In Flanders Fields Museum, Gateways to the First World War and the University of Kent present a series of eight seminars in Canterbury and Ieper, free and open to all.


Canterbury seminars will take place in Eliot Lecture Theatre 2, Eliot College, University of Kent, Canterbury, CT2 7NS, from 6pm.


Ieper seminars will take place in Reading Room, In Flanders Fields Research Centre, Sint Maartensplein 3, 8900 Ieper, from 7pm.


Thursday 25 October 2018, Canterbury

Georgina Boyes, Independent Researcher
The Great War and the English Folk Revival: Class, Gender and the Souls of Dead Warriors

Thursday 8th November 2018, Canterbury

Prof. Toni Lerut, KU Leuven

Harvey Cushing In Flanders Fields

Thursday 22nd November 2018, Ieper 

Professor Mark Connelly, University of Kent
The Imperial War Graves Commission, Princess Beatrice and the grave of Prince Maurice of Battenberg


Thursday 6th December 2018, Ieper

Dr Chris Kempshall, University of Sussex
Fighting among friends? Relations between British soldiers and their allies 1914-1918


Thursday 10th January 2019, Canterbury 

Prof. Dr. Jan Schmidt, KU Leuven
Lessons Learned - Japan’s Military and Bureaucratic Elite and the First World War


Thursday 24th January 2019, Ieper

Professor Lucy Noakes, University of Essex
Poppy Petals: The Meaning of the Great War in 21st Century Britain


Thursday 7th February 2019, Canterbury

Prof Marysa Demoor & Dr Cedric Van Dijck, Ghent University
Trench Journalists in Belgium, Britain and France


Thursday 21st February 2019, Ieper

Professor Alison Fell, University of Leeds, and Dr Christophe Declerq, University College, London and KU Leuven
Tracing the Belgian Refugees: research project and database

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