Professor Glenda Sluga

Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, BA Melbourne MA Melbourne DPhil Sussex
Professor of International History
ARC Kathleen Fitzpatrick Laureate Fellow

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The University of Sydney

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Biographical details

Glenda Sluga has published widely on the cultural history of international relations, internationalism, the history of European nationalisms, sovereignty, identity, immigration and gender history. In 2013, she was awarded a five-year Australian Research Council Laureate Fellowship for "Inventing the International - the origins of globalisation". Her most recent book is Internationalism in the Age of Nationalism. She is currently completing an ARC-funded study of the Congress of Vienna. She is also editing with with Patricia Clavin and Sunil Amrith, a collection of essays on Histories of Internationalism (CUP, forthcoming); with Carolyn James and Giulia Calvi, a volume on Women, Diplomacy, and International Politics (Routledge, forthcoming); and special journal issues on 'Provincializing Europe' (with Jan Rueger, and Maurizio Isabella), and 'Global Liberalisms', with Tim Rowse. In 2002 she was awarded the Max Crawford Medal by the Australian Academy of the Humanities. In 2006 she was appointed a member of the International Scientific Committee for the History of UNESCO. In 2009 she was elected to the Australian Academy of the Humanities. In 2012 she won the inaugural Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Research Mentoring Award. In the past she has been a visiting fellow at the University of Vienna, Centre for History and Economics, and Charles Warren Centre, Harvard University, the Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme, Paris, the University of Bologna, Clare Hall, Cambridge University, Leiden University, the European University Institute, Monash University and the ANU.

Research interests

Professor Sluga's research interests include the history of internationalisms, intellectual history of the nation, American and British diplomatic history, the history of international relations, gender in European history, Australian immigration history, the history of human rights, cosmopolitanism and peacemaking.

Teaching and supervision

International History; European History (East and West); the history of nationalism; International Organizations; International Relations and Diplomacy; International Political Economy; Women and Gender History; Immigration; Global History; Political Thought since the Eighteenth Century.

Awards and honours

ARC Kathleen Fitzpatrick Laureate Fellowship 2014-2018

Founding member, International Scientific Committee for the History of UNESCO

Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities

Max Crawford Medal Australian Academy of the Humanities

Vaccari Trust Award for 'Bonegilla: A Place of No Hope'

In the media

Reviews of Professor Sluga's books and essays

Baji, T. 2014. Review of Sluga, Glenda, Internationalism in the Age of Nationalism.Cambridge Review of International Affairs 27: 395-397.

Imlay, T.C. 2014. Review of Sluga, Glenda, Internationalism in the Age of Nationalism. American Historical Review.

Coates, B. 2014. Review of Sluga, Glenda, Internationalism in the Age of Nationalism. H-Diplo, H-Net Reviews.

Forsythe, D.P. 2014 Taking Stock of Human Rights Today, Human Rights Review 15: 219-224.

Paisley, F. 2013.Review of Internationalism in the Age of Nationalism, Australasian Journal of American Studies 32(2): 83-85.

Peters, R.P. 2013.Review of Internationalism in the Age of Nationalism, Choice 51(4)

Morgan, E.L. 2013.Review of Internationalism in the Age of Nationalism, Cercles 69

Löhr, I. 2013. Review ofInternationalism in the Age of Nationalism,H-Soz-u-Kult

Laqua, D. 2008. Review of The Nation, Psychology, and International Politics, 1870–1919, Reviews in History 690

PhD and master's project opportunities

Selected grants

2013

  • Inventing the International; Sluga G; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Australian Laureate Fellowships (FL).
  • Sydney Intellectual History Network; Milam J, Aspromourgos A, Borghesi F, Caine B, Ferng J, Fitzmaurice A, Gaukroger S, Helbig D, Karalis V, Kerridge I, Macarthur D, Nassar D, Redding P, Sadurski W, Sevel M, Sluga G, Smith M, Waldow A, Walton K; DVC Research/Research Network Scheme (SyReNS).

2012

  • The Sydney Social Justice Project; Carney T, Celermajer D, Connell R, Freebody P, Goodwin S, Graycar R, Ivison D, Keane J, Kinley D, Meagher G, Schlosberg D, Sluga G, Tormey S; DVC Research/Research Network Scheme (SyReNS).
  • Global Sensibilities; Sluga G, Milam J, Gaukroger S, Caine B; University of Sydney/Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Research Cluster.
  • Global Sensibilities – The New History of Ideas; Blanshard A, Caine B, Celermajer D, Ferng J, Fitzmaurice A, Gatens M, Harmon C, Johnson M, Milam J, Sluga G, White S; Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences/FASS Collaborative Research Scheme.

