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Lecture: A Political Theory of Sex Post-#MeToo


Department of History and Civilization

Over the last 6 months, the so-called #MeToo ʼmovementʼ has deplatformed countless celebrity men accused of various forms of ʼsexual misconduct,ʼ ranging from forcible rape to bad date behaviour. For ...


Discussant:
Prof. Laura Lee Downs (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)
Prof. Jennifer Welsh (McGill University)
Smita Shah (EUI)

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

Organiser:
Liam Mchugh-Russell (EUI - Law)

Speaker:
Heidi Matthews (Osgoode Hall Law School, York University)

Location:
Sala degli Stemmi - Villa Salviati- Castle
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Working group: The Languages of Sexual Equality in Western Europe, 1950-1970


Department of History and Civilization

This presentation will explore the languages of sexual equality deployed by homophile activists across Europe, paying particular attention to the contemporary themes of equality, rights and citizenshi...


Contact:
Uladzimir Valodin - Send a mail

Speaker:
Julia Machlachlan (University of Manchester and EUI Visiting Student)

Location:
Seminar Room 2 - Badia Fiesolana
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Workshop: Exploring French Asia: Sciences and Knowledge in the Eighteenth-Century


Department of History and Civilization Max Weber Programme for Postdoctoral Studies

Over the last fifteen years the history of the science of the modern era – and particularly of the 18th century – has taken a global turn, expanding the discipline’s horizon of interests. Major global...


Speaker:
Sarah Easterby-Smith (Saint-Andrews)
Blake Smith (MWF)
Dorit Brixius (German Historical Institute, Paris)
Alexander Statman (Graduate School Global Intellectual History, Berlin)
Antoine Lilti (EHESS)

Organiser:
Stéphane Van Damme
Blake Smith (MWF)

Contact:
Miriam Felicia Curci - Send a mail

Location:
Sala dei Levrieri - Villa Salviati- Castle
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Roundtable: Material Practices of Science in a Global Context: a Conversation


Department of History and Civilization

In the last decades, the history of science has experienced two productive shifts. The first shift deals with the transformation of a cultural history of science into a material history of science, st...


Organiser:
Stéphane Van Damme

Contact:
Miriam Felicia Curci - Send a mail

Speaker:
Lissa Roberts (University of Twente, The Netherlands)
Simon Schaffer (University of Cambridge)
Juan Pimentel (Spanish National Research Council)
Otto Sibum (Uppsala University)
Neil Safier (Brown University)

Location:
Sala dei Levrieri - Villa Salviati- Castle
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Lecture: Books and their Censors in Early Modern Italy


Department of History and Civilization

Lecture in the framework of the History of Science and Intellectual History Working Groups Abstract: Expurgated books are more than mutilated objects. They hold clues about practices of reading and c...


Contact:
Camille Sallè - Send a mail
Louis Le Douarin (EUI - Department of History and Civilization) - Send a mail

Speaker:
Hannah Markus (Harvard University)

Location:
Sala dei Levrieri - Villa Salviati- Castle
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Roundtable: Global History and Its Limits - A roundtable with Jürgen Osterhammel


Department of History and Civilization

Participants may find it useful to read the publications listed in the attachment, before attending the round-table.


Organiser:
Prof. Lucy Riall (EUI - HEC)

Speaker:
Prof. Dr. Juergen Osterhammel (Universität Konstanz)

Contact:
Secretariat of Department HEC - Send a mail

Location:
Sala degli Stemmi - Villa Salviati- Castle
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Workshop: MWP Multidisciplinary Research Workshop - National Political Communities and International Institutions


Department of History and Civilization Max Weber Programme for Postdoctoral Studies

As Western democracies display an increasing ambivalence towards liberal internationalism, this workshop explores the dual nature of international institutions as both a source of political leverage a...


Contact:
Francesca Grassini (EUI - LAW Department) - Send a mail

Location:
Emeroteca - Badia Fiesolana
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Lecture: Moving Histories: On Interactions between the Iberian and Ottoman Worlds, 16th-17th Centuries


Department of History and Civilization

Keynote Lecture in the framework of the conference: The Renaissance on the Road: Mobility and Change in Europe, 1450 - Sala del Consiglio The Iberian powers and the Ottomans saw themselves as rivals ...


