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Speakers

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People in

Intelligence

This theme is widely explored and includes individuals and organisations, personal stories and biographies, human intelligence and espionage, popular culture and social history, public perceptions and human impact.

Day ONe

20/11/2024

  • Dr Bryony NorburnThe Road to Bletchley Park: Female Cryptanalysts from 1914 to 1946 
  • Dr Helen FryWomen in Intelligence 
  • Prof Michael GoodmanThe Rise and Fall of Commander Eric Welsh, MI6’s Atomic Man 
  • Dr Vin ArtheyThe Life, Work and Posthumous Role of KGB Colonel William Fisher 
  • Dr Melanie BrandThe Media and “Mrs Petrov”: Press Representations of Australia’s Most Famous Spy 
  • Dr Eric BergelinSSLP: Swedish ‘Hybrid’ Intelligence During the Cold War 
  • Chris PocockU-2 History and the late Bob Ericson, U-2 Pilot 
  • Renate AtkinsAbwehr Incompetence? Tracing the History of a Contested Idea in British Interpretations of the Second World War 
  • Col Pollyanna Padden“Intelligence from an unexpected source”: A Polish Officer’s Contribution to Operation TORCH 
  • Michal Nemecek Activities of British Military Diplomats: Through the Eyes of Czechoslovak Intelligence and Security Forces in Post-War Czechoslovakia 

Day Two

21/11/2024

  • Clare MulleyOverlooked and Underestimated: Polish Women in Second World War Intelligence 
  • Berry BurnettJane Archer: the First Female Intelligence Officer 
  • Krystel von KumbergRussian/Soviet Women in Intelligence 
  • Kiera Fitzgerald“Allah, for which country do I die?”: A Case Study of Noor Inayat Khan and Britain’s Special Operations Executive 
  • Prof Paulette PepinNicolas Bodington – SOE Traitor or Not? 
  • Dr Tony CowanA Lost Opportunity? German Intelligence on the 1917 French Mutinies 
  • Dr Markus PohlmannSpying the Spas: The Brandon-Trench Intelligence Mission of 1910 
  • Dr Steven WagnerHajj Amin al-Husayni as an Intelligence Target 
  • Saoud Al-EshaqThe Evolution of Intelligence within Israeli Foreign Policy Decision Making 
  • Prof James CrosslandUnderstanding Intelligence Failure: Robert Bruce Lockhart, the Man Behind the Plot to Bring Down Lenin in 1918 
  • Sir Dermot Turing – Didn’t Your Best Friend Tell You? British Warnings of American Cryptological Compromises in World War 2 
  • Dr John FoxUltra and American Counterintelligence: Bureaucratic Battles in the Midst of War 
  • Prof Mary Kathryn BarbierThe Cost of Doing Business in the Intelligence Game During World War II 
  • Ian PiperJohn Franklyn Venner FCA: An Orthodox Chartered Accountant Working in an Unorthodox Organisation 
  • Katherine Quinlan-FlatterGestapo and Counterintelligence in the Third Reich 
  • Elijah WoodwardDeclassify Your Way to Deterrence: Historical Insights and Contemporary Implications 
  • Dr Dafydd TownleySenator Frank Church and the Transformation of Intelligence Studies 
  • Dr Tom MaguireThe Intelligence-Propaganda Nexus: the United Kingdom, the Cold War and Disclosing Intelligence for Influence 
  • Jakob MuhleSignals revolution: Radio Relay Interception as a Resource for the Bundesnachrichtendienst’s Political Espionage Against the GDR, 1967-1982  
  • Prof Katrin PaehlerNegotiating Involvement in Intelligence: Hildegard Beetz and US Intelligence Efforts in Germany, 1945-1970 
  • Alex BrangerThe CIA’s Vienna Operations Base and the Vienna Choir Boys (and Girls) 
  • Dr Christian RosséTracing Lucie’s Sources: Investigating Rudolf Roessler’s Network 
  • Nigel WestOTP Mythology 
  • Dr Jonathan LudwigFor ‘The Greater Good’: Espionage History and Ethics in Australian Spy Fiction 
  • Prof Juliette PattinsonThe Not-so-secret War: Reconstructing the SOE in Print, Film and Stone 
  • Ashleigh Percival-Borley – “An Appetite for Action”: the Impact of Popular Culture on SOE Agents’ Personal Testimonies 
  • Dr David Cox“An Elusinian Mystery Revealed”: the Intelligence Activities of the Bow Street Runners, 1792-1839 
  • Glenn JohnstonThe Evolution of the Private Intelligence Industry 
  • Dr Lewis Sage-PassantA History of Private Sector Intelligence 
  • Joey CrozierSpy, Diplomat and Secretary: Reconstructing the Clandestine Career of James Johnstone in the Era of the Glorious Revolution (1687-97) 
  • Mark Dunton – Harry and Ethel – the Unlikely Spies

Day Three

22/11/2024

  • Vanessa FalconeMary Oliver: Canada’s First GCHQ Liaison 
  • Dr Niccolo PetrelliUS-Italian Intelligence Relations during the Cold War: Turf Wars, Cooperation and Competition 
  • Prof Richard Damms“Beyond the capabilities, if not the imagination, of our adversaries”: James R. Killian, Jr. and the integration of Science and Technology into American Intelligence 
  • Dr Jeffrey RoggThe Spy and the State…and the American People: Centering the American People in U.S. Intelligence History 
  • Carrissa AndersonOperation STAGE 1951-1957 
  • Dr Daniel SalisburyFeeding Putin’s War Machine: Lessons from Soviet Science and Technology (S&T) Intelligence Efforts During the Long Cold War 
  • Dr Matthew HeflerPutting the ‘People’ in Intelligence: Using British COMINT to Explore the Personal Relationships in Diplomacy and Espionage, 1943-45 
  • Steve JaskoskiUltra in Transition: The Challenges of Ultra Dissemination to the Army Level in the Mediterranean Ground Campaigns in 1943 
  • Dr John TokarLong Overdue: Accolades for Colonel Alva Brian “Red” Lasswell, USMC 
  • Matthew Day-LopesCipher Power: Cryptography as the Great Equalizer in the Vietnam Wars 
  • Dr Marta Garcia-CabreraAllied Intelligence in the Canary Islands during the Second World War: Operational Information, Sabotage and Counterintelligence 
  • Aidan JonesRoyal Spies: Victoria, Intelligence Gatherer, Blunt, Covert Operator 
  • Ian B. AndersonMedical Intelligence: the Role in Military Operations 
  • Dr Nicholas Reynolds“Pete Ortiz’s Secret Sauce”: How to Make Special Ops Really Come Together 
  • Dave Roberts“Armed and Expert Looters”- 30 Commando: Their Origins, Achievements and Legacy  
  • Ronan MainprizeA Sinking Ship: William Raborn as Director of Central Intelligence