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French International Thought and the Birth of the Twentieth Century World Order

Peter Jackson is Professor of Global Security at the University of Glasgow and Executive Director of the Scottish Council on Global Affairs. He is also Principal Investigator for the ARHC-funded project ‘The Weight of the Past in Franco-British Relations since 1815.’ He is co-editor (with Will Mulligan and Glenda Sluga) of Peacemaking and International Order after World War I (forthcoming, CUP, 2022). His two most recent monographs are Beyond the Balance of Power: France and the Politics of National Security in the Era of the First World War (CUP, 2014) and La France et la menace Nazie. Renseignement et politique, 1933–1939 (Nouveau monde, 2017). 


The Right to Rebel: History and Universality in the Political Thought of the Algerian Revolution.

Emma Stone Mackinnon is an assistant professor of history at the University of Cambridge and a fellow of Emmanuel College. Her work focuses on twentieth century political thought and histories of human rights and humanitarianism. Her writing has been published in Political Theory, Humanity, and several edited volumes. This talk draws on material from her book manuscript in preparation.


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