2018 marks the centenary of the end of the First World War, and the end of a four-year round of commemorative and other historical events associated with 1914–1918. While centenary moments have sparked the funding of commemorative monuments, exhibitions and other events, there has been comparatively little public engagement with the archaeology of sites associated with war. In June 2018 the Australian National Maritime Museum will host a conference to investigate the relationships between public remembrance and archaeology.
Call for Papers: International Journal of Military History and Historiography
Special Issue: Women and the Second World War
The International Journal of Military History and Historiography will commemorate the seventieth anniversary of the start of the Second World War with a special issue dedicated to the wartime experiences of women.
The St. George Tucker Society, an interdisciplinary scholarly organization dedicated to the study of the American South, is proud to announce its annual M. E. Bradford Dissertation Prize. The award recognizes the best dissertation focused on the South, any time period and any discipline. The prize carries a $1,000 award and travel assistance may be available to the recipient to discuss the project at the Society’s annual meeting. Attendance at the July 26-28, 2018 meeting in Jackson, Mississippi is mandatory for receipt of the prize.
The Call for Papers for the 45th ICOHTEC meeting in Saint-Étienne, France has been extended to 19 Feb.
The theme of the conference is "Technological Drive from Past to Future?", but in particular, there are strands on
The Service historique de la Défense and Sciences Po are organising in the Château de Vincennes on Wednesday the 13th and Thursday the 14th of June 2018 an international symposium about military people in resistances in Europe during World War Two.
The Center for the Study of Force and Diplomacy at Temple University is delighted to once again solicit submissions for its annual Edwin H. Sherman Prize for Undergraduate Scholarship in Force and Diplomacy. The recipient of the Edwin Sherman Prize receives a $1,000 award along with a certificate. CENFAD welcomes submissions from students or instructors/advisors/mentors.
Date of the Conference: July 2,2018
Place: Liverpool Hope University, Hope Park Campus, Liverpool L16 9JD
Deadline for abstract submissions: April 1, 2018
Like in previous years, the Educational Committee of the International Commission of Military History invites PhD. students to take part in a workshop for young scholars who are still working on or have just finished their PhD thesis on a topic related to "The Creation of New States and Collapse of Old Empires in the XXth Century“.
The purpose of the workshop is to give young scholars the opportunity of discussing their projects with young as well as experienced colleagues from over 40 Countries.
“Technological Momentum - from Gunpowder to Modern Explosives and Propellants”
Papers are invited on all aspects of the history of gunpowder, explosives, and propellants at the 45th International Committee for the History of Technology (ICOHTEC) Symposium in St. Etienne, France, 17-21 July 2018. Full information on the conference may be found at http://www.icohtec.org/annual-meeting-2018.html