The Douglas Johnson Memorial Lecture

The Douglas Johnson Memorial Lecture is held each year jointly with the Society for the Study of French History. Details of previous Douglas Johnson Memorial Lectures can be found below:

Douglas Johnson Memorial Lecture: 13th January 2016

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2015 Douglas Johnson Memorial Lecture

Professor John Horne (Trinity College Dublin), 'Myth or Model? The French Revolution in the Great War'

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2014 Douglas Johnson Memorial Lecture

Professor Andrew Knapp (University of Reading), 'Bombing and Memory: Britain and France, 1940-1945'

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2013 Douglas Johnson Memorial Lecture

Professor Ruth Harris (University of Oxford), 'Rolland, Gandhi and Madeleine Slade: Spiritual Politics, France and the Wider World'

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2012 Duglas Johnson Memorial Lecture

Professor Richard Thomson (Edinburgh University), 'New Wine in Old Bottles: Adapting and Abusing Tradition in French Visual Culture, 1880-1910'

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2011 Douglas Johnson Memorial Lecture

Professor Julian Jackson (Queen Mary, University of London), 'The Century of Charles de Gaulle'

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