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2017 July

Summer Conference 2017: ‘Russet-Coated Soldiers: A BCMH conference on the British Civil Wars’

7th July 2017 @ 9:00 am - 9th July 2017 @ 5:00 pm
National Civil War Centre, 14 Appletongate
Newark, Nottinghamshire NG24 1JY United Kingdom
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The British Commission for Military History (BCMH), in partnership with the National Civil War Centre (NCWC), the Society of Army Historical Research (SAHR) and the English Civil War Society (ECWS) is organizing a conference on military aspects of the British Civil Wars 1642-51 to be held at the National Civil War Centre, Newark, Notts from 7 to 9 July 2017. The keynote lectures will be provided by Professor John Morrill (University of Cambridge) and Dr Andrew Hopper (University of Leicester).…

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2017 September

XLIII International Congress of Military History

2nd September 2017 @ 8:00 am - 8th September 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Hotel Akwa Palace Douala, Cameroon + Google Map

The XLIII ICMH Congress will be hosted by the Cameroon Commission in Douala from Saturday 2nd until Friday 8th September 2017. The central theme of the Congress is ‘World Wars and colonies in history’. The Cameroon Commission has developed a website where you can find all the relevant information concerning the academic program, the venue, the hotels and the post-congress tour. All registration has to be done by this website which you can consult by clicking on the following link:…

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2017 October

Richard Holmes Lecture, Monday 9 October

9th October 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Armoury House, Armoury House, City Road
London, EC1Y 2BQ United Kingdom
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This year the the BCMH is hosting the annual Richard Holmes Memorial Lecture.  The speaker will be General Sir Nick Carter, Chief of the General Staff. Invitations are extended to all members (and their guests) of the three organisations with which Richard was closely involved, the BCMH, the Battlefields Trust (BT) and the Guild of Battlefield Guides (GBG). Current details are: Date: Monday 9th October Timings: Drinks from 18.30;  Talk from 19.00 to 20.15 including questions  Venue: Armoury House, City Road, London EC1Y…

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Saturday 21 October: Wellington’s Cornerstone, a Conference on the Lines of Torres Vedras

21st October 2017 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Cavalry and Guards Club, 127 Piccadilly
London, W1J 7PX United Kingdom
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The BCMH and the Friends of the Lines of Torres Vedras (FLTV) hosted a one day Conference on the Lines at the Cavalry & Guards Club, 127 Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J 7PX on Saturday 21 October 2017. Conference Report Registration 9.30am Conference 10am to 5pm Speakers included: • Professor Charles Esdaile • Colonel Nick Lipscombe • Professor Mendo Henriques, Universidade Catolica Portuguesa • Dr Mark S Thompson   Click here for Programme Cost of the conference will be £50, including…

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2017 November

New Researchers’ Conference, 17 & 18 November 2017

17th November 2017 @ 9:00 am - 18th November 2017 @ 5:00 pm
St John’s College, St John's College
Cambridge, CB2 1TP United Kingdom
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The Many Faces of War - Changing Perspectives on Armed Conflict This is the 8th New Researchers' conference organised by the British Commission for Military History. Its purpose is to bring together current research by postgraduate and early career scholars in the field of military history and related disciplines. Its philosophy is to offer an open and supportive forum for people with a broad range of interests – from material culture to those interested in intelligence or military technique –…

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2018 February

WITHDRAWN, Battlefield Tour Northern Italy

16 February @ 4:41 pm
Hotel Mod 05, Via Modigliani 5
Verona, 37014 Italy
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BATTLEFIELD TOUR – Northern Italy - 18 to 23 SEPTEMBER 2018 TOUR WITHDRAWN Jim Storr has announced that due to a change in his personal circumstances he has very regrettably had to withdraw the Tour for 2018.  It may be possible to run it in 2019. Jim has written to all those who had expressed an interest. Contact: Contact Jim Storr at jimpstorr@aol.com.

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2018 April

Battlefield Tour Malta 26-30 April 2018

26 April - 30 April
Hotel Plaza, Sliema, Malta, Hotel Plaza, 248 Tower Road
Sliema, SLM 1600 Malta
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BATTLEFIELD TOUR – MALTA - 26 TO 30 APRIL 2018   The response to the recent request for expressions of interest in the tour has been good and it is confirmed that the tour will go ahead between 26 and 30 April next year. It is still possible to book for the tour. The cost, exclusive of travel to Malta, is approximately €400 (sharing a room) or €500 for a single room. Details of the programme and administrative arrangements can…

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2018 September

XLIV International Congress of Military History

2 September - 7 September

The XLIV ICMH Congress will be hosted by the Israeli Commission in Jerusalem from Sunday 2nd until Friday 7th of September 2018. The central theme of the Congress is ‘The creation of New States and the collapse of Old Empires in the XXth century’. The year 2018 coincides with two important events: the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the State of Israel and the end of the WWI Centenary. This double anniversary offers a good opportunity to discuss both the end of…

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2018 October

REGISTRATION 27/28 October 2018 Conference – Forgotten Victory 1918

27 October - 28 October
Army & Navy Club, 36-38 Pall Mall
London, England SW1Y 5JN United Kingdom
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Tickets are now running short.  If you wish to attend - BOOK NOW! The British Commission for Military History (BCMH) and the Western Front Association (WFA) are organizing a two day conference on the final campaigns of the First World War  to be held at the Army & Navy Club, (known colloquially as The Rag), 36-38 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y 5JN on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 October 2018.  The social and residential venue, for the evenings of Fri 26 Oct and…

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2018 November

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

16 November - 17 November
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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