History in the Light of Brexit | 5-7 June 2019 #conference
The next APH Conference in Political History will take place 5-7 June 2019 in London, UK. The conference is organised by King’s College London Contemporary History, The Strand Group, The History of Parliament Trust.
Creating the Revolutionary Heroine #phdthesis
At the 2017 conference in Jyväskylä, dr. Nadezda Petrusenko presented her research on the representations of female revolutionary terrorists in 20th-century Russia. She defended her PhD thesis last year at Stockholm University. In this blog post she gives an overview of her fascinating findings.
The Making of the Democratic Party #phdthesis
Why did people decide to found political parties? How did they justify this new organizational model? Dr. Anne Heyer (Carlos III University of Madrid) tells more about this in her blog post on The Making of the Democratic Party (2019) in 19th-century Germany, Great-Britain and the Netherlands.
The Pursuit of Legitimacy. Power and its Manifestations in Political History
In the 4th annual workshop of the Political History PhD Network, PhD students from all over Europe and from Australia(!) presented their work on the role of political legitimacy in history. A keynote lecture on 19th-century mass petitioning was given by dr. Maartje Janse. The workshop took place on 25-26 October 2018 at Leiden University, the Netherlands. Have a look at the workshop page to read more about the programme!