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“RISING” – Ausstellungen in Dublin erinnern an den irischen Osteraufstand von 1916

Der irische Osteraufstand von 1916 ist in der Dubliner Innenstadt täglich gegenwärtig. Straßennamen und Denkmäler erinnern an die hingerichteten Aufständischen und ihre Ideale. Fast könnte man glauben, die Rebellion von 1916 sei ein Triumph gewesen. Aber der Aufstand war nicht nur blutig und militärisch erfolglos,...

Conferences on rebellion in Madrid

  “Maison de Velázquez” in Madrid will soon host two conferences on rebellions, revolts and crisis communication in early modern times. The conferences will be held in French and Spanish.  Contributions especially focus on the communicational aspects of conflict and resistance. Relating rebellions to the...

“Resilient Europe?” – a conference on political crisis management

We have been asked to share the following Call for Papers for the 23rd International Conference of Europeanists: “Resilient Europe?” Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. • April 14-16, 2016 Organized by the Council for European Studies Resilience is the capacity to survive, to bounce back and to...

Masaniello’s revolt in Naples and European diplomacy

Francesco Benigno is an internationally renowned historian and specialist in the theory of revolt and revolution. His book “Mirrors of Revolution. Conflict and Political Identity in Early Modern Europe” was translated into English in 2010. In our collective volume, he will describe Italian media response...

Exiled dissenters and British intelligence

Jason Peacey is professor of early modern history at University College London and takes special interest in British history. In his contribution to our collective volume “Ink and blood – writing rebellion in early modern diplomacy”, he will discuss British observations of exiled dissenting communities...