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26
Oct.
2017

The Changing Frontiers of Political History, 16th-20th Centuries

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26 Oct.   |   27 Oct.

Overview


Political History PhD Network
 

The Changing Frontiers of Political History,

16th-20th Centuries


3rd Workshop for PhD candidates in Political History

26 -27 October 2017, Sciences Po, Paris

Programme

Thursday 26 October 2017

12:30-13:00 Registration
Centre d’histoire de Sciences Po, salle Jean Monnet
13:00 Welcome
13:30-15:00

Panel I: Empires and Nation-States in a global perspective

Centre d’histoire de Sciences Po, salle Jean Monnet
Chair: Alessandro Capone, Sciences Po

Daniel Alleman (Cambridge University), Natural slavery revisited: Spanish scholastic justification of forced labor in colonial Peru

Jelle Bruinsma (EUI, Florence), US dollar diplomacy (1904-1920) and its British antecedents: Transnational Perspective on Public-Private Partnerships for Empire

Madeline Woker (Columbia University), Abolishing the impôts arabes: the politics of taxation in colonial Algeria

Panel II: Religion, politics, and modernity

Centre d’histoire de Sciences Po, salle du Traité
Chair: Alexandre Boza, Sciences Po

Glauco Schettini (Fordham University), Redefining virtue in revolutionary Italy, 1796-1799

Chloé Lacoste (Paris IV), Republicans, church and state: Public funerals and the confrontation for control over the Irish masses, 1861-1915

Serena Presti Danisi (Padua University), The men of the revolution: The Roman Republic of 1849 and the development of a new democratic elite

15:10-15:30 Coffee break
15:30-17:00

Panel III: New perspectives in history of international relations

Centre d’histoire de Sciences Po, salle Jean Monnet
Chair: Thomas Maineult, Sciences Po

Francesco Caprioli (Univ. Autónoma de Madrid), The two side of the coin: Remapping the Habsburg’s political frontiers in the West Mediterranean through the Spanish diplomacy

Edoardo Angione (Roma Tre University), Knowing the “Enemy”: news transmission and Ottoman policies under Paul V (1605-1621)

Carlos Antolín Rejón (Univ. Autónoma de Madrid), Cultural nation and dynastic identity. The public image of Filiberto of Savoy (1588-1624)

 

Panel IV: Politics and practices of social control

Centre d’histoire de Sciences Po, salle du Traité
Chair: Laurent Cuvelier, Sciences Po

Stefano Poggi (EUI, Florence), Personal identification in practice: A micro-history of the security cards in the Napoleonic Vicenza (1805-1809)

Erik de Lange (Utrecht University), What lies beyond the Conference: Barbary ‘piracy’ and the limits of internationalism, 1816-1823

Wouter Klem (Utrecht University), Between national politics and transnational action: Joint police efforts against the anarchist conspiracy, 1881-1914

17:00-17:15 Break
17:15-18:15

Keynote Conference (Michele Di Donato)
Centre d’histoire de Sciences Po, salle Jean Monnet

Michele Di Donato is Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow at the Center for History of Sciences Po, Paris. After receiving his PhD from the University of Roma Tre, he has been a Visiting Fellow at the IDEAS Centre of the London School of Economics and at Sciences Po, and a Research Fellow at the Gramsci Foundation in Rome. Among his publications are The Cold War and Socialist Identity: The Socialist International and the Italian ‘Communist Question’ in the 1970s and I comunisti italiani e la sinistra europea: Il PCI e i rapporti con le socialdemocrazie, 1964-1984.

 Friday 27 October 2017

9:30-10:00 Welcome
10:00-11:00

Panel I: Empires and Nation-States in a global perspective

Centre d’histoire de Sciences Po, salle Jean Monnet
Chair: Alessandro Capone, Sciences Po

Betto van Waarden (UC Louvain), Politics in Public: The transnational conflict between British Colonial Secretary Joseph Chamberlain and German Chancellor Bernhard von Bülow and the new relation between politics and the mass press around 1900

Remzi Çağatay Çakırlar (Leiden University-EHESS), Édouard Herriot: A radical republican between French Third republic and Turkish republic

Panel II: Religion, politics, and modernity

Centre d’histoire de Sciences Po, salle du Traité
Chair: Alexandre Boza, Sciences Po

Stefan Trajković Filipović (Justus-Liebig University, Giessen), “It is not a church, but a watchtower. As long as it stands, Montenegrin people will live in discontent.” Religion and politics in contemporary Montenegro

Taylor Cade West (Univ. Autónoma de Madrid), The eclipse of the eternal: A revaluation of Evangelicalism's politics and the function of religion in Cold War America

11:00-11:15 Break
11:15-12:15


Panel III: New perspectives in history of international relations

Centre d’histoire de Sciences Po, salle Jean Monnet
Chair: Thomas Maineult, Sciences Po

Omer Aloni (Tel Aviv University), Early environmentalism and diplomacy at the birth of modern International law: the League of Nations, 1919-1939

Michele D’Angelo (Univ. Autónoma de Madrid-Univ. de Toulouse), A good deal. Social conflicts repression as base of Franco-Spanish diplomatic relationships (1950s –1960s)

Panel IV: Politics and practices of social control

Centre d’histoire de Sciences Po, salle du Traité
Chair: Laurent Cuvelier, Sciences Po

Nicola Baković (Justus-Liebig University, Giessen), “Following the revolution’s trails”. Ritualised representations of Yugoslav territory during Socialism

Ademir Uygar (Sabanci University, Istanbul), Does bureaucracy ensure “rule of law” or “rule of bureaucrats”? A critique of modern bureaucracy in the nineteenth-century Ottoman empire

12:15-13:30 Lunch (salle Jean Monnet)
13:45-15:15 Plenary discussion: future and development of the PHPN

Manager(s)


This two day-workshop is an initiative of the Political History PhD Network. It is organised by Alexandre Boza, Alessandro Capone, Laurent Cuvelier & Thomas Maineult (SciencesPo Paris).

File(s) for download

PHPN 2017_Programme.pdf