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Thesis defence: The Revolution of a Little Hero: The Sanmao Comic Strips and the Politics of Childhood in China, 1935-1962


Department of History and Civilization

This thesis analyses the production, content and development of cartoonist Zhang Lepingʼs Sanmao comic strips between 1935 and 1962 in the context of the growing political and cultural significance of...


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Kathy Wolf Fabiani - Send a mail

Supervisor:
Prof. Stephen Anthony Smith

Examiner:
Prof. Dirk Moses
Professor Harriet Evans (University of Westminster)
Professor Barbara Mittler (University of Heidelberg)

Defendant:
Laura Pozzi (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Location:
Sala Triaria, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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Thesis defence: Transnational Militarism: Political Generations of German Officers between Military Internationalism and Imperial Nation (1770-1870)


Department of History and Civilization

The thesis questions a widely accepted truism in German military history: that the late accomplishment of the nation state hindered not only German civil society, but also the German military from dis...


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Kathy Wolf Fabiani - Send a mail

Supervisor:
Prof. Sebastian Conrad

Examiner:
Prof. Dirk Moses
Prof. Robert Gerwarth (University College Dublin)
Professor Ulrike Von Hirschhausen (University of Rostock)

Defendant:
Christoph Jens Kamissek (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Location:
Sala Triaria, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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Thesis defence: Génova y el Atlántico (c.1650-1680). Emprendedores mediterráneos frente al auge del capitalismo del Norte


Department of History and Civilization

While historiography has analyzed the economic rise of northwestern Europe during Seventeenth century, less effort has been devoted to tackle the relative decline of the Mediterranean. Which factors c...


Supervisor:
Prof. Bartolomé Yun Casalilla (EUI and Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Sevilla)

Defendant:
Alejandro Garcia Monton (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Examiner:
Regina Grafe (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)
Professor Cátia Antunes (University of Leiden)
Professor Maria Fusaro (University of Exeter)

Location:
Sala Europa, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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Thesis defence: An integrated Iberian empire? The Iberian Union, the Persian Gulf, and the Portuguese overseas empire (1600-1625)


Department of History and Civilization

This thesis is about the conflict of Hormuz (c. 1600-1625) in the context of the integration of the Portuguese overseas empire in the Hispanic Monarchy (1580-1640). As such, it addresses two main prob...


Examiner:
Prof. Bartolomé Yun Casalilla (EUI and Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Sevilla)
Prof. João Paulo Azevedo de Oliveira e Costa (Universidade Nova de Lisboa)
Prof. Dejanirah Couto (École Pratique des Hautes Études, Paris)

Supervisor:
Jorge Flores (European University Institute)

Contact:
Roberta Saccon - Send a mail

Defendant:
Maria Da Graça de Almeida Borges (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Location:
Cappella, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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Thesis defence: Las políticas del pasado en la España franquista (1939-1964). Historia, nacionalismo y dictadura


Department of History and Civilization

La presente tesis pretende responder al interrogante de cómo se articuló la cultura histórica nacional en la España franquista, las estrategias aplicadas por el régimen, las narrativas diseminadas, ...


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Francesca Parenti - Send a mail

Supervisor:
Prof. Heinz-Gerhard Haupt

Defendant:
Gustavo Alares López (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Examiner:
Lucy Riall (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)
Prof. Martin Baumeister (LMU, Munich)
Prof. Carlos Forcadell (Universidad de Zaragoza)

Location:
Sala Triaria, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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Thesis defence: Population Politics in the Tropics. Demography, Health and Colonial Rule in Portuguese Angola, 1890s-1940s.


Department of History and Civilization

This Ph.D. thesis examines the colonial efforts aimed at increasing and physically improving the native population in Portuguese Angola from the late nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century. It argues...


