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2018 November

REGISTRATION OPEN for New Researchers’ Conference, 16 & 17 November 2018

16th November 2018 - 17th November 2018
University of Southampton Southampton, United Kingdom + Google Map

Booking It is with a great deal of pleasure that we can announce that booking is open for the BCMH’s New Research in Military History Conference. The link is below: https://store.southampton.ac.uk/conferences-and-events/faculty-of-arts-and-humanities/events/new-research-in-military-history-conference-myth-and-reality Bookings close at 23:00 on Sunday 4th November 2018. Please do not delay in booking your tickets. Please Note: we will NOT be serving lunch on Day 1, though refreshments will be provided through the day. Catering facilities can be found  near to the venue. We will supply light refreshments…

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2019 July

BOOKING OPEN Ends and Beginnings, Legacies of the Great War, 6 July 2019

6th July 2019 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
National Army Museum, Royal Hospital Road
London, SW3 4HT United Kingdom

A one day conference about the legacies of the Great War will be held at the National Army Museum on Saturday 6 July. “Ends and Beginnings: Legacies of the Great War” will explore aspects of the conflict following the Armistice on 11 November 1918.  Organised jointly by the British Commission for Military History (BCMH), the National Army Museum (NAM) and the Western Front Association (WFA), the conference will examine the immediate impacts of the war, as well as reflect on…

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2019 August

XLV International Congress of Military History, 19-23 August

19th August 2019 @ 8:00 am - 23rd August 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Central Military Club, Sofia, Tsar Osvoboditel Blvd 7, Bulgaria, Central Military Club, Tsar Osvoboditel Blvd 7
Sofia, Bulgaria
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The 2019 ICMH Congress will be held in Bulgaria  Published: Wednesday, 23 May 2018 The XLV Congress of the International Commission of Military History will be in Sofia, Bulgaria. The topic of the Congress will be Unsettled problems after the 1919 Peace Conference: military conflicts and diplomatic negotiations (1919-1925). The venue of the Congress is the Central Military Club, Sofia, Tsar Osvoboditel Blvd 7, Bulgaria The Congress will take place from August, 19 to August, 23. Further details will be published on…

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2019 September

BOOKING OPEN War & Peace, 13 and 14 September 2019

14th September 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Kings College London, Strand, London WC2R 2LS, Strand
London, WC2R 2LS United Kingdom
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  The BCMH’s  ‘War & Peace in the Age of Napoleon’ Conference will be taking place at King’s College, London, on Friday 13th and Saturday 14th September 2019. In the wake of the bicentenary commemorations of the Napoleonic Wars, the British Commission for Military History is proud to host a conference on this momentous era, presenting fresh research both on the conflict itself and its manifold repercussions for Britain, Europe and the wider world. The keynote speakers are Dr Catriona…

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2019 November

BOOKING OPEN – New Researchers’ Conference 8/9 November 2019

8th November 2019 @ 9:00 am - 9th November 2019 @ 5:00 pm
University of Lancaster, Bailrigg
Lancaster, LA1 4YW United Kingdom
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Latest News The Call for Papers was very successful and this event will now run for two whole days on the Friday and Saturday. We are pleased to announce that booking is now open for Theatres of War: The BCMH New Researchers' Conference, 8-9 November 2019. Programme The conference programme can be found on the Lancaster events page here.  Booking Through Lancaster University's online store, you will be able to book your delegate rate (either for the two full days of…

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2020 January

BOOKING OPEN 2nd Modern Conflict Research Symposium 31 Jan / 1 Feb 2020

31st January 2020 - 1st February 2020
Imperial War Museum North, Trafford Road North
Manchester, M17 1TZ United Kingdom
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The 2nd Modern Conflict Research Symposium will be hosted at the Imperial War Museum North, Manchester on 31 January / 1 February 2020. Tickets  are now available to purchase via the university of Huddersfield. MCRS is an interdisciplinary conference which provides a space for discussion about war and conflict between 1850-2017. Over forty researchers will be presenting their research across two days at the fantastic Imperial War Museum North in Manchester, with keynote presentations from Dr Aimée Fox (King’s College…

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2020 February


29th February 2020 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
National Army Museum, Royal Hospital Road
London, SW3 4HT United Kingdom
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The BCMH AGM 2020 will take place at the National Army Museum, Chelsea on Saturday 29 February 2020. The meeting is being held slightly later this year because the Committee decided to move the end of the accounting year to 31st December.  The idea is to enable as much of the previous year's expenditure to be included in the accounts for the AGM.  Both in 2017 and 2018 the timing differences made the accounts quite difficult to read. The Convening…

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2020 March

REPORT Three Minute Military Thesis (TMMT), Tuesday 10th March 2020

10th March 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, Malet Street
London, WC1E 7HU United Kingdom
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  Three Minute Military Thesis Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, London Tuesday, 10th March 2020 For a report of this event and details of the participants - and the winners - see the download below:     Based on the nationally acclaimed '3 Minute Thesis' phenomenon, the British Commission for Military History is proud to unveil its inaugural 'Three Minute Military Thesis' competition. Held at the Institute for Historical Research, in London, on 10th March, this competition will see military…

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2020 June

POSTPONED Illusions of Peace, Conference – Saturday 20th June 2020

20th June 2020 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
National Army Museum, Royal Hospital Road
London, SW3 4HT United Kingdom
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SAVE THE DATE!   Following the successful Ends & Beginnings Conference at the National Army Museum (NAM) in July 2019 BCMH and WFA will be hosting a second event on Saturday 20th June 2020. In collaboration with NAM we will be looking at the consequences of the war on the militaries in Europe, the wider world and on the British Army. As we discovered last year, whilst Britain and the Empire celebrated the Armistice as the end of the Great…

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2020 August

EVENT CANCELLED XLVI International Congress of Military History, 31st August to 5th September 2020

31st August 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5th September 2020 @ 5:00 pm
University of Poznan Poland + Google Map

  EVENT CANCELLED Letter from the ICMH President here    This year the ICMH Congress is to be held at the Adam Mieckiewicz University in Poznan from 31st August to 5th September 2020. Theme: Important Battles in the History of Wartime – 31st August - 5th September 2020, Poznań - Poland Details of the Congress are at the website below though it does not yet appear to be complete as I cannot see that the details of fees or the…

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