2011

  • International Society; Sluga G; University of Sydney/Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Research Cluster.

2010

  • The International Society Research Cluster; Sluga G, Celermajer D, Barrett J, Epstein C, Horne J, Poulos M, Humphrey M; Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences/FASS Collaborative Research Scheme.
  • International Collaborative Workshop; Sluga G; Australian Academy of the Humanities/Research Support.
  • International History; Sluga G; DVC International/IPDF Grant.

2009

  • The International History of Cosmopolitanism and Nationalism, 1814-1822; Sluga G; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

2008

  • Nationalism, Cosmopolitanism and Gender at the Congress of Vienna; Sluga G; University of Sydney/Bridging Support.

2007

  • Cosmopolitanism: its practices and its pasts.; Caine B, Horne J, Sluga G; Australian Academy of the Humanities (AAH) & Academy of Social Sciences in Australia (ASSA)/Research Grant.

2005

  • Nation, Race, Rights and the New World Order, 1945-1966; Sluga G; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

2004

  • Nation, Race, and Human Rights after the Second World War: The United Nations, 1945-1966; Sluga G; DVC Research/Bridging Support Grant.

2003

  • Nation, Race, Rights and the New World Order, 1945-1966; Sluga G; DVC Research/Bridging Support Grant.
  • La Bella Liberta:Women,Freedom and the History of Italy c1800-1940; Sluga G, Caine B; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

2002

  • Nation, race and human rights after the second world war: the united nations 1945-1966; Sluga G; DVC Research/Bridging Support Grant.

2000

  • A history of the national self, national self-determination and liberal democratic citizenship, 1871-1938; Sluga G; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Large Research Grants (LRG).

Selected publications

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Books

  • Sluga, G. (2013). Internationalism in the Age of Nationalism. Philadelphia, USA: University of Pennsylvania Press.
  • Sluga, G. (2006). The Nation, Psychology, and International Politics, 1870-1919. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Sluga, G. (2001). The Problem of Trieste and the Italo-Yugoslav Border. United States: State University of New York Press.
  • Caine, B., Sluga, G. (2000). Gendering European History: 1780-1920. London, New York: Leicester University Press.
  • Sluga, G. (1988). Bonegilla: 'A Place of No Hope'. Melbourne: Melbourne University history monographs.

Book Chapters

  • Sluga, G. (2014). The Human Story of Development: Alva Myrdal at the UN, 1949-1955. In Marc Frey, Sonke Kunkel and Corinna R. Unger (Eds.), International Organizations and Development, 1945-1990, (pp. 46-74). London: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Sluga, G. (2013). 'Spectacular Feminism': The International History of Women, World Citizenship and Human Rights. In F. de Haan, M. Allen, J. Purvis & K Daskalova (Eds.), Women's Activism: Global Perspectives from the 1890s to the Present, (pp. 44-58). Oxon, UK: Routledge.
  • Sluga, G. (2012). Was the twentieth century the great age of internationalism? In Mark Finnane and Ian Donaldson (Eds.), Taking Stock: The Humanities in Australia, (pp. 189-215). Crawley, WA, Australia: UWA Publishing.
  • Sluga, G. (2011). René Cassin: Les droits de l'homme and the Universality of Human Rights, 1945-1966. In Stefan-Ludwig Hoffmann (Eds.), Human Rights in the Twentieth Century, (pp. 107-124). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Sluga, G. (2010). Rene Cassin: "Les Droits de l'homme" und die Geschichte der Menschenrechte, 1945-1966. In Stefan-Ludwig Hoffmann (Eds.), Moralpolitik: Geschichte der Menschenrechte im 20. Jahrhundert, (pp. 92-114). Germany: Wallstein Verlag.
  • Sluga, G. (2010). The Transformation of International Institutions: Global Shock as Cultural Shock. In Niall Ferguson, Charles S. Maier, Erez Manela, Daniel J Sargent (Eds.), The Shock of the Global: The 1970s in Perspective, (pp. 223-236). Cambridge: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press.
  • Sluga, G. (2009). The Aftermath of War. In Bosworth, R J B~ (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Fascism, (pp. 70-87). Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.
  • Sluga, G. (2005). Gender. In Finney, P (Eds.), Palgrave Advances in International History, (pp. 300-319). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Sluga, G. (2005). Nation. In Spongberg, Mary; Curthoys, Ann and Caine, Barbara (Eds.), Companion to Women's Historical Writing, (pp. 360-369). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Sluga, G. (2005). National Sovereignty and Female Equality: Gender, Peacemaking and the New World Orders of 1919 and 1945. In Jennifer A. Davy, Karen Hagemann, Ute Katzel (Eds.), Frieden - Gewalt - Geschlecht, (pp. 166-183). Essen: Klartext Verlag.
  • Sluga, G. (2004). Masculinities, Nations, And The New World Order: Peacemaking And Nationality In Britain, France And The United States After The First World War. In Stefan Dudink, Karen Hagemann, John Tosh (Eds.), Masculinities in Politics and War: Gendering Modern History, (pp. 238-254). Manchester: Manchester University Press.
  • Sluga, G. (2004). The Nation And The Comparative Imagination. In D. Cohen & M. O'Connor (Eds.), Comparison and History: Europe in cross-national Perspectives, (pp. 103-114). New York: Nicholson Museum, University of Sydney.
  • Sluga, G. (2004). Whose history? In Stuart Macintyre (Eds.), The Historian's Conscience, (pp. 126-138). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press.
  • Sluga, G. (2003). L'italianità e fascismo: alieni, allogeni, ed assimilazione. In Marina Cattaruzza (Eds.), Nazionalismi di frontiera: Identità contrapposte sull'Adriatico nord-orientale 1850-1950, (pp. 171-172). Italy: Rubbettino Editore.

