Guest Post: An Academic Bridge Across the Atlantic

Today’s guest post comes from Lauric Henneton, Associate Professor at the Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin and Vice Président of the Réseau pour le Développement Européen de l’Histoire de la Jeune Amérique (REDEHJA). Junto readers: Have you attended the Summer Academy of Atlantic History? Please share your reflections in the comments.

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Guest Post: “Good Newes from ye olde World”

banner-redehjaHere at The Junto, we like to hear from early Americanists at work around the world. Today’s guest post comes from Lauric Henneton, Associate Professor at the Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin and Vice Président of the Réseau pour le Développement Européen de l’Histoire de la Jeune Amérique (REDEHJA)

In case the honorable readers of The Junto were wondering, we do Early American and Atlantic history in the “Old World” and not just in good old “Blighty.” This post is about how the Réseau pour le Développement Européen de l’Histoire de la Jeune Amérique (REDEHJA) came together and what we’ve done over the last few years. This is the story of a group of friends/colleagues who decided to come together institutionally after a few years holding small-scale events in and around Paris. Continue reading