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From Reason to Revolution Conference 2021

Saturday 17th April 2021

From Reason to Revolution Conference 2021

Helion and Company are proud to announce the 2021 From Reason to Revolution Conference. This year’s conference will focus on warfare in the age of Napoleon, looking at aspects of the armies of both sides and their experiences on campaign and in battle. Many of the speakers are published authors from the From Reason to Revolution series, or are working towards some of our future titles, and include some major names in international Napoleonic studies.

Ticket holders will be sent a joining link by email ahead of the event, and will have access to a virtual bookshop during the event with 25% reductions on all From Reason to Revolution titles. The Demio
platform we will be using is entirely browser-based and requires no extra downloads.


For the benefit of anyone wanting to tune in from overseas, the event times as given are British Summer Time (UTC+1).

You will be able to join the event from 12.50 p.m. on Saturday 17th April before the 1.00 p.m. start.


Please note also that all ticket holders will be sent a recording of the full event, so if you are not able to listen to the whole event on the day you will still be able to catch up afterwards.


List of speakers and their subjects

Strategy, Operations, and Command

Philip Ball – The Unfortunate General Mack: Reputation, Prejudice and Luck in 18th century Strategy
Terry Crowdy – Military Intelligence in the Italian Campaign
Alex Mikaberidze – ‘I wash my hands of it all’: Reassessing Mikhail Kutuzov’s Involvement in the Austerlitz Campaign of 1805

Serving Foreign Powers
Alistair Nichols – French émigré units in British pay: the white cockade regiments, 1794–1802
Mark Edward Hay – Incorporation, Destruction, Reorganisation. The Dutch Armed Forces between Annexation and Liberation, 1810-1815.

The Spanish Ulcer
Kenton White – The French Method of War in the Peninsula
Rob Griffith – Light Bobs & Jägers: Wellington’s Battalions of Light Companies in the Peninsula


This will be an online event accessible to ticket holders worldwide

Contact Us

Helion & Company
Unit 8, Amherst Business Centre
Budbrooke Road
CV34 5WE

01926 499619