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Layers and Connections of the Political - Day 1

June 14, 2021 at 9:54



"Layers and Connections of the Political"

International Conference of the Association for Political History

14-25 June 2021 - Luiss Guido Carli University Rome, Italy

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Monday, 14th June


Session 1 - 9.00-10.30 CET (Webex)

Roundtable – Layers and Connections of the Political


  • Henk te Velde (Leiden University)


  • Giovanni Orsina (Luiss)


  • Hagen Schulz-Forberg (Aarhus University)
  • Marnix Beyen (University of Antwerp)
  • Irene Hermann (University of Geneva)


Session 2 – 10.30-12.00 CET (Webex)

Panel – Revolution and the language of feelings in Italy: from Mazzini to 1970s terrorism


  • Henk te Velde (Leiden University)


  • Paolo Pombeni (Università di Bologna)


  • Arianna Arisi Rota (Università degli Studi di Pavia)

Collateral Effects. Emotional and Material Costs for Political Engagement in Mazzini’s and Garibaldi’s Followers

  •  Giovanni Mario Ceci (Università degli studi Roma Tre)

The “True Believers” of the Revolution: Italian Left-wing Terrorists during the Seventie

  • Andrea Guiso (Università degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza)

“A class struggle fought within ourselves”. War and revolution in the moral world of Italian communists during the early years of the Cold War

  •  Elena Papadia (Università degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza)

Becoming “sovversivi”: how personal suffering and compassion inspire the choice to be a revolutionary


Session 3 - 14.00-16.00 CET (Webex)

APH Forum for young scholars on "Concepts"


  • Hagen Schulz-Forberg (Aarhus University)
  • Henk te Velde (Leiden University)


  • Cíntia Martins (FCSH-UNL) and Pedro Ponte e Sousa (FCSH-UNL)

Globalization as process and foreign policy as agency? The agent-structure debate and ‘policy’ versus ‘process’ approaches to the history-globalization nexus

  • Luka Nikolić (Charles University) and Igor Milić (University of Trento)

            'Frenmity' as a Political Concept

  • Alessandra Antonella Rita Maglie (UniTo)

Towards a “bourgeois” ethics. Liberalism, conservatism and communitarianism in Deirdre McCloskey’s work