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Defence Studies Talk Series, Prince Consort’s Library Aldershot

BCMH Member Paul Barnes has instituted a series of talks, twice monthly at the Prince Consort's Library in Aldershot at 18.00.  Paul has now provided the programme for the first half of 2018:   You can read about Paul and these talks at his blog   https://thewarrantofficer.org/ &
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The Sir Michael Howard Prize

The Sir Michael Howard Prize The Sir Michael Howard Prize launched in September 2017 and will be awarded to the author of the best article in any one volume of the British Journal for Military History (BJMH). The Prize comes with a cash award of £1000 to be paid in November 2018. Publ
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New Researchers’ Conference, Cambridge 2017 Photo Gallery

  Azeem Ali took a number of pictures which are at this link https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/13_4Za4kjZ69airq9RzzJ2EZqN5YDF0Bd        
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BJMH, Vol 4, Issue 1

PUBLISHED 3rd NOVEMBER 2017 Volume 4, Issue 1 - EDITORIAL BJMH Vol 4 Issue 1 Welcome to Issue 1 of our fourth volume. Our focus in this edition is on the memories, experiences and effectiveness of soldiers in different military contexts during the 20th century. Contested memories are
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Call for Papers: Dress and War – Clothing and Textiles at Home and Abroad during the First World War Era, 1910–1920 

The Association of Dress Historians (ADH) announces a Conference about dress in the period 1910-1920. The conference theme is: Dress and War: Clothing and Textiles at Home and Abroad during the First World War Era, 1910–1920 The First World War ended on 11 November 1918. The Associati
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Institute of Historical Research, Military History Seminars and Events

Institute of Historical Research Military History Seminar The Institute of Historical Research military history seminar has been running since the 1950s as a public seminar showcasing the work of established and upcoming historians. It is a forum in which scholars can present their id
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Call for Papers: Fighters in a Foreign Conflict 1848-1999

FIGHTERS IN A FOREIGN CONFLICT, 1848-1999 Centre for History of Sciences Po, Paris Thursday 28 June 2018 The phenomenon of people choosing to leave their own country and fight in a foreign conflict is once again on the increase, as the wars in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria remind us. Th
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Richard Holmes Lecture 2017, What the General said…

The fourth Richard Holmes Memorial Lecture was held on Monday 9th October at Armoury House in London, the Headquarters of the Honourable Artillery Company (HAC).  We are most grateful to Michael Orr for making the arrangements for members of the BCMH, the Battlefields Trust and the Gu
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The Polish Air Force in the Battle of Britain, 7 October 2017

Polish Heritage Society UK (PHS) with the support of The Embassy of The Republic of Poland, Polish Institute and Sikorski Museum and The Polish Underground Study Trust now presents its fourth military conference. The next conference is on the:-  7th October 2017 with the title: - “The
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RAF Museum 2017 Research Programme & Conference

RAF Museum 2017 Research Programme  Forthcoming Conference  Air Power in an Age of Uncertainty, A One-Day International Conference to be held at the RAF Museum London and organised in conjunction with the Air Power Studies Research Group, King’s College London at the Joint Services Co
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7/8/9 July 2017: ‘Russet-Coated Soldiers: A BCMH conference on the British Civil Wars’ PHOTOS

In conjunction with the National Civil War Centre (NCWC), the British Commission for Military History (BCMH) is holding its summer conference on the theme of the British Civil Wars at the NCWC, Newark Museum, Nottinghamshire from 7 to 9 July 2017. The keynote lectures will be provided
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Women in War Newsletter, Countess Maria Tarnowska

A Special issue of the Women in War Newsletter about the memoir by Countess Maria Tarnowska.     Image: Countess Maria Tarnowska and Dr Hieronim Bartoszewski, Delegates of the Polish Red Cross, being blindfolded by German soldiers before passing through German lines to negot
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