Claire Eldridge is an Associate Professor in Modern European History at the University of Leeds, whose work focuses on the histories and memories of the different ethno-religious communities that comprised French Algeria. Here she talks about the Centre de Documentation Historique sur l’Algérie in Aix-en-Provence.
James Illingworth is a Teaching Fellow in French at the University of Leicester. He recently completed a PhD at Queen’s University Belfast examining the representation of the body in the works of George Sand. Here he talks about his research at the Bowes Museum in County Durham.
Camille Mahé is a PhD student at Sciences Po Paris and the University of Warwick, working on children’s experiences of the post-war period in Western Europe. Here she talks about the Archives départementales du Calvados.
Tabitha Baker is a PhD Student at the University of Warwick, whose thesis is entitled ‘The Embroidery Trade in Eighteenth Century France’. Here she talks about using the Archives départementales du Rhône in Lyon.
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.
Talitha Ilacqua is a PhD student in History at King’s College London. Her research focuses on local and national identities in the French Basque country between 1780 and 1860. Here she writes about using the Archives départmentales of the Pyrénées-Atlantiques in Bayonne.
Ryan Lenzmeier is an MA student at North Carolina State University, working on tobacco consumption, taxation, and smuggling in Northern France in the 18th Century. Here he writes about using the Folger Shakespeare Library.
Camille Mahé is a PhD student at Sciences Po Paris and the University of Warwick, working on children’s experiences of the post-war period in Western Europe. Here she talks about the archives available at the Mémorial de Caen in Normandy.
Vanessa Wright is a PhD student at the University of Leeds, and works on cross-dressing in medieval French literature. Here she talks about her research at the Bibliothèque royale de Belgique.
On Monday 11 December, Matthew Shaw, the librarian of the Institute of Historical Research, will be delivering a talk after lunch on the Library’s francophone…