History seminars at the IHR

Modern French History

Convenor: Iain Stewart (UCL) enquiries to: i.stewart@ucl.ac.uk

Organising Committee:  Juilan Jackson (QMUL), Colin Jones (QMUL), Iain Stewart (UCL), Alison Carol (Brunel), Ludivine Broch (Westminster), Robert D. Priest (Royal Holloway, University of London), Andrew W.M. Smith (UCL), Daniel Lee (Sheffield) 

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

Time: Monday, 5.30pm

Some podcasts from this Seminar are available online

Spring Term 2016
DateSeminar details
4 January Rewriting the French Resistance

Robert Gildea, (Oxford) 


18 January D une Europe l autre: Industrial organisation and Franco-German integration from Vichy to the European Coal and Steel Community

Luc-André Brunet (LSE) 


1 February Transforming the Radical Right in France and North Africa: Gender, Race, and Religion in the Croix de Feu and Parti Social Français, 1927-1945

Caroline Campbell (University of North Dakota)


15 February The Return of Alsace to France in 1918

Alison Carrol (Brunel)


29 February We are Ourselves: Theatre and the Politics of Decentralisation in the Lille Municipal Council, 1881-1911.

Harry Stopes (UCL)


14 March The Creation of a Postcolonial Narrative? Comparing Memories of Empire in Britain and France

Itay Lotem (Queen Mary, University of London)


Summer Term 2016
DateSeminar details
18 April The Bishop on the Barricades: Revolution, Religion, and Commemorating the Death of Denis Affre (1848-1871)

Laura O’Brien (Northumbria University)


16 May Globalising French History in the Age of Revolutions: Essential Step, or Step Too Far?

David Andress (University of Portsmouth) 


13 June Violence and Empathy: Anglo-American aircrews and civilian assistance in France, 1940-1945

Valerie Deacon (NYU)