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  • Conference: Internment during the First World War: A Mass Global Phenomenon

    Internment during the First World War: A Mass Global Phenomenon; Conference 13-14 May 2015; Organised by the History Research Group at De Montfort University in conjunction with the Imperial War Museum North.

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  • Conference: Breaking Empires, Making Nations? The First World War and the Reforging of Europe

    Breaking Empires, Making Nations? The First World War and the Reforging of Europe/ Rompre les empires, faire les nations? La Première Guerre Mondiale et la refonte de l’Europe; An international conference at the College of Europe, Natolin, Warsaw, 7-8 April 2015.

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  • CFP: Nationality in War, 1789-1991

    Nationality in war; 1789-1991; International university symposium organised in partnership with the
    établissement public du Palais de la Porte dorée/Musée de l’histoire de l’immigration and the National Archives

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  • Conference: 1915: A Widening War, Problems without Answers

    2015 Centenary Conference, Weetwood, Leeds; 1915: A Widening War, Problems without Answers; 3rd- 7th August 2015

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  • CFP: Unknown fronts – The “Eastern Turn” in First World War history

    On November 5/6, 2015, the University of Groningen will host a conference about the South Eastern and Eastern European theatre of the First World War.

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  • CFP: European "domestic fronts" : the home front at war (1914-1920)

    International conference; European “domestic fronts” : the home front at war (1914-1920); University of Pau (France); November 19-20th, 2015

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  • Publication: Aftermath: legacies and memories of war in Europe, 1918-1945-1989

    Focusing on three of the defining moments of the twentieth century – the end of the two World Wars and the collapse of the Iron Curtain – this volume presents a rich, interdisciplinary collection of authoritative essays, covering a wide range of thematic, regional and methodological perspectives. By re-examining these traumatic years it illuminates ideas concerning mythologisation, mobilisation, commemoration, confrontation and representation in the aftermath of conflict. The relationship between the living and the dead, the contestation of memories and legacies of war in cultural and political discourses, and the significance of generations are all key threads binding the collection together.

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  • Publication: Les étrangers dans la Grande Guerre

    Quand la Première Guerre mondiale éclate, la France est déjà un pays d’immigration. Les étrangers, dont les situations sont très contrastées, sont immédiatement et durablement affectés. Mais c’est aussi l’arrivée de centaines de milliers de soldats et de travailleurs, recrutés dans les pays limitrophes ou dans les colonies pour combler les besoins humains devenus considérables. Cet ouvrage présente l’histoire méconnue de ces étrangers aux statuts très divers, de leurs relations avec les armées et avec la société française. L’étude montre aussi en quoi la Grande Guerre a constitué une période charnière pour les politiques publiques d’immigration qui suivirent.

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  • CFP: Les Gueules cassées: disfigurement and its legacies

    The experience of the gueules cassées has given rise to a unique cultural history, and one which is now being rewritten in the centenary years of the First World War. This conference, arising from the INTERREG IV-funded project 1914FACES2014, led by the Institut Faire Faces and the University of Exeter, assesses the legacy of the gueules cassées.

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  • Publication: WW1 in the Middle East, International Journal of Middle East Studies

    Special issue of the journal includes articles on the League of Nations Minority Protection Regime, oral histories from the siege of Medina, memory and food in Syria and Lebanon, the politics of food and Beiruit and atrocity propaganda

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