A Century in the Shadow of the First World War, an international centennial conference

WWI Bridges is happy to post the news coming from the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial, Kansas City, USA:


September 21-23, 2012
National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial
Kansas City, Mo., USA

As we approach the 100th anniversary of the First World War in 2014, the National World War I Museumis honored to host this conference, spotlighting remembrance of the 20th century’s first global war.

The gathering will provide a unique opportunity for our international audience to share and formulate commemorative plans, and to develop collaborative initiatives.  Guests will include ambassadors, representatives of consular offices, scholars, museum professionals, film producers and heritage specialists from around the world.

Our distinguished keynote speaker, Hew Strachan, Chichele Professor of the History of War at the University of Oxford, will be joined by an array of noted historians including Professors Jay Winter, Annette Becker, Michael Neiberg and many additional thought-provoking guests.
More information and registration details will be posted on www.theworldwar.org/conference when available.

centennial@theworldwar.org if you are interested in attending this important event. Space is limited.

Made possible with funding support from Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.


Good luck to National World War I Museum! When we look at Italy in the WWI centenary scenario, we really believe that we should take inspiration from such meetings. It is not too early, all the more if we think that the USA entered World War I in 1917...