BUCHER Priscilla

PhD student

PhD student (three year-funding by the ENS Paris Saclay)

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Domaines de recherche

  • Early Modern England
  • Early Modern Scotland
  • The Reformation in the British Isles (political, religious, diplomatic, military impact) and its ties with Europe
  • Queenship

Siècle d’étude

16th century

Formation initiale

  • 2023-2026: PhD student within LERMA ; lecturer in legal English (law school of Université Paris Nanterre)
  • 2018-2023: Normalienne élève at the ENS Paris-Saclay
  • 2021-2023: Franco-German Master’s Degree in History from the EHESS and the University of Heidelberg
  • Dissertation in history: “Marie de Guise et Marie Stuart face à la Réforme (1538-1567). Pouvoir féminin et autorité souveraine”, under the supervision of Professor Fanny Cosandey (EHESS) and Professor Sven Externbrink (University of Heidelberg)
  • 2021: Agrégation d’anglais, specialising in “civilisation” (7th place)
  • 2020-2021: Master’s Degree in FeSUP (Formation des Enseignants anglicistes du supérieur) from the ENS Paris-Saclay
  • 2019-2020: Native Language Teacher at the University of Glasgow
  • 2018-2020: Master’s Degree in English, specialising in “civilisation britannique” from the ENS Paris-Saclay and Université Paris Cité
  • Dissertation in “civilisation britannique”: “Les corps politiques de Catherine d’Aragon et Anne Boleyn”, under the supervision of Professor Charles-Édouard Levillain (Université Paris Cité)
  • M1 research in “civilisation britannique”: “Martyr queen and devilish witch: the dual representation of Anne Boleyn in Elizabethan literature and pamphlets”, under the supervision of Professor Charles-Édouard Levillain
  • 2015-2018: Bachelor’s Degree in English, from the CPGE Fustel de Coulanges and University of Strasbourg


PhD candidate in English and Scottish religious history at LERMA, under the supervision of Professor Anne Page (LERMA – AMU)

“Religion, pouvoir et autorité: Catherine Parr et Marie de Guise face à la Réforme”