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New Researchers’ Conference, 17 & 18 November 2017

CFP: The Many Faces of War – Changing Perspectives on Armed Conflict BCMH New Research in Military History Conference Submission deadline: September 1, 2017 Conference date(s): November 17, 2017 – November 18, 2017 Go to the conference’s page Conference Venue: British Commission for M
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Saturday 21st October: Conference on the Lines of Torres Vedras

The BCMH and the Friends of the Lines of Torres Vedras are hosting a one day Conference on the Lines at the Cavalry & Guards Club, 127 Piccadilly, Mayfair, London. Programme to be announced shortly.
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Forthcoming Military History Conferences

I am grateful to Dr Harold Raugh for sending me this list of military history conferences from March  2017. Forthcoming Military History Conferences-1MAR17 Please note that although the links to websites and e-mail addresses are not highlighted, they are active. From Dr Raugh as at 6
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Save the Date! – 7/8/9 July 2017: ‘Russet-Coated Soldiers: A BCMH conference on the British Civil Wars’

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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BJMH Vol 3 Issue 2

Welcome to the second issue of volume 3. BJMH Vol 3 Issue 2 We have a bumper start to 2017 with a range of papers that consider everything from the manipulation of public opinion in the 18th century following the Battle of Almenar to the role of junior Officer Training Centres in crea
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Fighting in the Falzarego Pass – War in the Dolomites by George Bailey

This is an article by Dr George Bailey about mountain warfare in the Dolomites in the First World War.  The battlefields are now an area of interest for tourists and winter sportspeople. Fighting for the Falzarego Pass by Dr George Bailey  
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Military Music of the Napoleonic Wars

This post relates to an ongoing project to recapture the military music of the Napoleonic Wars by Dick Tennant and others. Bate Military Music Ensemble   Napoleonic Military Music Music of Wellington’s Regiments CD Review Music of the Allies by Philip Haythornthwaite   Bate Ense
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Call for Papers ‘Russet-Coated Soldiers: A BCMH conference on the British Civil Wars’

The BCMH Summer Conference will be held at the National Civil War Centre, Newark, Nottinghamshire on 7, 8 and 9 July 2017. Call for Papers  The deadline for submission of proposals is 31st March 2017. Details of how to register will follow by 28th February. Enquiries regarding the aca
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BCMH supports Operation REFLECT on the Somme

BCMH supported the British Army Staff Ride to the Somme in September 2016.  The following links are from Staff Ride Services and linked websites. Unfortunately the British Army Battlefield Guide is a MOD publication and we understand that there are no plans to make it available to the
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International Commission for Military History – Prize for PhD Theses

The International Commission of Military History (ICMH) has instituted an award named as the “André Corvisier Prize for PhD theses on Military History”, after the distinguished French scholar who was for ten years President of ICMH and then President of Honour.   Details of the p
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Call for Papers – BCMH Spring Conference: The Armies of 1917

  The Armies of 1917 Conference at the Institute of Historical Research (IHR), London, UK Saturday 1 April, 2017 CALL FOR PAPERS 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 f
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BCMH New Researchers’ Conference 2016

Our Annual Conference for early career historians was held on 26 November at the Institute of Historical Research (IHR).  92 people attended to hear 36 speakers address twelve panels.  The Conference was convened by Drs Matthew Ford and Stuart Mitchell, opened by Gen Mungo Melvin and
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