5x15 talks: Women in military history

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Join us for an afternoon sharing the research and experiences of women specialising in military history topics.

Female academics are under-represented across the board, but particularly in military history topics. During our event, you’ll hear women speak about their research and experiences, with the chance to ask questions and network throughout.

Panel 1

Holly Winter
Military wives in the Indian Army in the 19th century

Erica Charters
Disease, war and public opinion

Louise Bell
Domestic duties only? Women and the Navy in the First World War

Nicola Martin
James Murray in Canada: The army and the 18th-century British Empire

Emma Butcher
Seeing war through children’s eyes: A history of child soldiers

Panel 2

Ingrid Sharp
Writing women into the history of the German Revolution, November 1918

Victoria Kingston
Interpreting conflict in museums

Catherine Bateson
We will rise with voices singing: The challenges of being a female military historian

Hannah West
From military engineer to academic researcher

Alexia Moncrieff
So you do nurses? Gendered assumptions in medical-military history

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"First time @NAM_London today. Thoroughly enjoyed it. Thought the presentation & interpretation made the subject accessible..."