History seminars at the IHR

Modern French History

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

Organising Committee:  Julian 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), Charlotte Faucher (QMUL)  

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

Time: Monday, 5.30pm

Some podcasts from this Seminar are available online

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)


27 June New Perspectives in French History


Dolto and Spock:  The Ideology of Parenting in Transatlantic Historical Perspective
Richard Bates (University of Nottingham)

A Comparative Study of Working Class Housing in Nineteenth-Century France' (tbc)
Will Clement (Oxford)

Studying Letters Sent by French Jews to the Vichy Government: Rhetorical Strategies and Questions of Sincerity
Florence Largilliere (QMUL)

Entangled Sights: Histoire Croisée and Photography
Ben Partridge (Newcastle)

A Brave New World: Four Women's Fight for Rights
Anais Pedron (QMUL)