School of History

Centre for the Study of War, Propaganda and Society


The Centre holds an Annual Lecture that is open to the public. Members of the Centre are convenors of the fortnightly War, Society and Culture Seminar at the Institute of Historical Research in London. The Centre also supports the Gateways to the First World War events.


Annual Lecture

  • 2015/16 – Professor Martina Kessel (Bielefeld University), ‘Performing Power: “Humour” in Nazi Germany’
  • 2014/15 – Professor Munro Price (University of Bradford), ‘Napoleon and the Hundred Days’
  • 2012/13 – Professor Jim McAdam (Queen’s University, Belfast), ‘The Impact of the Shackleton Report on the Development of the Falkland Islands’
  • 2013/14 – Professor Jo Fox (Durham University), ‘Rumour in Britain and Europe during the Second World War’
  • 2011/12 – Professor John Stevenson (LSE), ‘Germany's 1918 Defeat Reconsidered’
  • 2010-11 – Professor John Gooch (University of Leeds), ‘Understanding War’

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Last Updated: 17/11/2016