Women in Warfare International Conference, University of Edinburgh

First Announcement
The Centre for the Study of The Two World Wars, The University of Edinburgh
The Women in Warfare International Conference, June 2013

Women in Warfare – from Troy to the Trenches

Conference to be held at The University of Edinburgh, Old Medical School
on 12, 13 and 14 June 2013.

The Conference will be held over three days and will include a photographic and archival exhibition hosted at The Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh.

The highly successful Vision 2020 Project Team from The Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership at Drexel College of Medicine, Philadelphia, in collaboration with The Centre for The Study of The Two World Wars, will host a debate at the Scottish Parliament on the historic and contemporary roles of Women in Warfare.
The Conference will address such issues as:
Women in:
• Medicine and Nursing
• Philanthropy and Humanitarianism
• Pacifism and Combat
• War Corresponding and Journalism
• Law and Order
• Military Intelligence and Espionage
• Politics and Suffrage
• Trade Unionism and Cooperatives

For further information, contact Yvonne McEwen, The Centre for the Study of The Two World Wars, The University of Edinburgh. Email [email protected]

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