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Women's History Network Midlands Region Conference - The First World War: Nursing

A group photograph showing Nurse Edith Cavell (seated centre) with a group of her multinational student nurses whom she trained in Brussels’. © IWM (Q 70204)

Saturday 21 November 2015
10.30am – 4pm

This year’s Women’s History Network Midlands Region Conference entitled ‘The First World War: Nursing’ will take place at the University of Worcester (City Campus) on Saturday, 21 November 2015, 10.30am – 4.00pm in CHG 009.  We are delighted to announce that in combination with a wide and varied programme, we have a keynote addresses from Prof Christine E. Hallett, The University of Manchester.  Her publications include: Containing Trauma: Nursing Work in the First World War (Manchester University Press, 2009); Veiled Warriors: Allied Nurses of the First World War (Oxford University Press, 2014) and One Hundred Years of Wartime Nursing Practices (with Jane Brooks, Manchester University Press, 2015).

Please see the Provisional Conference Programme and book your place using the booking form: 

Finalised conference programme, please click here.
Booking form, please click here.

Booking forms should be sent to Janey Robins:  For more information please contact Dr Wendy Toon, Conference Organiser: