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Gendering Peace in Europe, 1914-1945

During and after the First World War, blueprints for peace and a non-violent reordering of society permeated all countries in Europe. They were political, artistic and practical responses to the experience of total war, based on a wide array of different political and religious...
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Birthing a Peaceful Political Order: Gender and the European Idea, 1919-1933

Rebecca Shriver (Florida State University at Tallahassee) 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...
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Narratives of Peace, 1854-1914

Keynote speakers Professor Anthony Howe (University of East Anglia) ‘Richard Cobden and the Problem of War’ Dr Wendy E. Chmielewski (Swarthmore College Peace Collection, Pennsylvania) ‘Sisters of the Olive Leaf: Women and the British Peace Movement at...
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