Observing the First World War, London, 3 Nov. 2015

Franco-British perspectives

on the History & Memory

of the Great War

3 November 2015

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Organised by the Institut Français du Royaume-Uni in collaboration with British and French Universities

 

Organising committee: 

Ludivine Broch (Westminster), Alison Carrol (Brunel), James Connolly (Manchester), Emmanuelle Cronier (Université de Picardie), Pierre Purseigle (Warwick) and Catherine Robert (IFRU)

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Welcome address by Catherine Robert (IFRU)

9.50am

INTRODUCTION

COMMEMORATING THE GREAT WAR. A RESEARCH AGENDA

10-10.30am

Speakers

Alison Carrol (Brunel)

Ludivine Broch (Westminster)

Pierre Purseigle (Warwick University)

Q&A 30 minutes

PANEL 1

COMMEMORATING THE FIRST WORLD WAR, 100 YEARS ON

10.30am-12pm

Chair: Emmanuelle Cronier (Université de Picardie, Amiens)

Panellists:

Catriona Pennell (Exeter University)

Claudia Siebrecht (Sussex University)

Q&A 30 minutes

LUNCH

12-1.15pm

PANEL 2

TECHNOLOGIES OF COMMEMORATION

1.15-2.45pm

Chair: James Connolly (University of Manchester)

Panellists:

Chris Kempshall (Sussex University)

Julien Lalu (Université de Poitiers)

Yoan Fanise (Ubisoft)

Q&A 30 minutes

COFFEE BREAK

2.45-3pm

PANEL 3

CURRENT RESEARCH ON THE FIRST WORLD WAR

3-4.30pm

Chair: Alison Carrol (Brunel University)

Panellists:

Anna Maguire (Kings College London)

Anne-Lise Prez (Paris I)

Jean-Philippe Miller Tremblay (EHESS)

Q&A 30 minutes

GENERAL DISCUSSION

COMPARATIVE AND CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES ON THE CENTENARY

4.30-5.30pm

COCKTAIL

5.30pm

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