was born in Rodez (France) in 1983. He studied history and sociology in Toulouse, Berlin and Paris. His main research focus is on European social and cultural history of the twentieth century.
During his studies, his main subjects were German and French contemporary history. He spent a year at the Humboldt University in Berlin, where he analysed the role of women commissions in enterprises of the GDR. He wrote his Master thesis at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) in Paris about the symbolical status of German and French veterans of the First World War after 1918.
At the Georg-Eckert-Institute Romain Faure works on the project “History Beyond Borders”. With PhD-scholarships from the Swedish Research Council (November 2008-November 2011) and of the FAZIT-Stiftung (since December 2011), he is researching the history of textbook revision in Europe after 1945. His PhD is supervised by Eckhardt Fuchs (TU Braunschweig) and Corine Defrance (Paris-I Panthéon-Sorbonne).
Romain Faure, "Connections in the History of Texbook Revision 1947-1952", in:
Education Inquiry 2 (2011), pp. 17-31.
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