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Lectures and seminars

Lectures and seminars for 2022-23 will be in person. The first lecture and seminar will take place on Thursday 6 October 2022, from 3-5 p.m. in H 0.64.

Please use the Moodle page to download the Module Sourcebook and weekly seminar worksheets. In case you can't yet access the Moodle page, the resources you need for week 1 are also available here:



General and specialist reading on each topic is recommended in the course bibliography (available via Talis aspire).

Lectures and seminars

Week 1. Introduction: Defining the French Right

Week 2. Avant-garde Fascism? National Populism from the Dreyfus Affair to the 1920s

Week 3. 1930s: The Street, the People, and the World in Crisis

Week 4. Collaborators: P├ętain's Vichy France

Week 5. Research Skills and Enrichment Session at the Modern Records Centre

Week 6: Reading week

You should use reading week to start/continue research for your formative or summative essay or close analysis.

Week 7. Collaborationists: France and the New Order

Week 8. De Gaulle: Exile, Leadership and Legacy

Week 9. The Extreme Right from from the Liberation to the FN

Week 10. Right and Extreme Right in Contemporary France