Ozan Ozavci discusses what happens to the everyday lives of diplomats in a foreign capital when their respective governments turn from friends to foes.
Revisiting the Duke of Wellington: More liberal abroad than at home?
Beatrice de Graaf analyses the Duke of Wellington's apparent liberal duality. by contextualising his political views, de graaf reveals the many-sideness of the duke of wellington.
Culture and Sedition: Milan after Napoleon (1814-21)
Stefano Lissi explores the emergence of nationalism in Lombardy after Napoleon and highlights the diverse security strategies used by the Austrian authorities against subversive actors
Preaching neutrality for the Congo river: Where legal experts meet imperial powers
Joep Schenk explores how neutrality was a malleable concept and can be understood as a diplomatic tool.
The Futile Attempt to Limit Movement: The Gendarmerie in the 19th-century mid-sized German States
Zef Segal looks at nineteenth-century German society through the prism of law and order.
An Unexpected Threat
Filiz Yazicioglu, PhD candidate in History at Marmara University, discusses how the prevalent Greek culture in Ioannina proved to be a threat to Ottoman imperial security in the 19th century.
The European Project of Louis-Philippe, Duke of Orléans
Silvio Berardi, professor of History of International Relations discusses Louis-Philippe duke of Orléans and his European ambitions.
The Glancing Eye: Introducing the SHN
Erik de Lange introduces the Security History Network and explains the reason behind the design of the logo.
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
Security in times of plague and cholera
Constantin Ardeleanu details how, with the transportation revolution in the nineteenth century, infectious diseases travelled the world at an accelerated pace.