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Supervisor:
Prof. Sebastian Conrad

Examiner:
Jorge Flores (European University Institute)
Prof. Andreas Eckert (Humboldt Universität, Berlin)
Professor Philip J. Havik (Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical (IHMT), Lisbon)

Defendant:
Samuël Frank Merlij Coghe (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Location:
Sala Belvedere, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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Thesis defence: Inventing Socialist Modern A History of the Architectural Profession in the USSR, 1954-1971


Department of History and Civilization

This PhD thesis explores a history of multiple visions of Socialist construction as articulated by Soviet architects, mainly but not exclusively in the Khrushchev era. Most commonly, Soviet architectu...


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Examiner:
Pavel Kolar (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)
Prof. Steven E. Harris (University of Mary Washington)
Prof. Susan E. Reid (University of Sheffield)

Supervisor:
Prof. Stephen Anthony Smith

Defendant:
Daria Bocharnikova (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Location:
Sala Europa, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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Thesis defence: The Politics of History Education: Teaching National History, Identity and Citizenship in Belgium and the Netherlands, 1830-1880


Department of History and Civilization

This dissertation has studied the discourses around national history education in Belgium and the Netherlands in the middle of the nineteenth century. The literature on nation building and cultural na...


Examiner:
Prof. Heinz-Gerhard Haupt
Prof. Tom Verschaffel (KU Leuven)
Prof. Joep Th. Leersen (Universiteit van Amsterdam)

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

Defendant:
Jasper Klaas Jans (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Location:
Seminar Room 4, Badia Fiesolana - BADIA
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Thesis defence: Le Saillant dʼYpres entre reconstruction et construction dʼun lieu de mémoire. Un long processus de négociations mémorielles de 1914 à nos jours


Department of History and Civilization

Le présent travail propose d’étudier le lieu de mémoires plurielles qu’est le Saillant d’Ypres dans une optique transnationale, de 1914 à nos jours. Le Saillant d’Ypres, situé en Flandre occidentale, ...


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Francesca Parenti - Send a mail

Supervisor:
Prof. Heinz-Gerhard Haupt

Examiner:
Kiran Klaus Patel (University of Maastrich)
Prof. John Horne (Trinity College Dublin)
Prof. Laurence Van Ypersele (Université catholique de louvain)

Defendant:
Delphine Lauwers (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Location:
Cappella, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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Thesis defence: Seven Queer Brothers. Narratives of Forbidden Male Same-Sex Desires from Modernizing Finland 1894-1971


Department of History and Civilization

From 1894 to 1971, “same-sex fornication” was a crime in Finland. However, a wide variation can be seen in the degree to which same-sex relations were controlled during the existence of the law. From ...


Supervisor:
Prof. Giulia Calvi (Università di Siena)

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Defendant:
Sandra Pauliina Hagman (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Examiner:
Prof. Laura Lee Downs
Professor Matti Peltonen (University of Helskinki)
Professor Jens Rydström (University of Lund)

Location:
Sala Triaria, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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Thesis defence: The Alchemy of Musical Theatre: Europeanization and the Boyars in Moldavia and Wallachia, 1775-1858


Department of History and Civilization

This thesis is about the adoption of musical theatre in the Romanian Principalities Moldavia and Wallachia. The adoption took place in a period when two main currents, very difficult to set apart, app...


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Examiner:
Prof. Philipp Ther (University of Vienna)
Professor A.J. Drace-Francis (University of Amsterdam)
Professor Wendy Bracewell (University College, London)

Supervisor:
Prof. Stephen Anthony Smith

Defendant:
Sabina Manuela Cismas (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Location:
Cappella, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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Thesis defence: Contentious Orientalism, Bengali intellectuals at the Asiatic Society of Bengal; circa 1829-circa 1885


Department of History and Civilization

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Examiner:
Antonella Romano (EHESS, Paris)
Professor David Washbrook (Oxford University)
Professor Pratik Chakrabarti (University of Kent)

Supervisor:
Prof. Sebastian Conrad

Defendant:
Hakim Ikhlef (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Location:
Sala Europa, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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Thesis defence: Borders and Belonging, Migration and the Swedish Nation 1890-1914


Department of History and Civilization

This thesis studies the consequences of turn of the twentieth century migration on Swedish national developments. It pays particular attention to the introduction of a reform programme of internal col...


