‘Identity in Conflict’ – ASMCF/SSFH PG Study Day

The first panel of postgraduate papers of the 2018 Postgraduate Study Day comprised three papers examining approaches to identity by literary figures across three centuries. Presented in chronological order, the first paper was given by Jessica Kasje (Yale) who re-examined George Sand’s relationship to women’s rights movements. Drawing in particular on Sand’s letter ‘Aux Membres … Continue reading ‘Identity in Conflict’ – ASMCF/SSFH PG Study Day

Researching in the BiFi – The Peter Morris Memorial Travel Prize

My thesis examines a group of contemporary French films which I locate as the continuation or evolution of the well-studied New French Extremity trend of the 1990s and 2000s. The New French Extremity has been criticised as an arbitrary grouping, but the body of work written on it proves that it was, and continues to … Continue reading Researching in the BiFi – The Peter Morris Memorial Travel Prize

ASMCF-SSFH Postgraduate Study Day 2018: Conflict – Programme and Registration

Registration: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/asmcf-ssfh-postgraduate-study-day-2018-conflict-tickets-42167848169 3rd March 2018, IMLR, Senate House, London   9.30-10.00: Registration 10.00: Welcome Prof. Chris Tinker, ASMCF President 10.15: Professional Development Session I: After the PhD Dr Clare Siviter (Bristol), Dr Charlotte Faucher (Manchester) 11.00: Keynote Address: 'La France qui tombe? The origins of a language of crisis in contemporary France' Dr Emile Chabal (Edinburgh) … Continue reading ASMCF-SSFH Postgraduate Study Day 2018: Conflict – Programme and Registration

CfP: ASMCF Annual Conference, New Forms of Expression in the French and Francophone Worlds

Lancaster University, Thursday 13 - Friday 14 September 2018 We invite proposals for papers that critically examine the innovation and experimentation that characterise new and emerging forms of expression in the French and Francophone worlds. The relationship between reading and writing is constantly changing, genres are merging and new genres are emerging, literary forms and … Continue reading CfP: ASMCF Annual Conference, New Forms of Expression in the French and Francophone Worlds

Eighth Douglas Johnson Memorial Lecture in French History

The Society for the Study of French History and The Association for the Study of Modern and Contemporary France and Institut Français, Royaume-Uni Present: The Douglas Johnson Memorial Lecture, Monday 8th January 2018. How the French and British Learned to Vote Professor Malcolm Crook (Keele University) Venue: La Médiathèque, Institut Français, 17 Queensberry Place, South … Continue reading Eighth Douglas Johnson Memorial Lecture in French History

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