2017 Conference programme

08:45 – Arrival for Speakers and Attendees

09:00 – Conference Introduction and Housekeeping

09:10 – Krystyna Truscoe, University of Oxford – Conflict, Past and Present: The use of historic military imagery in the EAMENA project

09:30 – 09:35 – Questions

09:35 – Luisa Nienhaus, University College London – Visiting Battlefields: The Public and Contemporary Commemorations of the Napoleonic Wars

09:55 – 10:00 – Questions

10:00 – John Winterburn, University of Oxford – Taking the Shetland Bus

10:20 – 10:40 – Questions and 15 mins for session questions

10:40 – 11:10 – Coffee Break

11:10 – Julia Richardson, Independent Researcher – Beyond the muddy trench: an ethnographic study of the subterranean graffiti of the First World War

11:30 – 11:35 – Questions

11:35 – Mike Relph, University of Bristol – Investigating the Second World War Heavy Anti-Aircraft Battery site at Stubb’s Hill, Blunsdon near Swindon

11:55 – 12:00 – Questions

12:00 – Catherine Rowe & Phil Rowe – TBC

12:20 – 12:40 – Questions and 15 mins for session questions

12:40 – 13:45 – Lunch

13:45 – Seating and post lunch introduction

13:50 – Martin Barry, University of Bristol – ‘Directions of Memory’ contained within Princess Mary’s Gift Box to the troops, Christmas 1914

14:10 – 14:15 – Questions

14:15 – Melanie Winterton, University of Bristol – Matters of Emotion: Lucky mascots and First World War aviators

14:35 – 14:40 – Questions

14:40 – Matt Savage, Independent Researcher – The Legacy of 20th Century Conflict in Modern Culture

15:00 – 15:05 – Questions

15:05 – Barbora Brederova, University College London – Jára Cimrman: The role of a totalitarian era myth in the contemporary Czech nation

15:25 – 15:45 – Questions and 15 mins for session questions

15:45 – 16:15 Coffee Break

16.15 – 15.50 Guest Discussant – Dr Jennifer Iles

16:50 – 17:00 Wrap up and Close

The conference is normally followed by a short time to chat before moving to another venue, usually a pub or something similar (TBC), where food and drinks are available and where the discussions can continue into the evening.

 

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