Month: May 2017

PhDs Outside Academia, Voices of ECRs

Voices of ECRs: Alison Ray

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 History, giving you an insight of the different paths that recent PhD holders are following in and outside academia. We invite our interviewees to share …

French History @ the IHR, Present Concerns

French History @ IHR: A Discussion of the French Presidential Election

Date & Place: Monday 15 May, Wolfson Room, IHR, London Speakers: Sue Collard (University of Sussex); Sonia Delesalle-Stoper (UK Correspondant for Liberation); Mayanthi Fernando (University of California, Santa Cruz); Sudhir Hazareesingh (University of Oxford); Imen Neffati (University of Sheffield) Session chaired by Daniel Lee (University of Sheffield. Roundtable Topic: A Discussion of the French Presidential Elections Click HERE to …

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

CFP: A DATE WITH HISTORY. Historical Perspectives on Europe

The French Embassy and the Institut Français du Royaume-Uni are launching this year a new collaboration with York Festival of Ideas – A Date with History. Bringing together leading historians from France and the UK, A Date with History will focus on a specific theme each year; this inaugural event will provide historical perspectives on Europe. In …

Under the Spotlight

French Historians under the spotlight: John Merriman

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. John Merriman is Charles Seymour Professor of History at Yale. Next month John is one of the …