Visual Culture of the First World War Conference

Amgueddfa Genedlaethol Cymru / National Museum Wales

13/11/2014 9:00am - 14/11/2014 3:00pm

Exhibition, Talk Lecture

The National Waterfront Museum
Oystermouth Road
Maritime Quarter

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The Visual Culture of the First World War conference, which is free and open to the public, will be held at the National Waterfront Museum in Swansea.

Thursday, 13 November

Talks from 1 pm by:
Professor Paul Gough (Melbourne Institute of Technology)
Dr Nick Hiley (British Cartoon Archive, University of Kent at Canterbury)
Dr Toby Thacker (Cardiff University)
Philippa Gregory (University of Kent)
Bettina Müller (University of Heidelberg)
Peter Strong (Gwent Western Front Association)

Friday 14 November

Talks from 9.30 am by:
Professor Chris Williams(Cardiff University)
Professor Sir Deian Hopkin, Adviser to First Minister of Wales.
Dr Rhianydd Biebrach (Cardiff University) and volunteers from the Cartooning the First World War Project

1-3 pm:
Presentations and exhibitions by HLF-Funded community First World War commemorative projects, including:
The Heritage Lottery Fund; ProsiectGwrolRyfelwyrCaersalemNewydd;Powys War Memorials Project; Blaenau Gwent Libraries; Firing Line Museum, Cardiff Castle; Lewis School, Pengam;YrYsgwrn, Snowdonia; Tenby Museum and Art Gallery; St Dogmael’s Wartime Years Project; Skewenand District Historical Society; Llandovery History Society.

3 pm:
Unveiling of the winner of the Cartooning the First World War School Competition.

Full Programme
Download a PDF of the full programme, including speakers and titles of their presentations, here.