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Presentation at the University of Chicago

Originally posted on Brian Sandberg: Historical Perspectives:
I am looking forward to presenting at the Early Modern and Mediterranean Worlds Workshop at the University of Chicago next week. Brian Sandberg, “Conversion, Confessional Politics, and Violence in the Final Stages of…

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Graduate Student Conference at the Newberry Library

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I am pleased that several of my former graduate students are participating in this week’s Multidisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, sponsored by the Center for Renaissance Studies at the Newberry Library. “The Center for…

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Graduate Conference on the Experience of Violence

Graduate students in History at Northern Illinois University may be interested in an upcoming conference on the history of violence.   Students who participated in my graduate reading seminar on HIST 640 Religious Violence, 1500 to Today during the Fall 2015 … Continue reading

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Wars of Religion: Past and Present

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I will be participating in an upcoming conference on Wars of Religion: Past and Present at Princeton University on 23-24 April 2015. The conference is organized by the Society of Fellows in the…

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Responding to Terrorism in Paris

Originally posted on Brian Sandberg: Historical Perspectives:
The director and fellows of the Institut d’Études Avancées de Paris—where I am currently serving as a Résident (Residential Fellow) during the 2014-2015 academic year—held a meeting in the aftermath of the attack…

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La Marche Républicaine in Paris

Originally posted on Brian Sandberg: Historical Perspectives:
Things have been rather crazy in Paris over the past week with the terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo, the shootings of police officers, the massive manhunt for the gunmen, and two police assaults…

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Summit on Sexual Violence

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A global summit is currently being held in London on the problem of sexual violence in warfare. The summit, entitled “The Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict,” is sponsored by the…

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