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Conference: Britain’s Soldiers, 1750-1815

Posted in conferences (to attend) by Editor on April 19, 2011

From the conference website:

Britain’s Soldiers, 1750-1815
University of Leeds, 7-8 July 2011

Registration is now open for the two-day international conference on Britain’s relationship with its soldiers in the eighteenth century. It brings together an exciting range of over 20 papers into a series of panels, and covers social, cultural, and military history. The presentations cover all aspects of the men from the United Kingdom who served in the military and British attitudes towards them. From the identities and experience to the relationship between soldiers, culture and society. Sessions include:

  • Soldiers and society
  • Discipline and disorder
  • Soldiers in art
  • Identity and the experience of others
  • Sources for studying soldiers

There will also be key note lectures from Professor Stephen Conway and Dr Stephen Brumwell.