Sala Triaria, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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Conference: Financial Elites in Historical Perspective


Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies Department of History and Civilization

The severe financial crisis which started in 2008 has been a catalyser of academic and journalistic interest. The features and the structure of financial elites, as well as the responsibilities borne ...


Organiser:
Prof. Youssef Cassis (EUI)
Giuseppe Telesca (EUI - Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies)

Contact:
Sarah Beck - Send a mail

Location:
Sala Europa, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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Conference: Ideas of the Renaissance


Department of History and Civilization

The conference on "Ideas of the Renaissance" is an attempt to re-examine the past, present, and future of the "Renaissance," not just as a field of study but as a philosophical, literary, artistic, an...


Organiser:
Prof. Edward Muir (Northwestern University/Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences)
Prof. Regina Schwartz (Northwestern University/Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences)

Contact:
Monica Palao Calvo - Send a mail

Location:
Cappella, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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Workshop: New Directions in African Historiography


Department of History and Civilization

Whether portrayed as a backward child or as passive victim of European expansion, Africa has long been imagined in patronizing ways in western popular consciousness. Even scholars can fall into these ...


Discussant:
Prof. Andreas Eckert (Humboldt Universität, Berlin)

Organiser:
Prof. Dirk Moses

Contact:
Kathy Wolf Fabiani - Send a mail

Location:
Sala Europa, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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Workshop: Nation and Gender in Modern India


Department of History and Civilization

The idea of nation has loomed large in the history of modern India. From nineteenth-century reform and Hindu cultural-nationalism movements, to those advocating Indian political independence, and to t...


Organiser:
Prof. Dirk Moses
Elena Borghi (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Contact:
Kathy Wolf Fabiani - Send a mail

Location:
Sala Triaria, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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Workshop: Cultural asymmetry and the limits of transnationalism in intellectual history (19th & 20th century Europe)


Department of History and Civilization Max Weber Programme

In the practice of intellectual history today, there is a variety of ways to approach the question of how national intellectual fields relate to each other, as witnessed for example by the wide gap be...


Organiser:
Stefan Patrik Nygård (University of Helsinki)
Petri Koikkalainen

Contact:
Stefan Patrik Nygård (University of Helsinki) - Send a mail
Petri Koikkalainen - Send a mail

Location:
Sala Belvedere, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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Working group: Working Group on Imperial History


Department of History and Civilization

The EUI Working Group on “Imperial History” discusses recent and current trends in the vibrant field of imperial history (understood in a broad sense) in the early modern and modern period. It pr...


Organiser:
Florian Wagner (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Contact:
Monica Palao Calvo - Send a mail

Location:
Seminar Room 4, Badia Fiesolana - BADIA
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Special event: Award of the 2013 Marc Bloch Prize in Early Modern and Modern European History


Department of History and Civilization

The Department of History is proud to announce the award of the 2013 Marc Bloch Prize in Early Modern and Modern European History to the best new MA thesis in early modern, modern or contemporary Euro...


Contact:
Francesca Parenti - Send a mail

Location:
Sala Triaria, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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Working group: Working Group on Imperial History


Department of History and Civilization

The EUI Working Group on “Imperial History” discusses recent and current trends in the vibrant field of imperial history (understood in a broad sense) in the early modern and modern period. It pr...


Organiser:
Florian Wagner (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Contact:
Monica Palao Calvo - Send a mail

Location:
Seminar Room 4, Badia Fiesolana - BADIA
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Conference: "From the League of Nations to the United Nations: New Approaches to International Institutions"


Max Weber Programme Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies Historical Archives Department of History and Civilization

This historical and multidisciplinary conference will contribute to the current revolution in the study of international and global institutions, as developed over the past decade by scholars includin...


Organiser:
Alanna O'Malley
Dr. Simon Jackson (History Department, University of Birmingham)
Konrad Lawson (EUI - Max Weber Postdoctoral Programme)

Contact:
Dr. Simon Jackson (History Department, University of Birmingham) - Send a mail

Location:
Conference Room, Villa la Fonte - VILLA LA FONTE
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Roundtable: Crisis, Critique, Capitalism


Department of History and Civilization Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies

Department of History and Civilization and GGP Debate The current sense of crisis–in economy, ecology, politics, and society–is prompting many critical theorists to revisit the question of capitali...


Discussant:
Prof. Laura Lee Downs

Speaker:
Prof. Nancy Fraser (New School for Social Research)
Dr. Blair Taylor (New School for Social Research)

Contact:
Mia Saugman - Send a mail

Location:
Seminar Room 2, Badia Fiesolana - BADIA
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Lecture: Fortunes of Feminism: From State-Managed Capitalism to Neoliberal Crisis


Department of History and Civilization

During the ferment of the New Left, Second Wave feminism emerged as a struggle for womenʼs liberation and took its place alongside other radical movements that were questioning core features of societ...


Organiser:
Lucy Riall (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)
Prof. Laura Lee Downs

Speaker:
Prof. Nancy Fraser (New School for Social Research)

Contact:
Francesca Parenti - Send a mail

Location:
Seminar Room 4, Badia Fiesolana - BADIA
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Workshop: Africa and Europe


Department of History and Civilization

This HEC event features researchers presenting their research projects for consultation with other researchers and Professors Moses and Kodjio.


Organiser:
Prof. Dirk Moses
Professor Pierre Kodjio Nenguié (University of Québec, University of Montreal)

Contact:
Kathy Wolf Fabiani - Send a mail

Location:
Sala Triaria, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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