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We are delighted to announce the project “Foreign fighters: Past, Present and Future” has been generously funded by the Carlsberg Foundation (Denmark) with a 2,600,000 DKK (350,000 €) dotation for the period 2019 – 2022. The project will be based at the University of Copenhagen. Dr Enrico Acciai and Prof Morten Heiberg...

School of History – Leeds Humanities Research Institute, University of Leeds 10 – 11 July 2018   10th July: School of History, Michael Sadler Building, Room 3.11   13:00 – 14:15 Panel I: Transnational volunteering: longue durée approaches Chair and opening of the conference: Nir Arielli (University of Leeds) Enrico...

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. Nir Arielli will speak about ‘Deconstructing the Motivations of foreign War Volunteers’, and Acciai will deliver a paper on ‘Transnational War Volunteering...

On March the 5th (see the “Events” section for details), Prof. Ismee Tames will deliver a paper titled “Liminality, identity and resistance”, this is a joint seminar organised by the Centre for the History of Ibero-America (CHIA) and the Marie Curie research project “Garibaldinism”. Dr. Nir Arielli (School of History) will...