Call for Papers - Symposium on Political Violence in Modern Europe

Call for Papers - Symposium on Political Violence in Modern Europe
Friday 17 February 2023

Event date: 30 June 2023, Australian National University, Canberra

Political violence in twentieth-century Europe has taken a wide variety of forms, ranging from militant protest to urban terrorism and police violence. This symposium seeks to bring together scholars working on the history and memory of political violence in twentieth century Europe to examine its history, representation and memory. The symposium on political violence will run in conjunction with the Australasian Association of European History and is funded by the Australian Research Council (DP2000102623).


Twenty-minute papers on the theme of political violence in Modern Europe are invited for the symposium. Themes may include but are not limited to:


  • Terrorism and other forms of political violence
  • Militant protest
  • Gender and political violence
  • The Politics of victimhood
  • Memory of political violence
  • Police violence
  • Political violence as depicted in the media.

The AAEH conference website is here:

Participants at the AAEH conference are invited to participate in the symposium on the same basis as other panels at the AAEH.

Paper proposals should be 20 minutes and sent to by 3 March 2023.




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