Tag: social movements

Raging Farmers: Rural Protest in Germany and Contemporary Europe

Presentation for the Laboratorio in Current Affairs (Prof. Stefano Cavazza) at Università di Bologna.

Protest and Social Movements in Contemporary History

Collaboratively written chapter for the open-access textbook The European Experience: A Multi-Perspective History of Modern Europe, 1500–2000. Introduction: Over the course of the twentieth century, protest and social movements changed dramatically. In the first half of the century, much of the European continent was embroiled in conflict between right- and left-wing movements that sought to…
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Review: Davey, Idealism Beyond Borders

Monograph reviewed for Social History, Vol. 43, No. 1 (2018), pp. 156-158. doi:10.1080/03071022.2017.1397367 Summary: Davey convincingly argues that tiers-mondisme and sans-frontiérisme were never so far apart as their advocates subsequently claimed, showing that they always shared key points of reference (the post-colonial third world, the Second World War) and even key practices (e.g. ‘speaking out’,…
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Review: Naples and Bickham Mendez, Border Politics

Volume reviewed for the Journal of Contemporary History, Vol. 52, No. 2 (2017), pp. 474-476. doi:10.1177/0022009416688182 Summary: This interdisciplinary volume weds social movement studies, which remains largely embedded in the social sciences, with border studies, a growing field with roots in geography, anthropology and women’s studies. The editors take an intersectional approach, looking at how…
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