Amerigo Caruso
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Armed Associations and Political Violence in Belle Époque Europe

Despite the conventional image of the Belle Époque as a time of peace, progress and optimism, the twenty years leading up to the outbreak of the First World War were a period in which the practice of organised violence was part of everyday life for thousands and thousands of male European men. Genuine paramilitary corps

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Armed Groups and Political Violence in Belle Époque Europe

Armed Groups and Political Violence in Belle Époque Europe

Seminars

From December 12th to December 13th 2017 Matteo Millan and his ERC research team, accompanied by international invited speakers, will discuss the case of armed groups and political violence in France, the United Kingdon, Germany and the Austro-Hungarian Empire at the end of the 19th Century. The Conference will be held in Padova, at the

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Visit to the NRW and the RWW Archives in Germany

Visit to the NRW and the RWW Archives in Germany

Research trips

PREWArAs Researcher and team member Amerigo Caruso visits the NRW Archive in Muenster to investigate how would private police operate during the miners’ strikes between 1890 and 1910 and what was its connection with local enterprises. The German archives preserve documents and resources of great interest on such type of Armed groups.

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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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