Forum for Studies on War
In several Faculties, Schools and Departments at the University of Reading, research is being conducted on topics relating to war. Professor Colin Gray in the School of Politics & International Relations heads a Centre for Strategic Studies at the School of Politics & International Relations with many different activities.
In the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, there are:
- Bombing, States and Peoples in Western Europe, 1940-1945' (project funded by AHRC: co-investigator Professor Andrew Knapp).
- Languages at War: policies and practices of language contacts in conflict' (project funded by AHRC: Principal investigator Professor Hilary Footitt).
- An inter-faculty project on The Liberal Way of War (funded by Leverhulme) is run by Professor Alan Cromartie from within the School of Politics and International Relations.
- An international research project on National Styles in Insurgencies and Counterinsurgencies is run by Professor Beatrice Heuser jointly with Professor Efraim Inbar and Dr Eitan Shamir of the University of Bar Ilan, Israel.