Tag: Twentieth century

Under the Spotlight

French Historians under the spotlight: Dr Daniel Gordon

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. February’s interview is with Dr Daniel Gordon, Senior Lecturer in European History at Edge Hill University. His …

French History @ the IHR

French History @ IHR: Robert Gildea, ‘The French Resistance: Myth, Memory and Narrative’

Date & Place: Monday 4 January, in the Wolfson Room NB02, IHR Basement, North block, Senate House Speakers: Robert Gildea (Oxford) Paper Title: ‘The French Resistance: Myth, Memory and Narrative’ Chair: Iain Stewart (UCL) Click HERE to listen to an mp3 recording of the paper (right click to save). Robert Gildea introduced the ideas of his new book to a packed early January …

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 …

Under the Spotlight

French Historians under the spotlight: Prof. Debra Kelly

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. Going under the spotlight this month is Professor Debra Kelly, Professor of French and Francophone Literary and …

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 …

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French Historians under the spotlight: Prof. Alice Conklin

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 …

Under the Spotlight

French Historians under the spotlight: Prof. John Horne

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. The first spotlight of 2015 features John Horne, Professor of Modern European History and Director of the …