First World War Research Group Study Day - The War Against the Ottoman Empire 1914-1918

The First World War Research Group invites you to attend a First World War Study Day.

On: Saturday 14 March 2020, from 10am to 5.30pm.

The Study Day will start promptly at 10am and is expected to finish at 5.30pm. The MC Entrance area will be staffed all day, please register upon arrival at MC001.

Venue: Room MC001, Lecture Theatre, Millenium City Building (MC) Building, City Campus Wulfruna (South), University of  Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton WV1 1LY.

Delegates can access the Millennium City Building via the main entrance to the Ambika Paul Building, off St. Peter’s Square – a map is available here.

Cost:  £20 per head for external attendees, University of Wolverhampton students £10 per head. Tea and coffee included.


10.00 - 10.15am        

Welcome and Introduction

10.15 - 11.30am

Dr James Kitchen (Royal Military Academy Sandhurst)

‘Corps Command in the Middle Eastern Theatre: XX Corps and the Third Battle of Gaza’

11.30 - 12.00noon Coffee break
12.00 - 1.15pm

James Halstead (Brunel University)

‘Airpower and Allenby’s Army: Combined Arms in Palestine 1917-1918’

1.15 - 2.15pm Lunch break
2.15 - 3.30pm

Dr Phylomena Badsey (University of Wolverhampton)

‘Medical Evacuation at Gallipoli’

3.30 - 4.00pm Tea break
4.00 - 5.15pm

Professor Gary Sheffield (University of Wolverhampton)

‘VIII Corps at Gallipoli: Morale, Leadership and Learning’

5.15 - 5.30pm Concluding Remarks

Book and pay for your place

Places are allocated on a 'first come, first served' basis.

Please note payment can only be made by Eventbrite using the link above, or cheque/cash on the day and a formal University of Wolverhampton receipt can be issued, which you can use to claim expenses if required. Other methods of payment are possible, please ask for details.

If you are not a University of Wolverhampton student book here.

Students - Booking for students via Eventbrite here

If you have any queries please email Jane Maclaren at (Tel: 01902 321175).

Jane Maclaren
Finance and Enterprise Assistant (FOSS)
University of Wolverhampton
Room MH211
MH Building

Tel: 01902 321175


Lunch is not provided, however a range of eating establishments are available near the campus.

Access to the venue

Delegates can access the Millennium City Building via the main entrance to the Ambika Paul Building, off St. Peter’s Square. A map is available here.

Transport and parking

Details and maps are available here. MC Building is on City Campus Wulfruna map.

Parking will be difficult near the campus.

The railway station is approximately 10 minutes’ walk from the venue. The multi-story car park at the railway station has cheap weekend rates.

Please note that University parking is not availlable.

Further car parking information for Wolverhampton City Centre

Disabled access

If disabled access is required please contact Jane MacLaren on