Month: January 2016

Voices of ECRs

Voices of Early Career Researchers: Hannah Williams

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 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 lives …

French History @ the IHR

French History @ IHR: Robert Gildea, ‘The French Resistance: Myth, Memory and Narrative’

Date & Place: Monday 4 January, in the Wolfson Room NB02, IHR Basement, North block, Senate House Speakers: Robert Gildea (Oxford) Paper Title: ‘The French Resistance: Myth, Memory and Narrative’ Chair: Iain Stewart (UCL) Click HERE to listen to an mp3 recording of the paper (right click to save). Robert Gildea introduced the ideas of his new book to a packed early January …

Feature Archive

Feature Archive: The Archives de Paris

Every month we discuss one archive which has been particularly useful for a French historian. This month Dr Chris Millington (Swansea) talks us through the archives de Paris. During the summer I made several trips to the Archives de Paris.  It was the first time that I had visited these archives since 2006 when I first …

Under the Spotlight

French Historians under the spotlight: Dr Tom Stammers

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. The first interview of 2016 is with Dr Tom Stammers, Lecturer in Modern European History at Durham. …

French History @ the IHR

French History @ IHR: Hanna Diamond, ‘Paris and its liberation: photography, memory and the Second World War’

Date & Place: Monday 14 December, in the Wolfson Room NB02, IHR Basement, North block, Senate House Speakers: Hanna Diamond (Cardiff) Paper Title: ‘Paris and its liberation: photography, memory and the Second World War’ Chair: Iain Stewart (UCL) Hanna Diamond introduced new research which considered the importance of the visual record of the Liberation. She stressed how the events in …