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‘1918-2018: The End of the War and the Re-Shaping of a Century’ 6-8 September

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‘1918-2018: The End of the War and the Re-Shaping of a Century’   This important and unique conference will be taking place between the 6-8 September 2018 at the University of Wolverhampton. Seven keynote addresses from some of the leading academic authorities on the First World War and its aftermath will be at the heart of the conference, alo…


'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…


The Great War: Aftermath by Prof John Derry

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A great deal of ink has been devoted to analysing the causes of the First World War, but there are good reasons for studying its consequences. The most obvious result of the war was the collapse of the empires: the Russian, the Hapsburg, the Ottoman and the German. The peace settlement at Versailles was supposedly based on the principles of nationa…