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Dominique Reill (University of Miami) has published extensively on the history of multidimensional understandings of identifications in Europe. In this lecture she will focus on the Habsburg mayor of New York – Fiorello LaGuardia.

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Date 3 June 2019
Time 17:00 - 19:00

Dominique Reill, Associate Professor at the University of Miami in Florida, specializes in Modern European history with particular emphases on dynamics of regionalism and nationalism, the Nineteenth Century, Italy, and the Balkans, as well as cultural and intellectual history. She received her Ph.D. from Columbia University in 2007. Reill has published extensively on the history of multidimensional understandings of identifications in Europe, most importantly Nationalists Who Feared the Nation: Adriatic Multi-Nationalism in Habsburg Dalmatia, Trieste, and Venice (Stanford UP, 2012). Currently, Reill is finishing a new book that looks at the fascinating case of a centuries-old city-state’s resistance to President Woodrow Wilson’s plans for a Versailles-determined order of European nation-states. Her newest project focuses on The Habsburg mayor of New York – Fiorello LaGuardia.

VENUE: Room F 2.11 B Bushuis, Kloveniersburgwal 48, Amsterdam