Professor Alison Fell, Professor of French Cultural History at the University of Leeds, talks about her recent book on women as veterans in post-Great War France and Britain.

Alison’s book examines the cultural and social identity some women adopted, or were given, as war veterans in the 1920s and how this was received by the post-war societies in France and Britain. Her book is published by Cambridge University Press. The paperback version can be purchased with a 20% discount from This offer ends on 21.2.2021.

Alison Fell has worked at the Universities of Oxford, Lancaster and Leeds before coming to Liverpool as Dean of the School of Histories, Languages and Cultures in 2021. At Leeds she held a series of research leadership roles including Director of the Leeds Arts and Humanities Research Institute.