War studies’ seminar - Trinity College Dublin


Trinity College’s Centre for War Studies is delighted to welcome Professor Hervé Drévillon to deliver a research seminar on "New Ways to Remember Fontenoy: the Professionalisation of Soldiering in Eighteenth-Century France" . The seminar is organised under the auspices of the TCD Centre for War Studies with support from Trinity College’s Long Room Hub Research Initiative and the French Embassy in Dublin.

Professor Drévillon is Professor of Modern History at the Université de Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne and chargé de mission at the Institut des Sciences Humaines et Sociales of the Centre National de Recherche Scientifique [CNRS] where he is principal investigator on a major inter-disciplinary and inter-institutional research programme, La Construction du militaire 1450-1850. He has published extensively on the political and cultural history of 17th and 18th century France. His books include L’Impôt du Sang: le métier des armes sous Louis XIV (Paris, 2005) and Croiser le fer : violence et culture de l’épée dans la France moderne : XVIe-XVIIIe siècle (Paris, 2002).

For any queries please contact Joseph Clarke at joseph.clarke@tcd.ie

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Published on 07/09/2010

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