‘A Recipe for Success? The British Army, Innovation, and the First World War’
01 Nov

Dr Aimee Fox of King’s College, London will be giving a lecture based on her book Learning to Fight: Military Innovation and Change in the British Army, 1914-1918.

Dr Fox will consider the importance of ethos, doctrine, and people to the army's ability to learn and innovate during the First World War

Learning to Fight: Military Innovation and Change in the British Army, 1914-1918 won the British Army Military Book of the Year prize for 2018.

The lecture by Dr Aimee Fox will draw out lessons for contemporary UK armed forces.

In particular this will reflect on the recent focus from outgoing and incoming Chiefs of the Defence Staff on the importance of innovation.


This is the fifteenth and final lecture of the University of Wolverhampton and The Western Front Association First World War Centenary Lecture Series.

It is supported by a grant from the WFA.

The Series is held at the University of Wolverhampton. This lecture will take place in MH002 Lecture Theatre, MH Mary Seacole Building, City Campus Molineux (North). Camp Steet, Wolverhampton, WV1 1AD (which is off Stafford Street)

Admission is free

However you are encouraged to register your details in advance.

Register with Dr Phylomena Badsey p.badsey@wlv.ac.uk.

 

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MH002 Lecture Theatre , MH Mary Seacole Building, City Campus Molineux (North) Camp Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1AD
‘A Recipe for Success? The British Army, Innovation, and the First World War’, p.badsey@wlv.ac.uk.
01 Nov 2018 17:30