Proposals should be no longer than 300 words in length and be accompanied by a short bio-note. Contributions will be peer evaluated, according to the significance of the topic, the importance of the contribution, and originality. Selected full manuscripts will appear in the conference proceedings to be published by the research group after the event. Papers presented at the conference and submitted for publication will be published in the official ISBN conference proceedings publication.
Europe has been shaping throughout wars and conflicts, which have affected the lives of individuals and communities. Although with variegated and sometimes contested results, Peace treaties have represented the major attempt to overcome conflicts and build on new basis the coexistence of the many European communities and countries.
The conference is aiming at exploring, approaching and reconsidering peace treaties and post wars recovery following two distinct approaches.
This Annual Interdisciplinary Conference is part of a project aiming at designing the European cultural route of Peace Treaties, as a way to promote peace and intercultural exchange among the European communities.
Head of Center for Advanced Studies in Tourism, Bologna University, Italy
Patrizia battilani has a degree in Economics and Management and a research doctorate in Political economy during which she spent 6 months at the London School of Economics as visiting student.
Since 2002, she is professor in Economic history at the University of Bologna. In July 2013 she developed research activities at the university of Sidney and in 2017-2018 at the University of Glasgow, as visiting scholar.
She works on Innovation in cultural tourism and she sits on the Advisory Board of the Journal of Tourism History (Taylor and Francis publisher). Since 2012 she has been Director of the Degree Programme in Tourism Economics of the University of Bologna. In October 2014, on the occasion of the Council of Europe Cultural Routes Annual Advisory Forum, she participated in the drafting of the Baku Declaration with respect to Cultural routes as drivers for sustainable social and economic development.
In addition she extensively publish on business history issues. Since 2014 she sits on the Scientific Board of the Postgraduate Master in Economics of cooperative enterprises at the University of Bologna.
Since 2018 she head the Cast, the Center for advanced studies in tourism of the Bologna University.
Lecturer in International Tourism Management, Coventry University (UK), & Research fellow at the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations, Coventry University (UK)
Expert in the relations between cultural heritage management and tourism for the promotion of intercultural dialogue, global understanding and peace. Researcher of the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations (Coventry University, UK) and Ambassador-at-large of the International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT, New York). He is also IIPT Special Envoy to Iran, where he founded the IIPT-Iran Chapter. He was adviser of the ASCIP Dante Alighieri’s executive board for activities of cultural diplomacy in Portugal. He has a long experience also as a consultant for public and private organisations in the context of tourism development based on cultural heritage and public participation. and he was observer member of the Portuguese Steering Committee for HERITY - World Organisation for the Certification of Quality Management of Cultural Heritage, recognised by UNESCO and UNWTO. He is author of several scientific and non-scientific articles and member of different scientific committees for the organisation of international scientific events worldwide. He served as international volunteer in the context of the European Volunteer Service, and then in several other campaigns in Serbia, Bosnia, Albania, Ecuador, Bangladesh and Iran, among others. He supports the UN Refugees Agency as well as UNICEF, and he belongs to the international UN Volunteers database, to serve in UN missions of Humanitarian Assistance and UN peacekeeping operation.
Senior research fellow of the Institute of History at the Research Centre for the Humanities (formerly RC of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences)
Professor Ferenc Tóth (1967) is a senior research fellow of the Institute of History at the Research Centre for the Humanities (formerly RC of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences). His research areas include the history of conflicts between Christianity and Islam (especially Turkish Wars in Hungary in 17th and 18th Centuries), the history of French-Hungarian Connections in the early modern Period (1664-1815), Hungarian orientalists during the 18th Century and the history of the activity of Hungarian agents in French service (for example François baron de Tott). He has published 25 books and over 200 studies including 'Ascension sociale et identité nationale. Intégration de l'immigration hongroise dans la société française au cours du XVIIIe siècle (1692-1815)', Budapest (Officina Hungarica IX), 2000, 'Saint-Gotthard 1664, Une bataille européenne', Panazol (Ed. Lavauzelle), 2007, 'Un diplomate militaire français en Europe orientale à la fin de l’ancien régime. François de Tott (1733-1793)', Istanbul (Editions Isis), 2011, he also published the memoirs of Baron de Tott in both French and Hungarian editions.
SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS
Please submit proposals, indicating type of presentation, to “Places of Peace: Making Europe throughout Peace Treaties - First Annual International Conference – by January 15th 2021. All submissions will be peer reviewed and acceptance/rejections is based on their relevance to the conference topics. Notification on acceptance will be sent by January 31st, 2020.
Patrizia Battilani, University of Bologna, Italy
Eduardo Basso, European Network of Places of Peace
Áurea Rodrigues, CIDEHUS, University of Évora, Portugal
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