On Cover Letters (2): Some Tips

Applying for academic posts – whether temporary or permanent, research- or teaching-focussed – is one of the biggest hurdles for ECRs. So every month(ish), we post some advice on how to help you launch your career. At the moment, we are running a series on CVs, Cover Letters and Interviews which guides you towards other websites […]

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French History @IHR: Charlotte Faucher on Gaullism to Anti-Gaullism: the Institut Francais du Royaume Uni during the war

Date & Place: Monday 8 June, at the IHR, London. Speaker: Charlotte Faucher (QMUL) Paper Title: From Gaullism to Anti-Gaullism: the Institut Francais du Royaume Uni during the war Chair: Iain Stewart (QMUL) Almost everyone knows that Charles de Gaulle lived in London during the Second World War, the city from where he led the Free French. But few are familiar […]

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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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