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The Question of Questions: The Problem of Statelessness in International History, 1921-1961
This dissertation provides an intellectual history of statelessness from the First World War to the Cold War. Statelessness arose as a distinctive legal and bureaucratic category after 1921. In the following decades, lawyers ...
Learning Ennobles: Study Abroad, Renaissance Humanism, and the Transformation of the Polish Nation in the Republic of Letters, 1517-1605
My dissertation examines how study abroad transformed education and society in early modern Europe. My works centers on Poland, a region often considered peripheral by contemporaries and scholars alike. Through combining ...
Between the Arctic & the Adriatic: Polar Exploration, Science & Empire in the Habsburg Monarchy
Exploration was a defining aspect of how European societies encountered and established relations with the wider world. It set the stage for worldwide empires and laid the foundations for understandings of planetary ...