XIXth and XXth Century History Review


CFP_Water, power, and politics

This special issue of “Contemporanea” will focus on the political dimensions of water in contemporary history. Water occupies an important place in environmental history scholarship. Water systems are central to the construction and reproduction of human societies and, therefore, shed light on issues ranging from modes of production to available technologies, from competition and control of natural systems to the role of institutions and administrative systems, and more.

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CFP: The counter-revolutionary response

Institutional strategies and social mobilization in nineteenth-century Europe.

Nothing would ever be the same after the French Revolution. The revolution transformed the lives of those who had raised the flags of political and social change in search of a new horizon. But it also transformed the world for all those who did not share that enthusiasm for an uncertain but hopeful future.

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The proposals (600 words maximum) accompanied by a brief (2-page max) CV should be sent by January 31, 2020 to the editors Laura Di Fiore ( and Pedro Rújula López ( along with a CC to the editorial secretary (

  • ISSN1127-3070
  • E-ISSN 2612-2235
  • Frequency three-monthly




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