Globalising and Localising the Great War Conference - Universidade de Oxford, 20 de Março de 2015

Já se encontra disponível o programa da conferência Globalising and Localising the Great War, com a presença da historiadora portuguesa Ana Paula Pires, que levará a Oxford as questões do Império Português em África e o impacto sobre o mesmo da Primeira Guerra Mundial.



Globalising and Localising the Great War Conference - University of Oxford, 20 March 2015 - Draft Programme



9.00-9.40: KEYNOTE

Sir Stephen Sedley

9.45- 10.40 Panels One & Two – Military and Memory:


Home and Away – Training the Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force, 1914-1918
Trevor Nash, University of Birmingham

Empires in the Holy Land: Revising the Palestine Campaign of the First World War
Elliott Bannan, University of Oxford

The Memory of the First World War in Gettysburg
Ian Isherwood & Sarah Johnson, Gettysburg College

Sites of Memory Beyond Mourning? Remembrance and place in the war cemeteries of the old Western Front.
Tim Fox-Godden, University of Kent

10.40-11.00: COFFEE

11.00-12.30: Panel Three – Supply and Logistics

'Identifying a Policy: The British Admiralty and Oil in the Early Twentieth Century'.
Graham Kay, Maynooth University

A case of ‘economic unorthodoxy’ or just ‘business as usual’?: The ‘business as usual’ paradigm, the Railway Executive Committee and the work of Britain’s Railways during the First World War
Tanya Kenny, University of Aberdeen

The First World War and the Cocoa Industry in British West Africa: A Case-Study of the Hazards of Periphery Economy
Olisa Godson, University of Ibadan

12.30-13.30: LUNCH

13.30-14.30: KEYNOTE
Into Hostile Camps: The scientists Go to War 1914 - 1919
Professor Roy MacLeod, University of Sydney


14.30-16.00: Panels Four & Five – Representations of War & The Politics of Identity
Representations of War

The Old Vic as the "Home of Shakespeare" during the First World War.
Karen Harker, Shakespeare Institute in Stratford-upon-Avon

Malta in the First World War: A Tripartite Linguistic Legacy of Reportage
Hillary Briffa, King's College London

History of the laughter in the Great War
Nicolas Bianchi, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon / Maison Française d’Oxford

The Politics of Identity

The Great War in Canadian Liberal Thought: Nationalism, Britishness, and Empire, 1914-1919
Graeme Thompson, University of Oxford

“Falcons of France”?: The Transnational Military Identity Politics of the Lafayette  Escadrille
Jack Doyle, University of Oxford

The Ruminations of an exiled Japanese anarchist in occupied Belgium
Nadine Willems, University of Oxford

16.00-16.30: COFFEE

16.30-18.00: Panel Six – Globalising and Localising the Great War

Between Mobilisation and Experience: Rural Communities and Rurality in Sicily, May 1915 – June 1916
Sean Brady, Trinity College Dublin

The Use of Local Forces in the Middle Eastern Theater of World War One
Clothilde Houot, Université Paris/ University of Oxford (GLGW Programme) / Maison Française d'Oxford

Between center and periphery: the Portuguese Empire in Africa and the First World War
Ana Paula Pires, Universidade Nova de Lisboa

Optional Conference Dinner from 19.15