Stories From Flanders Fields: Perspectives on the Great War Centennial

AttendĀ Stories From Flanders Fields: Perspectives on the Great War Centennial on December 11, 6pm. The eventĀ will bring together different viewpoints on telling the history and conserving the heritage of the First World War in Flanders, Belgium. This seminar will consist of brief lectures by each of the guest speakers whose distinct backgrounds will render differing views of the war effort which took place in Flanders Fields from 1914 until 1918 and will enlighten the audience about the historic manifestation of the Great War as well as intimate experiences of soldiers at the Front.


Ivan Adriaenssens, author of World War I themed graphic novels The Nieuport Gathering, The Last Braedy, and Cher Ami

Karen Derycke, Scientific Officer at the Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917

Christopher Sims, author of The Soldiers of the Flanders Field American Military Cemetery

Moderated by:

Dr. Jonathan Rosenberg, Associate Professor of History at Hunter College and the CUNY Graduate Center

December 11, 2018 at 6pm - 9pm
Hunter College
47-49 E 65th St
Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute
New York, NY 10065
United States
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