Journals

  • Sluga, G. (2014). 'Add Women and Stir': Gender and the History of International Politics. Humanities Australia, 5, 65-72.
  • Sluga, G. (2014). Internationalism in the age of nationalism. Agora, 49(1), 23-29.
  • Sluga, G. (2014). Madame de Stael and the Transformation of European Politics, 1812-1817. International History Review.
  • Sluga, G. (2011). Editorial - the transnational history of international institutions. Journal of Global History, 6(2), 219-222. [More Information]
  • Sluga, G., Horne, J. (2010). Cosmopolitanism: Its Pasts and Practices. Journal of World History, 21(3), 369-373.
  • Sluga, G. (2010). Imagining Internationalism. Arts: the Proceedings of the Sydney University Arts Association, 32, 55-68.
  • Darian-Smith, K., McLeod, J., Sluga, G. (2010). Philanthropy and Public Culture: The influence and legacies of the Carnegie Corporation of New York in Australia. Dialogue (Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia), 29(2), 85-90.
  • Sluga, G. (2010). UNESCO and the (One) World of Julian Huxley. Journal of World History, 21(3), 393-418. [More Information]
  • Sluga, G. (2009). A Short History of the Study of Nationalism. European Studies Newsletter, 39(1), 37-43.
  • Sluga, G. (2009). Passions, patriotism and nationalism, and Germaine de Stael. Nations and Nationalism, 15(2), 299-318.
  • Amrith, S., Sluga, G. (2008). New Histories of the United Nations. Journal of World History, 19(3), 251-274.
  • Sluga, G. (2007). Book review: Connected Worlds: History in Transnational Perspective; Marilyn Lake and Ann Curthoys (eds.). Australian Historical Studies, 38(129), 169-170.
  • Horne, J., Sluga, G., Caine, B. (2007). Cosmopolitanism. Its Past and Practices. Dialogue (Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia), 26(3), 79-82.
  • Sluga, G. (2007). Proclaiming Sovereignty: Glenda Sluga Reviews 'The Declaration of Independence: A Global History. Harvard International Review, xxix (i), 76-77.
  • Sluga, G. (2006). Review of Claudio Alfiero, Oltre nazionalismo. Austrian History Yearbook, 37, 216-217.
  • Sluga, G. (2005). History in Exile: Memory and Identity at the Borders of the Balkans By Pamela Ballinger. Journal of Modern History, 77(2), 503-505.
  • Sluga, G. (2005). What is national self-determination? Nationality and psychology during the apogee of nationalism. Nations and Nationalism, 11(1), 1-20.
  • Sluga, G. (2004). "Authentic Hybrids" in the Balkan Borderlands - Reply. Current Anthropology, 45(1), 54-55.
  • Sluga, G. (2003). Gender and the Nation: Madame de Stael or Italy. Women's Writing, 10(2), 241-251.
  • Sluga, G. (2002). Narrating Difference and Defining the Nation in Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century 'Western' Europe. European Review of History, 9(2), 183-197.
  • Sluga, G. (2001). Bodies, souls and sovereignty The Austro-Hungarian empire and the legitimacy of nations. Ethnicities, 1, 207-232.
  • Sluga, G. (2001). The Patron State: Culture and Politics in Fascist Italy. Journal of Modern History, 72, 1046-1048.

