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Rebecca Shriver: ‘Birthing a Peaceful Political Order: Gender and the European Idea, 1919-1933’

The Modern History Reading Group and the Centre for Peace History are pleased to invite you for the first of a series of talks in the autumn term.

On Thursday, 8 October 2015, Rebecca Shriver will speak about:

‘Birthing a Peaceful Political Order: Gender and the European Idea, 1919-1933’

In her talk, she will outline some of the networks of German, French and eventually also British anti-war advocates who promoted integration after the First World War, and discuss how gender factored into their ideas for creating a European polity.

Rebecca Shriver is a PhD-candidate at Florida State University at Tallahassee. She has published a chapter on ‘Women, Pacifism, and the Pan-European Union’ in Isabel Valente (ed.), Pela Paz! For Peace! Pour la Paix! (1849-1939), Bruxelles. Bern. Berlin: Peter Lang, 2014

Venue and time: Room G.03, Jessop West, Thursday 8 October, 4.15pm.

Everyone is welcome!