Exploring the Frontiers of Air Power Research

Category
Arts and Law
Date(s)
Wednesday 7th (10:00) - Thursday 8th September 2011 (18:00)
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A two-day University of Birmingham Centre for War Studies Workshop 

This workshop, organised by Centre for War Studies at the University of Birmingham, intends to examine explore the wider frontiers of military history research generally air power in particular. The impact of ‘New’ Military History has highlighted the need to push the frontiers of research from the more usual diet of tactical and operational history and explore the broader implications of air power. The workshop will be held in the Arts Building at the Edgbaston campus of the University of Birmingham.

The workshop gives delegates the opportunity to present aspects of their research to a wider audience and engage with the academic community in the field of air power studies. The workshop programme is attached; it includes panels dealing with Legal and Ethical aspects of Air Power, Air Power Historiography, Culture and Gender, and Analytical Tools and their application to Air Power Studies. Professor Richard Overy, Chair of History at the University of Exeter, and Professor Philip Sabin, Chair of Strategic Studies at King’s College London will deliver keynote addresses. Air Vice-Marshal (ret’d) Professor Tony Mason CB CBE will provide commentary on Professor Sabin’s address. Confirmed speakers include Sebastian Cox, Head of the Air Historical Branch, and Dr. Joel Hayward, Dean of the Royal Air Force College and King’s College London.

The workshop fee, which includes tea & coffee and lunch on the day, is £20.

If you wish to attend the symposium please print out and return the form below, and send it by Wednesday 31 August 2011 to:

Ross Mahoney
C/O School of History and Cultures
College of Arts and Law
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT

 

For informal enquiries please email us at airpowerstudies@gmail.com

Download registration form and programme

Symposium webpage - http://airpowerstudies.wordpress.com/workshop