Britain's soldiers conference

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.

Registration

Date: 7 and 8 July 2011

Conference Fee: £140 (includes registration, delegate pack, lunch, tea and coffee)

3 course conference dinner: £35

Accommodation (bed and breakfast): £42 per night

A number of bursaries are available for students. These will cover the conference fee and up to two night’s accommodation. Claims will be processed after the conference and will be awarded to those who register earliest.

Registration is available with instant confirmation via the University of Leeds secure online conference booking and payment system. You can also book accommodation via this system. Payment must be made by credit or debit card. You will be required to create a new customer account.

If you require alternative means of payment, please note a surcharge may apply. Contact Paul on ECS2011@leeds.ac.uk or 0113 343 1850 for more information.

 

Getting to Leeds

Leeds has excellent train links from across the UK; advanced booking is advised to get the best prices. You can search for advanced fares at sites such as http://www.raileasy.co.uk/.

 

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