Invitation: British Empire & the Great War
To mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the Great War in July 1914, Nanyang Technological University invites speakers to participate in an international conference to be held in Singapore, 19-22 February 2014. Call-for-papers opened now. See programme detail, conference registration process, Singapore venue information.
Foundation of empire is art and science – 200 word abstract and a short biography of about 100 words.
Conference will be held at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore on 19-22 February, 2014.
The feedback and research outputs emanating from the conference can be found here.
Conference Organising Committee
ANDREKOS VARNAVAConference Organiser
and author of the monograph British Imperialism in Cyprus, 1878-1915: The Inconsequential Possession (MUP, 2009; paperback 2012).more
MICHAEL WALSHConference Organiser
Associate Professor in Art History, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore has primarily published on English painting in the first two decades of the 20th century and the art and conservation of Famagusta, Cyprus.more
Special Guest Eric BogleSongwriter: And The Bands Played Waltzing Matilda and No Man's Land (The Green Fields of France)
Tim BarringerPaul Mellon Professor History of Art, Yale University
John M. MacKenzieEmeritus Professor in Imperial History, Lancaster University
Sir Hew StrachanChichele Professor of the History of War, University of Oxford
Jay WinterCharles J. Stille Professor of History, Yale University