CONFLICT. CfP for the ASMCF-SSFH PG Study Day 2018

  3 March 2018 The Institute of Modern Languages Research University of London, Keynote: Emile Chabal (Edinburgh) Deadline for abstracts: January 12 2018 Contemporary society is riven by conflict, be it in the public, political or intellectual arena. Even a cursory glance at current news headlines appears to confirm such an assessment, with Donald Trump’s … Continue reading CONFLICT. CfP for the ASMCF-SSFH PG Study Day 2018

A Date With History

On the 9th June, the French Embassy and the Institut français du Royaume-Uni launched an exciting new collaboration with York Festival of Ideas - “A Date with History”. Bringing together leading historians from France and the UK, A Date with History, this first edition addressed historical perspectives on Europe. Seven selected UK students attended this one day conference. Come and read the reports … Continue reading A Date With History

Perspectives on Franco-British Relations

Nigel Ritchie and Katherine Barrowman Renaud Morieux (Cambridge) discussed the notion of ‘foreigners’ in eighteenth century Britain and France. There were times when states could sharpen their distinctions, such as through the creation of the Alien office in Britain in the 1790s, but for the most part ‘foreignness’ varied across the eighteenth century. Certain social groups … Continue reading Perspectives on Franco-British Relations

ASMCF 2017: WORK AND PLAY CONFERENCE PROGRAMME Bangor University, 7-9 September 2017

 DAY 1: Thursday 7 September 12:30-1:30pm Registration (Foyer, Main Arts Building) 1:30-1:45pm Welcome address (Main Arts Lecture Theatre)   1:45-3:15pm PETER MORRIS LECTURE (Main Arts Lecture Theatre) Sarah Waters (University of Leeds) Neo-liberalism and the Medicalisation of Work 3:15-3:30pm Coffee break Refreshments will be available in Pritchard Jones Hall 3:30-5pm PARALLEL SESSION 1A: Movement, text … Continue reading ASMCF 2017: WORK AND PLAY CONFERENCE PROGRAMME Bangor University, 7-9 September 2017