Tag: Eighteenth-century

French History @ the IHR

French History @IHR: Sudhir Hazareesingh (Oxford), Rethinking Toussaint L’Ouverture

Date & Place: Monday 14th May, in the Wolfson Room NB02, IHR Basement, North block, Senate House Speakers: Sudhir Hazareesingh (Oxford) Paper Title: Rethinking Toussaint L’Ouverture Chair: Andrew WM Smith (University of Chichester) To listen to a recording of the event, click here (right click to save as MP3) Toussaint L’Ouverture is an important and much mythologized …

Under the Spotlight

French Historians under the spotlight: Michael Kwass

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. Michael Kwass is Professor and Chair in the Department of History at Johns Hopkins University. He is …

French History @ the IHR

French History @IHR: Stewart McCain (St Mary’s), Language Question Under Napoleon

Date & Place: Monday 30th April, in the Wolfson Room NB02, IHR Basement, North block, Senate House Speakers: Stewart McCain (St Mary’s, Twickenham), Michael Rowe (KCL), Professor David Hopkin (Oxford), Professor Jane Hodson (Sheffield) Paper Title: Roundtable on The Language Question Under Napoleon (Palgrave, 2017) To listen to a recording of the event, click here (right click to save …

ASMCF/SSFH Post-Grad Study Day, Under the Spotlight

French Historians under the spotlight: PhD takeover

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. To tie in with the Annual Postgraduate Study Day, this month’s interview is a Postgraduate takeover! We …

French History @ the IHR

French History @ IHR: David Andress on Globalizing French History in the Age of Revolutions

Date & Place: Monday 16 May, in the Wolfson Room NB02, IHR Basement, North block, Senate House Speakers: Professor David Andress (Portsmouth) Paper Title: Globalizing French History in the Age of Revolutions: necessary step, or step too far? (1763-1848) Chair: Professor Colin Jones (QMUL)   The nation remains one of the most adaptable, creative, and dangerous appeals in …

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French Historians under the spotlight: Prof. Siân Reynolds

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. This month’s interview is with Professor Siân Reynolds. Born in Cardiff, Siân Reynolds taught at the universities …

Under the Spotlight

French Historians under the spotlight: Prof. Dave Andress

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. November’s interview is with Professor Dave Andress, Associate Dean and Professor of Modern History at the University …

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French Historians under the spotlight: Dr Sudhir Hazareesingh

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. Kicking off the new academic year, September’s interview is with Dr Sudhir Hazareesingh, CUF Lecturer in Politics and …

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French Historians under the spotlight: Dr Sarah Easterby-Smith

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. As part of the focus on conference season, this month’s interview is with Dr Sarah Easterby-Smith, part …

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French Historians under the spotlight: Prof. David Bell

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. As we approach the conference season, the next few months will feature key note speakers from the …