Month: April 2018

Voices of ECRs

Voices of Early Career Researchers: Juliette Reboul

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 …

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

Ethan Katz, ‘Jews, Muslims, Frenchmen: The Promises and Perils of Fraternity’ – Public Lecture 1 May 2018

On 1 May 2018, Ethan Katz will be talking about his latest book, The Burdens of Brotherhood, at a public lecture organised by the Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism. He will discuss the relations between Jews and Muslims in France throughout the twentieth century, a topic which is very timely in both France and Britain …

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

Call for Papers No End to the War: Cultures of Violence and Care in the aftermath of the First World War

Call for Papers   No End to the War: Cultures of Violence and Care in the aftermath of the First World War   Thursday 24-Friday 25 January, 2019, The University of Manchester   Organisers: The Centre for the Cultural History of War, The University of Manchester War, Conflict and Society Research Group, Manchester Metropolitan University …

Other

Franco-British conversation about Winston Churchill and Pierre Mendès France, 18 April 18h30

On 18 April, the French Institute will hold a Franco-British conversation about Winston Churchill and Pierre Mendès France in the presence of Tristant Mendès France.  This discussion will feature Richard Toye and Christian Destremeau, and is part of the   #fabricofcitizenship seminar series.  It will be followed by a screening of Darkest Hour (https://www.institut-francais.org.uk/cine-lumiere/whats-on/special-screenings/darkest-hour/).  The event starts …

Feature Archive

Feature Archive: Archives départementales des Pyrénées-Atlantiques

Talitha Ilacqua is a PhD student in History at King’s College London. Her research focuses on local and national identities in the French Basque country between 1780 and 1860. Here she writes about using the Archives départmentales of the Pyrénées-Atlantiques in Bayonne.

Under the Spotlight

French Historians under the spotlight: Malcolm Crook

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. Malcolm Crook is Emeritus Professor of French History at the University of Keele and a past president …