Lettre du LabEx EHNE n°8 - été 2018

Lettre du LabEx EHNE

Chères et chers collègues, veuillez trouver ci-après les dernières actualités du LabEx Écrire une Histoire Nouvelle de l'Europe. Bien cordialement, Clémence Blazy pour le LabEx EHNE

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Christine BARD

Antifeminism is the countermovement of thought and action that is opposed to feminism. Its thematic range is as extensive as the fields of feminism’s intervention, and has evolved over time to oppose the rights gradually won by women. The ramblings of tortured minds? Isolated voices bringing age-old misogyny into modernity? Political discourse rooted in...

Poster for the National League for Opposing Woman Suffrage, circa 1910, United Kingdom.


Sex surveys developed in Europe beginning in the early twentieth century, when sexology became established as a discipline. Initially of a qualitative nature, they later became statistical and quantitative at the instigation of Magnus Hirschfeld, the founder of the Institute for Sexual Science in Berlin. They originally focused on specific populations (...

Photograph of the Institute for Sexual Science in Berlin. Source : Magnus Hirschfeld, Geschlechtskunde, vol. 4, Stuttgart, 1930, p. 851.


From the beginnings of the telegraph to the development of computing, women participated as producers, users, consumers, and an ideal or real audience in the circulation of information through Europe, and took part in the European history of information and communications technology (ICT). Reflecting on their European circulation and trajectories...

Cupcakes for the Ada Lovelace Wikipedia events (University of Oxford’s IT Services, Bodleian Libraries and Wikimedia UK), October 2015, photograph by Ylvaprytz.


The purpose of this entry is to retrace the appearance, development, and diffusion of monitorial education in the early nineteenth century in Europe and beyond. Based on co-instruction among children, this teaching method originated in England in the late eighteenth century, and spread across Europe beginning in 1814. Andrew Bell of Scotland and Joseph Lancaster...

Images taken from the appendices of Joseph Hamel, The Monitorial system, or the History of the introduction and spread of this method through the efforts of Doctor Bell and J. Lancaster and others, Paris, Colas, 1818.

Mathieu MARLY

Since the eighteenth century, barracks have separated the civilian from the military space with increasing clarity. This process of barracking, which was particularly pronounced in late nineteenth-century Europe, was marked by the gradual exclusion of civilian populations, as well as the strengthening of disciplinary procedures within barracks. The uniquely European...

Marius Roy, The Poor in Paris, 1886, Musée de Beaux-Arts de Rennes.

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