Modern French History

Venue: 1. All seminars between 4 February and 20 May to be held at the Institute of Education, Bedford Way, Room 784, Breakout 1.
2. The final seminar, on 10 June, will take place at the Institute of Education, Bedford Way, Room 780.

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 (University of Manchester),  Ludivine Broch (Westminster), Robert D. Priest (Royal Holloway, University of London), Andrew W.M. Smith (Chichester), Daniel Lee (Sheffield), Julia Nicholls (KCL)

Spring Term 2019
DateSeminar details
21 January
17:30
Financial Alternatives: The Paris Stock Exchange in the Early Nineteenth Century
Tyson Leuchter (Birkbeck University o London)
Institute of Education, Bedford Way, Room 784, Breakout 1

4 February
17:30
Why Vegetarian Food in School Cafeterias is (and isn't) a Problem: Food and Frenchness in the 20th and 21st century
Leora Auslander (Chicago)
Institute of Education, Bedford Way, Room 784, Breakout 1

18 February
17:30
Rethinking Imperial Sovereignty: The French Borderland in India 1815-1947
Akhila Yechury (St Andrews)
Institute of Education, Bedford Way, Room 784, Breakout 1

4 March
17:30
Electric News in Colonial Algeria
Arthur Asseraf (Cambridge)
Institute of Education, Bedford Way, Room 784, Breakout 1

18 March
17:30
Archiving Experience: Living Testimony, Cold Documents, and the Vow of Silence in France after 1944
Alexandra Steinlight (NYU/Past & Present Fellow)
Institute of Education, Bedford Way, Room 784, Breakout 1

Summer Term 2019
DateSeminar details
29 April
17:30
Modern French History Seminar: TBC
UCL Institute of Education, Bedford Way, Room 784, Breakout 1

13 May
17:30
230 Years Since the French Revolution: Time to Rethink the Terror?
Marisa Linton (Kingston)
UCL Institute of Education, Bedford Way, Room 780

20 May
17:30
Book Launch for ‘Demos Assembled: Democracy and the International Origins of the Modern State, 1840-1880’
Stephen Sawyer (American University of Paris)
UCL Institute of Education, Bedford Way, Room 784, Breakout 1