Month: May 2017
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While bureaucratization and technology have vastly extended the state’s capacity for surveillance and repression, mass involvement in the political process has made legitimacy, the consent of the ruled, an increasingly vital condition of the state’s effective operation.

John Horne

1997 - State, Society and mobilization of Europe during the First World War
PREWArAs Research Workshop

PREWArAs Research Workshop

Workshops

Discussing the legal framework that allow Armed Associations to operate in Europe before WWI Robert Gerwarth, History Professor at the University College in Dublin, participates in the research seminar coordinated by the PREWArAs Project Principal Investigator, Professor Matteo Millan. The research team discusses with Professor Gerwarth about some of the key issues on the research

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Visit to the Library of the Burgundy University in Dijon, France

Visit to the Library of the Burgundy University in Dijon, France

Research trips

PREWArAs Researcher and team member Romain Bonnet visits the Bibliothèque de Droit et de Lettres in Dijon, which preserves an interesting collection of Doctoral Theses dating back to the period 1890 – 1922 and dealing with the topic of legitimate defense, which is strictly connected to the legal framework allowing armed associations to operate in

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Visit to the ANOM, France

Visit to the ANOM, France

Research trips

The ANOM – Archives d’Outre-Mer at Aix en Provence, in France – preserves several documents and letters reporting the activities of royal militias in the French colonies. Collections of resources concern the Madagascar, the New Guinea, the Martinique and Indochina areas.      

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This project has received funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (grant agreement No 677199).

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