Sixty Years On - The Fall of Singapore Revisited: A Conference to Commemorate the 60th Anniversary of this Major Event of the Second World War
The Department of History, National University of Singapore, is sponsoring an international historical conference, Sixty Years On-The Fall of Singapore Revisited, on February 14 and 15, 2002. The conference will be a comprehensive reevaluation of all aspects of this historical event.
Topics welcomed include, but are not limited to, prewar controversies over the naval base and the "Singapore strategy," Japanese and British preparations for war, grand strategy and strategy, command and commanders, the role of civil government, the civilian experience, local and expatriate, intelligence and espionage, the Malayan campaign, air and naval operations, the Australian and Indian experiences, the fall of Singapore, repercussions and postmortems, then and now. Papers presenting up to date primary research are especially welcomed; publication of proceedings is intended.
Replies and inquires to: Dr. Brian P. Farrell at the address below
Conference webpage: TBA
Deadline for submissions: 15 August, 2001
Send: Brief ( 1 to 2 pages) outline or abstract of the proposal with some sense of topic, primary sources, and a recent cv or brief current biographical sketch. Information may be sent on line or by fax or post.
Final papers due: 15 December, 2001
Dr. Brian P. Farrell
Dept. of History
National University of Singapore
(phone) 65-8743845 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Visit the website at http://www.nus.edu.sg
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