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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 success and failure, modernity and backwardness, and centre and periphery. Supposedly ‘failed’, ‘backward’, and ‘peripheral’ nation-states of the European South (Italy, Spain, and Portugal) continue to be measured against the supposedly ‘successful’, ‘modern’, and ‘central’...

Garibaldinism: a Biographical Approach


Next Saturday dr. Acciai will speak about his MSCA research project within the public seminar promoted by Clionet in Forlì (Italy).

Liminality, identity and resistance


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 discuss Prof. Tames’ paper. Ismee Tames (1976) is Program Leader War & Society at NIOD,...

From Byron to Bin Laden: An Evening with Nir Arielli


What makes people fight and risk their lives for countries other than their own? Why did diverse individuals such as Lord Byron, George Orwell, Che Guevara, and Osama bin Laden all volunteer for ostensibly foreign causes? Join us for an evening with author and historian Nir Arielli as we tackle these questions and more! This...