“Towards a Brave New world” Rebuilding Europe after Napoleon 1815-1853

8th-9th April 2022

The aim of this virtual conference is to build on recent historiographical work and explore how the European Powers in the years immediately after end of the Napoleonic Wars in 1815 (up until the Crimean War) transformed the norms of interstate relations, developed a new system of collective security and laid the foundation for transnational police networks.

The conference will be held virtually, on the Zoom platform, by Louisiana State University Shreveport and University of Utrecht. It will be free and open to the registered participants.


Prof. Dr. Glenda Sluga
University of Sydney /
European Institute Florence

Prof. Dr. Elise Wirtschafter
California State Polytechnic University

Dr. Evangelos (Aggelis) Zarokostas
University of Ioannina, Greece


Conference committee

Prof. dr. Beatrice de Graaf
University of Utrecht
Dr. Alexander Mikaberidze
Louisiana State University – Shreveport

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