Lakewood, N.J., Oct. 8, 2014—“The First World War was a watershed event in modern world history and arguably the most significant event of the 20th century,” asserts Scott Bennett, Ph.D., professor of history at Georgian Court University, regarding GCU’s World War I conference, which will be held on October 17–18, 2014. The two-day event is co-sponsored by the Peace History Society.
Scholars, Authors and History Experts Examine Varying Perspectives on World War I
GCU’s World War I conference, which commemorates the 100th anniversary of the start of the war, includes keynote addresses by esteemed authors Adam Hochschild and Harriet Hyman Alonso, as well as presentations by more than 50 leading U.S. and international scholars who will explore the conference themes of wartime dissent, activism, and transformation.
Georgian Court University’s World War I Conference marks a great opportunity for all who possess an interest in the First World War, modern history, and social activism.
“This will be an exciting and top-notch scholarly conference,” says Dr. Bennett, who notes that several GCU professors will be presenting their own research and chairing sessions.
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Lakewood, N.J., Oct. 8, 2014—“The First World War was a watershed event in modern world history and arguably the most si...