French History @IHR: Shaping the Environment in 18th Century France

The Modern French History Seminar – traditionally hosted at the IHR – is relocating online for the summer term.


Monday 6th July / 5.30pm / Live Q&A

Chair: Prof Colin Jones (QMUL)

Speakers: Gabriel Wick (NYU, Paris), Between palace and vauxhall: the duc d’Orléans at home on the Chaussée d’Antin and Katherine McDonough (Turing Institute) Making Roads Public: The corvée des grands chemins in eighteenth-century Brittany.

Questions for speakers can be submitted in advance by emailing the chair, or during the live Q&A at the chair’s discretion.

For security, all live sessions will be password protected, with the password shared via the IHR Modern French History mailing list in advance. Please do not share this password, and contact the seminar convenors should you wish to join the mailing list. Live sessions are limited to 100 participants. For guidance on using Zoom safely, please see the RHS guidance.

For details of future sessions, please see the main seminar page on the blog HERE or over at the IHR website

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