Sponsored by Centre for Modern History, City, the University of London and The University of Naples “Orientale”.
The aim of the seminars is to interrogate the history of the federal idea in a global perspective, putting together interventions from leading scholars whose work focuses on different parts of the world to reveal the varying interpretations of federalism in the twentieth century and the idea’s relevance to contemporary political debates.
Chair: Dr Or Rosenboim, Director of the Centre for Modern History
- Federation and Empire - Expansionist Affinity or Irreconcilable Dichotomy?
Speaker: Eva Marlene Hausteiner, Acting Professor of Political Theory and Intellectual History, University of Greifswald
- Cantonization or partition? Hebraic Mediterranean or a Jewish State? Zionist intellectuals between Imperial Federalism and Fascism
Speaker: Arie Dubnov, Associate Professor, Department of History, Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, George Washington University
- The Resilience of the Imperial Centre: Federalism in Republican China as a Missed Opportunity
Speaker: Federico Brusadelli, Lecturer, University of Naples L’Orientale
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