Feature Archive: Archives départementales des Bouches du Rhône

In this month’s ‘Feature Archive’ section, Stewart McCain (St Mary’s University, Twickenham) talks us through the departmental archives of the Bouches du Rhône. Like a number of other regional archives, the departmental holdings of the Bouches du Rhône now find themselves in swanky new surroundings. These new surroundings, however, continue to reflect the historical developments […]

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‘Should you edit a volume of essays…’ asks Emile Chabal?

Following on from Marisa Linton’s interview in which she discussed her approach to writing journal articles, we are delighted to welcome Dr EMILE CHABAL (Edinburgh),  who has recently edited and co-edited two volumes on twentieth-century France, and here shares very useful reflections on the ups and downs of the process.   Should you edit a volume of […]

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French History @ IHR: Itay Lotem, Memories of Colonialism in Britain and France

Date & Place: Monday 14 March, in the Wolfson Room NB02, IHR Basement, North block, Senate House Speakers: Itay Lotem (QMUL) Paper Title: Memories of Colonialism in Britain and France Chair: Rob Priest (RHUL) Click HERE to listen to an mp3 recording of the paper (right click to save).   Concepts of national memory are at once seductively simple and extraordinarily complex. […]

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Paris Past and Present: Liquid Spaces, Contested Spaces – Wolfson Suite, IHR 19 April 2016

With the generous support of the Cities@SAS initiative, the University of London Institute in Paris is organizing an afternoon of Paris-related activities in the Wolfson Suite of the Institute of Historical Research on Tuesday 19 April. Programme: 12h30 pm: Screening Dr Sue Harris presents Cédric Klapisch’s 1996 film Chacun cherche son chat 14h30-17h15pm: Symposium/Workshop Chaired by […]

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French Historians under the spotlight: Prof. Mary Lou Roberts

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. Going under the spotlight in April is Mary Lou Roberts, Professor of History at the University of […]

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