Month: October 2017

French History @ the IHR

French History @ IHR: Ludivine Broch’s book launch ‘Ordinary Workers, Vichy and the Holocaust’

Date & Place: Monday 9 October, Wolfson Room, IHR, London Speakers: Ludivine Broch (Westminster), Jackie Clarke (Glasgow), Robert Gildea (Oxford) Paper Title: Roundtable Book Launch for Ordinary Workers, Vichy and the Holocaust: French Railwaymen and the Second World War (Cambridge University Press, 2016) Chair: Andrew Smith (Chichester) They say the launch of your first book is a right of passage, and so …

Voices of ECRs

Voices of Early Career Researchers: Itay Lotem

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 …

Feature Archive

Feature Archive : La Bibliothèque Nationale de France (BNF) – site Richelieu-Louvois

David Nicoll (University of Warwick) works on Protestant noble identity during the Wars of Religion in France. Here, he discusses his research at the Richelieu-Louvois site of the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris.

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

Domesticating the Goddess Liberty: French history at the British Library (Monday 20 Nov 2017)

DOMESTICATING THE GODDESS LIBERTY Take a journey back in time through the British Library’s French poster collection. Join Collaborative PhD student Cherie Prosser (British Library/University of Sheffield) for the unravelling of a mystery that takes us to First World War Paris, as we reveal the historical significance of the changing female representation of ‘Liberty’: https://www.bl.uk/events/domesticating-the-goddess-liberty …

Under the Spotlight

French Historians under the spotlight: Joan Wallach Scott

Welcome to a new academic year of 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. Joan Wallach Scott is professor emerita in the School of Social Science …