AFTERMATH: the Cultural Legacies of WW1. London 21--23 May 2015

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King's College London
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The Arts & Humanities Research Institute at King's, in conjunction with the Institute for the Arts and Humanities at the University of North Carolina, is staging an international conference on the Cultural Legacies of World War I, to be held at King's from 21-23 May 2015.

The conference will cover a wide range of aspects of how the First World War changed the world, such as its geopolitical aftermath (and its current repercussions in the Middle East); how people thought about future wars; the war's impact on social history, the arts and popular cultures, and on science, technology, nursing and medicine.

Confirmed Keynote speakers include:
Dr Santanu Das, Department of English, King's College London
Prof. David Edgerton, Director, Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, KCL
Dr Kate McLoughlin, University of Oxford
Anne Marie Rafferty, Professor of Nursing Policy at the Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery,KCL
Dr Eugene Rogan, Director, The Middle East Centre, St Antony's College, Oxford
Prof. Sir Simon Wessely, Vice Dean for Academic Psychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, KCL

Please send proposals (not more than 300 words) for papers of 20-25 minutes to:
max.saunders@kcl.ac.uk and laura.douglas@kcl.ac.uk
by 1 February 2015.