Conferences

  • Sluga, G. (2007). Introduction: D'une société des esprits à la création de l'UNESCO. 60 ans d'histoire de l'UNESCO, Fontenoy, Paris: UNESCO.

Magazine / Newspaper Articles

  • Sluga, G. (2006). We are the Multitudes, Review of Amartya Sen, Identity and Violence. Sydney Morning Herald.

2014

  • Sluga, G. (2014). 'Add Women and Stir': Gender and the History of International Politics. Humanities Australia, 5, 65-72.
  • Sluga, G. (2014). Internationalism in the age of nationalism. Agora, 49(1), 23-29.
  • Sluga, G. (2014). Madame de Stael and the Transformation of European Politics, 1812-1817. International History Review.
  • Sluga, G. (2014). The Human Story of Development: Alva Myrdal at the UN, 1949-1955. In Marc Frey, Sonke Kunkel and Corinna R. Unger (Eds.), International Organizations and Development, 1945-1990, (pp. 46-74). London: Palgrave Macmillan.

2013

  • Sluga, G. (2013). 'Spectacular Feminism': The International History of Women, World Citizenship and Human Rights. In F. de Haan, M. Allen, J. Purvis & K Daskalova (Eds.), Women's Activism: Global Perspectives from the 1890s to the Present, (pp. 44-58). Oxon, UK: Routledge.
  • Sluga, G. (2013). Internationalism in the Age of Nationalism. Philadelphia, USA: University of Pennsylvania Press.

2012

  • Sluga, G. (2012). Was the twentieth century the great age of internationalism? In Mark Finnane and Ian Donaldson (Eds.), Taking Stock: The Humanities in Australia, (pp. 189-215). Crawley, WA, Australia: UWA Publishing.

2011

  • Sluga, G. (2011). Editorial - the transnational history of international institutions. Journal of Global History, 6(2), 219-222. [More Information]
  • Sluga, G. (2011). René Cassin: Les droits de l'homme and the Universality of Human Rights, 1945-1966. In Stefan-Ludwig Hoffmann (Eds.), Human Rights in the Twentieth Century, (pp. 107-124). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

2010

  • Sluga, G., Horne, J. (2010). Cosmopolitanism: Its Pasts and Practices. Journal of World History, 21(3), 369-373.
  • Sluga, G. (2010). Imagining Internationalism. Arts: the Proceedings of the Sydney University Arts Association, 32, 55-68.
  • Darian-Smith, K., McLeod, J., Sluga, G. (2010). Philanthropy and Public Culture: The influence and legacies of the Carnegie Corporation of New York in Australia. Dialogue (Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia), 29(2), 85-90.
  • Sluga, G. (2010). Rene Cassin: "Les Droits de l'homme" und die Geschichte der Menschenrechte, 1945-1966. In Stefan-Ludwig Hoffmann (Eds.), Moralpolitik: Geschichte der Menschenrechte im 20. Jahrhundert, (pp. 92-114). Germany: Wallstein Verlag.
  • Sluga, G. (2010). The Transformation of International Institutions: Global Shock as Cultural Shock. In Niall Ferguson, Charles S. Maier, Erez Manela, Daniel J Sargent (Eds.), The Shock of the Global: The 1970s in Perspective, (pp. 223-236). Cambridge: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press.
  • Sluga, G. (2010). UNESCO and the (One) World of Julian Huxley. Journal of World History, 21(3), 393-418. [More Information]

2009

  • Sluga, G. (2009). A Short History of the Study of Nationalism. European Studies Newsletter, 39(1), 37-43.
  • Sluga, G. (2009). Passions, patriotism and nationalism, and Germaine de Stael. Nations and Nationalism, 15(2), 299-318.
  • Sluga, G. (2009). The Aftermath of War. In Bosworth, R J B~ (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Fascism, (pp. 70-87). Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.

