Redcoats, Tommies, and Dusty Warriors: Britain's Soldiers c.1650 to the present
- Date: Tuesday 10 July 2018
- Location: Michael Sadler Building
- Cost: £110 for delegates or £50 for postgraduate research students
The two-day conference will explore all aspects of the history of Britain's soldiers from the formation of a permanent army in the seventeenth century to the present day.
This conference aims to explore the history of those who served in military forces of the British crown. The conference will focus on soldiers, and explore them through a variety of perspectives, including:
- Britain’s soldiers on campaign and life in barracks.
- The changing nature of combat, manoeuvres and logistics.
- Recruitment, service, wounds, and pensions.
- Military culture, including issues relating to identity, gender and memory.
- The soldier in popular culture.
- Evolving military formations, such as the regiment.
- Memory and material culture.
We take a wide definition of Britain's soldiers, and intend to cover all the military forces of the British crown – the regular army, militia, home defence forces, part-time soldiers, auxiliaries; officers, NCOs, rank and file, camp followers and military families.
You can register for the conference online.
Conference fees are:
- £110 for delegates or £50 for postgraduate research students
- £49 for bed and breakfast
- £26.95 for the conference dinner