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Spring Conference 2017: The Armies of 1917
1 April @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
The Armies of 1917
Conference at the Institute of Historical Research (IHR), London, UK
Saturday 1 April, 2017
Following on from the successful conference on Armies in 1914, held to mark the centenary of the start of the First World War, The British Commission for Military History (BCMH), in partnership with the Sir Michael Howard Research Centre for the History of War, King’s College London and the Western Front Association, is organizing a conference on the Armies of 1917 to be held at the Institute of Historical Research, London, on 1 Saturday April 2017.
Keynote speakers will be Dr David Zabecki, formerly Visiting Professor at the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis and Professor William Philpott, Dept of War Studies, King’s College London.
Topics covered will include:
Command, Morale and Motivation of the British Army in 1917
British and Arab Armies in the Middle East
British and French approaches to armoured warfare
The Armies of 1917 Conference Programme is here Download
Peer reviewed papers will subsequently appear in the British Journal for Military History.
For more information please see http://www.bcmh.org.uk/event/spring-conference-2017-the-armies-of-1917/ or contact Andy Grainger at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tickets are £40.00 discounted to £35 for full members of the BCMH and WFA and to £30 for speakers and members who hold valid Student ID. The price includes refreshments at the break and a sandwich lunch with wine. This will include a mix of meat and vegetarian fillings followed by fresh fruit.
If you have any particular dietary requirements please notify Andy Grainger at: email@example.com
Further information on the conference can obtained from the Secretary General of the BCMH, Mr Andy Grainger (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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