Modern French History

Venue: Wolfson Room NB02, IHR, North block, Senate House

Time: Mondays 17:30

Convenor: All enquiries to Andrew W.M. Smith (a.smith@chi.ac.uk) and Ludivine Broch (L.Broch@westminster.ac.uk).

Organising Committee: Julian Jackson (QMUL), Colin Jones (QMUL), Iain Stewart (UCL), Alison Carrol (Brunel), Charlotte Faucher (QMUL),  Ludivine Broch (Westminster), Robert D. Priest (Royal Holloway, University of London), Andrew W.M. Smith (UCL), Daniel Lee (Sheffield), Julia Nicholls (KCL)

Autumn Term 2017
DateSeminar details
9 October
17:30
Book Launch event for Ludivine Broch, ‘Ordinary Workers: French Railwaymen, Vichy and the Holocaust’ (CUP, 2016)
Commentators Robert Gildea (University of Oxford), Jackie Clarke (University of Glasgow)
IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR

6 November
17:30
The First World War: Reflections on Scholarship and Commemoration 100 years on. Roundtable discussion featuring
Franziska Heimburger (Paris-Sorbonne), Marjorie Gehrhardt (University of Reading), Alison Fell (University of Leeds)
IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR

4 December
17:30
Orientalism, Empire, and Jews in France's Nineteenth Century
Julie Kalman (Monash University)
IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR

Spring Term 2018
DateSeminar details
15 January
17:30
Forgetting to Remember, Remembering to Forget: The Pied-Noir Community and the French State
Claire Eldridge (University of Leeds)
IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR

12 February
17:30
Moulinex: Women, Workers and Post-war France’ (TBC)
Jackie Clarke (University of Glasgow)
IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR

12 March
17:30
French Colonialism in India in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries
Akhila Yechury (University of St Andrews)
IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR

Summer Term 2018
DateSeminar details
30 April
17:30
TBC
IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR

14 May
17:30
Rethinking Toussaint L’Ouverture
Sudhir Hazareesingh (University of Oxford)
IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR