Tag: Conferences

Under the Spotlight

French Historians under the spotlight: John Merriman

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. John Merriman is Charles Seymour Professor of History at Yale. Next month John is one of the …

Under the Spotlight

French Historians under the spotlight: Prof. Margaret Atack

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. May’s subject, Margaret Atack, is Professor of French at the University of Leeds. Prof. Atack is one …

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

An American in St Andrews: SSFH conference 2015

 By Miranda Sachs, PhD Candidate in the Department of History at Yale University As an American traveling to the United Kingdom to discuss the history of France, I was an étrangère twice over at the Society for the Study of French History conference last month. And yet, in spite of the regular tea breaks and …

ASMCF/SSFH Post-Grad Study Day

Camaraderie, conviviality…and a free lunch? Reasons to attend a postgraduate study day

Report on the ASMCF / SSFH Postgraduate Study Day at the University of Exeter, 7th March 2015 by Dr Thomas Martin, part-time lecturer in French at the University of Leeds The study day took place on a bright early spring day in Exeter, with an intriguing and eclectic set of papers programmed under the heading …