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

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

Rethinking Democracy: The Tocqueville Review special issue (2015)

This FHN post alerts you to the latest Tocqueville Review/La Revue Tocqueville special issue, “Beyond Stateless Democracy”, which is now available on Project MUSE. — To date, despite an expanding body of empirical, historical, and theoretical scholarship on the state, we remain surprisingly (and somewhat inexplicably) prisoner to three modes of state thinking: a) the liberal vision of …

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An American in St Andrews: SSFH conference 2015

 By Miranda Sachs, PhD Candidate in the Department of History at Yale University As an American traveling to the United Kingdom to discuss the history of France, I was an étrangère twice over at the Society for the Study of French History conference last month. And yet, in spite of the regular tea breaks and …

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Call For Posters: ASMCF Postgraduate Poster Prize 2015

No matter what stage you are at in your research – even the earliest stages! – developing and diffusing your ideas is always important. So if you are a postgraduate looking to discuss your project in new ways, contribute to this Call for Posters. It is a very useful exercise for all involved, and only helps to strengthen our …

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Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of June 1940, University of Sussex Journal of Contemporary History

  We love to hear about exciting postgraduate projects, and the doctoral students at the University of Sussex have recently devoted a special issue of their journal – University of Sussex Journal of Contemporary History – to a micro-history of the French defeat in June 1940. Sally Palmer, a postgraduate student from the University of Sussex working on the …

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Intellectual Circulation in Wartime: European and Soviet Spaces (1939-1945) Journées d’Étude / Study Days (17-18 June 2015, Paris)

Conference announcement: What does a transnational history of intellectuals in the Second World War look like? Find out at this exciting international conference held over two days is being organised by the INHA and Université Paris 8 (Saint-Denis). See the programme and details below. *** Journées d’étude CIRCULATIONS INTELLECTUELLES EN TEMPS DE GUERRE. ESPACE EUROPÉEN …

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How to Write the Great War? Francophone and Anglophone Poetics (1-2 May 2015, Oxford)

On 1-2 May 2015, an exciting 2-day international conference will be held at the University of Oxford and the Maison Française d’Oxford on the topic of poetry in the Great War. See the programme below, ALL WELCOME! For more information, contact Nicholas Bianchi (ENS) at nicolas.bianchi@ens-lyon.fr. HOW TO WRITE THE GREAT WAR? Francophone and Anglophone Poetics International …

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Conference Announcement: The Spread of French in English Contexts: enthusiasts, challengers and rivals (21 May 2015, London)

INSTITUT FRANÇAIS COLLOQUE The Spread of French in English Contexts: enthusiasts, challengers and rivals La diffusion de la langue française dans le contexte anglais : volontarisme, obstacles, rivalités Lieu : Institut Français, 27 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2EL Date : 21 Mai 2015, de 9h à 15h Organisée à l’occasion du centenaire du lycée français Charles de …

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CFP: ASMCF North West Postgraduate Workshop

CALL FOR PAPERS ASMCF North West Postgraduate Workshop “Divisions” University of Liverpool Wednesday 10th June 2015   The third ASMCF North West annual Postgraduate Workshop will be held again this year at the University of Liverpool. All MA and PhD students researching in areas relating to modern and contemporary France and the French-speaking world are …

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CFP: Occupations and transfers of experience. From one front to another; from one war to another.

Workshop – call for papers “Occupations and transfers of experience. From one front to another; from one war to another” Place : Paris (4e arr.), Institute for Advanced Studies. Date : 26 May 2015. Language : English. Organizers : Emmanuel Debruyne (Paris Institute for Advanced Studies / Université catholique de Louvain), Elise Julien (Institut d’Etudes …

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CFP: Twentieth Anniversary Conference of the Group for War and Culture Studies (GWACS)

Call for Papers TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY CONFERENCE OF THE GROUP FOR WAR AND CULTURE STUDIES: The Past, the Present and the Future of War and Culture Studies University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2UW 25th and 26th June 2015 Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Professor Hilary Footitt, University of Reading, UK and Professor Bill Niven, Nottingham Trent …