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About Francoise LE JEUNE

Professor of British and North American History at Université de Nantes (History of Canada, Imperial history) (18th-19th c.)
(CRHIA - Center for Research in International and Atlantic History)
I work on pre-Confederation (English and French) Canada. I'm also interested in Atlantic History in general with a focus on the British Empire in North America (1760-1867).
My most recent research includes articles and a book in preparation on the British monarchy and the administration of the Empire (George III; Queen Victoria)
Current president of AFEC (French Association in Canadian Studies)
Former editor-in-chief of the bilingual Revue Etudes Canadiennes/Canadian Studies:


September 2006 - Present Full professor at U. de Nantes (France), University of Nantes ‐ English department
Present Professor, University of Nantes

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

history of the British Empire and Canadian History

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  • The slave trade debate in Britain
  • Canada and the British Empire (1763-1931)
  • British history (1689-1918)
  • History of the British Empire
  • American colonial History

Books (2)

Recent Works (2)

Articles (7)

Contributions to Books (6)

Presentations (1)