The Age of Anniversaries: The Cult of Commemoration 1905-1920

30 April 2014

This Royal Historical Society symposium will be held in the School of History at UEA on Wednesday 30th April 2014. It will focus on the remarkable, yet largely ignored, cluster of anniversaries across Europe and the transatlantic world in the years between 1905 and 1920, and the commemorative festivities surrounding them.

Speakers include Ewen Cameron (Edinburgh), Andrew Lambert (KCL), Chris Clark (Cambridge).

Sponsored by the Royal Historical Society


Download: Full programme [PDF]

Download: Poster

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Photo: The 1905 celebration of Trafalgar