FREE AND OPEN TO ALL
Gateways to the First World War and In Flanders Fields Museum, Iepers, Belgium are delighted to present their 2017-18 First World War seminar series:
THURSDAY 19 OCTOBER 2017 - Ieper, 7.15 p.m.
Dr Emma Hanna (University of Kent)
Mind, Body & Soul: The Salvation Army and YMCA on the Western Front, 1914-1918.
THURSDAY 2 NOVEMBER 2017 - Canterbury, 6 p.m.
Lt-Col. Luc Moerman (former CO of the Belgian EOD Group)
The ‘iron harvest’ in Flanders’ Fields. A farmers’ perspective.
THURSDAY 16 NOVEMBER 2017 - Ieper, 7.15 p.m.
Natasha Silk (PhD student, University of Kent)
Canadian Memorialisation: a case study of the Canadian war memorial at St. Julien.
THURSDAY 30 NOVEMBER 2017 - Canterbury, 6 p.m.
Dirk Musschoot (Independent researcher and author)
The Birtley Belgians (Belgians in the ammunition factory of Birtley, County Durham, during World War I).
THURSDAY 11 JANUARY 2018 - Canterbury, 6 p.m.
Prof. Wim Coudenys (University of Leuven)
Brest-Litovsk: Treason, or a Lost Opportunity?
THURSDAY 25 JANUARY 2018 - Ieper, 7.15 p.m.
Dr Glyn Prysor and Andrew Fetherston (Commonwealth War Graves Commission)
Guardians of the Fallen – Experiences of IWGC staff in post First World War Belgium.
THURSDAY 8 FEBRUARY 2018 - Canterbury, 6 p.m.
Prof. Marnix Beyen (University of Antwerp) “You who never stopped defending the poor poilus ofthe frontline”.
Parisian soldiers approaching their député during the First World War.
THURSDAY 22 FEBRUARY 2018 - Ieper, 7.15 p.m.
Professor Peter Doyle (University of the South Bank)
Disputed Earth - Geology and Trench Warfare on the Western Front.
Canterbury Venue: University of Kent, Canterbury, CT2 7NX, Darwin Lecture Theatre 1
Iepers Venue: In Flanders Fields Museum, Sint-Maartensplein 3, 8900 Ieper/Ypres, Research Centre, Reading Room