POST-WAR PERIODS IN 20TH CENTURY. EUROPE: 1919...1945...1989...

Conference in Trinity College, Dublin at the Institute for International Integration Studies (IIIS)



Friday, 21 October 2005

13:30-14:00: Registration

14:00-14:30: Welcome and Introduction. John Horne (Trinity College, Dublin)

14:30-16:00: Military demobilization and the transition to civilian politics. Chair: James McMillan, Edinburgh

Peter Romijn, Nederlands Instituut voor Oorlogsdocumentatie, Amsterdam Local government and post-war politics: a case-study of the Netherlands

Nicolas Werth, Institut d’Histoire du Temps Présent, Paris. Exiting war: Soviet veterans returning from Europe after 1945

16:00-16:30: Coffee

16:30-18:00: Reconstruction of society and the economic and social legacies of war. Chair: Henry Rousso, IHTP, Paris

Peter Apor, Central European University, Budapest Economic reconstruction in post-1945 Hungary: a case-study

Thomas Lindenberger, ZZF, Potsdam Correcting history? East Germany’s transformation and mixed feelings about West Germany’s post-fascist reconstruction

18:15: Dinner

Saturday, 22 October 2005

9:00-10:30: Geo-politics and demography. Chair: Dariusz Stola, ISP PAN, Warsaw

Pieter Lagrou, Université Libre de Bruxelles Population transfers and ethnic cleansing in post-war periods

Pertti Ahonen, University of Edinburgh Overcoming legacies of ethnic cleansing in post-World War II Europe

10:30-11:00: Coffee

11:00-12:30: Political and cultural demobilization. Chair: Stéphane Audoin-Rouzeau, EHESS, Paris

Martin Conway, Balliol College, Oxford Political demobilization after 1945: the making of a conservative democracy in Europe

John Horne, Trinity College, Dublin. Cultural demobilization after the First World War: comparative perspectives

12:30-14:00: Lunch

14:00-15:30: Transversal themes: gender, Europe and the wider world, historians and historiography. Chair: Mariuccia Salvati, Bologna

Stefan Berger, University of Manchester Historians and history-writing after the world wars

Laura Downs, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris The implications of gender for post-war periods and vice-versa

15:30-16:00: Coffee

16:00-18:00: Planning the PWP project: intellectual and financial strategies.

18.00-19.00: EURHISTXX Management Committee Meeting

21:00: Dinner

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