French History @ the IHR

French History @ IHR: Julie Kalman (Monash) Orientalism, Jews and Empire in France’s 19th century

Date & Place: Monday 6 November, Wolfson Room, IHR, London Speakers: Julie Kalman (Monash University) Paper Title: Orientalism, Empire, and Jews in France’s Nineteenth Century  Chair: Ludivine Broch (Westminster) To listen to a recording of the event, click here (right click to save as MP3) It started with a story. A story involving two Jewish families – the Bacris and …

French History @ the IHR

French History @ IHR: The First World War Roundtable

Date & Place: Monday 6 November, Wolfson Room, IHR, London Speakers: Franziska Heimburger (Paris-Sorbonne), Marjorie Gehrhardt (University of Reading), Alison Fell (University of Leeds) Paper Title: The First World War: Reflections on Scholarship and Commemoration 100 years on. Roundtable discussion Chair: Ludivine Broch (Westminster) To listen to a recording of the event, click here (right click to save as MP3) …

Voices of ECRs

Voices of Early Career Researchers: Clare Siviter

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 …

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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 …

Feature Archive

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 …

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Tribute to Jacques Sauvageot (1943-2017)

By Daniel Gordon (Edge Hill University) Many people who have taken at least a passing interest in the global revolts of the 1960s will have come across a photo that evocatively encapsulates a sense of time and place. Paris, 13 May 1968. At least half a million people march across Paris to protest against police …

Voices of ECRs

Voices of Early Career Researchers: Emily Marker

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 …

Under the Spotlight

French Historians under the spotlight: Julian Wright

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. Julian Wright is Professor of History at Northumbria University and co-editor of French History (his co-editor Penny …