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Call for Papers | Workshops Political History PhD Network 2019

To celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Political History PhD Network there will be two PhD workshops in 2019. The first meeting will take place in at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland and discusses the concept of politics. The second meeting takes place at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy and focuses on the topic of politics and identities.

The aim of the Political History PhD Network is to connect international PhD students working on political history. The workshops are organized by PhD students and are exclusively meant for PhD students.

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Graduate Student Call for Papers | ‘History in Light of Brexit’| London, 5-7 June 2019

There have been, and will be, numerous conferences about the causes and consequences of Britain’s departure from the European Union. This conference is not one of them. Rather, we want to think about history in light of Brexit. Indeed, to ask what does Brexit mean for the recent political history of Europe and Britain?

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.

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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!

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