An invitation for paper proposals for the Security History Network's upcoming conference in April 2022: Towards a Brave New World - Rebuilding Europe after Napoleon
Conference: Rebuilding Europe after Napoleon
International Virtual Conference (8-9 April 2022) exploring how the European Powers developed a new system of collective security immediately after the Napoleonic Wars
The Great Illusion, Stefano Lissi
The Great Illusion: Blueprints of Collaboration between Revolutions in Italy and Germany (1848). Lissi analyses two episodes and their role in two revolutions.
Dangerous Gifts by Ozan Ozavci
Ozan Ozavci offers the first genealogical analysis of western interventionism in the Levant whilst freeing the Eastern Question from the monopoly of Great Power politics
The Sino-Japanese War by Seo-Hyun Park
Seo-Hyun Park characterizes the clash between China and Japan in the late nineteenth century as part of a series of militarized crises involving multiple stakeholders.
The Napoleonic Wars by Alexander Mikaberidze
In this far-ranging work, Alexander Mikaberidze argues that the Napoleonic Wars can only be fully understood with an international context in mind.
Fighting Terror After Napoleon by Beatrice de Graaf
Beatrice de Graaf writes of Europe's transition from concluding a war to consolidating a new order. After 26 years of revolutionary upheavals, the victorious powers craved stability.
Neutrality, restoration and restraint: The Congress system at work after 1815 by Maartje Abbenhuis
Maartje Abbenhuis offers the opening chapter to Broers & Caiani's edited volume 1 which addresses the key questions and controversies of Napoleonic history, from a national and international perspective.
Sailors versus steamers
Joep Schenk explores how the introduction of steam-powered boats brought fear of unemployment to local sailors and the role of the Central Commission for the Navigation of the Rhine
The Congress of Vienna as a Missed Opportunity by Matthijs Lok
Matthijs Lok presents an alternative vision of post-revolutionary conservative Europeanism, not as a local or national reaction to the universalism of Enlightenment and Revolution, but as a ‘counter-revolutionary international’ of ‘conservative cosmopolitanism’