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Professor Matthew Hughes

Professor Matthew Hughes
Professor of Military History

Marie Jahoda 210

Research area(s)

  • Military history
  • War studies
  • The British Army
  • Mandate Palestine
  • Counter-insurgency

Research Interests

Matthew Hughes is interested in war and history broadly understood, and is currently working on a funded-project examining British methods of colonial pacification and counter-insurgency, with particular reference to Palestine in the British Mandate period.

Research grants and projects

Grants

Conference on Saipan, 2013
Funder: US Marine Corps University Foundation
Duration: 2013 - 2013

Funding as Organiser for International Conference

Maj-Gen Matthew C Horner Chair Grant
Funder: US Marine Corps University Foundation
Duration: 2008 - 2010

Grant

Society for Military History annual conference, USA
Funder: British Academy
Duration: 2008 - 2008

Conference - giving a paper

Society for Military History conference, USA
Funder: British Academy
Duration: 2005 - 2005

International conference grant

British Army and the Arab Revolt
Funder: British Academy
Duration: 2005 - 2007

Small Grant

Lebanon and the 1948 Arab-Israeli war
Funder: British Academy
Duration: 2004 - 2004

British Academy Small Grants Award - archival trip to Lebanon

British Academy Conference Support Grant
Funder: British Academy
Duration: 2002 - 2002

British Academy Conference Support Grant for ‘Fanaticism and Modern Conflict’ conference at the University of Salford, 14-16 June 2002

Elie Kedourie Fund - archival trip to Egypt
Funder: British Academy
Duration: 2000 - 2001

Archives - Egypt

Visiting Scholar program
Funder: Moshe Dayan Center
Duration: 2000 - 2001

Grant

Major Doctoral Award
Funder: Economic and Social Research Council
Duration: 1991 - 1995

Funding for three-year PhD at King's College London

Project details

United States Marine Corps University Foundation The Opaque War: Britain’s Pacification of Palestine, 1936-39$50,000 2008 - 2010 Matthew Hughes (PI)

United States Marine Corps University Foundation Cultures in War: Combatants, Islanders and Settlers in the Pacific War and Afterward£5,000 2014 Matthew Hughes (PI)

Completed:

United States Marine Corps University Foundation British Ways of Countering Colonial Revolt: A Historical Perspective£6,000 15-16 September 2012 Matthew Hughes (PI)