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Workshop: 'Collecting the World'. Forum on Hans Sloane


Department of History and Civilization

Hans Sloane (1660-1753) was the greatest collector of his time, and one of the greatest of all time. His name is familiar today through the London streets and squares named after him on land he once o...


Speaker:
Silvia Sebastiani (EHESS, Paris)
Lissa Roberts (University of Twente, The Netherlands)
Simon Schaffer (University of Cambridge)
James Delbourgo (Rutgers University)
Juan Pimentel (Spanish National Research Council)

Organiser:
Stéphane Van Damme (EUI and Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris)

Contact:
Fabrizio Borchi (EUI - Department of History and Civilization) - Send a mail

Location:
Sala del Torrino - Villa Salviati- Castle
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Workshop: Eighteenth-century translators


Department of History and Civilization

The importance of the study of translation is increasingly realised by historians, and is no longer left to theoreticians of translation or literary specialists. This workshop, like the two previous o...


Contact:
Francesca Parenti - Send a mail

Organiser:
Prof. Ann Thomson (EUI - HEC)

Location:
Sala del Camino - Villa Salviati- Castle
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Lecture: Book Presentation: 'The Restless Clock: A History of the Centuries-Long Argument Over What Makes Living Things Tick'


Department of History and Civilization

Book Presentation by Jessica Riskin in the framework of the cycle Thinking Sciences at Large. Towards a Connected History of Science , convened by Stéphane Van Damme in collaboration with the Workin...


Organiser:
Stéphane Van Damme

Contact:
Fabrizio Borchi (EUI - Department of History and Civilization) - Send a mail

Speaker:
Jessica Riskin (Standford University)

Location:
Sala del Camino - Villa Salviati- Castle
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Workshop: The Pleasures of the Historical Imagination: A Dialogue with John Brewer


Department of History and Civilization

John Brewer’s work has a cut a wide swathe through political, cultural and economic history. To mark his retirement from teaching, this symposium gathers his former students, interlocutors and friends...


Contact:
Francesca Parenti - Send a mail

Organiser:
Silvia Sebastiani (EHESS, Paris)
Dr Matthew C. Hunter (McGill University)
Dr Fredrik Albritton Jonsson (University of Chicago)

Location:
Sala del Torrino - Villa Salviati- Castle
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Summer school: Memory, Visuality and Mobility. Oral History Summer Seminar


Department of History and Civilization

Location: Sala degli Anelli, Villa Salviati Babe project, headed by Professor Luisa Passerini, and the Oral History Master of Arts Program at Columbia University, directed by Professor Mary Marshall...


Organiser:
Luisa Passerini (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)
Mary Marshall Clark (Columbia University)

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

Location:
Outside EUI premises -
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Workshop: From Russia with codes: programming migrations in post-Soviet times


Department of History and Civilization

Abstract by Mario Biagioli amd Vincent Lepinay: 'From Russia with Codes: Programming Migrations in Post-Soviet Times' Ours is a study of the cultures and professional communities of software in Russ...


Speaker:
Mario Biagioli (University of California, Davis)
Vincent Lepinay (SciencesPo, Paris)

Organiser:
Alexander Etkind (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)
Stéphane Van Damme (EUI and Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris)

Contact:
Ben Whitlock - Send a mail

Location:
Sala del Torrino - Villa Salviati- Castle
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Workshop: The Responsibility of Intellectuals – 50 years on


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

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of Noam Chomskyʼs seminal article on ʼThe Responsibility of Intellectuals.ʼ Chomsky wrote the article in the midst of the Vietnam War, as part ...


Speaker:
Prof. Olivier Roy (EUI-RSCAS)
Vivian Kube (EUI - Law)
Jelle Bruinsma (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)
Julie Wetterslev (EUI - Law Department)

Contact:
Jelle Bruinsma (EUI - Department of History and Civilization) - Send a mail

Location:
Sala del Capitolo - Badia Fiesolana
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Lecture: Invisible Leviathan: How to Write a History of State Violence in ʼPeaceful Times’ ? (Europe 1956-1991)


Department of History and Civilization

Hec Colloquium In this project I intend to bring to fruition my long-term work on communism by blending it into a comparative and entangled history of contemporary Europe as a whole. It explores the ...


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

Organiser:
Luca Molà (EUI and University of Warwick)
Corinna Ruth Unger

Location:
Sala degli Stemmi - Villa Salviati- Castle
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Workshop: 1967 – 2017: Nationalism and its Discontent in Israel/Palestine


Department of History and Civilization Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies Department of Political and Social Sciences

The year 2017 marks the anniversary of one of the most pivotal events that shaped the political landscape of Middle East, and in particular the small strip of land between the Jordan River and the Med...


