French History @ the IHR

French History @IHR: Stewart McCain (St Mary’s), Language Question Under Napoleon

Date & Place: Monday 30th April, in the Wolfson Room NB02, IHR Basement, North block, Senate House Speakers: Stewart McCain (St Mary’s, Twickenham), Michael Rowe (KCL), Professor David Hopkin (Oxford), Professor Jane Hodson (Sheffield) Paper Title: Roundtable on The Language Question Under Napoleon (Palgrave, 2017) To listen to a recording of the event, click here (right click to save …

Voices of ECRs

Voices of Early Career Researchers: Dan Callwood

Welcome back to ‘Voices of Early Career Researchers’, a monthly feature on the French History Network blog. Each month we’ll post a short interview with an Early Career Researcher of French History, giving you an insight of the different paths that ECRs are following after their PhDs in and outside of academia: what do the …

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‘On this day’ – 21 May 1942 The Riom Trial

« Source gallica.bnf.fr / Bibliothèque nationale de France »   The historical debate between Robert Aron and Robert O. Paxton on Vichy France, continues, by proxy, in current academia. While Aron argued that collaboration was forced on Vichy by the Nazis, Paxton maintains that collaboration was ‘a French proposal, that was ultimately rejected by Hitler’. These holistic …

Conferences, Workshops and Events (CFPs, Reports, Announcements and anything else)

Fully-Funded PHD Scholarship in History/Psychology (Swansea University and Communauté Université Grenoble Alpes)

History/Psychology: Fully Funded PhD scholarship: Remembering Disasters: Between Individual and Collective Memory  This scholarship is a joint research study between Swansea University and Communauté Université Grenoble Alpes, and funded by SUSPRS (Swansea University) and IDEX (Université Grenoble Alpes). Start date: October 2018 or January 2019 Closing date for applications: 14 June 2018 The field of …

Feature Archive

Feature Archive: The National Archives of India Records Centre, Puducherry

Lenny Hodges is a third year PhD student at King’s College London, who works on French Compagnie des Indes in the first half of the eighteenth century. Here he talks about using the National Archives of India Records Centre in Puducherry.

Voices of ECRs

Voices of Early Career Researchers: Juliette Reboul

Welcome back to ‘Voices of Early Career Researchers’, a monthly feature on the French History Network blog. Each month we’ll post a short interview with an Early Career Researcher of French History, giving you an insight of the different paths that ECRs are following after their PhDs in and outside of academia: what do the …

Conferences, Workshops and Events (CFPs, Reports, Announcements and anything else)

Ethan Katz, ‘Jews, Muslims, Frenchmen: The Promises and Perils of Fraternity’ – Public Lecture 1 May 2018

On 1 May 2018, Ethan Katz will be talking about his latest book, The Burdens of Brotherhood, at a public lecture organised by the Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism. He will discuss the relations between Jews and Muslims in France throughout the twentieth century, a topic which is very timely in both France and Britain …

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Call for Papers No End to the War: Cultures of Violence and Care in the aftermath of the First World War

Call for Papers   No End to the War: Cultures of Violence and Care in the aftermath of the First World War   Thursday 24-Friday 25 January, 2019, The University of Manchester   Organisers: The Centre for the Cultural History of War, The University of Manchester War, Conflict and Society Research Group, Manchester Metropolitan University …