France and its Global Histories, 27-28 August 2014

St John's HouseNext Wednesday and Thursday (27th and 28th), the Centre for French History and Culture is hosting a two-day workshop on ‘France and its Global Histories: State of the Field’. The panels will feature the work of historians from around the world, and cover issues and topics from postcolonialism and gender, to science and industry.

The programme can be viewed here, and St Andrews researchers are welcome to drop in at any time. The workshop will be taking place in in the Old Class Library, St John’s House.

The workshop is organised by Dr Stephen Tyre and Dr Sarah Easterby-Smith, and is supported by the Institut Français du Royaume-Uni and the School of History, University of St Andrews.

About standrewshistory
With over forty full time members of staff researching and teaching on European, American and Asian history from the dawn of the Middle Ages to the present day, the School of History at the University of St Andrews has one of the finest faculty and diverse teaching programmes of any School of History in the English speaking world. The School boasts expertise in Mediaeval and Modern History, from S cotland to Byzantium and the Americas to the Middle East and South Asia.Thematic interests include religious history, urban history, transnationalism, historiography and nationalism. The School of History prides itself on small group teaching and tutorials allowing for in depth study and supervision tailored to secure the best from each student. Cutting edge research combined with teaching excellence offer a dynamic and intellectually stimulating environment for the study of History.

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