Teaching

I have designed and taught numerous classes at the University of Birmingham, Sciences-Po, Paris IV Sorbonne, and the EUI, focused on French colonial history, the global and colonial Middle East, modern France, World War Two, historical social theory and world history. In 2014-17 I will convene and teach in the MA in Contemporary History at the University of Birmingham.

» Recent Doctoral Seminar 'History and the Social Sciences'

» RECENT STUDENT EVALUATION (PDF, 128.63 Kb)


Doctoral Seminars

 

History and the Social Sciences
(European University Institute, History Department, Fall 13)


Masters Seminars

 

Mass Society and Modernity
(University of Birmingham, MA Contemporary History, Autumn 2014/2015/2016)

 

Globalisation since 1945
(University of Birmingham, MA Contemporary History, Spring 2015/2016/2017)


Introductory Seminars

Course designer/leader in all cases

 

Introduction to World Politics
(Institut d’Études Politiques, Reims, Fall 11) 


Global ‘Social Foundations 1’: Pre-History to 500 CE 
(NYU-Paris, Fall 09-11) 

Global ‘Social Foundations 2: 500-1700 CE 
(NYU-Paris, Spring 10-12)


Paris: an Urban History 
(American University of Paris, Summer 09)

Europe since 1945
(NYU-New York, Summer 07)

Making the West: Pre-History to 1500 
(American University of Paris, Fall 07)

Making the West: 1500-2000
(American University of Paris, Spring 08)


Honors/Senior Seminars

Course designer/leader in all cases


France under Hitler: from Popular Front to Liberation, 1934-44 
(NYU-Paris, Fall 09-11, Spring 10) 


International Development: theory, knowledge and politics since 1945
(Institut d’Études Politiques, Paris, Fall 09-11) 

Empire, Nation and Economy: French Colonialism 1789-1962
(Institut d’Études Politiques, Paris, Spring 10-12) 

The Politics of the Past in France: 1789-2000

(American University of Paris, Spring 07)

Empire and Political Imagination: a comparative history

(American University of Paris, Fall 07)


Supervision of Doctoral Students

Co-supervisor: Eliana Hadjisavvas, 'Jewish Displaced Persons and the Case of the Cypriot Internment Camps: The Role of the United States 1945-1950.' PhD, University Of Birmingham, expected 2017.

Co-Supervisor:
Khalid Krairi, 'John Philby and his political roles in the Arabian Peninsula'. PhD, University Of Birmingham, expected 2017.

Co-Supervisor: Gemma Jennings, 'Hydrocarbon Politics between Algeria and France from colony to independence'. PhD, University of Birmingham, expected 2019.




Tutorials

Course designer/leader in all cases


Themes in Colonialism and Decolonization

(Sorbonne – University of Paris IV, Spring 08)