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Dead Reckoning. Passchendaele 1917

An international conference

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Publié le mardi 27 mars 2007

Résumé

Une conférence internationale durant de 3 jours, organisées par le Musée in Flanders Fields à Ypres et le Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917 à Zonnebeke (Belgique). Les thèmes abordés seront: la preparation et le developpement de la 3e Bataille d'Ypres (Passchendaele), la presence des troupes de differentes nations, la façon dont la bataille a été conduit et l'historiographie/la memoire de cette bataille.

Annonce

Dead Reckoning. Passchendaele 1917

Conference -     Ypres - 15-16-17 November 2007

An international conference, organised by Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917, Zonnebeke, and In Flanders Fields Museum Ypres.

Programme

Thursday 15 November 2007

Chair: Prod. Dr. Luc De Vos (Koninklijke Militaire School - KU Leuven, B)

09-09.30 Inscription - Registration

 

09.30- 12.45 Morning Session

PRELUDE: Preparations, Proposals and Plans

 

Prof. Robin Prior (University of New South Wales - Australian Defence Force Academy, AUS)  The 3rd Battle of Ypres : overview

 

Prof. Hew Strachan (University of Oxford, UK)

The political and military Preparations for the 3rd Battle of Ypres

 

PD Dr. Christoph Jahr (Humboldt Universität, Berlin, D)

The German Army during the 3rd Battle of Ypres

 

Prof. Gary Sheffield (University of Birmingham, UK)

The British Army in 1917

 

12.45-14.00 Lunch

 

14.00-17.00 Afternoon session

Instruments: Development, Dispositions and Deployment

 

Franky Bostyn (Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917, Zonnebeke, B)

The German Defence Positions in Flanders 1917

 

Rob Thompson (University of Birmingham, UK)

The God of War and the Vale of The Passion: British Artillery during the Third Ypres Campaign, 1917

 

David Fletcher (Bovington Tank Museum, UK)

The Tanks in Flanders – 1917

 

Simon Jones (University of Birmingham, UK)

Yperite: Gas Warfare in 1917

 

17.30-19.30 Evening Programme:

Visit to the exhibitions “The Road to Passchendaele” (Zonnebeke) and “A Descent into Hell: New Zealanders in Passchendaele” (Passendale), with drink in the Old Cheese Factory, Passendale

 

 

Friday 16 November 2007

Chair: Prof.dr. Koen Koch (Universiteit Leiden, NL)

 

9.30- 12.30 Morning session

ENSEMBLE: Nations at Arms

 

Prof. Glyn Harper (Massey University- Centre for Defense Studies, NZ)

From Masterpiece to Massacre:  The Anzacs at Passchendaele October 1917

 

Bill Rawling (Directorate of History and Heritage, Department of National Defence, Ottawa, CAN)

The Canadians at Passchendaele

 

Capt. Michaël Bourlet (Ecoles militaires de Saint-Cyr Coëtquidan, F)

The French 1st Army in the 3rd Battle of Ypres

 

Dominiek Dendooven (In Flanders Fields Museum, Ieper, B)

“Seldom was I more distressed by bad weather”: The Third Battle of Ypres as it was lived by a Region and its Inhabitants

 

12.30-14.00 lunch

 

14.00-17.00 Afternoon session

DIRECTION: Discourse and Debate – enduring Controversies associated with Command, Choices and Control during the Battle of Passchendaele

 

Prof. David Stevenson (London School of Economics, UK)

Prof. John Bourne (University of Birmingham, UK)

Prof.  Robin Prior

Prof. Hew Strachan

a.o.

 

 

Evening Programme

20.00 Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate

20.30 Conference Dinner

 

Saturday 17 November 2007

 

Chair: Prof.dr. Annette Becker (Université de Paris X, Nanterre, F)

 

9.30-12.30 Morning session

RECESSIONAL: Remembrance, reflection and the Battle of Passchendaele

 

Prof. dr. Gerhard Hirschfeld (Universität Stuttgart, D)

German soldiers and their “Third Battle for Flanders”

 

Prof. Paul Gough (The University of the West of England, Bristol, UK)

'An epic of mud' - Passchendaele and the Arts

 

 

Dr. Stéphanie Claisse (Université Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, B)

What became of the Dead of 1917?

 

Prof. Jay Winter (Yale University, USA)

Passchendaele in History

 

12.30-14.00 lunch

 

14.00 - 17.00 Afternoon

A Tour of the Battlefields

Drink at the Cloth Hall, Ypres

 

Conference Language: English

 

 

Attendance Fee

 

€ 20 per day - €60 for 3 days

Friends of the In Flanders Fields Museum: € 15 per day - € 45 for 3 days

Conference dinner € 50

 

Information

For any additional information on the conference or requesting a subscription form please contact Mr. Dominiek Dendooven, In Flanders Fields Museum, Janseniusstraat 9, B-8900 Ieper, Phone +32 (0)57 239 450, fax +32 (0)57 239 459, stedelijke.musea@ieper.be

 

Hotel reservation & Tourist information

For hotel reservations and tourist information please contact Mrs. Petra Delvaux or Ypres Tourist Board, Grote Markt 34, B-8900 Ieper, Phone +32 (0)57 239 220, fax 0032 (0)57 239 275, toerisme@ieper.be, www.ieper.be

 

 

www.inflandersfields.be

www.passchendaele.be

Lieux

  • Théatre de la ville / Halle aux Draps
    Ypres, Belgique

Dates

  • jeudi 15 novembre 2007
  • vendredi 16 novembre 2007
  • samedi 17 novembre 2007

Fichiers attachés

Mots-clés

  • histoire militaire et socio-culturelle, première guerre mondiale, Passchendaele

Contacts

  • Dominiek Dendooven
    courriel : Stedelijke [dot] Musea [at] ieper [dot] be

Source de l'information

  • Dominiek Dendooven
    courriel : Stedelijke [dot] Musea [at] ieper [dot] be

Pour citer cette annonce

« Dead Reckoning. Passchendaele 1917 », Colloque, Calenda, Publié le mardi 27 mars 2007, http://calenda.org/192893