Laurier Military History Webinar Series – Anxious Days & Tearful Nights

Eighty-thousand Canadian women had their lives upended when their husbands enlisted for overseas service during the First World War, and yet we have known very little about how they experienced the war, coped with the challenges of separation and “single parenthood,” and struggled with the emotional anxiety occasioned by their husbands’ absence.

CFP: International Society for First World War Studies

The International Society for First World War Studies is happy to announce its 12th conference to be hosted virtually through Gettysburg College (USA) on 16-18 September 2021. The Covid-19 pandemic has uprooted both traditional means of scholarship and teaching and has placed increased emphasis on technology and technological adaptation. As our lives and our society of scholars has been impacted by the pandemic, this is an opportunity to re-examine the role of technology, both as part of the history of the First World War, but also in its representations and memory.

Martha Hanna on Canadian Great War Wives - A Webinar by LCMSDS

Eighty-thousand Canadian women had their lives upended when their husbands enlisted for overseas service during the First World War, and yet we have known very little about how they experienced the war, coped with the challenges of separation and “single parenthood,” and struggled with the emotional anxiety occasioned by their husbands’ absence.

Martha Hanna on Canadian Great War Wives - A Webinar by LCMSDS

Eighty-thousand Canadian women had their lives upended when their husbands enlisted for overseas service during the First World War, and yet we have known very little about how they experienced the war, coped with the challenges of separation and “single parenthood,” and struggled with the emotional anxiety occasioned by their husbands’ absence.

Announcement Book Publication: The Ottoman Army and the First World War

Dear Colleagues, 

I'm very happy to announce the publication of my book "The Ottoman Army and the First World War" by Routledge. You can take a look at table of contents and some chapters from the link below.

https://academia.edu/44841335/The_Ottoman_Army_and_the_First_World_War

Telling the Story of Sport Workshop 4: Gender, bodies and sports writing

You are warmly invited to join the 4th online workshop in the Telling the Story of Sport series jointly organised by the University of Bristol and the Institute for Modern Languages Research, University of London on the 14th December at 18.00 GMT.

This month's theme is gender, bodies and sports writing. Please see below for details of the three papers::

‘Rolling with the boys: establishing male networks of sociability in 19th-century French cycling literature’, Martin Hurcombe (University of Bristol)

TOC: Special Issue of Afriche e Orienti 3/2019

 

The latest issue of Afriche e Orienti is online, including the dossier “Counting the Cost of War: the Great War’s Economic Impact on Africa”. Co-edited by Karin Pallaver and Massimo Zaccaria, the dossier features six research articles that examine the economic impact of World War One on Africa.

https://www.aiepeditore.com/portfolio-articoli/11101/

 

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