CfP: Global War, Global Connections, Global Moments

10.11.2017

A century after the First World War, this conference wants to reflect on international relations and entanglements during the global conflict.
The aim is to bring together an international group of scholars working on transnational and international fields and aspects of the war, such as diplomacy, rivalry between war partners, secret diplomacy or commemoration.

Core topics:
- International Relations
- Cooperation and Rivalry between War Partners
- Alliances
- Networks, NGOs, Red Cross, Transnational companies
- Visions of Post-War Future, Peace and Order
- Transition from War to Peace (Global War, Local Peace)
- Global War - Global Actors – Local Actors
- Commemoration (transnational)
- Revolutions, Ruptures and Turning Points
- Knowledge transfer, secret diplomacy and intelligence services

Confirmed keynote speakers are Prof. Dr. Maartje Abbenhuis (University of Auckland, New Zealand) and Prof. Dr. Fischer-Tiné (ETH Zurich, Switzerland).

Please send an abstract of 300 – 400 words until 10th November 2017 to the following email: global.war.conference@gmail.com.

Part of the conference is also a workshop for PhD students and early career scholars.

Event organizer: 
Thomas Schmutz (University of Zurich/Newcastle) and Gwendal Piégais (Université de Bretagne Occidentale, Brest)
Contact
Thomas Schmutz
Venue
Historisches Seminar, Universität Zürich
Karl-Schmitt-Strasse 4
8006
Zürich
Zurich
Cost information
Event cost: 
0.00 CHF