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The call for abstracts closed on 1 May 2015. Among the abstracts accepted are authors from Argentina, Belgium, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States.

  1. Furies, spies and fallen women: Gender in the German public discourse about Belgium, 1914-1918.
    Sebastian Bischoff, Humboldt University, Berlin.
  2. Emerging from a forgotten past: Belgian refugees in Britain during the First World War.
    Christophe Declercq, University College London / University of Antwerp.
  3. A Cambro-Belgian in the Great War: Frank Brangwyn as Artist and Activist.
    Hugh Dunthorne, Department of History and Classics, Swansea University.
  4. Contact Zones beyond the "Iron Curtain"? Belgo-Dutch-German Border crossings 1914-1918.
    Bernhard Liemann.
  5. 'Those, whom we used to call our beloved Flemish friends, are becoming our German enemies': The confrontation between Dutch intellectuals, the Flemish activism and the German Flamenpolitik during the First World War.
    Tessa Lobbes.
  6. Bilateral Societies in the Netherlands, 1916-1921.
    Mathijs Sanders, Radboud University Nijmegen (the Netherlands)
  7. Witnessing the German Occupation of Belgium: Roberto J. Payró's War Chronicles.
    María Inés Tato, Dr Emilio Ravignani Institute of Argentine and American History, University of Buenos Aires.
  8. De 'Keizer-quaestie'. The 'Kaiser Issue'. The Former German Emperor in the Netherlands. November 1918 - March 1920.
    Rolf ter Sluis.
  9. The Low Countries as Enemies, 1918-1920.
    Hubert P. van Tuyll, Georgia Regents University.
  10. Post-war plans for Belgium? German academics dealing with the First World War and its Aftermath.
    Geneviève Warland, Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium.
  11. The Flames of Louvain: A Tale of Total War and Destruction of European High Culture in Belgium by German Occupying Forces in August 1914.
    John P. Williams,University of Texas at Dallas.
  12. The Guard on the IJzer: The Memory of the Belgian Front.
    Karen Shelby, Baruch College, City University of New York
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