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Transnational War Volunteering: From Garibaldi To The Cold War

The closing conference of Garibaldinism will be held in Leeds between the 10th and the 11th of July

Foreign Fighters and Multinational Armies, Paris 28 June 2018

Dr Enrico Acciai and Dr Nir Arielli will take part in an international conference at the Center for History (Sciences Po, Paris) on Foreign Fighters and Multinational Armies.

Why do people volunteer to fight in foreign wars?

Nir Arielli was interviewed by the Yorkshire Post

From Byron to bin Laden A History of Foreign War Volunteers

We are excited to announce that Harvard University Press has just published the latest book by Dr Nir Arielli!


Journal of Modern European History: articles on resistance and collaboration

A special issue of the Journal of Modern European History has just been published: ‘Resistance and Collaboration in the Second World War as Transnational Phenomena‘. ISSN print: 1611-8944, ISSN online: 1611-8944, DOI: 10.17104/1611-8944-2018-2-175 Contents: Robert Gerwarth / Robert Gildea Introduction Seite 175–182 Samuël Kruizinga Struggling to Fit in. The Dutch in a Transnational Army, 1936–1939...

New book: "The Escape Line" by Megan Koreman

The Escape Line: How the Ordinary Heroes of Dutch-Paris Resisted the Nazi Occupation of Western Europe Megan Koreman Oxford University Press Published: 07 May 2018 (Hardcover) 424 Pages | 75 b/w images; 9 maps ISBN: 9780190662271 The only full-length accounts of the Dutch-Paris Escape Line. Koreman is the only historian who has been granted access...

CFP - Resistance and Collaboration in Occupied Europe

Resistance and Collaboration in Occupied Europe An interdisciplinary graduate student conference sponsored by the Memory Studies in Modern Europe Working Group Yale University, Monday April 2nd, 2018 Keynote speakers: Marci Shore and Timothy Snyder (Yale University) Call for Papers The Yale University Memory Studies in Modern Europe working group invites doctoral students from all disciplines...

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Global History from the South. Italian and Iberian Perspectives on the 19th and 20th Centuries

Despite recent developments, the booming fields of global history and international history are still structured by binary lines such as...


Transnational War Volunteering: From Garibaldi To The Cold War

Next week in Leeds there will be held the final workshop of our Marie Curie project. Do not miss it!...


Into action: understanding the dynamics of resistance in times of war and repression

Dr. Acciai will deliver the paper: The decision to become a Transnational War Volunteer within the Research Seminar: Into action: understanding...

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