Author: Ludivine Broch

Applying for Jobs

On Dealing with Academic Rejection (repost)

This post by Ludivine Broch (University of Westminster) was originally published on 18 Dec. 2014. There have been minor tweeks. — It was a sunny morning in February 2011 when I opened my computer to impatiently check my inbox. Each time I clicked on that webmail link, my heart fluttered slightly at the thought that …

French History @ the IHR

French History @ IHR: Susan Suleiman on Irène Némirovsky and the Question of Jewish Identity

Date & Place: Monday 12 June, Birkbeck, London Speakers: Susan Suleiman (Harvard) in discussion with Daniel Lee (Sheffield) and Ann Jefferson (Oxford) Title: Jewish Identity in Question: The Life, Death, and Legacy of Irene Nemirovsky, a Jewish Writer in Twentieth-Century France Click HERE to listen to an mp3 recording of the paper (right click to save). On 12 June we collaborated with …

French History @ the IHR, Present Concerns

French History @ IHR: A Discussion of the French Presidential Election

Date & Place: Monday 15 May, Wolfson Room, IHR, London Speakers: Sue Collard (University of Sussex); Sonia Delesalle-Stoper (UK Correspondant for Liberation); Mayanthi Fernando (University of California, Santa Cruz); Sudhir Hazareesingh (University of Oxford); Imen Neffati (University of Sheffield) Session chaired by Daniel Lee (University of Sheffield. Roundtable Topic: A Discussion of the French Presidential Elections Click HERE to …

PhDs Outside Academia

PhDs Outside Academia: In Discussion with Dr. Eleanor Davey (HCRI, University of Manchester)

PhDs Outside Academia looks to learn more about pursuing non-academic careers after the PhD. Here, we enter in discussion with Dr Eleanor Davey (British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow and Lecturer in History of Humanitarianism at the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute (HCRI), University of Manchester) who went to work for a think-tank in London after her PhD. …

French History @ the IHR

French History @IHR: Constance Bantman on anarchist networks at the fin-de-siècle

Date & Place: Monday 26 January, at the IHR, London. Speaker: Constance Bantman (University of Surrey) Paper Title: Informal internationalism: networks and mediators in the French anarchist movement, 1880-1914 Chair: Alison Carrol (Brunel) Download the mp3 and Listen Again (right click to save) Last week, Dr Constance Bantman from the University of Surrey came to discuss her fascinating research on …

Applying for Jobs

On Dealing with Academic Rejection: From Angry Emails to Marathons

by Ludivine Broch (University of Westminster) — It was a sunny morning in February 2011 when I opened my computer to impatiently check my inbox. Each time I clicked on that webmail link, my heart fluttered slightly at the thought that I could have a response from one of my many postdoc applications on the …