Click here to listen to an archive of podcasts delivered by top academics focusing on some of the key aspects of the war.

Podcast 1: Victorious Donkeys

Gary Sheffield Professor of War Studies at Wolverhampton University, a leading British military historian of the First World War, explodes some myths about British generalship and the performance of the British Army.

Podacst 2: The Outbreak of the War

The causes of the First World War have long been controversial and remain so. The Warden of St Antony’s College, Oxford, and author of The War that Ended Peace (2013) Margaret Macmillan brings us up to date on the debate.

Podcast 3: The role of India in the First World War

Podcas 4: War through the letters of a German General

Leeds University’s Professor of Central European History, editor of An Improbable War? The Outbreak of World War I and European PoliticslCulture before 1914, views the war through the letters of one of the Kaiser’s generals to his wife.