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New Voices in the History of War IV:
'The most furious and killing weapons': A History of Weapons and Warfare

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The University of Sheffield -

Manchester Metropolitan University

Society for the History of War

We are delighted to invite abstracts of 250 words for the History of Weapons and War symposium to be held online on 28 January 2022.

 

The symposium welcomes contributions from across historical periods and geographies on the broad theme of weapons, warfare, and society.

The deadline for abstracts is 1 November

Further details and contacts can be found here.

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About the Society

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A SOCIETY WITH THE AMBITION TO STIMULATE A BROAD RANGE OF DISCUSSION ABOUT THE PLACE OF WAR IN SOCIETY, ITS IMPACTS ON CULTURES AND INDIVIDUALS AND HOW IT HAS BEEN PERCEIVED, EXPERIENCED AND LEGITIMATED.
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"Whilst our central concern is the history of warfare, we also seek to encourage an open and inter-disciplinary dialogue that facilitates a much wider appreciation for the role of war in generating social, political, economic and military change."