Examiner:
Lars Edgren (University of Lund)
Prof. Dirk Moses
Professor Clare Midgley (Sheffield Hallam University)

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Supervisor:
Prof. Sebastian Conrad

Defendant:
Louise Bergström (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Location:
Sala Europa, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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Thesis defence: Russification and Educational Policies in the Middle Volga Region (1860-1914)


Department of History and Civilization

The dissertation investigates the Russification policy of the late-imperial Russian state, as it related to educational policy in the Middle Volga region. It seeks to understand how the tsarist author...


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Supervisor:
Prof. Stephen Anthony Smith

Examiner:
Prof. Alexei Miller (CEU Budapest)
Prof. Boris Kolonitskii (European University in St. Petersburg)
Alexander Etkind (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Defendant:
Oxana Zemtsova (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Location:
Sala Belvedere, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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Thesis defence: Protestant Political Culture in Ireland, 1660-1667: The Discourse and Capture of Power


Department of History and Civilization

Studies of Ireland in the 1660s invariably focus on the mechanisms of the land settlement. This was the process by which property rights were settled under the Stuarts following the programme of confi...


Supervisor:
Martin van Gelderen (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Contact:
Roberta Saccon - Send a mail

Defendant:
Danielle Mccormack (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Examiner:
Ann Thomson (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)
Robert Armstrong (Trinity College Dublin)
Jonathan. Scott (University of Auckland)

Location:
Sala Belvedere, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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Thesis defence: Contested authority: Master and servant in Copenhagen and Christiania, 1750-1850


Department of History and Civilization

This thesis investigates the relationship between masters and domestic servants in Copenhagen and Christiania between 1750 and 1850. Living and working together, their relationship was structured arou...


Supervisor:
Prof. Bartolomé Yun Casalilla (EUI and Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Sevilla)

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Examiner:
Prof. Ida Bull (NTNU Norway)
Prof. Luca Molà (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)
Prof. Hilde Sandvik (University of Oslo)

Defendant:
Hanne Østhus (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Location:
Sala Europa, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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Thesis defence: Privileged Knowledge. Inventions and the legitimization of knowledge in the early Dutch Republic (ca. 1581-1621)


Department of History and Civilization

This thesis examines the history of patent law in relation to the development of early modern science. Focusing on the Dutch Republic between 1581-1621, it reconstructs the legal backgrounds to the pa...


Supervisor:
Martin van Gelderen (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Examiner:
Antonella Romano (EHESS, Paris)
Mario Biagioli (University of California, Davis)
Karel Davids (VU University Amsterdam)

Contact:
Roberta Saccon - Send a mail

Defendant:
Marius Buning (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Location:
Cappella, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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Thesis defence: Lʼentreprise florentine et la place de Lyon: Lʼactivité de la banque Salviati au milieu du XVIe siècle


Department of History and Civilization

The commercial archives of the Salviati bank of Lyons record the entire activity of one of the most important companies on the 16thcentury marketplace. They also keep information relative to other bus...


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Francesca Parenti - Send a mail

Supervisor:
Prof. Anthony Molho

Examiner:
Antonella Romano (EHESS, Paris)
Prof. Jacques Bottin (CNRS)
Prof. Francesco Guidi Bruscoli (Università di Firenze)

Defendant:
Nadia Matringe (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Location:
Seminar Room 4, Badia Fiesolana - BADIA
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Thesis defence: Depicting the City, Depicting the State. Fifteenth-Century Representations of Venice and the Venetian Terraferma


Department of History and Civilization

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Francesca Parenti - Send a mail

Examiner:
Antonella Romano (EHESS, Paris)
Prof. Filippo de Vivo (Harvard University - Villa i Tatti)
Prof. Deborah Howard (University of Cambridge)

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

Defendant:
Sandra Toffolo (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Location:
Sala Europa, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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Thesis defence: Stranger in a strange land: British imperial officers in Canada and the Australian colonies, ca.1870-1914


Department of History and Civilization

In the decades prior to the outbreak of war in 1914, more than thirty British (also known as imperial) officers were hired by the self-governing colonies to command and organize local defence forces. ...


