Recent Awards Made by The Society

The Society for the Study of French History offers a range of grants and bursaries for postgraduate students in the UK, undertaking research in any aspect of French history. These are a selection of awards made recently by the Society:

Postgraduate Conference Panel Scheme

Stewart McCain (Oxford) Modernity and its Discontents in Nineteenth-Century France’ at the Society for French Historical Studies Conference in Montreal in April 2014

Conference Grant Scheme

Bryce Evans (Liverpool Hope) ‘Food and the First World War’, Liverpool Hope University in 2014.

Mark Greengrass (Sheffield), ‘Fortune, pouvoir, et croyance: L’Eglise en France aux XVIe-XVIIe siècles’, 27-28 September 2014.

Sarah Wood ‘Locating Guyane’, University of London Institute in Paris (ULIP), 10-11 July 2014. 

Hanna Diamond (Bath), ‘70th Anniversary of the Liberation of France’, Institut Français, London, 13-14 June 2014.

Phil McCluskey (Sheffield), for ‘Contacts, encounters, practices: Ottoman-European diplomacy, 1500-1800’, St Andrews, June 2014

John Condren (St Andrews)  ‘France and the Mediterranean World in the Long Seventeenth Century’ , St Andrews, May 2014.

Sara Wolfson (Manchester Metropolitan) ‘Anglo-French and Anglo-Spanish marriage negotiations’, Kent, April 2014.

Iain Stewart (Queen Mary) ‘New Perspectives on the French Liberal Renaissance’, University of London Institute, Paris, 7 December 2013.

Rachel Douglas (Glasgow) ‘Rewriting French and CaribbeanHistory: The Black Jacobins Revisited’, October 2013

Marieke Dubbelboer (Bristol), ‘Writers and the Press in France: Pamphlets, Propaganda, and Politics’, September 2013.

Edward Roberts (St Andrews) ‘Politics and Texts in Late Carolingian Europe, c. 870-1000’, University of St Andrews, 8-9 July 2013. 

Alison Carroll (Brunel), ‘A Century Later: New Approaches to French History, 1914-45’, Maison Française d’Oxford 21 June 2013.


Ralph Gibson Bursary

The Ralph Gibson Bursary Prize was awarded in

2010: Alex Fairfax-Cholmeley, Queen Mary, University of London: ‘Justice, the State and the Individual under the Terror in France, 1793-1794.’ [thesis summary]

2012: Louise Seaward (Leeds).  Her PhD was entitled The Société typographique de Neuchâtel (STN) and the politics of the book trade in late eighteenth-century Europe, 1769-1789

2013: Will Pooley of New College, Oxford to support his work on ‘Misery in the Moorlands’: Lived Bodies in the Landes de Gascogne, 1870-1914’.


Conference Bursaries

Kristin Bourassa (York), to attend the SFHS conference in Montreal in 2014

Ellen Crabtree (Newcastle), to attend the SFHS conference in Montreal in 2014

Lori Oates (Exeter) to attend a conference in Gothenburg in 2013

Charlotte Faucher (Queen Mary)

Kate Hammond (St Andrews)


Research Grant Scheme 2013

Will Clement (Oxford) 

Fiona Ffoulkes (Southampton)

Stefania Gargioni (Kent)

Alessandro Gnasso (Edinburgh)

Jan de Graaf (Portsmouth)

Anna Jenkin (Sheffield)
Niall MacGalloway (St Andrews)

Martha McCarey (Oxford)

Lori Oates (Exeter)

Imaobong Umoren (Oxford)

Elisabeth Wallman (Warwick)   

Bernard Wilkin  (Sheffield)

Jacob Zobkiw (Hull)

For further details on these awards, how to apply, and the conditions attached, please see the individual records on the main Grants and Bursaries page.