2008

  • Amrith, S., Sluga, G. (2008). New Histories of the United Nations. Journal of World History, 19(3), 251-274.

2007

  • Sluga, G. (2007). Book review: Connected Worlds: History in Transnational Perspective; Marilyn Lake and Ann Curthoys (eds.). Australian Historical Studies, 38(129), 169-170.
  • Horne, J., Sluga, G., Caine, B. (2007). Cosmopolitanism. Its Past and Practices. Dialogue (Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia), 26(3), 79-82.
  • Sluga, G. (2007). Introduction: D'une société des esprits à la création de l'UNESCO. 60 ans d'histoire de l'UNESCO, Fontenoy, Paris: UNESCO.
  • Sluga, G. (2007). Proclaiming Sovereignty: Glenda Sluga Reviews 'The Declaration of Independence: A Global History. Harvard International Review, xxix (i), 76-77.

2006

  • Sluga, G. (2006). Review of Claudio Alfiero, Oltre nazionalismo. Austrian History Yearbook, 37, 216-217.
  • Sluga, G. (2006). The Nation, Psychology, and International Politics, 1870-1919. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Sluga, G. (2006). We are the Multitudes, Review of Amartya Sen, Identity and Violence. Sydney Morning Herald.

2005

  • Sluga, G. (2005). Gender. In Finney, P (Eds.), Palgrave Advances in International History, (pp. 300-319). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Sluga, G. (2005). History in Exile: Memory and Identity at the Borders of the Balkans By Pamela Ballinger. Journal of Modern History, 77(2), 503-505.
  • Sluga, G. (2005). Nation. In Spongberg, Mary; Curthoys, Ann and Caine, Barbara (Eds.), Companion to Women's Historical Writing, (pp. 360-369). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Sluga, G. (2005). National Sovereignty and Female Equality: Gender, Peacemaking and the New World Orders of 1919 and 1945. In Jennifer A. Davy, Karen Hagemann, Ute Katzel (Eds.), Frieden - Gewalt - Geschlecht, (pp. 166-183). Essen: Klartext Verlag.
  • Sluga, G. (2005). What is national self-determination? Nationality and psychology during the apogee of nationalism. Nations and Nationalism, 11(1), 1-20.

2004

  • Sluga, G. (2004). "Authentic Hybrids" in the Balkan Borderlands - Reply. Current Anthropology, 45(1), 54-55.
  • Sluga, G. (2004). Masculinities, Nations, And The New World Order: Peacemaking And Nationality In Britain, France And The United States After The First World War. In Stefan Dudink, Karen Hagemann, John Tosh (Eds.), Masculinities in Politics and War: Gendering Modern History, (pp. 238-254). Manchester: Manchester University Press.
  • Sluga, G. (2004). The Nation And The Comparative Imagination. In D. Cohen & M. O'Connor (Eds.), Comparison and History: Europe in cross-national Perspectives, (pp. 103-114). New York: Nicholson Museum, University of Sydney.
  • Sluga, G. (2004). Whose history? In Stuart Macintyre (Eds.), The Historian's Conscience, (pp. 126-138). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press.

2003

  • Sluga, G. (2003). Gender and the Nation: Madame de Stael or Italy. Women's Writing, 10(2), 241-251.
  • Sluga, G. (2003). L'italianità e fascismo: alieni, allogeni, ed assimilazione. In Marina Cattaruzza (Eds.), Nazionalismi di frontiera: Identità contrapposte sull'Adriatico nord-orientale 1850-1950, (pp. 171-172). Italy: Rubbettino Editore.

2002

  • Sluga, G. (2002). Narrating Difference and Defining the Nation in Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century 'Western' Europe. European Review of History, 9(2), 183-197.

2001

  • Sluga, G. (2001). Bodies, souls and sovereignty The Austro-Hungarian empire and the legitimacy of nations. Ethnicities, 1, 207-232.
  • Sluga, G. (2001). The Patron State: Culture and Politics in Fascist Italy. Journal of Modern History, 72, 1046-1048.
  • Sluga, G. (2001). The Problem of Trieste and the Italo-Yugoslav Border. United States: State University of New York Press.

2000

  • Caine, B., Sluga, G. (2000). Gendering European History: 1780-1920. London, New York: Leicester University Press.

1988

  • Sluga, G. (1988). Bonegilla: 'A Place of No Hope'. Melbourne: Melbourne University history monographs.

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