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The Future of French Revolutionary Studies


Faculty of Arts Building (FAB) 2.25

10.00 Opening Remarks

10:10-10:55 Visual Culture

 Colin Jones (University of Chicago), ‘Time and the Duchess’

Richard Taws (UCL), ‘Revolutionary Afterimages’

10:55-11:10 Coffee break

11:10-11:55 Channel Crossings

Kate Astbury (Warwick), ‘The Directory and the Connections between London and Paris Theatres’

Simon MacDonald (UCL), ‘Enemies of the Republic: Policing the British in Revolutionary Paris’

11:55-12:40 Rethinking Politics and Justice

Munro Price (Bradford), ‘Revisiting the Aristocratic Reaction’

Julian Swann (Birkbeck), ‘From Revolution to Revolution: France, 1771 and 1787-89’

12:40-13:20 Lunch

13:20-14:15 Atlantic Reverberations

David Lambert (Warwick), ‘Campaigning and Counter-insurgency in the Revolutionary Caribbean’

Tom Cutterham (Birmingham), ‘Culture, Empire, and Democracy in the Atlantic World’

Julia Prest (St Andrews), ‘Was Theatre Responsible for the Haitian Revolution?’

14:15-15:00 Revolution and Finance

Ronan Love (Warwick), ‘Revolutionary Finance: Past, Present, and Future’

Niccolò Valmori (European University Institute), ‘History of Capitalism and the French Revolution: The Path Ahead’

15:00-15:15 Coffee break

15:15-16:00 New Perspectives on the Terror

Marisa Linton (Kingston University), ‘1793 in 2023: Beyond the Myths of Terror’

Alex Fairfax-Cholmeley (Exeter), ‘Archives, Networks, Geographies, Time: New Ways to Present the Terror?’

16:00-17:00 Conceptual and Methodological Frameworks

David Andress (Portsmouth), ‘Trust: Something That's 'Good to Think with' about the French Revolution?’

Charles Walton (Warwick), ‘Redistribution or Capitalism? Towards a State-centred View of Economic Politics’

Timothy Tackett (UC Irvine), 'Micro-biography and the French Revolution'

17:00-17:15 Concluding Remarks


This event is supported by

Humanity Research Centre

Department of History

Early Modern and Eighteenth Century Centre

Global History and Culture Centre

School of Modern Languages and Culture