Francophone Studies Research Group

Events

Events

We have organised a number of research events over the years. Our latest series of seminars was entitled Shifting Trends in the new century, with speakers ranging from Frances Robinson (Dow Jones, Brussels) on the Euro; Marina Lewycka , author of A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian (2005), on the Ukrainian community in the UK; Professor Brendan Simms (Peterhouse, Cambridge) on Bosnia, Iraq and the Lessons of Intervention; Dr Emmanuel Godin (Portsmouth University) on the Extreme Right movements in Europe; Professor Margaret Majumdar (Portsmouth University) on the Changing Face of India; and Jean-François Bayart (Institut d’Etudes Politiques, Paris) on postcolonial studies.