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Lecture: Identifying Individuals and Defining Borders from a Legal-Historical Perspective: What We Remember and What We Forget


Department of History and Civilization Max Weber Programme for Postdoctoral Studies

HEC Colloquium Inquiring on the way early modern societies defined their members and fixed their boundaries, this paper would argue that it was not until the nineteenth perhaps even the twentieth cen...


Speaker:
Prof. Tamar Herzog (Harvard University)

Organiser:
Luca Molà (EUI and University of Warwick)
Prof. Laura Lee Downs (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)
Corinna Ruth Unger

Contact:
Laura Borgese (EUI - Department of History and Civilization) - Send a mail

Location:
MWP Common Room - Badia Fiesolana
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Workshop: 'Frontiers, foreigners and legal frameworks'


Department of History and Civilization Department of Law Max Weber Programme for Postdoctoral Studies

This multidisciplinary workshop project seeks to contribute to ongoing debates about frontiers, migration, and legal frameworks by bringing together expertise and research interests from across the Ma...


Organiser:
Simon Macdonald (EUI - Max Weber Postdoctoral Programme)

Contact:
Rebecca Ryder - Send a mail

Location:
MWP Common Room - Badia Fiesolana
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Lecture: Teaching Global History of Science - Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue: Some Thoughts on Maintenance, Innovation, Accumulation and Travel


Department of History and Civilization

European (and global) history of science today is challenged by the need to re-open a discussion about the definition of sciences in the 
early modern period. Debates 
about scientific exceptionalism ...


Contact:
Déborah Sarah Dubald (EUI - Department of History and Civilization) - Send a mail

Speaker:
Lissa Roberts (University of Twente, The Netherlands)
James Delbourgo (Rutgers University)

Location:
Sala Belvedere - Villa Schifanoia
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Conference: Financial Deregulation: A Historical Perspective


Department of History and Civilization Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies

This conference will address the liberalisation of the financial sector that occurred towards the end of the 20th Century, with a particular focus on the 1980s. It will cover different countries and c...


Contact:
Francesca Elia - Send a mail

Organiser:
Prof. Youssef Cassis (EUI)
Alexis Frédéric Drach (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Location:
Sala Europa - Villa Schifanoia
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Workshop: Second Workshop on Translators as Historical Actors


Department of History and Civilization

The importance of the study of translation is only just beginning to be realised by historians, and until recently was left mainly to theoreticians of translation or literary specialists. This worksho...


Contact:
Francesca Parenti - Send a mail

Organiser:
Rolando Minuti (Università di Firenze)
Prof. Ann Thomson (EUI - HEC)

Location:
Seminar Room 2 - Badia Fiesolana
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Lecture: POLIN: How To Be Jewish, Polish and European?


Department of History and Civilization

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews, built in a Holocaust site and memorial complex, struggles against a tendency to reduce Jewish history to the Holocaust and restores agency to its victims. It ...


Contact:
Francesca Parenti - Send a mail

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

Speaker:
Prof. Dariusz Stola (The Museum of Polish Jews)

Location:
Seminar Room Mansarda - Villa Schifanoia
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Lecture: Materiality and meaning in the early modern Atlantic


Department of History and Civilization

My recent book, The Material Atlantic: Clothing, commerce, and colonization in the Atlantic world, 1650-1800, grew out of a cluster of substantive interests in and historiographical discontents with t...


Contact:
Francesca Parenti - Send a mail

Organiser:
Pieter Judson

Speaker:
Prof. Robert DuPlessis (Swarthmore College)

Location:
Sala Triaria - Villa Schifanoia
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Lecture: New Knowledge-Makers: Amanuenses and Authorship in Early Modern Europe


Department of History and Civilization

European (and global) history of science today is challenged by the need to re-open a discussion about the definition of sciences in the early modern period. Debates about scientific exceptionalism an...


Contact:
Déborah Sarah Dubald (EUI - Department of History and Civilization) - Send a mail

Speaker:
Ann Blair (Harvard University)

Location:
Sala Triaria - Villa Schifanoia
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Lecture: From Habsburg Galicia to Cocoaland: History of Development and Polish Social Scientists from 1880s to 1960s


Department of History and Civilization

HEC Colloquium Few historians have asked about ʼdevelopmentʼ as an idea unfolding within one specific historical space and representing three big socioeconomic regimes: capitalism, developing/post-co...


