Franco-Irish Connections, Military Aspects
The Service Historique de la Défense [the French Army historical Service] in Vincennes, France, is organizing a two day conference (6-7th September 2007) on the military aspects of the Franco-Irish relationships between 17th and 20th centuries (free entrance).
The scientific organisation is in charge of the Dr Genet-Rouffiac, chief curator in the Service historique, André Rakoto, chief of the international department of the Service historique, and Dr David Murphy from Trinity College, Dublin.
The papers, 45 mn long, in French or in English, are expected on the following matters:
- the different aspects of the action of the Irish on the service of France, or in France, their links with the French society and the role of France as the first step on the Continent;
- Ireland in the French international policy, both as a subject of its own and as an element of the British policy.
The proposals have to be submitted to the scientific committee before the 30th june 2007 at one of the following addresses:
Dr Nathalie Genet-Rouffiac Dr David Murphy
Service historique de la défense firstname.lastname@example.org
Château de Vincennes
The entrance will be free but a registration list is already on line on the SHD site, where the definite program will be fully available at the beginning of July:
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