The SSFH Annual Conference

The Society for the Study of French History will hold its 37th annual conference at the University of Manchester, from 30 June – 2 July 2024.

The theme of the conference is: Intimacies and the Self

Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Julie Hardwick, Jérémie Foa, Clémentine Vidal-Naquet

We are delighted to announce that registration is open for the 2024 Annual Conference of the Society for the Study of French History, Sunday 30 June – Tuesday 2 July at the University of Manchester. 

We are offering registration for the full three-day conference and at a day rate for those wishing to attend on the Monday or Tuesday only. 

Please e-mail ssfhmanchester@gmail.com if you have any questions regarding registration, and we look forward to welcoming you to Manchester in June.

Conference programme 

Registration 

Organising Committee:

Jean-Marc Dreyfus

Laure Humbert

Stuart Jones

Chris Millington

Bertrand Taithe

Alexia Yates

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Past Annual Conferences:

36th Annual Conference at the University of Liverpool. Theme: Freedom and Emancipations [conference programme and details]

35th Annual Conference at Exeter College, University of Oxford.
Theme: Encounters
[conference programme and details]

34th Annual (Virtual) Conference at University of Westminster in collaboration with H-France.
Theme: Power, Protest and Resistance
[conference programme and details]

33rd Annual Conference at University of Leeds.
Theme: Legacies
[conference programme and details]

32nd Annual Conference at University of Warwick.
Theme: Political Economy and Cultures of Inequality
[conference programme and details]

31st Annual Conference at University of Strathclyde.
Theme: France, Europe, and the World
[conference programme and details]

30th Annual Conference at University of Chichester.
Theme: High and Low Culture
[conference programme and details]

29th Annual Conference at University of St Andrews.
Theme: Turning Points in French History
[conference programme and details]

28th Annual Conference at St John’s College, Durham, from 10-12 July 2014.
Theme: History and the Senses
[conference programme and details]

27th Annual Conference at Cardiff University, Sunday 30 June to Tuesday 2 July 2013.
ThemeSolidarities, Entanglements and Conflict in French History.
[conference programme]

26th Annual Conference at King’s Manor, University of York, 1-3 July 2012.
Theme: France and Its Neighbours: Towards a Transnational History
[conference programme]
 [watch video of plenary speakers]

25th Annual Conference at Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge, 14-15 July 2011.
Theme: Celebrating France
[conference overview] [draft programme].

24th Annual Conference at Newcastle University on 27-29 June 2010.
[Programme] [Abstract]

23rd Annual Conference at Trinity College Dublin, 29-30 June 2009
[Programme] [Conference Website]

22nd Annual Conference at the University of Aberystwyth, 3-4 July 2008
[Programme] [Abstract]

21st Annual Conference at the University of St Andrews, 1-3 July 2007
[Programme] [Conference Website]

20th Annual Conference at the University of Sussex, 3-4 July 2006
[Programme] [Abstract]

19th Annual Conference at the University of Southampton, 4-5 July 2005
[Programme] [Abstract]

18th Annual Conference at the University of Warwick, 1-2 April 2004
[Programme] [Abstract]

17th Annual Conference at the University of Nottingham, 10-11 April 2003
[Programme] [Abstract]

1st Annual Conference at the University of Liverpool, April 1987.
Theme: ‘The Growth of the French State’.