Programme: Beyond the Western Front – The Global First World War

Friday 1 July 2016
TimeTitlePresenter (s)
9.15–9.30am Registration  
9.30–9.40am Welcome John Beckett
9.40–11am Panel 1 and Q&A  
  The Maharajas' Contribution to the First World War Tony Mclenaghan
  Honouring VC Indian Soldiers in World War One Kiran Sahota
  Empire, Faith and War: The Sikhs and World War One UK Punjab Heritage Association
11–11.20am Coffee break  
11.20–1pm Panel 2 and Q&A  
  Hidden Voices from Empire and War: Perspectives of colonised people on World War One Kirit Patel
  An English Nurse at the Russian Front Samraghni Bonnerjee
  A Clash of Imperialisms: Russian-British Mutual Perceptions during the Allied Intervention in North Russia, 1918–19 Nick Baron
  POWs and Trans-National Encounter in Revolutionary Russia: An Initial Exploration Alistair Dickins
1–1.30pm Lunch  
1.30–2.30pm Workshop: Documents in The National Archives Iqbal Husain
2.30–3.30pm 90-minute workshop, to include PowerPoint presentation, video case studies, interactive discussions and handouts The Race Equality Centre
3.30–4.30pm Workshop: Patriotism on the Russian Empire’s home front Catherine Danks
4.30–5pm Coffee break  
5–6pm Workshop: Cultures of Remembrance: Making People Visible Rosie Collins


Saturday 2 July 2016

TimeTitlePresenter (s)
8.45–9am Registration  
9–9.20am Welcome John Beckett
9.20–10.15am Panel 3 and Q&A  
  British policy towards oil in the Middle East: laying the foundations for security and a strong economic future Graham Kay
  How women in Nottingham responded to the end of the First World War Val Wood
10.15–10.55am Panel 4 and Q&A  
  Hidden Strangers Project Review Natalie Braber
  Heritage Lottery Fund Project Review Izzy Mohammed
10.55–11.05am Coffee break  
11.05–1pm Panel 5 and Q&A  
  Africa's War Anne Samson 
  The British Army, the First World War, enlistment, conscription and 'race' Phil Vasili
  The London Connection Kurt Barling
  Recognize Online Garry Stewart
1–1.30pm Lunch  
1.30–2.50pm Panel 6 and Q&A  
  Sikh memorial culture of the First World War in the UK Amerdeep Panesar
  The direct link between the Great War and the establishment of the Chinese Communist Party, and so the establishment of the People's Republic of China in 1949 Steve Lau
  The First World War contribution of Dulmial village, Pakistan Irfan Malik
  The contribution of camp followers and non-combatants from undivided India and Nepal Eleanor Harding
2.50–3.05pm Coffee break  
3.05–4.50pm Panel 7 and Q&A  
  Hidden Strangers Natalie Braber
  Knockaloe Panikos Panayi
  The Domiciled ‘Other’ as Enemy Alien: Leeds and the Alien Register, 1914–1919 David Stowe
  Sounding Out the Archive: The Engländerlager Ruhleben and its Imperial Legacies Claudia Sternberg
4.50pm Close  



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