French History @IHR: Historians at the Museum

On Monday 8 March 2021, at 17h30pm, two French history Professors in conversation with Dr Ludivine Broch about the recent exhibitions they curated in relation to their latest scholarly research. Register for the online event here.

Professor Martin Evans (Sussex) Curator of ‘Paris-Londres. 1962-89. Music Migrations’. Video footage below.

Professor Hanna Diamond (Cardiff) Curator of ‘1940 Les Parisiens dans l’exode/ 1940 Parisians in the Exodus’. Link to Exhibition.

‘With posters, newspaper cuttings, black-and-white photographs, children’s drawings, archive documents and artefacts, but above all with the remarkable accounts of those who lived through it, the exhibition – France’s first major exhibition on a long-overlooked subject – corrects the dominant narrative.’ Jon Henley, The Guardian , 13 June 2020

Paris-Londres. 1962-89. Music Migrations‘ ran at the National Museum of the History of Immigration in Paris from 12 March 2019 to 5 January 2020, and was described by Rolling Stone as ‘the best exhibition about music since the V&A’s ‘David Bowie Is’.

Voice of America piece on the exhibition

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