20 de julho de 2011

Adolescent Ambassadors

March 23 - 24, 2012
Workshop at the GHI

German Historical Institute

Washington DC

Adolescent Ambassadors 
20th Century Youth Organizations and International Relations

This workshop seeks to add to the burgeoning historiography on non-state actors in international relations by focusing on youth and youth organizations. Parallel to the proliferation of inter- and transnational organizations around the turn of the century, Western scientists invented the concept of adolescence to demarcate an intermediate period between childhood and adulthood. The contention that adolescence was an unstable life phase, a developmental stage marked by extreme vitality and insecurity, persuaded policymakers across borders to establish domestic institutions designed to shape, educate, and improve an allegedly erratic youth. But...

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