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New Directions in the History of the Second World War
Now that we have emerged from the shadow of the First World War centenary, many military historians are beginning to turn their attention towards the study of the Second World War. This panel will discuss the past, present and future of the literature of the Second World War, providing us insight into what we know and what might lie ahead for historians of 1939-1945. The panel will be hosted by Dr. Geoffrey Hayes, a Professor in the Department of History at the University of Waterloo.

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Mar 31, 2021 01:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Speakers

Dr. Sarah Glassford
Archivist @University of Windsor
DR. SARAH GLASSFORD is a social historian of Canada who researches the intertwined histories of women, children, wartime, health, and humanitarian aid. She is the author of Mobilizing Mercy: A History of the Canadian Red Cross (MQUP, 2017) and co-editor with Amy Shaw of Making the Best of It: Women and Girls of Canada and Newfoundland during the Second World War (UBC, 2020). She works as the Archivist at the University of Windsor’s Leddy Library.
Graham Board
Associate Professor @King's College, Western University
GRAHAM BROAD is associate professor of history at King's University College at Western University. He is the author of A Small Price to Pay: Consumer Culture on the Canadian Front 1939-1945 (UBC Press, 2013) and One in a Thousand: The Life and Death of Captain Eddie McKay, RFC (UTP, 2017) and the editor of the forthcoming As If a Part of Life Itself: the War Diary of Lt. Leslie Miller, CEF (UTP Press). With Jonathan Vance his is the co-director of the Wartime Canada website, which is the largest digital repository of Canadian wartime ephemera. He lives in London, ON with his wife and three cats.
Lucy Noakes
Professor @University of Essex
PROFESSOR LUCY NOAKES is the Rab Butler Chair of Modern History at the University of Essex, UK. Her work focuses on the social and cultural history of Britain's two 'total wars' of the 20th century, and on the cultural memory of these wars. Her most recent monograph is Dying for the Nation: Death, Grief and Bereavement in Second World War Britain (Manchester University Press, 2020).