Air Power Studies
Thursday 23rd September 2010
Air Power Postgraduate Research Symposium
Lecture Room 8, Third Floor, Arts Building, University of Birmingham
An informal exploration of air power research topics and issues.
0930 Coffee and Registration
1000 Welcome and Introduction by Air Commodore (Ret’d) Dr Peter Gray (Director of Air Power Studies)
1005 A Recent Graduate’s perspective Air Commodore Neville Parton PhD
1030-1050 Ross Mahoney – The Leadership Effectiveness of Air Chief Marshal Sir Trafford Leigh-Mallory
1050-1110 Peter Dye – Air Power and Logistics in the First World War
1110-1130 James Pugh – Control of the Air
1130 Coffee – Foyer on Third Floor – Lecture Room 8
1150-1210 Andy Walters – Air Power and COIN
1210-1230 Tom Withington – Title (TBC)
1415-1435 Kenny Fuchter – China (TBC)
1435-1455 Clive Richards – The Air Ministry 1932 – 1949
1455-1515 Peter Preston-Hough – Air Superiority over Burma 1941-1945
1530 What the Air Historical Branch can do for you by Seb Cox, Head of the Air Historical Branch, MoD
1600-1620 Ian Shields – tbc
1620-1640 John Alexander – The RAF in Hashemite Iraq
1645 Wash-up and discussion by Proffessor Gary Sheffield
Please contact Mrs Carolyn Sweet, Secretary of the Centre for First World War Studies, to confirm attendance. Tel.: 0121 414 3983 e-mail: C.Y.Sweet@bham.ac.uk Directions and downloadable maps are also available from the University of Birmingham Web Site.
Any questions please post here.