Shock & Awe

A Hundred Years of Bombing from Above

The conference will open with a keynote lecture on Thursday 10 November delivered by Sven Lindqvist, in the Sheikh Zayed Theatre, London School of Economics.

The conference will then re-locate to Goldsmiths, University of London for a full-day session on Friday 11 November, culminating in a screening of films from the collection of the Imperial War Museum.  The final day of the conference, Saturday 12 November, will end with a closing lecture from Derek Gregory.

Please see the practical information section for details of how to get to the venues.

Practical Information


Attendance at the conference is free, but booking is essential: please complete the online booking form [opens in a new window]

How to get to the LSE

The Sheikh Zayed Theatre is in the New Academic Building.  Please see here for a campus map.

Instructions for travelling to the LSE are available here.

How to get to Goldsmiths

The remainder of the conference will take place in the New Academic Building, Goldsmiths, University of London.  Please see here for a campus map and instructions about travelling to Goldsmiths [opens as .pdf]