Guillaume Le Quintrec
Colonial legacy, Culture of memory, Decolonization, Reappraisal of the colonial past
Guillaume Le Quintrec teaches preparatory classes for France’s prestigious Grandes Écoles. And for twenty years now, he has been the managing editor of high school history textbooks for the French publisher Nathan. These textbooks contribute to the construction of our collective understanding and memory of colonialism, in line with school curricula, social developments and the latest findings in academic research. From 2003 to 2011 he also co-edited a German-French textbook on the history of colonialism.