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


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)

12.00: Coffee

12.15: Professional Development Session II: Publishing

Prof. Diana Knight (Nottingham), General Editor, Legenda Research Monographs in French Studies

Prof. Julian Wright (Northumbria), Editor of French History

13.00: Lunch

13.45: Panel I: Conflict, Legacy and Commemoration

Fabienne Chamelot (Portsmouth) Decolonization and the archives in French West Africa, 1958-1960: when French archivists defended Senegal’s rights

Grace Carrington (LSE) ‘Les balles fusent n’importe comment’: Memories and Legacies of the May 1967 massacre in Guadeloupe

John Gleeson (Dublin City University) Commemorating torture through the crime fiction of Didier Daeninckx

15.15: Professional Development Session III: Media Training

Prof. Catriona Seth (All Souls, Oxford), Dr Jennifer Rushworth (UCL)

16.00: Coffee

16.15: Panel Session II

Panel IIa: Identity in Conflict

Jessica Kasje (Yale) George Sand: A Practical Idealist in Conflict with a Movement

Fabienne Cheung (Manchester) Marcel Bénabou: multilingualism as a ‘véritable obligation vitale’

Hannie Lawlor (Wolfson College, Oxford) Conflicting Relations in Christine Angot’s Un amour impossible

Panel IIb: Conflict and Society

Fraser McQueen (Stirling) Reading the conflict surrounding Islamophobia and anti-Semitism in France with René Girard

Ettore Bucci (Scuola Normale Superiore – Pisa/Institut d’Etudes Politiques, Paris) May ‘68, an old-nouvelle Pentecôte?

Alvaro Luna (UC Santa Barbara) Writing Franco-Maghrebi History: Historiographic Metafiction in Le Harki de Meriem by Mehdi Charef

17.45: Flash Presentations

Susannah Owen (Queen Mary, London), Marta Tomczak (Warsaw), John Gleeson (Dublin City University)

18.15: Drinks Reception

19.00: Close

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