Rethinking Modern Europe

Sponsored by Lord Tugendhat

Venue: Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR, North block, Senate House unless otherwise stated

Time: Wednesdays 17:30

Convenors: Dejan Djokić (Goldsmiths); Celia Donert (Liverpool); Russell Foster (KCL); Alex Drace-Francis (Amsterdam); Christian Goeschel (Manchester); Philippa Hetherington (UCL); Simon Jackson (Birmingham); Lucy Riall (EUI Florence); Jan Rüger (Birkbeck); Astrid Swenson (Bath Spa).

Spring Term 2019
DateSeminar details
9 January
17:30
"Polio Across the Iron Curtain: Hungary's Cold War with an Epidemic" (Cambridge University Press, 2018)
Dora Vargha (Exeter)
IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR

23 January
17:30
Christian Goeschel in conversation about his new book "Mussolini and Hitler: The Forging of the Fascist Alliance" (Yale University Press, 2018)
Robert Gerwarth (University College Dublin)
IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR

6 February
17:30
Movement, Time & Stasis: Rethinking Modern Europe through Jewish Displacement, 1939-1949
Eliana Hadjisavvas (IHR), Vesna Lukić (Royal Holloway)
IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR

20 February
17:30
‘War for Sale: Violence, Veterans and their Publishers (1808-1914)’
Matilda Greig (Sciences Po Reims)
IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR

6 March
17:30
"Subjects, Citizens and Others: Administering Ethnic heterogeneity in the British and Habsburg Empires, 1867-1918" (Berghahn, 2018), book discussion
Alex Drace-Francis (Amsterdam), Benno Gammerl (Goldsmiths), Mark Cornwall (Southampton)
IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR

13 March
17:30
Social movements and revolutionary imagination: reassessing the Italian 1969 'Hot Autumn' in a transnational perspective
Ilaria Favretto (Kingston), Xavier Vigna (Paris Nanterre), Stefan Berger (Ruhr University Bochum)
IHR Past and Present Room, N202, Second Floor, IHR

Summer Term 2019
DateSeminar details
1 May
17:30
Towards a History of the Iraq-Mediterranean Oil Pipelines, 1932-1968
Natasha Pesaran (Columbia)
IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR

15 May
17:30
The role and impact of armed associationism in Europe before the First World War
Matteo Millan (Università degli Studi di Padova)
IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR

12 June
17:30
"The Great Cauldron: A History of Southeastern Europe" (Harvard UP, 2018), book discussion
Marie-Janine Calic (Munich)
IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR