First World War Study Group
'Military Operations on the Western Front in 1917'
Mary Seacole Building
University of Wolverhamtpon
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’
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.
£20 per head, including tea and coffee
TO BOOK A PLACE
Go to the following webpage: First World War Research Groupirst World War Research Group
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.
Enterprise Assistant (FOSS)
University of Wolverhampton
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
We look forward to meeting you.