GLGW Events 2017-2018

GLGW Seminar Location: History Faculty, Colin Matthew Room
Days and times: Thursdays, 16.00-17.30
Non-Oxford attendees are very welcome to our seminars; we request they please RSVP to convenors Dr. Jeanette Atkinson & Hanna Smyth, glgwevents@history.ox.ac.uk

Michaelmas: MT Term Card GLGW

11 October, 17:30-19:30 – Event – Apparitions at Fatima, 1917-2017: A Century after the “Miracle of the Sun”. The Harold Lee Room, Pembroke College
Further information here.

Week 1 (12 Oct) – Professor John Horne (Trinity College Dublin & University of Oxford), How many beginnings? Entering the Great War, 1914-1917 – This paper is presented as part of Professor Horne’s Leverhulme Visiting Professorship at the University of Oxford
Colin Matthew Room, History Faculty

Week 2 (19 Oct) – Dr David Monger (University of Canterbury, New Zealand), Know your enemy: British perspectives of German First World War propaganda
Colin Matthew Room, History Faculty

21 October, 10.30-19.30 – Workshop – Constance Coltman: Pioneer of Women in Christian Ministry; A centenary celebration, 100th anniversary of the ordination of Constance Coltman. Mansfield and Somerville Colleges, Oxford
Further details here.
Workshop poster: Constance Coltman poster illustrated

Week 3 (26 Oct) – Dr David Monger (University of Canterbury, New Zealand), We cannot keep silent’: the international humanitarian network behind the British Parliamentary Report on the Armenian Genocide
Colin Matthew Room, History Faculty

Week 4 (2 Nov) – Dr Emily Robertson (Australian Defence Force Academy, University of New South Wales), Merciless Humanitarians: Atrocity propaganda, liberalism and the First World War in Great Britain and Australia
Colin Matthew Room, History Faculty (NB room only available from 16.00)

Week 5 (9 Nov) – Dr Emma Login (Historic England), The First World War and the Avengers of 1870: memorialising a global conflict in eastern France
Colin Matthew Room, History Faculty

15 November, from 17.15 – joint session with the History of War seminar series, Professor John Horne (Trinity College Dublin & University of Oxford), Empires and Occupations: The Global Dynamics of the Illiberal Wartime State during the First World War – This paper is presented as part of Professor Horne’s Leverhulme Visiting Professorship at the University of Oxford. Wharton Room, All Souls College
History of War seminar series poster: HoW seminars 1718 MT

Week 6 (16 Nov) – Dr. Layla Renshaw (Kingston University), Relating to the Dead: Mass Grave Excavations, DNA and the Construction of Memory at Fromelles
Colin Matthew Room, History Faculty

17 November, 09.00-20.15 – Conference – Conscription and its Malcontents in the First World War. St Peter’s College, Oxford. Contact: conscription@history.ox.ac.uk
Conference poster: Poster, Conscription and its Malcontents in the First World War, 17 Nov. 2017
Conference programme: Programme, Conscription and its Malcontents in the First World War, 17 Nov. 2017

Week 7 (23 Nov) – Dr. Matthew Leonard (University of Bristol & Cirencester College), Conflicting Memories: From Remembrance Poppy to Worker Bee
Colin Matthew Room, History Faculty

28 November, 16.00-17.30 – Professor John Horne (Trinity College Dublin & University of Oxford), War as Revolution, 1914-1923, valedictory lecture as finale of Professor Horne’s Leverhulme Visiting Professorship at the University of Oxford. Lecture Theatre, History Faculty, followed by drinks reception from 17.30-19.00, Joan Thirsk Common Room, History Faculty. The drinks reception will be combined with a book launch for Professor Toby Garfitt‘s edited volume Writing the Great War. He will give a short talk about the book at 18.00. The drinks reception is generously supported by the Faculty of History and Peter Lang Limited.

Week 8 (30 Nov-1 Dec) – Closed Workshop – Anglo/Belgian Great War Research Exchange, Pembroke College, followed by tour of Oxford on the Friday afternoon by First World War historian Dr Malcolm Graham.
The workshop is generously supported by Pembroke College, St John’s College and the Faculty of History.

Home Front Legacy (@homefrontlegacy) 03/11/2017, 12:30
Belgian boys at St John’s College, Oxford University, where they are being educated by Belgian schoolmasters. November 1917 © IWM (Q 30268) pic.twitter.com/5yoGb35wZK