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Manchester Jewry and refugees, 1933–1937
Bill Williams

years old aspiration’.48 It functioned as part of an international organisation in its own right, linked by formal channels of communication and by personal contacts with continental lodges, particularly those in Germany. Its members offered hospitality to German-Jewish students. In July 1931 a Manchester sister brought back greetings from a women’s lodge she had visited in Carlsbad.49 The sisters of the lodge saw themselves, perhaps, as a Jewish segment of a wider movement of self- assertion by intellectual women of progressive and liberal inclinations; the

in ‘Jews and other foreigners’
Peter Murray and Maria Feeney

increasingly to Paris to work with international organisations’ (Vaizey 1986: 123–​124). This inserted him into the personal and professional network that had developed around the close working links between leading US private foundations and the OEEC. An Office for Scientific and Technical Personnel (OSTP) established within OEEC in the wake of the October 1957 launch of the first Sputnik satellite by the Soviet Union had become the driving force behind a push not only to increase the supply of scientists and technologists but also to secure recognition among policy

in Church, state and social science in Ireland
Willem Frijhoff

Rome. The religious orders, in particular the Jesuits, could rely upon their own international organisation and its huge infrastructure. The important humanities colleges at Bois-le-Duc, Roermond, Maastricht, and later on those at Antwerp and Louvain, but also the schools of Münster in Westphalia, at Emmerich and further in the Holy Roman Empire, the universities of Douay and Pont-à-Mousson with their facilities for Dutch students, cooperated together for the formation and training of a militant elite, laymen or priests, convinced that the recapture of the country

in College communities abroad
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The empirical turn of Irish Catholic sociology in the 1950s
Peter Murray and Maria Feeney

the face of new situations Source: Spencer 1964: 34–​35 In the case of the work of the NDS in England and Wales only stage two had been reached when ‘in 1960 an attempt was made to move into stages three and four with a study commissioned by an international organisation’. Then ‘the first confidential draft created such a furore that the writer [Spencer] was denounced from abroad three times within a week to the English ecclesiastical authorities; the study had to be abandoned before it reached its final draft and its publication and private circulation is

in Church, state and social science in Ireland