Conference Organisers

Dr Alexia Moncrieff

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, School of History, University of Leeds


Dr Alexia Moncrieff works on ‘Men, Women and Care: The gendering of formal and informal care in interwar Britain’, a project funded by the ERC in the School of History at the University of Leeds. Her research examines the ways in which distance shaped the care available to disabled British ex-servicemen who emigrated after the First World War. Her doctoral research, completed at the University of Adelaide in 2017, examined the work of the Australian Army Medical Corps in the First World War.

Dr Michael Robinson

University of Liverpool


Dr Michael Robinson completed his PhD at the University of Liverpool in 2017. His thesis was dedicated to the post-war experiences of mentally ill British Army veterans who returned to Ireland. In October 2017, he was awarded research funding by the Wellcome Trust to assess the Ministry of Pensions and its treatment of disabled British Army veterans of the First World War who resided in Australia and reciprocal arrangements in place for disabled ex-servicemen of the Australian Imperial Force who resided in Britain.