Month: February 2016

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

Seminar Announcement: Ludivine Bantigny (Rouen/Sciences Po): ‘Political History and the History of Emotions’ Thursday 3rd March, 2016, Creative Edge 204, 2pm-4pm 

Edge Hill University Department of English & History/Association for the Study of Modern & Contemporary France (ASMCF) North West Seminar Ludivine Bantigny is Senior Lecturer in Contemporary History at the Université de Rouen, a Research Associate of the Centre d’Histoire de Sciences Po, Paris, and a graduate of the Ecole Normale Supérieure (Ulm). She is the author or editor of 9 …

Voices of ECRs

Voices of Early Career Researchers: Andrew Smith

Welcome back 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 …

French History @ the IHR

French History @ IHR: Alison Carrol, The Return of Alsace to France in 1918

Date & Place: Monday 15 February, in the Wolfson Room NB02, IHR Basement, North block, Senate House Speakers: Alison Carrol (Brunel) Paper Title: The Return of Alsace to France in 1918 Chair: Andrew Smith (UCL) Click HERE to listen to an mp3 recording of the paper (right click to save). Borders are curious things. Alison Carrol began by discussing how borders were, as …

Feature Archive

Archives in and around Nice

This month, Niall MacGalloway (St Andrews) talks us through the archives in and around Nice that he used during his work on the Italian occupation of south-eastern France during the Second World War. My work in the archives in the Alpes-Maritimes primarily concerned the Italian occupation during the Second World War, so I spent most of …

French History @ the IHR

French History @ IHR: Luc Brunet, ‘Industrial organisation and Franco-German integration from Vichy to the ECSC’

Date & Place: Monday 18 January, in the Wolfson Room NB02, IHR Basement, North block, Senate House Speakers: Luc Brunet (EUI) Paper Title: ‘D’une Europe à l’autre: Industrial organisation and Franco-German integration from Vichy to the European Coal and Steel Community’ Chair: Andrew Smith (UCL) Click HERE to listen to an mp3 recording of the paper (right click to save). Continuities between …

Under the Spotlight

French Historians under the spotlight: Dr Daniel Gordon

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. February’s interview is with Dr Daniel Gordon, Senior Lecturer in European History at Edge Hill University. His …