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BOOKING OPEN Ends and Beginnings, Legacies of the Great War, 6 July 2019

6 July @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

A one day conference about the legacies of the Great War will be held at the National Army Museum on Saturday 6 July.

“Ends and Beginnings: Legacies of the Great War” will explore aspects of the conflict following the Armistice on 11 November 1918.  Organised jointly by the British Commission for Military History (BCMH), the National Army Museum (NAM) and the Western Front Association (WFA), the conference will examine the immediate impacts of the war, as well as reflect on the war’s legacy and the way in which it was commemorated during the 2014-18 centenary.

A one day conference about the legacies of the Great War will be held at the National Army Museum on Saturday 6 July.

“Ends and Beginnings: Legacies of the Great War” will explore aspects of the conflict following the Armistice on 11 November 1918.  Organised jointly by the British Commission for Military History (BCMH), the National Army Museum (NAM) and the Western Front Association (WFA), the conference will examine the immediate impacts of the war, as well as reflect on the war’s legacy and the way in which it was commemorated during the 2014-18 centenary.
Registration will open at 09.30 and the Conference will start at 10.00.
The Conference will finish at 17.00

Programme

Speakers

Prof Hew Strachan 'Peacemaking after the Great War'

Prof Richard Grayson 'Conflict in Ireland, 1916-23'

Prof Catriona Pennell  ‘Commemoration in 'an era of existential crises': Community history projects and cultural memory of the First World War in Britain, 2014-2018’

 

Panel:  'Staff Rides, Battlefield Tours, and the First World War Centenary"

Maj Gen Mungo Melvin Ret’d (BCMH)  'Operation REFLECT: Recent Military Learning from the Great War'

Jo Hook MA (Guild of Battlefield Guides) Guiding the Western Front from an Educational and International Perspective’

Gary Sheffield (University of Wolverhampton) ‘Learning “Joint” lessons from the First World War? Gallipoli and D-Day as Staff Rides’

 

The cost of the Conference is £25 including buffet lunch and tea and coffee at the breaks.

Booking is now open at the National Army Museum website https://www.nam.ac.uk/whats-on/ends-and-beginnings-legacies-great-war

Any difficulties with the booking engine should be addressed to NAM and not to BCMH or WFA.

 

 

 

Details

Date:
6 July
Time:
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Venue

National Army Museum
Royal Hospital Road
London, SW3 4HT United Kingdom
Website:
https://www.nam.ac.uk/