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First World War Centenary Conference


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…

The Influenza Epidemic of 1918


The Influenza Epidemic of 1918 by Dr. David Payne, PhD EurProBiol CBiol MIBiol History records several great pandemics (i.e. country-, continental- or world-wide outbreaks of disease). Prominent among these were the Black Death, 1347-1351, the Great Plague in the 1660s, cholera in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and the 1918 infl…

'The Spanish Flu Pandemic of 1918' a talk by Councillor Cat Arnold


The Spanish Flu Pandemic of 1918 was the deadliest in history, it infected an estimated 500 million people worldwide , and killed an estimated 20 to 50 million victims.   Join us for a fascinating talk on this subject from Counciller Cat Arnold.   (Photograph source: Wickipedia)