Speaker:
Prof. Sanjay Subrahmanyam (Department of History, UCLA)

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

Organiser:
Rosa Salzberg (Marie Curie Fellow)

Location:
Outside EUI premises -
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Lecture: The Reformation on the Road: Gender, Religion, and Refashioning Refugees


Department of History and Civilization

Keynote Lecture in the framework of the conference: The Renaissance on the Road: Mobility and Change in Europe, 1450-1650 - Sala del Consiglio The forced movement of exiles and refugees was central ...


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

Organiser:
Rosa Salzberg (Marie Curie Fellow)

Speaker:
Nicholas Terpstra (University of Toronto)

Location:
Outside EUI premises -
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Conference: The Renaissance on the Road: Mobility and Change in Europe, 1450-1650


Department of History and Civilization

Recent research has stressed the highly mobile nature of late Medieval and Early Modern European life. All kinds of people were on the move for a huge variety of reasons, encouraged by longer-term pro...


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

Organiser:
Rosa Salzberg (Marie Curie Fellow)

Location:
Sala del Consiglio - Villa Salviati- Castle
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Lecture: Charisma at the Age of Revolutions


Department of History and Civilization

In the talk, I argue that a key transformation in the history of political charisma took place in the eighteenth century. A new, uniquely powerful form of political charisma developed that would have ...


Organiser:
Stéphane Van Damme

Contact:
Miriam Felicia Curci - Send a mail

Speaker:
David A. Bell (Princeton University)

Location:
Sala del Torrino - Villa Salviati- Castle
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Workshop: Methods of Translating Historical Knowledge to Practitioners and Policy-Makers


Department of History and Civilization School of Transnational Governance

What can and should be the contribution of historians to debates around the design and implementation of public policy? We suggest that the methods deployed by historians to understand social, economi...


Organiser:
Prof. Regina Grafe
Prof. Lucy Riall
Corinna Ruth Unger

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

Speaker:
Prof Silvia Salvatici (University of Milan)
Susanna Bettina Hecht (Graduate Institute)
John Borton (Overseas Development Institute)

Location:
Sala del Torrino - Villa Salviati- Castle
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Workshop: History of Sexuality


Department of History and Civilization

This workshop features presentations of diverse works-in-progress in the social, cultural, legal, and political History of Sexuality by four current researchers in the department of History and Civili...


Contact:
Francesca Parenti - Send a mail

Organiser:
Pieter M. Judson (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Location:
Sala del Torrino - Villa Salviati- Castle
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Lecture: From Cartesian to Freudian Wars: New Approaches on Controversies


Department of History and Civilization

Controversies studies analyse proceses of closure, i.e. when disputes vanish and consensus emerges. However, what happens when a controversy continues to be reborn? Two historical cases allow us to a...


Organiser:
Stéphane Van Damme

Contact:
Miriam Felicia Curci - Send a mail

Speaker:
Samuel Lézé (ENS Lyon)
Delphine Antoine-Mahut (ENS Lyon)

Location:
Sala dei Levrieri - Villa Salviati- Castle
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Working group: Rethinking Economic Modernity: The Debate on Luxury Consumption in Qing China (1644-1911)


Department of History and Civilization

Lecture in the framework of the Intellectual History and Economic History Working Groups By focusing on Chinese officials’ and intellectuals’ debates on market and consumption, this talk challenges e...


Contact:
Gertjan Schutte (European University Institute) - Send a mail

Speaker:
Margherita Zanasi (Louisiana State University)

Location:
Sala del Camino - Villa Salviati- Castle
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Workshop: Truth, Politics and Subjectivity in Late Socialism and its Aftermath


Department of History and Civilization

In literature as well as in politics, public figures of the late socialist era were obsessed with sincerity. How did truth work in the self-fashioning of intellectuals, authors, and politicians of t...


