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

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 …

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Franco-British conversation about Winston Churchill and Pierre Mendès France, 18 April 18h30

On 18 April, the French Institute will hold a Franco-British conversation about Winston Churchill and Pierre Mendès France in the presence of Tristant Mendès France.  This discussion will feature Richard Toye and Christian Destremeau, and is part of the   #fabricofcitizenship seminar series.  It will be followed by a screening of Darkest Hour (https://www.institut-francais.org.uk/cine-lumiere/whats-on/special-screenings/darkest-hour/).  The event starts …

Teaching, Teaching Sources for Historians of Modern France

Online Sources for Teaching Vichy and the Second World War

Vichy – the Second World War – an Occupation. France’s relationship to its past is complicated at the best of times. With Vichy, it’s a syndrome all of its own. Often taught by historians of modern France, here is the beginning of a collection of sources which have been digitised, translated and made accessible to …

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Voices of ECRs: Erika Graham-Goering

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 …

Teaching, Teaching Sources for Historians of Modern France

Online Sources for Teaching the French Revolution

It is not so surprising that the incontournable French Revolution has inspired several online sources projects. (1) The French Revolution Digital Archive (FRDA) is probably the best place to start. Set up in collaboration between Stanford University Libraries and the Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF), the aim was to digitise sources of the French Revolution …

Voices of ECRs

Voices of ECRs: Stacie Allan

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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PhD placement opportunity at the British Library: First World War French Posters

PhD students are invited to apply for a placement which focuses on the British Library’s collection of French First World War posters. Working with the European and Americas collections curatorial team, this three-month placement offers an exciting opportunity to research, catalogue and promote the collection to the widest possible audience in the context of the …

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

Douglas Johnson Memorial Lecture 2018 – Malcolm Crook (Keele), How the British & French Learned to Vote

Date & Place: Monday 8 January, at the Institut Français, South Kensington Speakers: Professor Malcolm Crook (Keele) Paper Title: How the British and French Learned to Vote Chair: Professor David Andress (Portsmouth) To listen to a recording of the event, click here (right click to save as MP3) On January 8th, 2018, at the Institut Français, the SSFH and ASMCF held …

Voices of ECRs

Voices of Early Career Researchers: Noëmie Duhaut

Noëmie Duhaut completed her BA, MA and PhD (2017) at University College London. She was a visiting postdoctoral fellow in the Jewish Studies programme at Dartmouth College in the summer 2017 and is currently a Lady Davis Postdoctoral Fellow at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Teaching, Teaching Sources for Historians of Modern France

Online Sources for Teaching 18th and 19th Centuries

For those teaching French history in the 18th and 19th centuries there are some very full websites you can explore to gather original sources for this period. (1) The Encyclopédie, or Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, edited by Diderot and d’Alembert, is a major text capturing the period of the Enlightenment. …