British Commission for Military History conference: Call for Papers


The Department of History is delighted to announce that the forthcoming New Researchers' Conference of the British Commission for Military History will be hosted at Lancaster, 8-9 November 2019.

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'.

As well as a tour of Lancaster Castle, the conference will feature a keynote speech by Professor John Gillingham FBA (LSE), ‘War and the Enslavement of the Enemy’s Women: From (the) Iliad to (the) Islamic State’.

The call for papers is now open, and can be downloaded here. The deadline for submissions is 30 June 2019.

To find out more, please contact the organisers, Dr Marco Wyss and Dr Sophie Ambler.

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