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First World War Centenary Conference

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Durham WFA 1918 - 2018 First World War Centenary Conference Saturday, 13 October 2018.   Subjects and Guest Speakers   An Inextricable Tangle Between The Great War and The Great Pandemic - Prof. John Oxford (Queen Mary, University of London) Why Germany Lost the War in 1918 - Prof. Holger Afflerbach (University of Leeds) The Collapse of th…


Durham Western Front Association 1918 - 2018 First World War Centenary Conference

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Durham WFA 1918 - 2018 First World War Centenary Conference Saturday, 13 October 2018.  Subjects and Guest Speakers The Allied Strategic Position Before the Spring Offensive - Prof. Sir Hew Strachan (All Souls, University of Oxford) Why Germany Lost the War in 1918 - Prof. Holger Afflerbach (University of Leeds) The Collapse of the Austro-Hu…


'The First World War: the aftermath': A lecture by Prof John Derry

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A great deal of energy and controversy have been devoted to the study of the causes of WW1 but it is worth asking what its main consequences were. The most obvious result was the disappearance of the empires which had dominated in 1914: German, Austro-Hungarian, Russian and Turkish. New or reconstructed countries appeared like Poland and Czechoslov…