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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …