Update April 2014

by Anne on April 2, 2014

Greetings all, Some new and interesting info on the Great War in Africa has come to light in the past few weeks. Firstly, don’t forget about the next conference in Lisbon on 14 and 15 July. Details are here. Please do get in touch if you will be joining us or let me know if […]

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The Great War in Africa Conference 2014

March 17, 2014

CALL FOR PAPERS and PARTICIPATION The Great War Africa Association and The International Network for the Study of the Great War in Africa are combining to host the 2014 conference on 14 and 15 July in Lisbon. In recognition of the growing interest in the African theatres of the War, an interest which has spread […]

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Ship’s Logbooks during East Africa Campaign

March 17, 2014

Hullo, Naval-History.net is finalising the first of the World War 1 Royal Navy ship histories it is hosting. This is based on the 300,000 logbook pages transcribed for over 300 ships, mainly serving outside British waters. The first four all served off East Africa, and all have interesting stories: Now updated with Journey Plots added […]

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February 2014 update

February 22, 2014

Hello All I was going to email shortly before Christmas but decided it was too busy and I’d wait for the new year – when things got even busier and I then headed to South Africa for 5 wonderful weeks of seeing family and doing some research into South Africa’s involvement in the First World […]

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Out and about with GWAA

December 1, 2013

Hello all Now that the conference is over, I thought it time to provide an update on some of what has been happening. Welcome to all our new members. The GWAA now has over 160 members looking into aspects of the campaigns in Africa. If you haven’t yet put a profile onto the site, please […]

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First World War in Africa – 28 November, Ireland

November 24, 2013

If anyone is able to attend this event on Thursday, please send in a summary – I (Anne) am unable to attend, as I’m sure many others are. The speakers are highly recommended. Thanks, Anne. Workshop and Annual Lecture of the Centre for War Studies, TCD, Thursday, 28th November 2013 Workshop: ‘Africa and the Great […]

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Great War in Africa Conference: 8-9 November Programme available

October 21, 2013

The Great War in Africa Conference Programme is now available. To book a place at the conference, please complete the attached registration form and email it to Anne. I look forward to seeing you there. Best wishes Anne 8 November 2013 9am-5pm Research Day at The National Archives Doors open at 9am, if you are […]

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GWEAA Conference, 8-9 November 2013

June 15, 2013

The second GWEAA conference will take place on 9 November 2013 at The National Archives, Kew, London (same place as last year). At the request of many, we will have a conference research day on Friday 8 November for those who wish to access archival material whilst in London (details below). On the Friday evening, […]

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International Network for the Study of the Great War in Africa

March 25, 2013

International Network for the Study of the Great War in Africa Africa and the First World War Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities | Universidade Nova de Lisboa 11-12 July 2013 Africa and the First World War PROGRAMME The blog of the International Network for the Study of Africa and the Great War is now […]

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Conference 2013: 8-9 November

March 1, 2013

Habari Before I head out to Tanzania for some education work tomorrow, I thought I’d give you an update on the GWEAA including Conference 2013, as sufficient interest was expressed for us plan one. The conference will take place on 9 November 2013 at The National Archives, Kew, London (same place as last year). However, […]

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