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

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

Speaker:
Pavel Khazanov (Max Weber Programme)
Uladzimir Valodin
Helen Rutten (University of Amsterdam)
Anatoly Pinsky (European University at St Petersburg)
Veneta Ivanova (European University Institute)
Adrian-George Matus (European University Institute)

Location:
Sala dei Levrieri - Villa Salviati- Castle
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Working group: Gustav Schmoller‘s Economic Conception of Justice and the Historical Approach


Department of History and Civilization

Lecture in the Framework of the Economic History and Intellectual History Working Groups In my paper I undertake a rational reconstruction of Gustav Schmoller’s notion of justice and its relevance fo...


Contact:
Maria Stella Chiaruttini (EUI - Department of History and Civilization) - Send a mail

Speaker:
Felix Schroeter (University of Hamburg)

Location:
Seminar Room 4 - Badia Fiesolana
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Workshop: Carbon Autocracy: East-European Variations


Department of History and Civilization

Oil, coal, and other natural resources manifest unusual affinities with authoritarian, socialist, and post-socialist states. While political scientists look at the formal co-relations among these vari...


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

Discussant:
Bohdan Shumylovych (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)
Kacper Szulecki (University of Oslo)
Kacper Poblocki (University of Warsaw)
Turkay Gasimova (European University Institute)
Eugene Poliakov (Independent Scholar)

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

Location:
Sala del Torrino - Villa Salviati- Castle
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Working group: Transatlantic Antifascisms: From the Spanish Civil War to the End of World War Two


Department of History and Civilization

Book Presentation on the framework of the Imperial History Working Group Antifascism has received little attention compared to its enemy. No historian or social scientist has previously attempted to ...


Speaker:
Michael Seidman (University of North Carolina Wilmington)

Contact:
Armel Campagne (European University Institute) - Send a mail

Location:
Sala del Torrino - Villa Salviati- Castle
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Conference: Prosopography in International and Economic History


Department of History and Civilization Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies

The aim of this workshop is to explore the contribution, purposes, and limits of the use of prosopographical methods in international and economic history. Prosopography – the collective biography of...


Contact:
Angelika Lanfranchi - Send a mail

Organiser:
Prof. Youssef Cassis (EUI)
Dr Emmanuel Mourlon-Druol (University of Glasgow and RSCAS Jean Monnet Fellow)

Location:
Seminar Room - Villa Malafrasca
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Lecture: The Roots of Anti-Hypotheticalism in Seventeenth-Century English Science


Department of History and Civilization

In this lecture I discuss the religious and moral sources underlying the attacks on hypotheses and systems in early modern natural philosophy. I argue that the faculty of the imagination presented a ...


Organiser:
Stéphane Van Damme

Contact:
Miriam Felicia Curci - Send a mail

Speaker:
Robert Iliffe (Oxford University)

Location:
Sala del Torrino - Villa Salviati- Castle
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Workshop: 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 del Torrino - Villa Salviati- Castle
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Lecture: Science and Satire in Early Modern England


Department of History and Civilization

The Royal Society was founded in 1660s London to discuss promoting knowledge of the natural world through observation and experiment, what we now call science. In his 1667 History of the Royal Society...


Organiser:
Stéphane Van Damme

Contact:
Miriam Felicia Curci - Send a mail

Speaker:
Mordechai Feingold (California Institute of Technology)

Location:
Sala degli Stemmi - Villa Salviati- Castle
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Lecture: Medicine and the Inquisition in Global Perspective


Department of History and Civilization

Historians have considered the Inquisition as a historical problem and have used inquisitorial records to approach early modern societies and cultures, before the opening of the archives of the Roman ...


Organiser:
Stéphane Van Damme

Contact:
Miriam Felicia Curci - Send a mail

Speaker:
Maria Pia Donato (CNRS - Cagliari University)

Location:
Sala del Torrino - Villa Salviati- Castle
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Lecture: Private Gardens and Public Spaces in 18th-century Paris


Department of History and Civilization

The Treaty of Paris of 1763 reshaped many aspects of the relationship between France and Britain and their respective societies. The major consequence for France, the surrender of most of France’s Nor...


Organiser:
Stéphane Van Damme

Contact:
Miriam Felicia Curci - Send a mail

Speaker:
Gregory Brown (UNLV - University of Nevada)

Location:
Sala dei Levrieri - Villa Salviati- Castle
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