Fighting for a living

Prof. V. Aksan
McMaster University, Canada
The Levends of the Ottoman Empire




Prof. Dr H. Amersfoort
University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Adoption and rejection of conscription in Belgium and the Netherlands




Prof. B. Bailey
Temple University, United States
Abolition of the draft in the USA and the emergence of the all-volunteer force




J. Miller 
Independent Researcher and Writer, United Kingdom
Scottish mercenaries




Dr C. Moll-Murata

Ruhr Universität Bochum, Germany
The Ch’ing armies




Prof. Dr D. Robinson
Colgate University, United States
Ming armies





Dr K. Roy
Centre for the Study of Civil War at International Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO)
Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
The Mughal Army




Dr M. Sikora
Westfälische Wlihelms-Universität Münster, Germany
The heighday of mercenaries in Europe





Prof. G. Veinstein
College de France, France
Janissaries and Mamluks





Prof. P. Way
University of Windsor, Canada
Slaves, mercenaries and professionals in the British colonial army




Prof. Dr E.J. Zürcher
IISH , Leiden University, the Netherlands



Dr J. Leonhard
Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg,Germany
The rejection of conscription in Britain




Prof. K. Fahmy
New York University, United States
The army of Muhammad Ali





Dr T. Hippler
Oxford University, United Kingdom
The French conscript army





Prof. (em). Dr D. Kolff
Leiden University, the Netherlands
The recruiting of Ghurka regiments





Dr Mehmet Besikçi
Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey
Mobilisation and conscription in the Ottoman Empire





Dr Frank Tallet
University of Reading
The transition from mercanary to standing armies




Dr R. Johnson

Oxford University
Recruiting and retaining personnel in the British East Company in the eighteenth century




Dr Eilse Kimerling Wirtschafter
California State Polytechnic University,Pomona
Russian Army of the 18th - 19th C.





Marco Rovinello
University of Naples "Federico II"
Draft and draftees in Italy (1861-1914)