Month: June 2016

Voices of ECRs

Voices of Early Career Researchers: Laure Humbert

  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 …

French History @ the IHR

French History @ IHR: Valerie Deacon on Violence and Empathy: Anglo-American aircrews and civilian assistance in France, 1940-1945

Date & Place: Monday 13 June, in the Wolfson Room NB02, IHR Basement, North block, Senate House Speakers: Valerie Deacon (NYU) Paper Title: Violence and Empathy: Anglo-American aircrews and civilian assistance in France, 1940-1945 Chair: Ludivine Broch (Westminster)   The relationship between the Americans, the English and the French during the Second World War has often been a topic of …

Present Concerns

Boris Sarkozy and Nigel Le Pen: the Europe of our Nightmares?

Daniel Gordon, from Edge Hill University, thinks about the upcoming EU referendum… Brexit or no Brexit? and what is happening to Europe? *** On the eve of the UK’s EU referendum there’s a comparison from recent French history going round and round in my head that I think might shed some light on where we …

Feature Archive

Feature Archive: The Fonds Michel Chomarat at the Bibliothèque Municipale de Lyon

In this month’s Feature Archive, Dan Callwood talks us through the Fonds Michel Chomarat at the Bibliothèque Municipale de Lyon.  Dan  is a PhD candidate in the school of history at Queen Mary University of London working on an AHRC-funded project provisionally entitled ‘Experiencing France’s gay liberation “moment” 1968-82’ supervised by Julian Jackson. The acceptance of LGBT …

Under the Spotlight

French Historians under the spotlight: Prof. Richard J. Golsan

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. Continuing with our current spotlight on speakers at the forthcoming SSFH conference in July, this month’s subject …