The Aftermath of the First World War

The Aftermath of the First World War
Humanitarianism in the Mediterranean
International Conference
3-4 December 2019
Università di Milano – Dipartimento di Studi Storici
AULA CROCIERA ALTA DI GIURISPRUDENZA, VIA FESTA DEL PERDONO 7
Conveners and Contact: Johannes Paulmann paulmann@ieg-mainz.de, Silvia Salvatici silvia.salvatici@unimi.it
In Cooperation with: German Historical Institute Rome dhi-roma.it and Villa Vigoni-German Italian Centre for European Excellence villavigoni.eu
TUESDAY 3 DECEMBER
14.30-15.00
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Antonino De Francesco (Head of Department of Historical Studies, University of Milan)
Johannes Paulmann (Leibniz Institute of European History Mainz)
Silvia Salvatici (University of Milan)
15.00-16.00
Chair: Silvia Salvatici (University of Milan)
Davide Rodogno (Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva), Missions, Relief and Development: the shapes, purposes, and achievements of international humanitarianism in the aftermath of the First World War
Coffee break
16.30-18.30
I HUMANITARIAN MISSIONS
Chair: Martin Baumeister (German Historical Institute in Rome)
Philippe Bourmaud (Université Jean Moulin – Lyon 3) Protestant and Catholic relief operation in interwar Middle East
Marcella Pellegrino Sutcliffe (Institute of Education, UCL) Humanities activists and humanitarian aid: an Anglo-Italian network (1915-1922)
Miguel Bandeira Jeronimo (University of Coimbra) Educating empires: religious internationalisms and Africa in the 1920s
WEDNESDAY 4 DECEMBER
9.00-10.00
Chair: Christiane Liermann (Villa Vigoni, Italian-German Centre for Excellence)
Silvia Salvatici (University of Milan) Feeding the kids of the war enemy. Austrian children in post-war Italy
10.00-12.30
II HUMANITARIAN RELIEF
Chair: Esther Moeller (Leibniz Institute of European History Mainz)
Pol Dalmau (Leibniz Institute of European History Mainz) Protection, displacement and the politics of neutrality: Spanish humanitarianism in West Africa
Asya Darbinyan (Stockton University and Clark University) The Great War and Russian imperial humanitarianism: the case of Armenian refugees of war and genocide
Coffee break
Ruth Nattermann (Bundeswehr University Munich) Protagonists of humanitarianism. The Greek-Turkish population exchange in the mirror of international refugee politics and social relief work
Alex Dowdall (University of Manchester) The local dynamics of modern humanitarianism: refugees in the French Mediterranean, 1919-1939
Lunch
14.00-15.45
III HUMANITARIAN DEVELOPMENT
Chair: Johannes Paulmann (Leibniz Institute of European History)
Alexandros Makris (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens) Greek Welfare Ministry (1917-1922): provisional or permanent institution?
Elisabeth Kontogiorgi (Modern Greek History Research Centre of the Academy of Athens) Humanitarianism and economic intervention: public health improvement in Greece (1922-1930)
Sara Silverstein (University of Connecticut) The Little Health Entente and rural health in Yugoslavia: relief to development in post-imperial Europe
Coffee break
16.15-17.30
Laura Robson (Portland State University) Human capital? The finances of humanitarianism in the post-war Eastern Mediterranean
Daniel Maul (University of Oslo) The ILO’s early work for migrants and refugees in the Mediterranean
17.30-18.00
Concluding Remarks
Karène Sanchez (Leiden University)
Claudia Baldoli (University of Milan)

Author: Max

Share This Post On