The Great War in Africa Conference Programme is now available.
To book a place at the conference, please complete the attached registration form and email it to Anne.
I look forward to seeing you there.
8 November 2013
9am-5pm Research Day at The National Archives
Doors open at 9am, if you are hoping to see original documents, you will need a Reader’s ticket. See http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/visit/whattobring.htm for details. You won’t be able to pre-order documents without a ticket but you can identify those you want to order. It takes about 40 minutes for documents to arrive once ordered. For further assistance, contact Anne.
6pm onwards Dinner at Coach and Horses, 5 Bruton Street, Mayfair, London W1J 6PT
Menu: Traditional English fare
Anticipated cost: £20 per person
Saturday 9 November
9.30-10.00 – Registration
10.00-10.40 – Welcome & Introductions
11.40-11.20 – Harry Fecitt The war in Africa
11.20-11.40 – Bjarne Bendtsen Scandinavians fighting for the Belgians in Africa during the First World War
11.40-12.20 – Kevin Patience Konigsberg
12.20-1.00 – LUNCH Displays and promotions
1.00-1.40 – Alex Balm A claw in the attic: William Holdsworth Townsend’s service
1.40-2.00 – Jon Nesselhuf General Lettow-vorbeck’s Conventional Reforms to the Schutztruppe
2.00-2.20 – Keith Langridge 6KAR
2.20-2.40 – Discussion
2.40-3.10 – TEA & Story Swop Displays and sharing of interests
3.10-3.50 – Graça Barradas Rediscovering the Archive of the Portuguese Military Expedition to Mozambique: New Sources to the History of the Great War in East Africa
3.50-4.30 – Christopher Hill Spicer Simson – The story behind the African Queen
4.30-5.00 – Wrap up