Call for Papers – Indian Armies

British Commission for Military History

Summer Conference 2012

Call for Papers

Indian Armies

20-22 July 2012

The British Commission for Military History’s 2012 summer conference will take place at Keble College, Oxford, from 20–22 July 2012. Proposals are invited from established scholars and doctoral researchers for papers of 20 minutes (c.200 words) on subjects related to the history of Indian armies and warfare on the sub-continent and beyond. Themes which may be addressed include but are not limited to: the pre-imperial military history of India; the operations of Indian armies and sub-continental campaigns during the British imperial period; the nature of indigenous military forces and the experience of Indian soldiers at home and abroad; British military service and campaigns in India; Indian soldiers’ service overseas, including in the two world wars; the sub-continent’s post-independence armies and wars. Proposals should be sent, before Friday 25 May, to either:

Dr Rob Johnson (Email), Faculty of History, Old Boys High School, George Street, Oxford, OX1 2RL


Professor William Philpott (Email), BCMH Secretary General, Department of War Studies, King’s College London, Strand, London, WC2R 2LS

It is anticipated that the full residential cost of the conference including 2 nights’ accommodation and meals will be in the region of £300, with a non-residential rate around £100. As well as thematic panels a number of keynote speakers will address the conference.

The British Commission for Military History is the pre-eminent association for professional military historians in the UK, dedicated to the promotion and discussion of military history in its broadest sense.

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