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Lecture: Modernism and Nationalism


Department of Political and Social Sciences Department of History and Civilization

Largely drawing from a recent article published in the Journal of Political Ideologies, the presentation will addressed nationalism and modernism as all-encompassing political ideologies. Modernism is...


Organiser:
Prof. Rainer Bauböck (RSCAS - Global Governance Programme)
Pavel Kolar (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Speaker:
Prof. Daniele Conversi (Basque Foundation for Science)

Contact:
Monika Rzemieniecka (EUI - Department of Political and Social Sciences) - Send a mail

Location:
Seminar Room 2, Badia Fiesolana - BADIA
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Conference: Foreigners in the Deep Heart of Medieval and Early Modern Societies (Europe, the Mediterranean and the Muslim World)


Department of History and Civilization

In Medieval and Early Modern Europe, foreigners cannot anymore be considered in the fringe of society or as a distinctive feature in the legal landscape. Their presence is regular, familiar and broadl...


Organiser:
Francisco Apellaniz (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)
David Do Paço (EUI - Max Weber Postdoctoral Programme)
Cédric Quertier (Ecole Française de Rome)

Contact:
Francesca Parenti - Send a mail

Location:
MWP Common Room - BADIA
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Conference: Foreigners in the Deep Heart of Medieval and Early Modern Societies (Europe, the Mediterranean and the Muslim World)


Department of History and Civilization

Th conference will be held in on 18 June in the Cappella from 10:30-12:00 and then in the Max Weber Common Room In Medieval and Early Modern Europe, foreigners cannot anymore be considered in the f...


Organiser:
Francisco Apellaniz (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)
David Do Paço (EUI - Max Weber Postdoctoral Programme)
Cédric Quertier (Ecole Française de Rome)

Contact:
Francesca Parenti - Send a mail

Location:
Cappella, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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Lecture: Virtù, Justice, Force. On Machiavelli and some of his readers


Department of History and Civilization

The tension between force and morality, which is at the very center of Machiavelli’s complex approach to politics, has been analyzed innumerable times. For centuries the response to Machiavelli’s writ...


Speaker:
Carlo Ginzburg (Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa)

Contact:
Roberta Saccon - Send a mail

Location:
Sala Europa, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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Conference: Agon and Agorá: Politics and Political Community in the City


Department of Political and Social Sciences Department of History and Civilization Department of Law

Theories of the state have always been spell-bound by various abstractions, be it the state’s monopoly of violence, the monolithic claims of sovereignty, the political homogeneity of the nation, or th...


Organiser:
Prof. Rainer Bauböck (RSCAS - Global Governance Programme)
Jonathon Matthew Hoye
Fran Meissner (EUI - Max Weber Postdoctoral Programme)

Speaker:
Prof. Donatella Della Porta (Scuola Normale Superiore)
Prof. Patrick Le Galès (Centre d’études européennes de Sciences Po)
Stéphane Van Damme
Prof. Peter Stacey (University of California, Los Angeles)
Prof. Warren Magnusson (University of Victoria)
Dr. Darshan Vigneswaran (University of Amsterdam)
Dr. Anna Becker (University of Basel)

Contact:
Monika Rzemieniecka (EUI - Department of Political and Social Sciences) - Send a mail

Location:
Theatre, Badia Fiesolana - BADIA
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Conference: The Long Global Crisis, c.1912-c.1922


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

In the framework of the Europe and the World Forum This conference seeks to place the First World War in a broader chronological and geographical context. We focus on areas outside Europe that were...


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

Contact:
Francesca Parenti - Send a mail

Location:
Sala Europa, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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Lecture: The Politics of Service and Sacrifice in WWI Ireland and India


Department of History and Civilization

In the framework of the conference "The Long Global Crisis c. 1912- c. 1922" and the Europe and the World Forum


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

Speaker:
Prof. Sonya Rose (University of Michigan and Birkbeck College)

Contact:
Francesca Parenti - Send a mail

Location:
Sala Belvedere, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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Lecture: When did the Great War end? Reflections on the time frames of the First World War


Department of History and Civilization

In the framework of the conference "The Long Global Crisis c. 1912- c. 1922" and the Europe and the World forum 14.00-15.30 John Horne (Trinity College, Dublin) ‘When did the Great War end? Reflect...


Organiser:
Prof. Nicola Labanca (Università di Siena)
Lucy Riall (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)
Prof. Laura Lee Downs

Speaker:
Prof. John Horne (Trinity College Dublin)

Contact:
Francesca Parenti - Send a mail

Location:
Sala Europa, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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Lecture: Communism on Tomorrow Street


Department of History and Civilization

Under the leadership of Nikita S. Khrushchev, Soviet state and society followed a new course to repair the damages of Stalinism and forge ahead with the project of constructing communism. A mass housi...


Organiser:
Pavel Kolar (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)
Daria Bocharnikova (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Speaker:
Prof. Steven E. Harris (University of Mary Washington)

Contact:
Kathy Wolf Fabiani - Send a mail

Location:
Sala Triaria, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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Working group: Middle East Working Group - Egyptian Reaction to the Outbreak of the Second World War: The Case of Ahmad Hasan al-Zayyat and al-Risala.


Department of History and Civilization Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies

The lecture will focus on the way in which luminary intellectuals in Egypt reacted to the outbreak of the Second World War. I chose Ahmad Hasan al-Zayyat and al-Risala as mainstream cultural forces t...


