The First World War: Past, Present, and Future – tickets now on sale

Craiglockhart Campus, Edinburgh Napier University, 27 and 28 June 2019.

A limited number of tickets are on sale now for anyone wishing to attend the First World War Network’s upcoming conference, which will consider the past, present, and future of First World War studies. Both two-day and individual day tickets are available for the conference, all of which include lunch and refreshment breaks. Tickets are available from our web store, hosted by the University of Hertfordshire, via the link below:,-present,-and-future

Over the course of two days a combination of internationally acclaimed scholars, early career and postgraduate researchers at the cutting edge of academic scholarship, representatives of heritage agencies, museums, and community groups, and those working across the breadth of First World War-related subjects will come together to celebrate the first one hundred years of First World War history, to discuss the latest work in the field, and to consider the future of the subject within the poignant setting of the former Craiglockhart War Hospital.

The conference programme, which can be viewed in full by clicking this link, comprises academic panels on a wide variety of subjects, a keynote paper by Dr Jane Potter (Oxford Brookes University), a special consideration of work undertaken with young people during the centenary, a round table discussion featuring representatives from academia, the museum sector, and the battlefield tourism industry, and a free workshop on the creation of digital history projects. Those arriving on Wednesday evening are also cordially invited to join us at a special public lecture by Dr Nigel Hunt (University of Nottingham). For further details and to register for Dr Hunt’s talk, see the link below:

We look forward to seeing you all there!

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