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Defendant:
Eirik Brazier

Supervisor:
Prof. Dirk Moses

Examiner:
Lucy Riall (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)
Professor William Mulligan (University College, Dublin)
Prof. Stuart James Ward (University of Copenhagen)

Location:
Cappella, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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Thesis defence: La Exposición Vaticana de 1888, Roma y las "guerras culturales" del siglo XIX


Department of History and Civilization

En 1888, los contemporáneos fueron testigos del gran número de católicos movilizados en todo el mundo con la finalidad de preparar la celebración del Jubileo sacerdotal del papa, que habría de tener e...


Examiner:
Prof. Federico Romero (EUI - HEC)
Daniele Menozzi (Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa)
Prof. Isabel Burdiel (Universitat de València)

Contact:
Roberta Saccon - Send a mail

Defendant:
Josep Vicent Penadés Aliaga (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Supervisor:
Lucy Riall (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Location:
Sala Triaria, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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Thesis defence: "We have made our whole lives here". Immigration, Settlement and Integration Processes of Mediterranean Immigrants in Ghent, 1960-1980


Department of History and Civilization

In the field of migration history, the history of post-war labour migration to Western Europe has been receiving the attention of an increasing number of scholars, especially since the beginning of th...


Contact:
Francesca Parenti - Send a mail

Supervisor:
Prof. Heinz-Gerhard Haupt

Examiner:
Prof. Federico Romero (EUI - HEC)
Prof. Nancy Green (EHESS, Paris)
Prof. Frank Caestecker (University of Ghent)

Defendant:
Jozefien De Bock (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Location:
Sala Europa, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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Thesis defence: Latin missionaries and Catholics in Constantinople 1650-1760: Between local religious culture and confessional determination.


Department of History and Civilization

This thesis examines the actions of the Latin missionaries in the Latin Catholic community of Constantinople between 1650 and 1760. In Constantinople as well as in other mission territories, missionar...


Supervisor:
Antonella Romano (EHESS, Paris)

Examiner:
Prof. Christian Windler (Universität Bern)
Prof. Luca Molà (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)
Prof. Bernard Heyberger (Institut d’Etudes de l’Islam et des Sociétés du Monde Musulman, IISMM, EHESS)

Contact:
Roberta Saccon - Send a mail

Defendant:
Laura Elisabeth Binz (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Location:
No Room -
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Thesis defence: Staging Europe: The Symbolic Politics of European Integration during the 1950s and 1960s


Department of History and Civilization

This PhD thesis explores the use of symbolism in European integration during the 1950s and 1960s. The thesis argues that political elites staged the early European Communities – the 1952 ECSC as well ...


Examiner:
Piers Ludlow (London School of Economics)
Prof. Federico Romero (EUI - HEC)
Prof. Johannes Paulmann (Leibniz-Institut für Europäische Geschichte)

Supervisor:
Kiran Klaus Patel (University of Maastrich)

Contact:
Roberta Saccon - Send a mail

Defendant:
Jacob Krumrey (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Location:
No Room -
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Thesis defence: Land Distribution, Prices and Ownership: The case of Cundinamarca during the second half of the 19th century


Department of History and Civilization

During the 19th century Export Economy had consequences on land markets. In this way, some “institutional arrangements” in land property rights were required, which had consequences on land prices, di...


Examiner:
Prof. Bartolomé Yun Casalilla (EUI and Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Sevilla)
Prof. Fabio Sánchez Torres (Universidad de Los Andes)
Prof. Joan R. Rosés (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)

Supervisor:
Prof. Giovanni Federico

Contact:
Roberta Saccon - Send a mail

Defendant:
Antonella Fazio (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Location:
Sala Triaria, Villa Schifanoia - SCHIFANOIA
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