Workshop: Equal but Different? Interwar Internationalism and its Others, 18.10.2013, Bern

SNSF-Research Project: Human Rights, Women’s Movement and the League of Nations, Elife Biçer-Deveci and Edith Siegenthaler

Time: 18.10.2013
Venue: Universität Bern
Deadline/Registration: 05.08.2013

  • Workshop with Francisca de Haan, Central European University in Budapest and Daniel Laqua, Northumbria University (UK)

In the interwar period, many international organizations were founded, all of which were deeply rooted within the internationalist movement. These organizations tried to use the newly founded League of Nations as a platform to negotiate their concerns and requests. “Internationalism” as a concept structured debates and mediated between different actors. The concept of “internationalism” contained the ideal of equal actors cooperating for a better world. But in reality, the international sphere was not filled with equal partners but marked by inequalities and power relations. Read more and source …

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