H-France Webinars

H-France is launching a webinar series beginning this fall.

Graduate students in History at NIU, as well as undergraduate students in HIST 311 Early Modern France, 1500-1789 and HIST 423 French Revolution and Napoleon will be interested in this series.

Here is the announcement from H-France:

H-France is launching its webinar series this fall.  Designed particularly for graduate students, the seminar is open to anyone.  Information will be forthcoming in the fall to aid with technical issues.

The first webniar, organized by Charles Walton, Yale University, will occur on Thursday, October 6, 2011 at 4:00-5:30 pm e.t.

The webinar will be led by Lynn Hunt, UCLA, on the topic “The Age of Revolutions in Global Context.”  The three readings for the webinar are as follows:

  • Lynn Hunt, “The French Revolution in Global Context,” in David Armitage and Sanjay Subrahmanyam (eds.), The Age of Revolutions in Global Context, c. 1760-1840 (New York:  Palgrave Macmillan, 2009).
  • Suzanne Desan, “Transatlantic Spaces of Revolution: The French Revolution, Sciotomanie, and American Lands,” Journal of Early Modern History 12 (2008), pp. 467-505.
  • William Max Nelson, “Making Men: Enlightenment Ideas of Racial Engineering,” American Historical Review 115 (December 2010): 1364-1394.

We certainly would encourage you to include the seminars in any appropriate graduate courses you may be teaching or recommending it to your graduate students.

Further details on the seminar will be provided in the fall.

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