Tuesday 20th February

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Researching women and the military

Researching women and the military

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Spend an afternoon exploring current research on women and the military around the world. Our mini research symposium on women and the military marks this year’s International Women’s Day and continues the museum’s work from last year exploring the centenary of the founding of the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps. Historians from around the UK will present their current research on women and the military.

Speakers (more to be added)

Karen Mailey Watt
The female designers of First World War memorials in Scotland.

Nicole Cassie
“There were no women in Vietnam’: remembering the combat nurses who served during the Vietnam War

Nina Wardleworth
The French-Caribbean women of the French army during the Second World War.

Fiona Foster
Medical women as ‘combatants without weapons’ on the fronts of the First World War.

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