Friday Sep 6th, 2013

The Reign of Terror

Two hundred and twenty years ago this week, 5 September 1793, saw the official beginning of the Terror in the French Revolution. Ever since that time, it is very largely what the French Revolution has been remembered for. When people think about it, they picture the guillotine in the middle of Paris, surrounded by baying mobs, ruthlessly chopping off the heads of the king, the queen, and innumerable… read more »

Monday Apr 7th, 2014

Two difficult roads from empire

Martin Thomas on Britain and France’s roads from empire
Thursday Apr 3rd, 2014

Western (and other) perspectives on Ukraine

Robert Pyrah on untangling recent and still-unfolding events in Ukraine
Wednesday Apr 2nd, 2014

Monuments Men and the Frick

Stephen Bury on the real Monuments Men and the role of the Frick in protecting works of art in Nazi-occupied Europe
Tuesday Apr 1st, 2014

Georges Pierre des Clozets: the 17th century conman

Electronic Enlightenment looks at Robert Boyle’s embarrassing episode with a French conman
Saturday
Mar 29th, 2014

The American Red Cross in World War I

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Monday
Mar 17th, 2014

Britain, France, and their roads from empire

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Saturday
Mar 15th, 2014

Celebrating Women’s History Month

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Tuesday
Mar 4th, 2014

A crisis of European democracy?

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Thursday
Feb 27th, 2014

Spies and the burning Reichstag

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Saturday
Feb 15th, 2014

Soldiers’ experiences of World War I in photographs

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Thursday
Feb 13th, 2014

Oxford University Press faces up to the Nazis

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Monday
Jan 27th, 2014

Commemorating the Holocaust in Europe

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Friday
Jan 24th, 2014

A crossroads for antisemitism?

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