International colloquium-workshop 15 june 2017: "New perspectives on the secularization of funerary culture in 19th- and 20th-century Europe."

The celebration of the key human rites of passage without church ceremony was a major theme of the 19th-century ‘culture wars’ between anticlerical forces and religious authorities across Europe.

Call for Papers: Subaltern political knowledges, ca. 1770- ca. 1950 (University of Antwerp, 18-20 October 2017)

During the last decades, political historians have increasingly focused on the evolution of political consciousness among the “common people” during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. In that process they have often made use of all-encompassing notions such as politicization, democratization and nationalization.