Military Welfare History Network – Call for Papers

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Date / time
01/03/2024, All day

Please note that the call for papers for the third international conference of the Military Welfare History Network is now open; closing 1 March 2024. The theme of the event is ‘Economies of Military Welfare: Conversations between Past and Present’. Papers can address any aspect of the welfare, care and medical provisions afforded to service personnel and their families and can engage with the conference theme relative to money, material, manpower,  services, etc. They can also engage with concepts such as:

  • economies (financial; emotional; social; of scale)
  • economics (individual; familial; military; local or state governments)
  • economical / frugality / thrift / parsimony / budgets / subsistence / poverty

Topics may include, but are not limited to:

  • state and non-state benefits and provisions
  • representations of military welfare recipients’ domestic economies of military welfare
  • emotional economies of military welfare
  • mobilising and demobilizing military welfare provision
  • military welfare economies in international perspective
  • race and racial ‘othering’
  • exclusions from military welfare provision.

Full details about the event and how to submit can be found at on the event page.