Exploring the History of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, 1917 – 2017

Gateways to the First World War

A conference for PhD students and Early Career Researchers hosted by Gateways to the First World War

The conference, taking place between the 4th and 5th September, will explore a wide range of themes connected with the work of the Commission, including issues of identities – class, race and gender – horticultural and architectural treatment, mourning and grief, landscape and space, belonging and ownership, tourism and pilgrimage, interaction between visitors and the communities occupying the zones around the cemeteries and memorials, comparisons with other commemoration schemes, on-going role of the CWGC and its future.

Please register here.

University of Kent,
Canterbury Campus, Grimond Building
(Lecture Theatre 3), CT2 7NZ

For further details contact
Eileen Hartney
E: gateways@kent.ac.uk]
T: 01227 827052
Gateways, School of History