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2001 Group Programme 2010

2001 Group Annual Postgraduate Conference – Friday 5th March 2010





University of Warwick

Library - Wolfson Research Exchange,



9:45-10:00 Registration and Welcome


10:05-11:20 Panel 1: Memory, Memoirs and Orality

Bart Miller (Liverpool): History, Orality and Négritude: Léon-Gontran Damas and the Folktale Genre’


Rym Feriani: (Westminster): ‘Reinventing the Voice of the Past: a study of history and female agency in the work of Assia Djebar and Salman Rushdie’


Ellie Sutcliffe (Bangor): ‘Migratory memoirs, musical memoirs: Lived experiences of migration and exile in the music of Franco-Maghrebi raï groups in France’


11:20-11:45 Break


11:45-12:30 Guest Speaker: Prof. Robert Gildea (Worcester College, Oxford University): ‘What non-French historians can say about French History that French Historians can’t’.


12:30-1:30 Lunch (Steering Committee Meeting)


1:30-1:55 Dr Lorenzo Santoro (Warwick):‘The heritage of French Revolution in Fascism: Interferences and nuances in culture, symbolism and propaganda’


1:55-2:55 Training Session (Dr Nathalie King): How to Present an Academic Poster



2:55-3:45 Panel 2: Images, Narrative and History

Fabien Arribert-Narce (Kent and Paris III) : ‘La Critique de l’histoire dans la photobiographie (Roland Barthes, Denis Roche, Annie Ernaux)’


Meredith Lynch (St Andrews): ‘Being French in the banlieues: a short visual histoire of the marginalised’


3:45-4:00 Break


4:00- 4:50 Panel 3: The Myth of ‘Histoire(s)’

Colt Brazill Segrest (Nantes): ‘“Les Aventures tragiques d’un singe:”

Tall Tales and the Tabloid in late 17th century France’


Malachi McIntosh (Warwick): ‘The Writer-Critic as Myth-Maker:

Césaire, Glissant, Condé’



4:50-5:00 End/informal discussion



Admission: £10


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