Sarah Ansari – India at War: the Bombay Presidency’s ‘Home Front’, 1914-1918

Event Date: 9 June 2016 
 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Professor Sarah Ansari (Royal Holloway) – India at War: the Bombay Presidency’s ‘Home Front’, 1914-1918 Introduction by Dr Gordon Johnson (President, RAS): Talk: Questions: accompanying images: share this entry:

Yasmin Khan – Women and War in the British Empire

  Event Date: 15 March 2016 Management Building Lecture Theatre Royal Holloway, University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Bedford Centre for the History of Women at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Bedford Centre Lecture 2016 Dr Yasmin Khan (Oxford) – Women and War in the British Empire This lecture draws on the themes of my recent book, …

David Rechter – Trauma on the Eastern Front: European Jews and the First World War

Event Date: 21 May 2015 Room B33 Birkbeck University of London Malet Street London, WC1E 7HX   The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism presents: Professor David Rechter (Oxford) – Trauma on the Eastern Front: European Jews and the First World War In Jewish collective memory, the First World War has long been overshadowed by the incomparably greater disaster …

Eugene Rogan – The Dardanelles Campaign viewed from both sides of the trenches

Event Date: 14 May 2015 
 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Dr Eugene Rogan (Oxford) – The Dardanelles Campaign viewed from both sides of the trenches Introduction by Professor Peter Robb (President, RAS): Talk: Audience Questions: accompanying images: share this entry:

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Jay Winter – The Great War and Jewish Memory

Event Date: 3 July 2014 German Historical Institute 17 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NJ A lecture series organised by the Leo Baeck Institute London, the Jewish Museum and the Fritz Bauer Institut, Frankfurt/Main, in cooperation with the German Historical Institute London. Professor Jay Winter (Yale) – The Great War and Jewish Memory The Great War shattered Yosef Hayim Yerushalmi’s celebrated …

New Zealand in the First World War

    Event Date: 3 – 4 July 2014 Room B18, Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HX The New Zealand Studies Network presents: New Zealand in the First World War Over 100,000 troops and nurses served in World War One from a New Zealand population of just over one million people.  With one of the highest casualty …

James Belich – Better Britons? NZ, Britain and World War One

    Event Date: 2 July 2014 Room 541, Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HX The New Zealand Studies Network presents: Professor  James Belich (Oxford) – Better Britons? NZ, Britain and World War One This lecture considers the effects on each other of New Zealand collective identities and the Great War. Was the shift in the New …

Hew Strachan – The First World War: 100 Years On

    Event Date: 10 May 2014 Oriel College, Oxford OX1 4EW   The Faculty of History at the University of Oxford presents: The ninth Historians’ Alumni Lecture and Dinner Professor Sir Hew Strachan  – The First World War: 100 Years On Hew Strachan is Chichele Professor of the History of War at Oxford University, and a Fellow of All …