Author Archive


Recent Italian Politics in Historical Perspective

New Year welcome back talk by
Paul Ginsborg
(University of Florence)
14 January 2015, 17:00-19:00
Sala Europa, Villa Schifanoia
Paul Ginsborg is a leading authority on contemporary Italy. He taught European Politics at Cambridge University, before moving to Italy in 1992 to take up the chair of contemporary European History at the University of Florence. His impressive bibliography on Italian [...]

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mcClure september 2014

Spotlights on Poverty

Julia McClure (HEC MW Fellow 2014-2015)
Last week the Guardian reported that ‘poverty is at its most deadly when we no longer notice, we no longer care, we no longer even question it’. This article formed an important backdrop to the Poverty Research Workshop, where researchers from across the disciplines turned out to try to challenge [...]

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On Aggression: Psychoanalysis as Moral Politics in Post-Nazi Germany

Max Weber Lecture
Dagmar Herzog, City University of New York
10 December 2014, 17:00-18:30,  Badia, Theatre
Dagmar Herzog is distinguished professor of history and the Daniel Rose Faculty scholar at the Graduate Center, City University of New York. She has published extensively on the histories of sexuality and gender, theology and religion, Jewish-Christian relations and Holocaust memory. She gives particular attention in her research to methodological innovations in critical source analysis [...]

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