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On Interviews (repost)

A series of posts on Interviews (mostly for the UK market) from 2015 have been combined for this repost. See below for tips on GOLDEN RULES and, more importantly, PAST QUESTIONS divided thematically. — PART ONE: GOLDEN RULES Getting an interview invitation triggers a rush of validation and excitement for most young academics – finally someone thinks …

Conferences, Workshops and Events (CFPs, Reports, Announcements and anything else), New Directions in Research and Methodology

TRANSNATIONAL ACTIVISM. New Directions in French History.

On 27 January 2017, Chris Millington (Swansea) led a one-day workshop at the Institute of Historical Research funded by the British Academy where doctoral and early career French historians met to discuss their research and approaches to teaching. Organised in conjunction with the French History Network and New Directions workshops, it showcased the work of …

Conferences, Workshops and Events (CFPs, Reports, Announcements and anything else), New Directions in Research and Methodology

TIME AND SPACE: New directions in French history

On 27 January 2017, Chris Millington (Swansea) led a one-day workshop at the Institute of Historical Research funded by the British Academy where doctoral and early career French historians met to discuss their research and approaches to teaching. Organised in conjunction with the French History Network and New Directions workshops, it showcased the work of …

Conferences, Workshops and Events (CFPs, Reports, Announcements and anything else), Present Concerns

Europe: A history of migration (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 fourth and final report by Megan Crane and Alastair Brunton below: EUROPE: A HISTORY OF MIGRATION. The fourth and final session of the day began with …

Conferences, Workshops and Events (CFPs, Reports, Announcements and anything else), Present Concerns

Perspectives on Franco-British Relations (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 third report by Nigel Ritchie and Katherine Barrowman below: PERSPECTIVES ON FRANCO-BRITISH RELATIONS. Renaud Morieux (Cambridge) discussed the notion of ‘foreigners’ in eighteenth century Britain and …

Conferences, Workshops and Events (CFPs, Reports, Announcements and anything else), Present Concerns

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 …

Conferences, Workshops and Events (CFPs, Reports, Announcements and anything else), Present Concerns

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 …

French History @ the IHR

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 …