Modern European History

Seminar or event series

The Modern European History Research seminar is the focal point in Cambridge for graduates and scholars in European history from c. 1750 to the present day. Talks tend to attract audiences of twenty to forty on a regular basis; discussions are lively, and speakers and audience generally enjoy the experience.

Events

Oct
19

Book Discussion: Muslims and the Making of Modern Europe, (Greble, OUP, 2021)

Emily Greble (Vanderbilt University)
Discussant: Alison Frank Johnson (Harvard University)
Online: Zoom
Oct
26

Elitist Philosophy and the Nature of Italian Fascism

Carlo Moll
Venue: Trinity Hall, Bridgetower Room
Nov
3

Book Discussion: The Shaping of French National Identity: Narrating the Nation’s Past, 1715-1830 (D’Auria, CUP, 2020)

Matthew D’Auria (University of East Anglia),
Discussants: Fernanda Gallo (Cambridge) and Ian Stewart (QMUL)
Venue: Trinity Hall, Leslie Stephen Room
Nov
9

Book Discussion: Belonging in the Modern City (Byant, HUP, 2021)

Chad Byant, (Prague)
Discussant: Radka Šustrová (Cambridge)
Venue: Trinity Hall, Bridgetower Room
Nov
16

The Transnational Dictatorship: The German Democratic Republic and the Decolonising World

George Bodie (Cambridge)
Discussant: Sebastian Gehrig (University of Roehampton)
Venue: Trinity Hall, Bridgetower Room
Nov
23

Book Discussion: The Invention of International Order: Remaking Europe after Napoleon (Sluga, Princeton UP, 2021).

Glenda Sluga (European University Institute)
Discussant: Celia Donert (Cambridge)
Online: Zoom
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