Pierre Nora in June 2011
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Pierre Nora (born 17 November 1931) is a French historian. He was elected to the Académie française on 7 June 2001. He is known for his work on French identity and memory. His name is associated with the study of new history. He is the brother of the late Simon Nora, former French officer.
From 1965 to 1977 he was first assistant and then lecturer at the Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris (Paris Institute of Political Science). Since 1977 he has been the director of studies at the École des hautes études en sciences sociales (School of higher studies in social sciences).
References[change | change source]
- Tai, Hue-Tam Ho (June 2001). "Remembered Realms: Pierre Nora and French National Memory". The American Historical Review. Archived from the original on 2007-08-13.
Essay on the English translation of Lieux de Mémoire as Realms of Memory, edited by Pierre Nora
Other websites[change | change source]
- (French) L'Académie française
- (French) Biographical note of the l'Académie française
- (French) Catalogue of the Collection Archives of Gallimard Julliard (founded by Pierre Nora in 1964)
- (French) Conference of Pierre Nora in Blois on 15 October 2005
- Building a Collective Consciousness on a National Scale: Jewish Historian Pierre Nora Defined What’s Quintessentially French by Benjamin Ivry from The Jewish Daily Forward, issue of 17 June 2011.