Theatres of War: The British Commission for Military History's New Researchers' Conference 2019

Friday 8 November 2019, 9:00am to Saturday 9 November 2019, 5:30pm


The Storey, Lancaster; Lancaster Priory; Lancaster University - View Map

Open to

Alumni, Applicants, External Organisations, Postgraduates, Prospective Undergraduate Students, Public, Staff, Undergraduates


Cost to attend - booking required

Registration Info

To book your place at the conference, visit the Lancaster University online store. For help with booking, please contact Ms Amy Harding on

Ticket Price

The full delegate rate, for Friday 8 and Saturday 9 November, is £50 (including tea, coffee and lunches, and the keynote lecture on Friday evening). A day delegate rate of £25, covering tea, coffee and lunch, is also available. Full details are given on the booking page.

Event Details

Booking is now open for Theatres of War: The New Researchers' Conference of the British Commission for Military History, 8-9 November 2019.

Hosted by Lancaster's Centre for War and Diplomacy, the conference features new research from over sixty delegates from across the world, as well as a keynote lecture by Professor John Gillingham FBA (LSE) on ‘War and the Enslavement of the Enemy’s Women: From the Iliad to the Islamic State’.

The conference, now in its ninth year, fosters new and innovative research particularly amongst doctoral, post-doctoral and early career researchers. The theme of this year's conference is 'Theatres of War'.

The principal conference venue on Friday 8 November will be The Storey, in central Lancaster. The keynote lecture will be delivered on Friday evening at Lancaster Priory, next to The Storey. The venue on Saturday 9 November will be Lancaster University campus.

The programme for the conference is available here.

To book your place at the conference, visit the Lancaster University online store. The deadline for booking is 18 October 2019.

Please note that the keynote lecture by Professor John Gillingham, held at Lancaster Priory, can also be booked separately by those not attending the conference. More information is available here.

Contact Details

Name Amy Harding

Telephone number

+44 1524 592701

Directions to The Storey, Lancaster; Lancaster Priory; Lancaster University

The Storey, Meeting House Lane, Lancaster, LA1 1TH; Lancaster Priory, Priory Close, Lancaster, LA1 1YZ; Lancaster University, Lancaster, LA1 4YW,