The Early Modern Commons

The Franco-British Network for 17th and 18th Century Research/ Le Reseau Franco-Britannique pour les chercheurs du 17e et 18e siecle

Recent Posts

Magna Carta and the Declaration des droits de l’homme: a one day event

7 May 2015

The Franco-British Council, the Franco-British Lawyers’ Society and the Franco-British Connections would like to invite you on 11th of June, at Lancaster House to a day seminar...

A new audio project/ Un nouveau project audio

13 April 2015

We’re looking for some volunteers to talk about their research for a possible future Franco-British Network audio project. This is likely to take the form of a short interview...

CfP: Anglo-French Information Exchange in the Long Sixteenth Century: An Interdisciplinary Workshop

5 March 2015

Friday 26 June 2015, IHR, London   Organisers: Sara Barker (University of Leeds), Stefania Gargioni (University of Kent) & David Potter (University of Kent)   The sixteenth...

Fabricating Nobility? Genealogy and Social Mobility among Franco-Scottish Families in the Early Modern Period

26 February 2015

Steve Murdoch Read the full article this blog is based on here Seventeenth-century Europe witnessed a dramatic increase in social mobility, particularly from the lower into the upper-strata...