Romain Bonnet
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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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The case of “Colonel Villebois-Mareuil’s Corps (1898-1900)”

The case of “Colonel Villebois-Mareuil’s Corps (1898-1900)”

Seminars

6 – 9 September 2017 PREWArAs team member presents his paper at the ECPR General Conference in Oslo. The European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) General Annual Conference is hosted at the University of Oslo, in Norway. The event will create the opportunity for exchanging ideas and sharing the best thinking in the discipline. The

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Lecture at the American University of Rome

Lecture at the American University of Rome

Lectures

Discussing the case of Political violence in France from the French Revolution to the late 1800s at the American University of Rome Dr. Romain Bonnet, PREWArAs Researcher and team member gives a lecture at the American University of Rome (AUR) and presents the case of “Regime Changes and Political Violence in France, 1789-1889”. The lecture

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Visit to the Archives Nationales in Paris, France

Visit to the Archives Nationales in Paris, France

Research trips

PREWArAs Researcher and team member Romain Bonnet focuses his research on the Jaunes (the “Yellows”, a French  independent labour Union) and on strike-breaking groups, both of them are significant examples of Armed Associations operating in France before the outbreak of WWI.

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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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