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France's Mid-Century Crisis, 1930-1950

France's Mid-Century Crisis, 1930-1950

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Publié le mardi 02 novembre 2010 par Marie Pellen


This workshop has been organised to gain an insight into the current state of British research into Modern France. It focuses, through various subjects and fields, on France's Mid-Century Crisis, 1930-1950.


Saturday 27 November 2010, 9.45 am-5.45pm

10.00am - Welcome by Luc Borot, Directeur de la Maison Française d’Oxford

10.05am – 11.15am: Panel I - Chair: Jessica Wardhaugh (University of Warwick)

  • Mike Holland (Oxford) 'Henri Massis and the defence of the West' 
  • Martin O’Shaughnessy (Nottingham Trent) 'Shooting in deep time: Renoir and the mise-en-scene of history and political possibility'

11.15am – 11.30am: Tea/Coffee Break

11.30am - 12.40pm: Panel II – Chair: Robert Gildea (Worcester College, Oxford)

  • Daniel Lee (Oxford) ‘Coexistence with the enemy? Jewish Youth and the Chantiers de la Jeunesse’
  • Karen Adler (Nottingham) 'Alienated Retrievals of Home: Liberation in postwar film'

12.40pm – 1.40pm : Lunch                                                                                                          

1.40pm – 2.50pm: Panel III – Chair: Ruth Harris (New College, Oxford)

  • Ludivine Broch (Birkbeck) 'Cheminots in 1939-40: A Smooth Transition from War to Occupation'
  • Hanna Diamond (Bath) 'Prisoners of the peace': German POWs and the French 1944-48.

3.00pm – 4.10pm: Panel IV – Chair : Martin Conway (Balliol College, Oxford)

  • Steffen Prauser (Birmingham) ‘German war crimes in France during the Second World War’
  • Laurent Douzou (MFO) ‘Dealing with the myth of the Resistance’

4.25pm – 5.30pm: Conclusions and final remarks - Claire Andrieu (Sciences-Po, Paris)

Conveners :

  • Laurent Douzou (MFO),
  • Daniel Lee (St Hugh’s College)

- All welcome -

Maison Française d’Oxford, 2-10 Norham Road, Oxford OX2 6SE

Tel : 01865 274 220 ;



  • 2-10 Norham Road, (Maison Française d'Oxford)
    Oxford, Grande-Bretagne


  • samedi 27 novembre 2010

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  • France's mid-century crisis, 1930-1950, second world war


  • Laurent Douzou
    courriel : l [dot] douzou [at] orange [dot] fr

URLS de référence

Source de l'information

  • Florence Yvrard-Coquaz
    courriel : reception [at] mfo [dot] ac [dot] uk

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