JWCS: Special Issue on War, Peace, and Sport

The Journal of War and Culture Studies seeks submissions for a special issue exploring the relationship between war, peace and sport from the nineteenth century to the present day. At various points in human history, but most notably perhaps in the late nineteenth century, sport has been conceived as a means of…

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Bringing War to Book

Writing and Producing the Military Memoir Authors: Woodward, Rachel, Jenkings, K. Neil To purchase or more information from Palgrave This book explores how military memoirs come to be written and published. Looking at the journeys through which soldiers and other military personnel become writers, the authors draw on over 250 military memoirs published…

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Workshop: Creative Methods in Military Studies

Wednesday 5thJune 2019 Newcastle University How do we do critical military studies? CMS has done much to explore the myriad sites, subjects and practices of military power, considering for example military memoirs (Woodward 2003; Woodward & Jenkings 2012, 2018), toys and video games (Martin & Steuter 2010; Woodyer 2012; Yarwood…

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Art and Reconciliation

Nov 29-Dec 1st at Kings College, London   The Symposium is one of a series of taking place alongside our exhibition, Reconciliations, which runs from 1 November – 1 December 2018  in The Exchange, Bush House, King’s College London and from 1 November-19 January at The Knapp Gallery, Regent’s University.  For other events in the…

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New Voices 2018: Art and Conflict

9 November 2018 Hunter Lecture Theatre, Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh   Depictions of conflict have played a significant artistic and political role in various cultures throughout history. Recent studies have focused on the part that art and artists play during armed conflict, revolutions, and reconciliation, demonstrating the potential…

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New Book: Reporting War and Conflict

By Janet Harris, Kevin Williams   Reporting War and Conflict brings together history, theory and practice to explore the issues and obstacles involved in the reporting of contemporary war and conflict. The book examines the radical changes taking place in the working practices and day-to-day routines of war journalists, arguing that managing risk…

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New Book: Memories from the Frontline

Memoirs and Meanings of The Great War from Britain, France and Germany Authors: Palmer, Jerry Click here for more information This book analyses soldiers’ memoirs from the Great War of 1914-18 from Britain, France and Germany.   It considers both the authors’ composition of the memoirs and the public response to…

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