CALL FOR PAPERS: Recovering Europe’s Parliamentary Culture, 1500-1700: Concepts, Methods, Approaches

Political consultative assemblies, common in late medieval monarchies throughout Europe, faced transformative changes between 1500 and 1700. Parliaments, States, Estates, Diets, Cortes varied tremendously in their organization, customs, and functions. Yet they shared a transnational inheritance of ideas and methods of deliberation, consultation and representation that added up to a common European tradition. The interdisciplinary…



Memory and Identity in Europe: Presence and Future

Does a common European culture of remembrance exist? Is it possible to create one narrative about the history of Europe? With these questions in mind, the European Network Remembrance and Solidarity invites institutions and organisations dealing with 20th-century history and history education to gather at the 9th European Remembrance Symposium. The main goal of the…



Beyond the Lens – The Polish Community from South London

Since Poland’s accession to the European Union in May 2004, Poles have become the largest foreign-born population in the UK. But what does the British public know about them, apart from the pre-conception that they are good workers? They are of course much more than that. They are doctors, engineers, artists, scientists and academics. Their…



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