I am European

Since last Friday, I have been thinking about all sorts of clever things to write about history and Europe, and my despair at the referendum result here in the UK. But I can’t even get them out. I am numbed, intellectually. I am not a constitutional lawyer, nor an economist, nor even a historian of […]

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Dangerous Territory

It’s a busy time of year in the universities. As I near the end of an intense period of marking and related work, I’ve been saving myself a treat: more work on French witchcraft, 1791-1939. Well, ‘French’ in its broadest sense. Like many historians over the past few years, I’ve been forced to engage with […]

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