Month: July 2017

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

Perspectives on Franco-British Relations (repost)

We will be re-posting the reports from the conference A DATE WITH HISTORY: DID YOU SAY EUROPE? over the next few weeks. The reports were originally published on the French embassy website. Read the third report by Nigel Ritchie and Katherine Barrowman below: PERSPECTIVES ON FRANCO-BRITISH RELATIONS. Renaud Morieux (Cambridge) discussed the notion of ‘foreigners’ in eighteenth century Britain and …

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

What is Europe? (repost)

We will be re-posting the reports from the conference A DATE WITH HISTORY: DID YOU SAY EUROPE? over the next few weeks. The reports were originally published on the French embassy website. Read the second report by Matthew Brown and Howard Chae below: WHAT IS EUROPE? On 9th June, leading historians from France and the UK were invited by the …

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

Did You Say Europe? Opening Talks feat. Roger Chartier and Chris Clark (repost)

‘On the 9th June, the French Embassy and the Institut français du Royaume-Uni launched an exciting new collaboration with York Festival of Ideas – “A Date with History”. Bringing together leading historians from France and the UK, A Date with History, this first edition addressed historical perspectives on Europe. Seven selected UK students attended this …

French History @ the IHR

French History @ IHR: Susan Suleiman on Irène Némirovsky and the Question of Jewish Identity

Date & Place: Monday 12 June, Birkbeck, London Speakers: Susan Suleiman (Harvard) in discussion with Daniel Lee (Sheffield) and Ann Jefferson (Oxford) Title: Jewish Identity in Question: The Life, Death, and Legacy of Irene Nemirovsky, a Jewish Writer in Twentieth-Century France Click HERE to listen to an mp3 recording of the paper (right click to save). On 12 June we collaborated with …

Applying for Jobs

Applying for Fellowships in Europe: Postdocs in France (repost)

This is a repost from 2016 when Dr Tom Williams discussed the postdoc job market in France. Tom Williams is currently a maître de conferences in British history at the University of Angers. What did you do your PhD on? I did my a DPhil (Oxford, 2010) on the political uses of the past in French-German border …