Organiser:
Luca Molà (EUI and University of Warwick)
Prof. Laura Lee Downs (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)
Corinna Ruth Unger

Contact:
Laura Borgese (EUI - Department of History and Civilization) - Send a mail

Speaker:
Malgorzata Mazurek (Columbia University)

Location:
Sala Belvedere - Villa Schifanoia
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Working group: Negotiating the Irish Republican Hunger Strike of 1981


Department of History and Civilization

This paper analyses the political dynamics of the 1981 hunger strike by Irish Republican prisoners in which ten men died. It locates the protest within the wider political struggle between the IRA and...


Contact:
Dieter Reinisch (EUI - Department of History and Civilization) - Send a mail

Discussant:
Dieter Reinisch (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)
Rosa Faith Gilbert (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Speaker:
Niall O Dochartaigh (National University of Ireland Galway-)

Location:
Seminar Room 2 - Badia Fiesolana
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Conference: Capitalism, Crises and European Integration: from 1945 to the present


Historical Archives Department of History and Civilization

VENUES: Please note that this event will take place in two different locations: 26 May & 28 May: Sala Teatro, Badia Fiesolana - 27 May: Sala ADG, Villa Salviati The Alcide De Gasperi Research Centre...


Contact:
Claudia Fanti - Send a mail

Location:
Theatre - Badia Fiesolana
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Workshop: Religion, Social Reform and Social Protection


Department of History and Civilization

In the framework of the Project ʼQuest for Democracyʼ


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

Contact:
Cara Brough Rogers (EUI - Department of History and Civilization) - Send a mail

Location:
Sala Belvedere - Villa Schifanoia
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Lecture: The Discourse of Corruption in Modern Political Thought


Department of History and Civilization

In the last several decades there has been a great proliferation of work in the social sciences on the subject of political corruption, but researchers have often floundered on establishing a precise ...


Contact:
Nicholas Mithen (EUI - Department of History and Civilization) - Send a mail

Speaker:
Robert Sparling (University of Ottawa)

Location:
Sala Triaria - Villa Schifanoia
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Working group: Transnationalism, Global History and the Study of Communism


Department of History and Civilization

In this paper, I want to bring together historical studies in communism and the debates on transnational and global history, interrogating possible overlaps and mutual enrichments. I will start with t...


Speaker:
Pavel Kolar (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Contact:
Bohdan Shumylovych (EUI - Department of History and Civilization) - Send a mail

Discussant:
Molly Pucci (EUI - Max Weber Postdoctoral Programme)

Location:
Sala Belvedere - Villa Schifanoia
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Lecture: Counter Memories: Military Cultural Interventions in Post-Shining Path Peru


Department of History and Civilization

In the field of memory studies in Latin America, memory implicitly connotes human rights, specifically the defense of human rights that have been transgressed, and the rights of victims to recount, ...


Organiser:
Luca Molà (EUI and University of Warwick)
Prof. Laura Lee Downs (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)
Corinna Ruth Unger

Discussant:
Regina Grafe

Contact:
Laura Borgese (EUI - Department of History and Civilization) - Send a mail

Speaker:
Cynthia Milton (Université de Montréal - Fernand Braudel Fellow)

Location:
Sala Belvedere - Villa Schifanoia
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Lecture: The ‘Look’ of the Document: The Colonial Subject in Transit, British India, 1882-1921


Department of History and Civilization

This talk compares the ‘look’ of the international form of the British Indian passport with that of the pilgrim passport issued to Muslims when they set off to perform the Hajj in Arabia. It reviews ...


Discussant:
Liliana Ellena (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Contact:
Laura Borgese (EUI - Department of History and Civilization) - Send a mail

Speaker:
Radhika Singha (Centre fir Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi)

Location:
Seminar Room 2 - Badia Fiesolana
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Lecture: Film in the Archive of Mediatized Politics


Department of History and Civilization

The presentation will look back, focusing on film in the spectrum of media forms, specifically using documentary material to consider how film stores and reanimates the time of the political, the part...


Discussant:
Luisa Passerini (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Contact:
Laura Borgese (EUI - Department of History and Civilization) - Send a mail

Speaker:
Ravi Vasudevan (Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, New Delhi)

Location:
Seminar Room 2 - Badia Fiesolana
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Working group: Cambridge Contextualism and Beyond


Department of History and Civilization

Having recently defended his PhD thesis „Monarchism, Religion, and Moral Philosophy: Ludvig Holberg and the Early Northern Enlightenment , Brian Kjær Olesen will discuss with us the probably most famo...


