Peter Tame is Reader in French Studies at Queen’s University Belfast. He is also Director of the University’s War and Memory Research Group. His research areas are French war fiction of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries; modern French fiction and political ideology; and places and spaces in modern French fiction. His publications include La Mystique du fascisme dans l’oeuvre de Robert Brasillach (1986), The Ideological Hero in the Novels of Robert Brasillach, Roger Vailland, and André Malraux (1998), an edited, annotated translation of Robert Brasillach’s memoirs, Notre avant-guerre, under the title Before the War (2003), and André Chamson 1900-1983: A Critical Biography (2006). In 2012, he co-organised the conference on war and memory in Warsaw that provided the basis for the current edited volume. Dominique Jeannerod lectures in French Studies in the School of Modern Languages at Queen’s University Belfast. His principal areas of interest are in the international circulation of popular fiction, in the theory of the literary field, and in crime fiction writing in Europe. He is a founding member of the War and Memory Research Group at Queen’s University, and leads the ICRH International Crime Fiction research Group. He has taught at Freiburg and at Strasbourg Universities, and at Trinity College and University College (Dublin), before taking up his present appointment at Queen’s. He is the author of San-Antonio et son double (2010).Manuel Bragança is a Research Fellow in the Institute for Collaborative Research in the Humanities and a founding member of the War and Memory Research Group at Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland. He is the author of La Crise allemande du roman français (2012), and his research spans two main areas: French historiography and memories of the Second World War, and the links between ideology, fiction and emotions.