Month: December 2017

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Event: using the IHR Collections- Senate House Library

On Monday 11 December, Matthew Shaw, the librarian of the Institute of Historical Research, will be delivering a talk after lunch on the Library’s francophone collections at Senate House Library and then leading a tour of the IHR library from 14.00-16.00 (followed by optional tea in the IHR Common Room). There are still 3 spaces …

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Feature Archive: La Bibliothèque Nationale de France (BNF) – site François Mitterrand

Laura Boyd is a PhD Student at the University of Leeds working on representations of enlisted non-combatants in the British and French Armies during the Great War. Here she talks about working with First World War Archives at the BNF.

Under the Spotlight

French Historians under the spotlight: Sara Barker

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. Dr Sara Barker is Lecturer in early modern History at the University of Leeds. Her first book …