Discussant:
Arturo Marzano (EUI)

Organiser:
Prof. Olivier Roy (EUI-RSCAS)
Virginie Collombier (Middle East Directions Programme, EUI)
Arturo Marzano (EUI)
Dr. Simon Jackson (History Department, University of Birmingham)

Speaker:
Israel Gershoni (Tel Aviv University)

Contact:
Claudia Fanti - Send a mail

Location:
Sala Belvedere, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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Lecture: Emigration, Ethnic Cleansing, and East European Colonialisms


Department of History and Civilization

HEC Departmental Colloquium Between 1880 and 1939, millions of people left the Habsburg Empire and its successor states. This exodus generated intense anxiety about the place of East European worke...


Discussant:
Laura Miriam Almagor (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Organiser:
Prof. Laura Lee Downs

Speaker:
Prof. Tara Zahra (University of Chicago)

Contact:
Francesca Parenti - Send a mail

Location:
Sala Belvedere, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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Working group: “Save Ulster from Sodomy!”: Northern Ireland and homosexuality after 1967


Department of Law Department of History and Civilization

Northern Ireland’s society and politics have been synonymous with deep and bitter religiously orientated sectarianism, violence, conflict, militarism, and seemingly intractable community divisions sin...


Discussant:
Marion Guerrero (EUI - Department of Law)

Organiser:
Gender, Race and Sexuality Working Group
Lucy Riall (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Speaker:
Sean Brady (Birkbeck-University of London)

Contact:
Prof. Sabrina Marchetti (CaʼFoscari University of Venice) - Send a mail

Location:
Sala Triaria, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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Workshop: GRACEH 2014 – The State in European History: Ideas, Norms and Practices From the Early Modern Times to the Present


Department of History and Civilization

GRACEH (Graduate Conference in European History) is a joint-venture between the Central European University, the European University Institute and the University of Vienna. The conference takes place ...


Organiser:
Vedran Duancic (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)
Andrea Talaber (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)
Tetiana Onofriichuk (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Contact:
Francesca Parenti - Send a mail

Location:
Sala Europa, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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Workshop: Making knowledge public in early modern Europe: a discussion on actors, theory, methods


Department of History and Civilization

The workshop aims at bringing together a group of PhD students, postdoctoral and senior researchers interested in the history of scholarship, of the written culture, and cultural institutions, to disc...


Organiser:
Visiting Fellow Paola Molino

Contact:
Kathy Wolf Fabiani - Send a mail

Location:
Sala Triaria, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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Lecture: Emancipation through Empire: Algeria, 1830-1962


Department of History and Civilization Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies

HEC Departmental Colloquium/Middle East Working Group This paper challenges long-held ideas about empire and the role of subject peoples. It questions the conventional view that resistance was the ...


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

Organiser:
Prof. Olivier Roy (EUI-RSCAS)
Virginie Collombier (Middle East Directions Programme, EUI)
Laura Downs (EUI)
Dr. Simon Jackson (History Department, University of Birmingham)

Speaker:
Dr. Saliha Belmessous (University of New South Wales, Sydney)

Contact:
Claudia Fanti - Send a mail

Location:
Sala Belvedere, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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Working group: Middle East Working Group - The Making and Educating of the Egyptian Artist


Department of History and Civilization Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies

The establishment of the School of Fine Arts (SFA) in Cairo in 1908 is consistently referenced as marking the birth of an "authentic Egyptian movement." However, despite this recurring emphasis on the...


Discussant:
Jean-Louis Fabiani (EHESS, Fernand Braudel Fellow)

Organiser:
Prof. Olivier Roy (EUI-RSCAS)
Virginie Collombier (Middle East Directions Programme, EUI)
Dr. Simon Jackson (History Department, University of Birmingham)

Speaker:
Dina Ramadan ( Bard College, new York)

Contact:
Claudia Fanti - Send a mail

Location:
Sala Belvedere, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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Lecture: Commemorating Catastrophe. Commemorating the Great War 100 Years on


Department of History and Civilization

In the framework of HEC Department Colloquia In this season of commemoration, there has been a great deal of activity that is not only reflective but reflexive. That is, there is increasing attent...


Organiser:
Prof. Laura Lee Downs

Speaker:
Prof. Jay Winter (Yale University)

Contact:
Francesca Parenti - Send a mail

Location:
Seminar Room 2, Badia Fiesolana - BADIA
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Working group: Markets and the Retreat of the State Beyond Borders, Beyond Disciplines by The Interdisciplinary Working Group on Global and Transnational Perspectives


Department of Law Department of Political and Social Sciences Department of Economics Department of History and Civilization

Since the publication of Susan Strangeʼs provocative 1996 book on the topic, scholars have been strongly divided on the thesis that the state is "retreating." Whether the state is retreating or simply...


Speaker:
Jonathon Matthew Hoye
Gabrielle Clark (EUI - Max Weber Postdoctoral Programme)
Ola Innset (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Contact:
Liam Mchugh-Russell (EUI - Law) - Send a mail

Location:
Sala Europa, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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Lecture: The American Century in Europe


Department of History and Civilization

in the framework of Europe and the World Forum American economic, political, military and cultural hegemony in Europe was firmly in place after World War II, but when did the American Century end i...


Organiser:
Prof. Laura Lee Downs

Speaker:
Prof. Mary Nolan (New York University)

Contact:
Francesca Parenti - Send a mail

Location:
Sala Europa, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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Roundtable: “Lost in a Sea of White Male Faces”: A Round Table on Glass Ceilings in Academia


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

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, event organised by the Max Weber Programme, the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, the GRaSe Working Group, and the Departments of Law and Histor...


Organiser:
Prof. Laura Lee Downs

Contact:
Francesca Parenti - Send a mail

Location:
MWP Common Room - BADIA
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