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CFP: When the nation is not enough: Democratic rights on the global stage, 1870-1970, Leiden, The Netherlands, 14-16 January 2016

Democratic rights are often conceived of, and have developed, in national frameworks. However, not all groups within the nation state have always felt they could stake their claims sufficiently on the national stage. In order to make their claims heard and increase their legitimacy they appealed to the international stage, a phenomenon that Keck and Sikkink call the boomerang effect. This workshop aims to contribute to this literature by investigating the connections between scales of mobilisation.

CALL FOR PAPERS: The Canadian Historical Review is Inviting Submissions!

Call for Papers 

The Canadian Historical Review, the pre-eminent journal of Canadian history, is dedicated to publishing original scholarship of the highest scholarly standards in French and English. CHR articles are cited more than those published in any other Canadian history journal. In the last five years alone, articles were downloaded over 113,327 times.

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