Month: September 2015

Teaching, Thinking about Research, Voices of ECRs

Voices of Early Career Researchers: Célia Keren

Welcome 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 (ECR) 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 …

Applying for Jobs

On CVs (3): 3 more golden rules

We have shared information on various aspects of the Job Application process: as we enter into another round of job adverts and applications, here are a few more tips on your CV… Regularly update your CV. Otherwise, you forget all the very cool stuff you did. So, at the end of a term, go ahead and …

Feature Archive

Feature Archive: Lille and the Surrounding Area

Every month we discuss one archive which has been particularly useful for a French historian. This month Dr James Connolly (Simon Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Manchester) talks us through the archives in Lille and the surrounding area. My work on the occupation of the département du Nord in the First World War …

Under the Spotlight

French Historians under the spotlight: Dr Sudhir Hazareesingh

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. Kicking off the new academic year, September’s interview is with Dr Sudhir Hazareesingh, CUF Lecturer in Politics and …