Month: May 2015

Applying for Jobs

On CVs (2): CV tips on the internet

As part of our Launching Your Career feature, we share tips on academic CVs, Cover Letters, Interviews and the Job Application Process overall. We recently discussed structuring your CV – now here are some follow up tips found on various internet websites. — There are plenty of websites to give you guidance for writing a CV. Some …

Thinking about Research

Resistance: a genre of history, by Professor Rod Kedward

Professor Rod Kedward has made his mark on French history, and it is with great pleasure that we can post a piece about his latest projects and passions: the resistance. Rod Kedward has written extensively about the resistance in France, and he has been heavily involved in setting up a centre for Resistance Studies at the …

Feature Archive

Feature Archive: Archives Nationales du Monde du Travail, Roubaix

Every month we bring you a different archive which has recently been useful to a French historian. This month, Will Clement, a doctoral student from St John’s College, Oxford, tells us about his latest research trip to the Archives Nationales du Monde Travail in Roubaix. Aside from being located in a beautiful cattle in Northern France, …

ASMCF/SSFH Post-Grad Study Day, Writing and Publishing

Getting Published in an Academic Journal

Penny Roberts (Warwick) recently gave a great talk at the ASMCF-SSFH Postgraduate Studies Day at the University of Exeter. As co-editor of French History, her tips on getting published in academic journals are … well.. priceless. Here is a transcript of her talk – thanks for sharing, Penny!  — I don’t need to tell you, but …

Under the Spotlight

French Historians under the spotlight: Prof. Alice Conklin

Welcome to ‘under the spotlight’, a monthly interview series which offers a snapshot from academics’ lives: their passions, interests and reading suggestions – all summarised in less than ten minutes. You can catch up with previous posts here. As we approach the conference season, the next few months will feature key note speakers from the …