University of St Andrews

WAR-Net: An interdisciplinary network for scholars working in war representation


Classical bust recovered from the ruins of the Chateau of Caulincourt
Classical-style bust ecovered from the ruins of the Chateau of Caulincourt, France

An interdisciplinary network for scholars working in war representation.

WAR-Net was founded in 2010 by Kate McLoughlin and Gill Plain as a virtual and actual forum for scholars based in northern England and Scotland working on war representation. We now have over 300 members who from come from 120 institutions across the UK, Europe, North America, Latin America, Australia and the Middle East, and from a variety of disciplines: from literature to fine art, archaeology to theatre, psychology to design.’

Dates for your diary: Join us at WAR-Net USA! The University of Mississippi will be hosting a conference on Gender, War and Memory in the Anglo-American World, October 1-3, 2015, while the second event in the Anniversary Culture series will be held at the University of Leicester on 21 November 2015. This will explore the intersections of the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo and the centenary of the second year of the First World War.

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To join our e-mailling list, send an email to with a blank subject-line and the message: SUBSCRIBE WAR-Net Firstname Lastname.

Edinburgh Critical Studies in War and Culture

Edinburgh Critical Studies in War & Culture is a monograph series launched in 2013 under the general co-editorship of Kate McLoughlin and Gill Plain. The aim of the series is to shape and lead the field of scholarship devoted to the literary and filmic representation and mediation of war. Find out more...

Get in touch

Dr. Kate McLoughlin, Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford:
Professor Gill Plain, University of St. Andrews: