Laura Borgese


CALL FOR PAPERS – Religion and Welfare in the European Borderlands from the Late 19th Century to the Present

The ERC SOCIOBORD and “Who cares in Europe?” Cost Action’s conference During the last two decades one can observe a growing research interest in the role of religion in past and present developments of modern welfare regimes. By going beyond the limitations of the secularization and modernization theses embedded in earlier investigations into the histories […]

Professor Laura L. Downs gives a lecture in the framework of the HEC Department Colloquia.

9 February 2022 – 5 pm, Via zoom  This paper briefly presents the main overarching themes and questions that drive the Sociobord ERC project. It then explores several thorny methodological challenges that have arisen along the way, grounding the discussion in concrete elements of the PI’s own research on the Northeastern Adriatic borderlands, 1890s-1950s To […]