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French History @IHR: Roundtable on ‘The Vichy Past in France Today: Corruptions of Memory’

Date & Place: Monday 11th June, in the Wolfson Room NB02, IHR Basement, North block, Senate House Speakers: Professor Richard J Golsan (Texas A&M), Dr Joan Tumblety (Southampton), Professor Hugo Frey (University of Chichester) Paper Title: Roundtable on ‘The Vichy Past in France Today: Corruptions of Memory’ Chair: Andrew WM Smith (University of Chichester) To listen to …

French History @ the IHR

French History @ IHR: Itay Lotem, Memories of Colonialism in Britain and France

Date & Place: Monday 14 March, in the Wolfson Room NB02, IHR Basement, North block, Senate House Speakers: Itay Lotem (QMUL) Paper Title: Memories of Colonialism in Britain and France Chair: Rob Priest (RHUL) Click HERE to listen to an mp3 recording of the paper (right click to save).   Concepts of national memory are at once seductively simple and extraordinarily complex. …

French History @ the IHR

French History @ IHR: Hanna Diamond, ‘Paris and its liberation: photography, memory and the Second World War’

Date & Place: Monday 14 December, in the Wolfson Room NB02, IHR Basement, North block, Senate House Speakers: Hanna Diamond (Cardiff) Paper Title: ‘Paris and its liberation: photography, memory and the Second World War’ Chair: Iain Stewart (UCL) Hanna Diamond introduced new research which considered the importance of the visual record of the Liberation. She stressed how the events in …