Call for Papers

New Research in Military History

A Conference for Postgraduate and Early Career Historians to be held at the Royal Air Force Museum London

25 September 2015

The British Commission for Military History (BCMH) was founded in 1968 and is at the forefront of academic debate over many aspects of military history. The annual ‘New Research in Military History’ conference provides a forum to discuss current research being undertaken by postgraduate and early career scholars in the field of military history and related disciplines. Conference paper proposals are encouraged from any aspect or period of military history.

Each speaker will be allotted twenty minutes. Please submit your paper proposal as a Word document that includes a paper title, a 200-word abstract, a brief biography, and contact information to the conference organiser, Jennifer Daley. The deadline for submissions is 1 July 2015.

The Commission would encourage speakers to prepare their papers in such a way as to make them ready for publication in the BCMH’s new peer-reviewed, Open Access journal, the British Journal for Military History ( If you would like to know more about the journal, please contact the editor, Dr Matthew Ford, at

On Saturday 26 September, in conjunction with the Royal Air Force Museum and the University of Exeter, the BCMH will be hosting a conference on the subject of ‘A Necessary Victory? The Context and Consequences of the Battle of Britain’. For more details, including the call for papers, please contact the conference organiser, Ross Mahoney, at

The Call for Papers can be downloaded here.

Conference Organiser
Jennifer Daley


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