CFP: A DATE WITH HISTORY. Historical Perspectives on Europe

The French Embassy and the Institut Français du Royaume-Uni are launching this year a new collaboration with York Festival of Ideas – A Date with History. Bringing together leading historians from France and the UK, A Date with History will focus on a specific theme each year; this inaugural event will provide historical perspectives on Europe.

In this context, we are extending a special invitation to UK postgraduate and undergraduate students studying an aspect of French history to attend this one day conference.

A limited number of travel bursaries (up to £100) are available to cover costs from within the UK to York, those interested in exchange for which you will be asked to write a 1000-word report on one of the sessions outlined here. There will be an opportunity to have the report published subsequently in an on-line version by the Society for the Study of French History (SSFH), the Association for the Study of Modern and Contemporary France (ASMCF) and the French Embassy in London (subject to editorial quality control).

If you are interested send a brief CV indicating stage of study and giving the title of your courses or aspects of your research degree related to French or European history and an estimate of travel costs. The closing date for applications is 20 May 2017. There will be a selection process and you will be informed by e-mail on 26 May 2017 if you are successful. A refund of travel costs will be provided after the conference on submission of report, tickets, receipts and bank account details.

Apply by 20 May 2017 to Sarah Sangoï at 

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