Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Writing The First World War

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Who this event is for

  • Everyone


Executive Meeting Room, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus, Gipsy Lane site


‘Boy Soldiers of the Great War’ with Richard van Emden

This interactive day will draw on the extensive experience of bestselling author and well-known historian of the Great War, Richard van Emden.

It will cover all aspects of non-fiction writing from honing your research skills to using archives, structuring your work and getting published. It’s suitable for anyone, published or aspiring, who’s writing or wanting to write about the First World War.

Also taking part will be Stephen Barker, author of Lancashire’s Forgotten Heroes.

Cost: £65 (including tea/coffee and lunch)
Or £60 for

  • Brookes staff and alumni
  • Western Front Association members.