Speaking engagements

Future speaking engagements

‘Penning their personal narratives: the letters, diaries and logbooks of British prisoners of war held in Europe in the Second World War’, Institute of Historical Research, London, 5.15pm, 14 November 2017

Past speaking engagements

‘POW Art’ at War and Art: A Visual History of Modern Conflict – Book Launch, Birkbeck, London, 6pm, 8 November 2017

‘Prisoners of War: experiences and emotions’, National Army Museum, London, 11.30am, 6 October 2017

‘Emasculated servicemen? Gender and captivity in the First and Second World Wars’, Reconfiguring the British: Empire, Nation and World, 1600-2000, Institute of Historical Research, London, 3 December 2015

‘Living beyond the barbed wire: the familial ties of British prisoners of war held in Europe during the Second World War’, North London Branch of the Historical Association, 13 January 2015.

‘To retain the friendships we made behind barbed wire’. The unification and fragmentation of the experiences of ex-prisoners of war’, The POW Network Conference, University of Warwick, November 2013.

‘The British serviceman’s experiences in Italian prisoner of war camps’, ‘POW ’40-’45. Military prisoners in the SecondWorld War between Italy and England: history and memory’, Historical Institute of the Resistance Movement, Fossoli Foundation, San Martino Foundation, the municipality of Fontanellato and the Emilia-Romagna Region, Fontanellato, September 2013.

‘Going ‘round the bend’: The mental disturbances suffered by British prisoners of war held in Germany and Italy during the Second World War’,  Institute for the History of Medicine, University of Düsseldorf, July 2013.

‘Captive memories: the intertwining of personal recollections and public representations of British POWs held in Germany and Italy during the Second World War’, Institute of Historical Research’s ‘War Society and Culture’ seminar series, London, November 2012.

‘Making sense of experience in war’,New approaches to the two World Wars, Summer University, German Historical Institute Paris and University Paris IV-Sorbonne, Péronne, July 2012.

‘Bringing home the “awkward lot”. The homecoming of British prisoners of war from Europe at the end of the Second World War’, Social History Society Conference, Brighton, April 2012.

‘Living beyond the barbed wire: the familial ties of British prisoners of war held in Europe during the Second World War’, The London School of Economics, March 2012.

‘Traversing the boundaries of ‘home’ and ‘front’: POWs and their relationships beyond the barbed wire’,  The Second World War, Popular Culture and Cultural Memory conference, Brighton, July 2011.

‘The homecoming of British POWs from Europe at the end of the Second World War’, Research Students Seminar Series, Birkbeck College, University of London, November 2011.