Month: July 2018

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French History @IHR: Roundtable on ‘The Vichy Past in France Today: Corruptions of Memory’

Date & Place: Monday 11th June, in the Wolfson Room NB02, IHR Basement, North block, Senate House Speakers: Professor Richard J Golsan (Texas A&M), Dr Joan Tumblety (Southampton), Professor Hugo Frey (University of Chichester) Paper Title: Roundtable on ‘The Vichy Past in France Today: Corruptions of Memory’ Chair: Andrew WM Smith (University of Chichester) To listen to …

French History @ the IHR

French History @IHR: Sudhir Hazareesingh (Oxford), Rethinking Toussaint L’Ouverture

Date & Place: Monday 14th May, in the Wolfson Room NB02, IHR Basement, North block, Senate House Speakers: Sudhir Hazareesingh (Oxford) Paper Title: Rethinking Toussaint L’Ouverture Chair: Andrew WM Smith (University of Chichester) To listen to a recording of the event, click here (right click to save as MP3) Toussaint L’Ouverture is an important and much mythologized …

Under the Spotlight

French Historians under the spotlight: Michael Kwass

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. Michael Kwass is Professor and Chair in the Department of History at Johns Hopkins University. He is …