War and Peace in Canadian History: a conference at Canada House, London, 13 July 2007, to commemorate the 90th anniversary of Vimy Ridge.
Taking as its starting point the battle of Vimy Ridge in April 1917, this one-day conference will explore the impact of war on Canadian history and Canada's assumed role as peacemaker and peacekeeper.
Papers (maximum 30 minutes) are invited on any aspect of the main theme of the conference including the broad theme of war and peace and specific issues and events such as the First and Second World Wars, the League of Nations, the UN, Afghanistan, etc with reference to Canadian history, politics and society. Pre-1917 events such as the War of 1812 and the South African War will also be included.
It is intended that papers given at the conference or related to the conference theme will be published as Volume 22 of the London Journal of Canadian Studies in October 2007.
Registration for the conference (to include lunch and refreshments) will be 20 pounds sterling, to be payable on the day (no charge for presenters).
To propose a paper (deadline 18 May), to attend the conference or for further information (eg hotel accommodation) please email Tony McCulloch at Canterbury Christ Church University (firstname.lastname@example.org) asap.
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