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Tribute to Jacques Sauvageot (1943-2017)

By Daniel Gordon (Edge Hill University) Many people who have taken at least a passing interest in the global revolts of the 1960s will have come across a photo that evocatively encapsulates a sense of time and place. Paris, 13 May 1968. At least half a million people march across Paris to protest against police …

Voices of ECRs

Voices of Early Career Researchers: Emily Marker

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 …

Under the Spotlight

French Historians under the spotlight: Julian Wright

Welcome to Under the Spotlight, a monthly interview series which offers a snapshot from academics’ lives: their passions, interests and reading suggestions – all summarised in less than ten minutes. You can catch up with previous posts here. Julian Wright is Professor of History at Northumbria University and co-editor of French History (his co-editor Penny …

Conferences, Workshops and Events (CFPs, Reports, Announcements and anything else), French History @ the IHR

The First World War 100 Years On: Roundtable discussion at the IHR

  THE FIRST WORLD WAR: Reflections on Scholarship and Commemoration 100 years on MONDAY 6 NOVEMBER 2017 5.30pm, Institute of Historical Research, Wolfson Room (NB02) How has the historiography of the First World War changed since the early twentieth century? What controversies animate contemporary historians today, and what roads are researchers currently travelling? How has commemoration …

French History @ the IHR

French History @ IHR: Ludivine Broch’s book launch ‘Ordinary Workers, Vichy and the Holocaust’

Date & Place: Monday 9 October, Wolfson Room, IHR, London Speakers: Ludivine Broch (Westminster), Jackie Clarke (Glasgow), Robert Gildea (Oxford) Paper Title: Roundtable Book Launch for Ordinary Workers, Vichy and the Holocaust: French Railwaymen and the Second World War (Cambridge University Press, 2016) Chair: Andrew Smith (Chichester) They say the launch of your first book is a right of passage, and so …

Voices of ECRs

Voices of Early Career Researchers: Itay Lotem

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 …

Feature Archive

Feature Archive : La Bibliothèque Nationale de France (BNF) – site Richelieu-Louvois

David Nicoll (University of Warwick) works on Protestant noble identity during the Wars of Religion in France. Here, he discusses his research at the Richelieu-Louvois site of the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris.

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

Domesticating the Goddess Liberty: French history at the British Library (Monday 20 Nov 2017)

DOMESTICATING THE GODDESS LIBERTY Take a journey back in time through the British Library’s French poster collection. Join Collaborative PhD student Cherie Prosser (British Library/University of Sheffield) for the unravelling of a mystery that takes us to First World War Paris, as we reveal the historical significance of the changing female representation of ‘Liberty’: https://www.bl.uk/events/domesticating-the-goddess-liberty …

Under the Spotlight

French Historians under the spotlight: Joan Wallach Scott

Welcome to a new academic year of Under the Spotlight, a monthly interview series which offers a snapshot from academics’ lives: their passions, interests and reading suggestions – all summarised in less than ten minutes. You can catch up with previous posts here. Joan Wallach Scott is professor emerita in the School of Social Science …