ERC Securing Europe, Fighting its enemies, 1815-1914


27 September 2017
Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Trippenhuis, Kloveniersburgwal Amsterdam

Call for participation: Master Class Global perspectives on security history in the nineteenth century


With the generous support of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Professor Beatrice de Graaf and Dr Ozan Ozavci organise a master class for PhD and Research MA students at the headquarters of the Royal Academy in Amsterdam on 27 September 2017.

The topic of the master class is ‘Global Perspectives on Security History the Nineteenth Century’. Professors Glenda Sluga (Sydney) and Beatrice de Graaf (Utrecht) will discuss economic and political aspects of European security thinking and shared perceptions of threats and interests, and corresponding practices in the aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars. The event will begin at 1pm and be followed by a reception at 4pm. Research Masters students and/or PhD candidates with an interest in international history and/or the history of security are invited to participate in the event.

For registration in the master class, please contact Ozan Ozavci ( and Susanne Keesman ( no later than 8 September 2017. Registration will be based on a first-come-first serve principle.

More information about the entire colloquium is available on the website of the KNAW. Students who would like to attend the entire programme can contact Susanne Keesman ( to discuss the possibilities.