Tag: Intellectual history

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 …

French History @ the IHR

French History @ IHR: Roundtable discussion of Robert Priest’s ‘The Gospel According to Renan’

Date & Place: Monday 30th November 2015, at the IHR, London. Speakers: Robert Priest (Royal Holloway) with responses from Jeremy Jennings (QMUL), Ruth Harris (Oxford) Paper Title: A roundtable discussion of Rob Priest’s ‘The Gospel According to Renan’ Chair: Andrew WM Smith (UCL) In September 1903, crowds gathered in hostile opposition and vociferous support of a statue being inaugurated in the …

French History @ the IHR

French History @ IHR: Julia Nicholls on Revolution

  Date & Place: Monday 16 November, in the Wolfson Room NB02, IHR Basement, North block, Senate House Speakers: Julia Nicholls (QMUL) Paper Title: ‘The Revolution is over, long live revolution: history, science and social change in post-Commune revolutionary thought’ Chair: Iain Stewart (QMUL) The long shadow of the French Revolution has often clouded the way we view we have …

Under the Spotlight

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 …