'Mobilising Resources for War'




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The Old Library, All Souls College, Oxford

December 10th 2019


08.45-09.00      Registration

09.00-09.15      Opening remarks: Peter H. Wilson (Oxford)

09.15-10.00      Catherine Fletcher (Swansea)

‘Guns and their Gatekeepers: Shopping for Small Arms in Sixteenth-Century Italy’

10.00-10.45      Andrew Hopper (Leicester)

‘The Politics of Military Welfare in Civil-War Yorkshire’

10.45-11.15      Coffee

11.15-12.00      Patrik Winton (Örebro)

‘Mobilizing transnational military supplies during the Swedish campaign against Russia, 1741–1743’

12.00-12.45      Erica Charters (Oxford)

‘Mobilising Manpower in the Eighteenth-century Atlantic World’

12.45-13.45      Lunch

13.45-14.30      James Davey (Exeter)

'‘Impressment, Resistance and the Reach of the State 1793-1801’

14.30-15.15      Felix Brahm (German Historical Institute London)

‘Gunpowder as a Strategic Resource in Pre-colonial East Africa’

15.15-15.35      Tea

15.35-16.20      Joe Maiolo (KCL)

‘Was the Second World War a ‘resource war’?’

16.20-17.05      Jonathan Fennell (KCL)

‘A Question of Legitimacy: Mobilising the British and Commonwealth Armies in the Second World War’

17.05-17.30      Roundtable Discussion

Registration (including coffees and a sandwich lunch) is free but places are limited.

To express your interest, please email war@history.ox.ac.uk