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Durham University

School of Government & International Affairs


Britain as a Home of European Liberty in the 19th and 20th centuries

17th September 2019, 09:00 to 15:30, Collier Room, St. Hild and St. Bede College, Durham University

Second day of the two-day international workshop.

Tuesday 17 September
9:00 – 10:30 Session 3
Georgios Giannakopoulos (Durham): The Eastern Question and British conceptions of Liberty
Tomohito Baji (Tokyo): Europe, the British Commonwealth and Liberty in interwar Britain: A Burkean Moment?
Commentator: Dina Gusejnova (LSE)
10:30-10:45 Coffee break
10:45- 12:45 Session 4
Alex Middleton (Oxford): Austrian rule and the Liberal mind, 1848-1867
Laura C. Forster (KCL): The Paris Commune in Britain, 1871-1914
Lara Green (Northumbria): Against such a Government everything is permitted’: Émigré
Russian Revolutionary Terrorist Propaganda Publishing Operations in Britain, 1890-1914
Commentator: Eugenio Biagini (Cambridge)
12:45-1:30 Lunch Break
1:30 – 3:00 Session 5
Anne Schult (NYU) Robert Réné Kuczynski and debates on demography/population measuring in interwar Britain
Jeanne Morefield (Birmingham): Empire of Women: Britain, Anti-Trafficking, and the Birth of the Liberal World Order, 1919-1933
Commentator: Daniel Laqua (Northumbria)
3:00 – 3:30 Session 6
Concluding Remarks by Eugenio Biagini followed by discussion.

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