Name: Pierre Purseigle
Organisation: University of Warwick
Disciplinary Area: History
Research Area: First World War, Urban History, Reconstruction, Social Mobilisation, Social Movements in Wartime, Wartime State and Europe
Role: Research Provider
Which call are you planning to apply for?
What are your research interests?
I am a comparative, transnational historian of the First World War. I am currently working on a history of urban reconstruction after the Great War in Western Europe (funded by a Marie Curie Fellowship). I am interested in the social experience of, and responses to, conflicts in the twentieth century.
What is your offer?
I am a transnational and comparative historian of Europe, focusing on the social experience of military conflicts. I am also interested in the memory and commemoration of military conflicts.
Who would you like to collaborate with?
Post-conflict and peace-building experts, urban planners, architects, sociologists, political scientists and urban studies specialists.