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Hans Günter Thorwarth | 25.11.2012 | 23175 Aufrufe | 1 | Artikel

Heroes, Casualties or War Victims?

The Story of a Memorial

With signing the armistice treaty on November 11th 1918, the First World War had ended and there were to be deplored millions of casualties in Europe. It was a seminal catastrophe and enormous…

Heroes, Casualties or War Victims?

Memorial at Woerthspitze 1937

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Jens Rehländer | 12.03.2017 | 494 Aufrufe | Ankündigungen

The Long End of the First World War: Ruptures, Continuities and Memories

May 8-10 | Tagungszentrum Schloss Herrenhausen, Hannover

Register now: The symposium "The Long End of the First World War", taking place in Hanover, May 8-10, 2017, focuses on the relation between global and social history. The Herrenhausen Symposium The…

The Long End of the First World War: Ruptures, Continuities and Memories

The year 1918 did not mark the end of fighting in parts of the world - for example in the former Ottoman Empires.

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Anorthe Wetzel | 10.07.2017 | 5968 Aufrufe | Vorträge

New Research Projects

Conference "The Long End of the First World War. Ruptures, Continuities and Memories"

This video shows the session which featured new PhD research projects which as part of the Herrenhausen Symposium on „The Long End of the First World War“ which took place in Hanover, Germany, from…

New Research Projects
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Anorthe Wetzel | 14.08.2017 | 14168 Aufrufe | Vorträge

SESSION 3: Arab Liberalism in the 1920s

Conference "The Long End of the First World War. Ruptures, Continuities and Memories"

Arab liberalism in the 1920s” was the title of Elizabeth Thompson’s (Washington) keynote in which she demonstrated how the imperial powers broke non-European nationalist ambitions at the Treaty of…

SESSION 3: Arab Liberalism in the 1920s
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Anorthe Wetzel | 02.10.2017 | 8448 Aufrufe | Vorträge

SESSION 5: Ecological lmpacts of the War

Conference "The Long End of the First World War. Ruptures, Continuities and Memories"

Session V focused on long-term ecological effects of the War in non-European societies and landscapes. Iftekhar Iqbal (Bandar Seri Begawan) took a closer look at the negative effects of British…

SESSION 5: Ecological lmpacts of the War
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Anorthe Wetzel | 16.10.2017 | 1691 Aufrufe | Vorträge

SESSION 6: Reversed Attitudes

Conference "The Long End of the First World War. Ruptures, Continuities and Memories"

Session VI studied the impact of the War on racial and gender interactions. Daniel Steinbach (Exeter) discussed personal interactions between African, Indian and European soldiers in Dar-Es-Salaam.…

SESSION 6: Reversed Attitudes
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Anorthe Wetzel | 23.10.2017 | 9582 Aufrufe | Vorträge

SESSION 7: Remembrance without "Zeitzeugen"?

Conference "The Long End of the First World War. Ruptures, Continuities and Memories"

Session VII discussed how the loss of “Zeitzeugen” (eye-witnesses) challenges practices of remembrance. Julia Tieke, Berlin, invited artists to work with oral sources from Asian POWs interned in…

SESSION 7: Remembrance without "Zeitzeugen"?