3-year Postdoctoral Fellowships in Digital Humanities and the Cambridge 1870-71 French caricature collection

Re-blogged from the French Studies Francofil mailing list: The nineteenth-century French group at the University of Cambridge is keen to attract applicants to come to work as a Postdoctoral Fellow in Digital Humanities in Cambridge for 3 years on the … Continue reading

A few notes on COVID-19 in France and the UK, at Cambridge UL, and in French publications

As in other parts of society, the pandemic has been challenging on both a professional and personal level and has affected University library staff in a number of ways. In France and the UK, the public understanding and political reaction … Continue reading

Nadar: the story of a photography pioneer

Last year the Bibliothèque nationale de France organised Les Nadar, un légende photographique, an exhibition on this family of photographers (accompanying catalogue: S950.b.201.5289 featuring Paul Nadar’s portrait of Sarah Bernhardt on the cover). The most important of these was Gaspard-Félix … Continue reading