La Première Guerre mondiale : histoire, mémoire et commémoration

The First World War: History, Memory and Commemoration                           La première guerre mondiale: histoire, mémoire et commémoration

Ce 18 septembre 2014, York University (Canada) organise une conférence internationale sur la première guerre mondiale. Nathalie Tousignant, membre du comité organisateur de cet évènement, y présentera la communication suivante : "Staging commémoration in new public spaces"


All Sessions will be held at the Archives of Ontario-Archives publiques de l'Ontario, 134 Ian Macdonald, York University

9:00 - 10:00 

Session 1 : The Forgotten? Commemorating Nurses / Les oubliées? Se rappeler des infirmières

Chair-Présidente de séance: Naomi Adelson, York University

Carol Acton, (St. Jeromes University, Waterloo, Canada) "Commemorating as Coping: the legacy of British nurses' wartime and postwar writing "

Allison Fell (University of Leeds, United Kingdom) "Female Service and Sacrifice: First World War memorials featuring nurses in France and Britain"

Andrea McKenzie (York University, Toronto, Canada) "Through Nurses' Eyes: Visual Memories and Commemoration"

10:00 - 10:15

Nutrition Break - Pause-santé

10:15 - 11:15

Session 2 : The Forgotten?: Commemorating Nurses  Les oubliées?: Se rappeler des infirmières

Chair-Présidente de séance: Molly Ladd-Taylor, York University

Kirsty Harris (University of Melbourne, Australia) "Anzac Day - that's for the boys"

Margaret Higonnet (University of Connecticut, Storrs campus, United States) "Military medicine: critique and commemoration"

Cynthia Toman (University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada) "Silencing and the Canadian Army Medical Corps Nursing Sisters"

11:15 - 11:30

Nutrition Break - Pause-santé

11:30 - 12:15

Session 3: Museum Curators and the First World War: What Should be Commemorated? Les muséologues et la Première Guerre mondiale: Que faut-il commémorer?

Chair-Président de séance: Bill Wicken, York University

Mélanie Morin-Pelletier (War Museum, Ottawa, Canada) "Commemorating the First World War"

Steven Vandenbussche (Curator, Memorial Museum Passchendaele, Belgium), "The Canadian Remembrance Trail. Creating an entry point for Canadian Visitors in Flanders Fields."

12:15 - 13:30


13:30 - 15:00

Session 4: Historians and the First World War: What Should be Commemorated? Les historiens et la Première Guerre mondiale: Que faut-il commémorer?

Chair-Président de séance: Adrian Shubert, York University

Magali Deleuze (Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario, Canada) "1914-1918 and the Birth of Canadian Foreign Policy?"

António Costa Pinto (Institute of Social Science, University of Lisbon, Portugal) "The Legacy of the First World War in Portugal: Republicanism, Colonialism, and commemoration"

Jonathan Vance (University of Western Ontario, London, Canada) "Refighting Old Battles: Canadian Historians and the Centenary of the First World War."

Geneviève Warland (Université catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgique) "Commemorating the First World War in Germany: towards a new Historikerstreit?"

Sebastiaan Vandenbogaerde (FWO-University of Gent, Belgium) "WWI in Flanders. Several Commemoration Cultures?"

15:00 - 15:15

Nutrition Break - Pause-santé

15:15 - 16:30

Session 5 : The First World War on the Web: What Is Being Commemorated? La Première Guerre mondiale sur le web: Qu'est-ce qui est commémoré?

Chair-Président de séance: Boyd Cothran, York University

Chantal Kesteloot (Centre for Historical Research and Documentation on War and Contemporary Society, Brussels, Belgium) "Poor Little Belgium: Commemorations, Issues and Debates"

Teresa Iacobelli (War Museum, Ottawa, Canada) "Canada and the First World War: Creating a Digital Exhibition"

Matthew Shaw (Curator, North American History, The British Library, United Kingdom) "European Digital Commemoration: Europeana 1914-1918"

Nathalie Tousignant (Université Saint-Louis, Bruxelles, Belgique) "Staging commémoration in new public spaces"

16:30 - 17:15

WWI Exhibit Tour, Exhibit Gallery, Archives of Ontario- Archives publiques de l'Ontario 

17:15 - 19:00

Reception and Dinner - Réception et diner 
Pierre Lassonde Lecture Hall, X106. Schulich Building, York University

19:00 - 20:45

Avie Bennett Historica Canada Public Lecture in Canadian History

Dr. Margaret MacMillan "Canada and the Great War"


Programme de conférence
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