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Beyond the Western Front –
the Global First World War

Conference and community showcase

Image: Imperial War Museum (Q006891)


Friday 1 and Saturday 2 July 2016


Friday 1 July: 9.15am–6pm
Saturday 2 July: 9am–5pm


Albert Hall Nottingham 
North Circus Street
Nottingham NG1 5AA


Free event; lunch and refreshments provided


Register for Beyond
the Western Front


Sessions include:

  • Indian soldiers in the First World War
  • The Allied intervention in Russia, 1918–19
  • The Great War and the Chinese Communist Party
  • British oil policy in the Middle East
  • The British Army, the First World War, and 'race' 

Is this event for you?

Through papers, presentations and workshops, this event will examine different understandings of the war and provide a broader cosmopolitan context in which to place the British First World War orthodoxy.

It will feature contributions from academic researchers, community groups and organisations including the UK Punjabi Heritage Association and The National Archives.

You will enjoy this conference if you have an interest in:

  • the First World War
  • the history of the Commonwealth
  • community history



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