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

16th November 2018 - 17th November 2018


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:


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 throughout the day on Day 2, including lunch. The venue is also different each day, though both sites are owned by the University of Southampton, and are high class venues. Day 1 is hosted at Wide Lane in the afternoon, before moving to Highfield Campus in the evening. Day 2 is solely hosted at Highfield.


Venue: The University of Southampton

Dates: Friday 16th – Saturday 17th November 2018

The event will run from lunchtime on the Friday to 5pm on the Saturday, including dinner and evening entertainment.

Keynote Speaker: Professor Adrian Smith (Emeritus Professor of Modern History, University of Southampton), Friday 16th November, at 18:15

The final programme is here:  Download

Joining instructions with details of the campus venues and bus timetables are here:      Download



Details on local transport and accommodation, including hotel discounts are here:    Download


Conference Dinner

A reservation of 45 places has been made at the local ‘Kitchen and Brewhouse’ (47 Highfield Ln, Southampton SO17 1QD, very near to Highfield Campus)on Friday 16th November from 7:15pm to 8:45. If you wish to attend the conference dinner, you MUST make a reservation AND PAY in advance. Any orders which are placed but not paid for by the deadline will be cancelled. Please note that there will NOT be a free bar at this event.

Booking closes on Sunday 11th November 2018, and can be made via the following link: Southampton Brewhouse & Kitchen



The 9th New Researchers' conference organised by the British Commission for Military History will be held at the University of Southampton on Friday 16 and Saturday 17 November 2018. 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 – to meet and share their research.

This is a rare and brilliant opportunity for networking. We very much look forward to welcoming you all Southampton in November


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