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Sport, Training and Leadership in the British Army in the First World War

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Professor Gary Sheffield, University of Wolverhampton will be giving a talk on ‘Sport, Training and Leadership in the British Army in the First World War’  ‘This paper examines the role played by sport, especially football, in the British army in the Edwardian period and the First World War. It argues that sport was seen as an important vehicle f…


Pending Advice > 1 May : A World Aflame - Illuminating new perspectives on the Great War

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Contact the organisers closer to the time to know if this event is going ahead or not.   70 million men served in the First World War. Countless millions more lives were affected, whether through munitions production, medical services or familial ties. This FREE student-run conference will bring together current research on non-military histori…