Battle of Crécy wins Distinguished Book Prize 2017

Winners of the Society for Military History's Distinguished Book Prize, Michael Livingston and Kelly DeVries discuss the revolutionary findings presented in their book The Battle of Crécy: A Casebook. The Battle of Crécy is a deeply explored area of history. What prompted you to write this book? Kelly: I'd long had misgivings about the traditional understandings of the Battle of … Continue reading

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David Looseley named joint winner of the 2015 Franco-British Society Literary Prize

We are thrilled to congratulate David Looseley on being named joint winner of the 2015 Franco-British Society Literary Prize for Édith Piaf. The world-famous French singer Édith Piaf (1915-63) was never just a singer. Dozens of biographies of her, of variable quality, have seldom got beyond the well known and usually contested ‘facts’ of her life. This … Continue reading


5th Annual Lawrence R. Schehr Memorial Award winner announced…

Contemporary French Civilization (CFC), published by Liverpool University Press, is pleased to announce the results of the 5th Annual Lawrence R. Schehr Memorial Award competition for the best conference paper submitted by a junior colleague in the field of contemporary French civilization and cultural studies. We received many excellent submissions again this year and would like to thank … Continue reading