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  • Unity is Strength: 120 Years of the General Federation of Trade Unions

    30 March 2019

    Unity is Strength: 120 Years of the General Federation of Trade Unions

    2019 will mark the 120th anniversary of the formation of the General Federation of Trade Unions (GFTU). A conference will be held in Manchester to reflect on its history and prospects.

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  • The global challenge of peace: 1919 as a contested threshold to a new world order

    17 May 2019

    The global challenge of peace: 1919 as a contested threshold to a new world order

    This conference will scrutinize the events of 1919 from below: the global underside of the Wilsonian moment. During 1919 the Great Powers redrew the map of the world with the Treaties of Paris and established the League of Nations intending to prevent future war. Yet what is often missed is that 1919 was a complex threshold between war and peace that was contested by a variety of social and political forces and that that contestation like the war itself had a global scale.

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