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MFOW 2017 : The myriad faces of war: 1917 and its legacy


When Apr 25, 2017 - Apr 28, 2017
Where Museum of New Zealand
Submission Deadline Jul 1, 2016
Notification Due Sep 1, 2016
Categories    war   peace   legacy   human

Call For Papers

The Call for Papers for Myriad Faces is now open

The organizing partners are excited to send out this call for papers inviting submissions to this unique international, multidisciplinary symposium showcasing academic and creative work on the year 1917 and its myriad legacies.

The concept behind the symposium is that key events of 1917 not only influenced the outcome of World War I but continue to be felt today in political, social, cultural, economic, and technological spheres. Using 1917 as a focal point, the Myriad faces symposium will expand outwards to reflect on the significant impact of the Great War and the wider role of war - and peace - in the past and present.

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Keynote speakers:
The symposium has drawn together leading international scholars including:
Professor Annette Becker (Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense)
Piet Chielens (In Flanders Fields Museum, Ypres)
Dr Santanu Das (King's College London)
Dr Jock Phillips
Professor Michael Neiberg (U.S. Army War College)
Dr. Gorch Pieken (Militärhistorisches Museum der Bundeswehr)
Dr Galina Rylkova (University of Florida)
Professor Peter Stanley (University of New South Wales)
Professor Jay Winter (Yale University)

The Myriad Faces of War: 1917 and its Legacy symposium is organised by:

• WHAM (War History Heritage Art and Memory) Research Network
• Massey University Te Kunenga Ki Pūrehuroa
• Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira
• The University of Auckland Te Whare Wānanga o Tāmaki Makaurau

The symposium is supported by Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

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