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Seminar: In Search of Britain

October 23, 2017 - June 18, 2018
Faculté de langues et cultures étrangères - département d'anglais, Université de Picardie Jules Verne

Room E110
1, rue du Thil
Amiens 80000

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Please find below the programme for the seminar « In Search of Britain » that will take place at université de Picardie Jules Verne. The theme for 2017-18 is "unity/disunity".

On the first session on Monday October 23rd, Ophélie Siméon (université Paris 3 – Sorbonne Nouvelle) will talk about:  “Fathers and Despots: Founding Myths and Conflict in the Early British Socialist Movement”.
(Room E110 5pm-6h30pm)

PROGRAMME 2017-18 (Unity/Disunity)

23 October 2017: Ophélie Siméon (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle) –

Fathers and Despots: Founding Myths and Conflict in the Early British Socialist Movement

4 December 2017: Myriam Boussahba-Bravard (Université Paris-Diderot)  –

La diversité politique des suffragistes contre l'uniforme biologique

12 February 2018: Géraldine Vaughan (Université de Rouen, IUF)  –

Uniting against a Common Foe: Ultra-Protestant Societies across the British World, 1880s-1920s

12 March 2018: Stéphanie Bory (Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3)  –

 ‘For Wales, See England’ : quelle place pour le pays de Galles au sein du Royaume-Uni aujourd’hui ?

4 June 2018: Sarah Pickard (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle)  –

 Young people in Britain today: inter-generational and intra-generational unity/disunity

18 June 2018: Mélanie Torrent (Université Paris Diderot, IUF) :

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