Empires after the First World War: Ideas of Empire, Identity and Citizenship

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
May 19, 2016 to May 20, 2016
Location: 
Italy
Subject Fields: 
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Contemporary History, Diplomacy and International Relations, World History / Studies

EMPIRES AFTER THE FIRST WORLD WAR: IDEAS OF EMPIRE, IDENTITY AND CITIZENSHIP.

Trento, 19-20 May 2016
School of International Studies
Department of Humanities 
Room 001
via Tommaso Gar, 14
 

Thursday, 19th May 2016
15:00 First Session - "Citizenship and National Identity in the European Empires"

Chair: Gustavo Corni
Alexey Miller (European University at Saint Petersburg) - The change of the meaning of Russian identity in official discourse from 1913 to 1922.
Daniel Gorman (University of Waterloo) - Fractured Empire: Ideas of Imperial Citizenship in the British Empire after the First World War.
Sabina Donati (Pierre du Bois Foundation for Current History) - Citizenship Policies in the Italian Empire, 1922-1943.
Francesco Frizzera (Università di Trento) - Shaping Identities: Refugees of the Habsburg Empire at the End of WWI.

Friday, 20th May 2016
9:00 Second Session Identity and Citizenship in the Colonial Empires

Chair: Sara Lorenzini
Dónal Hassett (European University Institute) - Reimagining Imperial Citizenship in the Shadow of the Great War: Colonial Reform in Algeria.
Jamie Martin (Harvard University) - Internationalizing Colonial Economic Administration: Debt, Development, and Strategies for Postwar Stabilization at the League of Nations.
Florian Wagner (University of Hamburg) - The Loss of Colonies as the End of German Civilization? Re-Orientations of German Colonialism in the Interwar Period.
Federico Cresti (Università di Catania) - What Future for the Italian Colonies after the End of World War I? Political Debate, Accomplishments, Failures.

14:30 Third Session Citizenship and Nations in the Middle East

Chair: Massimo Campanini
Eugene Rogan (University of Oxford) -  The Arabs in the Ottoman Great War.
Mustafa Aksakal (Georgetown University) - The Turkish Republic and the First World War.

16:00 Roundtable discussion
Gustavo Corni (Università di Trento)
Marc Frey (Universität der Bundeswehr München)
Davide Rodogno (Graduate Institute Geneva)
Massimo Campanini (Università di Trento)

Scientific Committee: Gustavo Corni, Paolo Carta, Massimo Campanini, Sara Lorenzini, Marco Pertile, Simone A. Bellezza.

Contacts:

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