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A Northumbria University Event, ‘Wild’ War One – A Symposium Concerning World War One and the Environment
May 3 @ 13:30 - 18:00
There are 80 spaces and registration is open now. This is a free public event.
1.40-2.10: Dr Ann-Marie Einhaus (Northumbria University): The haunting landscapes of WW1 in literature
2.10-2.40: Hanna Smyth (DPhil Student, Oxford): Sacred Ground: The relationship between Imperial War Graves, Commission Sites and their Landscapes
3.00-3.30: Tea, coffee and networking
3.30-4.00: Dr Leona Skelton (Northumbria University): The Impact of World War One on the Environmental Regulation and Fisheries of the River Tyne
4.00-4.30: Prof. David Moon (University of York): World War I and Revolution in the Environmental History of Russia: from the Wilderness of Lake Baikal to the Armstrong Whitworth Shipyard on the Tyne
4.50-5.40: Keynote lecture, Dr Chris Pearson (Liverpool University): Four-legged Poilus: French Army Dogs and the Creation of Militarized Human-Dog bonds, 1914-1918
5.40-6.00: Final discussion