Speaker:
Raffaella Del Sarto (EUI - RSCAS)
Prof. Chaim Gans (Tel Aviv University)
Ilan Pappé (University of Exeter)

Contact:
Jan Rybak (EUI - Department of History and Civilization) - Send a mail
Feike Elizabeth Mar Fliervoet (EUI - Department of Political and Social Sciences) - Send a mail

Location:
Theatre - Badia Fiesolana
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Workshop: The Author – Wanted, Dead or Alive. New perspectives on the concept of authorship, 1700-1900


Department of History and Civilization

The idea of the author as a singular, semi-mythical figure has come under fire in the scholarship of the last fifty years. Famously pronounced dead by Roland Barthes in 1967, the figure of the author ...


Contact:
John-Erik Hansson (University of Cergy-Pontoise) - Send a mail
Matilda Louise Greig (EUI - Department of History and Civilization) - Send a mail
Mikko Samuli Toivanen (EUI - Department of History and Civilization) - Send a mail

Location:
Sala degli Stemmi - Villa Salviati- Castle
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Lecture: Making of the Socialist Man: Society and Ideology in Yugoslav Socialism


Department of History and Civilization

In the framework of History, Memory and Politics in Central and Eastern Europe lecture series Making of the Socialist Man is the title of a three-year research project, financed by the Croatian Sci...


Contact:
Francesca Parenti - Send a mail

Organiser:
Pavel Kolar (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)
Alexander Etkind (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)
Pieter Judson

Speaker:
Prof. Igor Duda (University of Pula)

Location:
Sala dei Levrieri - Villa Salviati- Castle
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Workshop: Empires After The Global ‘Turn’. Planned Migrations, Colonial Agents and Informal Imperialism, c.1800-1950


Department of History and Civilization

The global ‘turn’ in historical scholarship has transformed the study of empire in recent decades. Historians now stress the multiplicity of imperialisms in the modern and contemporary period and the ...


Organiser:
Prof. Lucy Riall (EUI - HEC)
Pieter Judson
José Juan Pérez Meléndez (European University Institute & University of California, Davis)

Contact:
Fabrizio Borchi (EUI - Department of History and Civilization) - Send a mail

Location:
Sala del Torrino - Villa Salviati- Castle
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Lecture: The Thinking Person Disease. Rethinking the Subject in the Digital Age


Department of History and Civilization

Lecture in the framework of the cycle Thinking Sciences at Large. Towards a Connected History of Science , convened by Stéphane Van Damme in collaboration with the Working Group on the History of Sc...


Organiser:
Stéphane Van Damme (EUI and Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris)

Contact:
Ben Whitlock - Send a mail

Speaker:
Helene Mialet (University of York, Canada)

Location:
Sala del Torrino - Villa Salviati- Castle
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Working group: A Foreigner at Home. The Missing Link Between Gramsci and Italian Sociology


Department of History and Civilization

In contemporary debates within the social sciences, critical sociology and Marxism typically share the same box. In fact, their relationship is far from being self-evident. The reconstruction of the d...


Speaker:
Riccardo Emilio Chesta (EUI - Department of Political and Social Sciences)

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

Location:
Sala dei Levrieri - Villa Salviati- Castle
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Workshop: Ukrainian Subjectivities in Historical Perspective


Department of History and Civilization

The unexpected political and military crisis put a spotlight on Ukraine. The country has attracted unprecedented attention from journalists, policy makers and professional scholars, unfortunately resu...


Organiser:
Tomasz Hen-Konarski (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)
Oleksandr Polianichev (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)
Olga Gnydiuk (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)
Heloisa Rojas Gomez (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Contact:
Fabrizio Borchi (EUI - Department of History and Civilization) - Send a mail

Location:
Sala del Camino - Villa Salviati- Castle
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Lecture: Imperial/Tsarist Space of Power in Russia, 1990s – 2010s


Department of History and Civilization

Abstract by Ekaterina Boltounova: The paper discusses the situation that is rarely addressed in studies of political and historical memory. Rather than focusing on the process of the invention of tr...


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

Contact:
Fabrizio Borchi (EUI - Department of History and Civilization) - Send a mail

Speaker:
Ekaterina Boltunova (Higher School of Economics, Moscow)

Location:
Sala degli Stemmi - Villa Salviati- Castle
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Working group: Gastronationalism and the Politics of Demarcation in Western Europe. Reassessing Motives, Actors and Territorial Scales in the Politics of Food


Department of History and Civilization

In an age in which political debates increasingly revolve around cultural issues the importance of food as a means to underline and emphasize national identities can hardly be overstated. European wid...


