What is Europe? (repost)

We will be re-posting the reports from the conference A DATE WITH HISTORY: DID YOU SAY EUROPE? over the next few weeks. The reports were originally published on the French embassy website. Read the second report by Matthew Brown and Howard Chae below: WHAT IS EUROPE? On 9th June, leading historians from France and the UK were invited by the […]

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Did You Say Europe? Opening Talks feat. Roger Chartier and Chris Clark (repost)

‘On the 9th June, the French Embassy and the Institut français du Royaume-Uni launched an exciting new collaboration with York Festival of Ideas – “A Date with History”. Bringing together leading historians from France and the UK, A Date with History, this first edition addressed historical perspectives on Europe. Seven selected UK students attended this […]

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French History @ IHR: Susan Suleiman on Irène Némirovsky and the Question of Jewish Identity

Date & Place: Monday 12 June, Birkbeck, London Speakers: Susan Suleiman (Harvard) in discussion with Daniel Lee (Sheffield) and Ann Jefferson (Oxford) Title: Jewish Identity in Question: The Life, Death, and Legacy of Irene Nemirovsky, a Jewish Writer in Twentieth-Century France Click HERE to listen to an mp3 recording of the paper (right click to save). On 12 June we collaborated with […]

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Voices of ECRs: Alison Ray

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 History, giving you an insight of the different paths that recent PhD holders are following in and outside academia. We invite our interviewees to share […]

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French History @ IHR: A Discussion of the French Presidential Election

Date & Place: Monday 15 May, Wolfson Room, IHR, London Speakers: Sue Collard (University of Sussex); Sonia Delesalle-Stoper (UK Correspondant for Liberation); Mayanthi Fernando (University of California, Santa Cruz); Sudhir Hazareesingh (University of Oxford); Imen Neffati (University of Sheffield) Session chaired by Daniel Lee (University of Sheffield. Roundtable Topic: A Discussion of the French Presidential Elections Click HERE to […]

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1969-2017.

Daniel Gordon, Senior Lecturer in European History at Edge Hill University, shares his thoughts on the French Presidential Election as France heads to the polls. Emile Chabal has recently suggested that Emmanuel Macron is a kind of 21st century Valéry Giscard d’Estaing. In making this comparison, he is in good company. On 19 April, I […]

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