First World War Study Group

'Military Operations on the Western Front in 1917'

 

Room MH002

MH Building

Mary Seacole Building

Lecture Theatre

Ground Floor

University of Wolverhamtpon

Nursery Street

Wolverhampton

WV1 1AD

 

Programme:

 

10.00 - 10.15am         Welcome and Introduction 

10.15-11.30am           Professor Richard Grayson (Goldsmiths, University of London)

                                    ‘The 16th (Irish) and 36th (Ulster) Divisions and the Myth of Messines’                              

11.30-12.00                Coffee

12.00 -1.15pm            Roger Wood (University of Wolverhampton)

                                   ‘The Value of Time and Space – British Infantry Brigades at Messines and Third Ypres, 1917’

1.15 - 2.15pm             Lunch

2.15 -3.30pm              Dr Tony Cowan (Kings College London)

                                   ‘The stronger form of warfare: the German defence of the Western Front’

3.30 - 4.00pm               Tea

4.00 - 5.15pm              Dr Aimée Fox-Godden (Kings College London)

                                    ‘Learning the right lessons? The Influence and Impact of Military Operations on the Western Front in 1917 in the “sideshow” theatres’

5.15 - 5.30pm                Concluding Remarks 

5.30pm                          End of event.

  

ACCESS TO THE VENUE

Access to the MH Building or through the gate on Stafford Street.

Please see attached map.

 

COST

£20 per head, including tea and coffee

 

TO BOOK A PLACE

Either:

Go to the following webpage: First World War Research Groupirst World War Research Group

Or:

email Sue Holden: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">

 

Places are allocated on a 'first come, first served' basis.

 

Please note payment can only be made by cheque or through the university website, and a formal University of Wolverhampton receipt can be issued, which you can use to claim expenses if required. Other methods of payment are possible, please ask for details.

 

If you have any queries please email Sue Holden This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (01902 321175)

 

Sue Holden

Enterprise Assistant (FOSS)

University of Wolverhampton

Room MH211

MH Building

Wolverhampton

WV1 1AD

 

LUNCH

Lunch is not provided, but a range of eating establishments are available near the campus.

 

TRANSPORT AND PARKING

For details and maps (MH Building is on City Campus North map)

Parking will be difficult near the campus. The railway station is approximately 10 minutes’ walk from the venue. The multi-story car park at the railway station has cheap weekend rates. 

 

Please note University car parking is not available. 

 

Further car parking information for Wolverhampton City Centre can be found at http://www.wolverhampton.gov.uk/article/1721/City-centre-car-parks

 

DISABLED ACCESS 

If disabled access is required please contact Sue Holden on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

 

We look forward to meeting you.

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