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Beyond Flanders Fields: The Great War in Belgium and the Netherlands

4-5 June 2016

Following the success of the 2014 conference Perspectives on the Great War, Queen Mary University of London and University College London will host another conference in 2016 to further explore aspects of the First World War: Beyond Flanders Fields.

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Keynote speakers

A range of prominent scholars and internationally renowned academics on the First World War will speak at the conference, including:

  • Professor Sophie De Schaepdrijver (The Pennsylvania State University), Title to follow
  • Professor Hubert van Tuyll (Georgia Regents University), The Low Countries as Enemies (1918-1920)

For the latest information about keynote speakers, please see the conference programme.


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.

Browse a full list of abstracts.

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