‘THE PARIS COMMUNE AND THE FRENCH ANARCHISTS, 1870-1914 (IMAGES AND COLLECTIVE MEMORIES)’
PROFESSOR JOHN MERRIMAN
CHARLES SEYMOUR PROFESSOR OF HISTORY, YALE UNIVERSITY
Tuesday, 6 May 2014, 17.00-19.00
RHB 137, Goldsmiths, University of London
Professor Merriman is a distinguished professor of French and European history. Among his many publications are: A History of Modern Europe since the Renaissance, Volumes One and Two (W.W. Norton, 3rd edition, 2009); Dynamite Club: How a Bombing in Fin-de-Siècle Paris Ignited the Age of Mass Terrorism (Houghton Miflin Harcourt Co, 2009); Police Stories: Building the French State, 1815-51 (Oxford University Press, 2006); The Stone of Balazuc: A French Village in Time (W.W. Norton and Co., 2002).
Massacre: The Life and Death of the Paris Commune will be published by Basic Books this autumn.
As for the tube strike: you can get here via bus/Natl Rail and/or Overground (none of which involves getting close to crossing a picket line).