Contact:
Jan Rybak (EUI - Department of History and Civilization) - Send a mail
Feike Elizabeth Mar Fliervoet (EUI - Department of Political and Social Sciences) - Send a mail

Speaker:
Herman Lelieveldt

Location:
Sala del Capitolo - Badia Fiesolana
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Working group: The Soul in the 17th and 18th Century: Between ʼPsychologyʼ, Morality and Religion.


Department of History and Civilization

This meeting of the Intellectual History Working Group will explore the significance of changing conceptions of the soul and its faculties for moral and religious ideas. The first talk will be given b...


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

Speaker:
Annelie Grosse (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)
Alexandra Chadwick (EUI - Max Weber Fellow)

Location:
Sala dei Levrieri - Villa Salviati- Castle
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Lecture: MWP Occasional Talk - Prof. Lawrence Venuti (Temple University) - Genealogies of Translation Theory: Schleiermacher


Department of History and Civilization Max Weber Programme for Postdoctoral Studies

This lecture first provides an account of the structure of translation commentary: one or more theoretical concepts concerning a translation (concepts that define its relative autonomy from the source...


Contact:
Fiona Wong (EUI) - Send a mail

Location:
Emeroteca - Badia Fiesolana
Read more MWP Occasional Talk - Prof. Lawrence Venuti (Temple University) - Genealogies of Translation Theory: Schleiermacher

Workshop: MW Workshop - Translation in Transit: Interpreting Culture in the Modern World


Department of History and Civilization Max Weber Programme for Postdoctoral Studies

At the heart of every discipline is translation, the mediation between ideas fraught with problems due to discrepancies in language and interpretation. But how was this cognitive dissonance remedied i...


Contact:
Fiona Wong (EUI) - Send a mail

Location:
Emeroteca - Badia Fiesolana
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Working group: Europe and Islam: Alternative Histories


Department of History and Civilization

Edward Said’s enormously influential and controversial book Orientalism studied the construction of the (mainly Islamic) Orient by the West as passive, effeminate and fit for colonization. In recent y...


Contact:
Francesca Parenti - Send a mail

Speaker:
Prof. Olivier Roy (EUI-RSCAS)

Organiser:
Prof. Ann Thomson (EUI - HEC)
James Renton (Edge Hill University)

Location:
Sala del Torrino - Villa Salviati- Castle
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Workshop: HEC Job Interview Forum


Department of History and Civilization

The HEC Job Interview Forum offers 4th and 5th year PhD researchers support and preparation for the job market. Researchers present a brief paper about their dissertation work and their conclusions. ...


Location:
Sala dei Levrieri - Villa Salviati- Castle
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Working group: A polycentric Monarchy of Urban Republics. The Spanish Empire under the Habsburgs (16th-17th centuries)


Department of History and Civilization

Following the eminently Atlantic and Anglo-Saxon approach to republicanism put forward by the Cambridge School, the Spanish imperial system is generally presented as the opposite of the political idea...


Speaker:
Prof. Manuel Herrero Sánchez (Pablo de Olavide University, Seville)

Contact:
Pablo Hernández Sau (EUI - Department of History and Civilization) - Send a mail

Location:
Sala degli Stemmi - Villa Salviati- Castle
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Lecture: The Age of Questions as a Way of Thinking about Modern European History


Department of History and Civilization

The nineteenth century saw the proliferation of questions: the Eastern, Polish, Jewish, European, social, colonial, tuberculosis, and sugar questions were just a handful among the many that emerged du...


Contact:
Francesca Parenti - Send a mail

Organiser:
Pieter Judson
Mate Rigo (Max Weber Fellow)

Speaker:
Prof. Holly Case (Brown University)

Location:
Sala dei Levrieri - Villa Salviati- Castle
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Lecture: Conscience, Human Justice and Social Arrangements. Encomenderos, Restitution and Indigenous People in Sixteenth-Century Andes


Department of History and Civilization

Encomenderos, mainly of them former conquistadores, were the first Spaniards to rule indigenous peoples in the colonial Andean societies founded after the military Conquest in 1532. From the start, re...


Organiser:
Stéphane Van Damme

Contact:
Ben Whitlock - Send a mail

Speaker:
Aliocha Maldavsky (University of Nanterre)

Location:
Sala dei Levrieri - Villa Salviati- Castle
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