Speaker:
Brian Kjær Olesen (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Contact:
Annelie Grosse (EUI - Department of History and Civilization) - Send a mail

Location:
Sala Belvedere - Villa Schifanoia
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Lecture: The Children of the Revolution


Department of History and Civilization

History Department Research Colloquium During the First Five-Year Plan (1928 - 1932), the Soviet Government built a new socialist state and a fully nationalized economy. At the same time, it built a...


Organiser:
Luca Molà (EUI and University of Warwick)
Prof. Laura Lee Downs (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)
Corinna Ruth Unger

Discussant:
Alexander Etkind (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Contact:
Laura Borgese (EUI - Department of History and Civilization) - Send a mail

Speaker:
Yuri Slezkine (University of California Berkeley)

Location:
Sala Triaria - Villa Schifanoia
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Lecture: Religion, Secularization, and Millenarianism as Backdrop to Bolshevism


Department of History and Civilization

In a rare work-in-progress event, Yuri Slezkine will present a theoretical chapter of his forthcoming book on Stalin’s terror. Yuri Slezkine is Professor of Russian history and Director of the Institu...


Contact:
Francesca Parenti - Send a mail

Organiser:
Alexander Etkind (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Speaker:
Yuri Slezkine (University of California Berkeley)

Location:
Sala Belvedere - Villa Schifanoia
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Lecture: Private Players and the Welfare State in Germany and France: Europeanizing Old-Age Security, 1945-1990


Department of History and Civilization

HEC Colloquium The paper deals with the role of private players in the French and German welfare states, particularly in the field of old age security. Looking at the role life insurance companies, n...


Organiser:
Luca Molà (EUI and University of Warwick)
Prof. Laura Lee Downs (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)
Corinna Ruth Unger

Contact:
Laura Borgese (EUI - Department of History and Civilization) - Send a mail

Speaker:
Heike Wieters (Humboldt University Berlin)

Location:
Sala Belvedere - Villa Schifanoia
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Lecture: Stepping Back from Religion: Renegotiating the Sacred and Profane in Early Modern Europe


Department of History and Civilization

The historicization and anthropologization of religion as it occurred over the Early Modern period, enacted by developments in scholarship and sacred history, as well as an intensification of Europe...


Organiser:
Nicholas Mithen (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)
Prof. Giovanni Tarantino (CHE/UWA & KHK/Ruhr University Bochum)

Contact:
Laura Borgese (EUI - Department of History and Civilization) - Send a mail

Speaker:
Prof. Juan Pau Rubies (ICREA, Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

Location:
Seminar Room 2 - Badia Fiesolana
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Workshop: Intellectual History Working Group


Department of History and Civilization

Professor Knud Haakonssen is a fellow at the Max Weber Centre for Advanced Cultural and Social Studies at the University of Erfurt, Germany, Professor of Intellectual History at the Univeristy of St. ...


Speaker:
Tim Stanton (York)
Prof. Dr. Knud Haakonssen (University of Erfurt/SCAS Uppsala)

Contact:
Nicholas Mithen (EUI - Department of History and Civilization) - Send a mail

Location:
Sala Belvedere - Villa Schifanoia
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Workshop: Ukraine as a Contested Case: Imperial Continuities and Disjunctions


Department of History and Civilization

This workshop is meant to serve as a forum for discussion on how the plurality of rival master narratives and approaches shapes our ability to deal with Ukraine as both an object of academic inquiry a...


Organiser:
Tomasz Hen-Konarski (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)
Oleksandr Polianichev (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)
Kateryna Burkush (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)
Olga Gnydiuk (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)
Bohdan Shumylovych (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Contact:
Laura Borgese (EUI - Department of History and Civilization) - Send a mail

Location:
Sala Belvedere - Villa Schifanoia
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Lecture: Poland – Between Anti-Imperial Traditions and Imperial Temptations. Lessons of Eastern European Geopolitics


Department of History and Civilization

Polish memories of Eastern European empires function within a specific historical framework. Poland: too big and strong (culturally and politically) to accept the role of a minor state, yet too small ...


Organiser:
Luca Molà (EUI and University of Warwick)
Prof. Laura Lee Downs (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)
Corinna Ruth Unger

Discussant:
Bohdan Shumylovych (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Contact:
Laura Borgese (EUI - Department of History and Civilization) - Send a mail

Speaker:
Andrzej Nowak (Jagiellonian University)

Location:
Sala Belvedere - Villa Schifanoia
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