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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 Ensemble l
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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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BCMH Guide to Researching the French Army in the First World War

This Guide to Researching the French Army in the First World War is the first research guide published by the BCMH in order to help those seeking to navigate the voluminous archives of the Great War. We hope in time to add further guides to the armed forces of the Great War and, indee
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BJMH Vol 3 Issue 1

Welcome to the first issue of Volume 3. BJMH Vol 3 Issue 1 Covering a range of topics from the 15th century to the Cold War, in many respects this issue showcases the aspirations of the BJMH. We begin with a study of Aztec warriors and the tactics, techniques and weapons they employed
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Call For Papers – The Effects of War: Population Displacements

IV ASEHISMI INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE THE EFFECTS OF WAR: POPULATION DISPLACEMENTS The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) recently announced that the number of displaced persons caused by wars and other conflicts, estimated at more than 65 million, has reached “the h
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The Last Day of the Somme, Saturday, 19 November

Foresight Centre, University of Liverpool Attendance at this event is FREE. However, places are limited and tickets must be booked in advance via the Booking Form. Final date for all bookings is Monday 14 November.   The Last Day of the Somme: a Bi-Centennial Reflection Saturday,
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BJMH Volume 2 Issue 3

Volume 2, Issue 3 - EDITORIAL Time to don your tin hats! Here comes the First World War centenary… again! 1 July 2016 will mark 100 years since the opening of the Battle of the Somme. Amidst the many questions that will be asked of the conduct, bloodshed, and legacy lies a golden oppo
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ICMH Newsletter 25, June 2016

Here is ICMH Newsletter 25 . Summary: Russia has bid to host the 2018 Congress, The International Bibliography will be replaced next month by the academic, peer-reviewed International Journal of Military History & Historiography published by Brill, In 2017 the ICMH will introduce
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