Professor Robert Gildea

Wiles lectures, Belfast, 2013: Remembering and Repetition in France: Defeat, Colonialism and Resistance since 1940


I would like to hear from potential DPhil students regarding Nineteenth and Twentieth Century French history, or a transnational or global dimension including this and Masters students regarding Modern French and European history post 1800   

I currently teach:

FHS Masters Teaching

The Global Twentieth Century, 1930-2003

MA and MPhil in British and European History : Theories and Methods, Writing History, Historical Concepts, Methods  and Controversies

France from the Popular Front to the Liberation, 1936-1944



  • Fighters Across Frontiers Transnational Resistance in Europe, 1936-48

  • Empires of the Mind

  • Laïcité, Republic and Nation in Post-Colonial France

  • ‘Les Inconnus de la Resistance: letters to L’Humanité, 1984’

  • Resist or collaborate?