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  Speech by Erkki Tuomioja at ICD Berlin Economic Forum 10.3.2017 A significant part and maybe even a majority of all conflicts have economic and social causes. Social discrimination and unequal access to economic resources are also at work in most ethnic, religious and other conflicts where...

  On Monday 20 February, Historians without Borders and the Swedish Institute of International Affairs (SIIA) organised a seminar on “Politics and History - What Should be the Role of Politicians Dealing with History?” Professor Timothy Garton Ash delivered a keynote speech followed by a panel...

  Historians without Borders in Finland hosted on January 30th in Königstedt Manor, near Helsinki, a meeting with five Russian and five Ukrainian well-known historians to discuss issues of history under the heading Analyzing the 20th Century in Ukrainian and Russian historiography today. On Sunday evening...

Historians without Borders in Finland, our Finnish NGO founded in June 2015, now has more than 300 members. The international network for which we are acting as the secretariat keeps growing. After our conference in May 2016 we have had meetings with historians in Vienna, ...

  Already when slavery was abolished in Great Britain in 1833, reparations were paid. The British state considered that the slave owners had to be compensated in some way for the brutal fact that they lost part of their property, which in this case consisted of...

  While visiting Berlin during the meeting of our Coordinating Committee, we also had the opportunity to speak with German historians at the Embassy. 11 local historians from different German and Danish universities took part in the event. At the meeting all the attendees also had...

  At our conference ‘Historians without Borders: The Use and Abuse of History in Conflicts’ the International Network of Historians without Borders was established and a Coordinating Committee was appointed to lead its work. The members of the first Coordinating Committee of HWB are Prof. Jan...