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Cuts mean we could no longer fight WWII

Cuts mean we could no longer fight WWII
Description
Dr Jonathan Boff, talking at the Hay festival, said that it was unlikely that today's generals would be able to stand up to politicians
Date:
30/05/2014

Bourne-Simkins Prize awarded to Andy Powell

Bourne-Simkins Prize awarded to Andy Powell
Description
Howard Rosen presented the Bourne-Simkins Prize to Andy Powell for the best dissertation.
Date:
27/05/2014

Mike Snape on 'The Big Question'

Mike Snape on 'The Big Question'
Description
Dr Mike Snape recently participated in a special edition of 'The Big Questions with Nicky Campbell' from Goldsmiths College in London asking, did World War 1 change Britain for the better?
Date:
21/05/2014

Third Postgraduate Conference in Conflict Archaeology - Call for Papers

Third Postgraduate Conference in Conflict Archaeology - Call for Papers
Description
The department of Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology and the Ironbridge International Institute of Cultural Heritage at the University of Birmingham will host a three-day conference presenting postgraduate research in conflict archaeology on November 5th-7th, 2014. This conference will provide a lively forum to present, discuss and discover the latest research in this growing field. Deadline for abstracts: 1 July 2014.
Date:
06/05/2014

Belief and the Great War

Belief and the Great War
Description
A new article by Dr Michael Snape for the Voices of War and Peace website.
Date:
27/03/2014

New postgraduate courses are changing our views of the First World War

New postgraduate courses are changing our views of the First World War
Description
Dr Jonathan Boff and PhD student Aimee Fox-Godden were featured in an article in the Guardian.
Date:
13/03/2014

MA Military History by distance learning

MA Military History by distance learning
Description
Dr Jonathan Boff discusses our MA Military History by distance learning in a new video this week.
Date:
06/03/2014

The First World War commemorations: across Europe and into the future

The First World War commemorations: across Europe and into the future
Description
As we reach 100 years since the outbreak of the First World War, how will the way we commemorate this period in history change?
Date:
12/02/2014

Military Structures and ranks

Military Structures and ranks
Description
New First World War article by Dr Jonathan Boff for the British Library.
Date:
03/02/2014

Birmingham Great War Centenary Lecture Series

Birmingham Great War Centenary Lecture Series
Description
To commemorate the centenary of the First World War, the University of Birmingham's Centre for War Studies is delighted to announce a series of lectures by distinguished international historians on important themes to do with the conflict.
Date:
20/01/2014
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