Date:
14 October 2005 to 15 October 2005
Time: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Regent Street campus

Speakers:

  • Annette Becker, Paris X Nanterre; Directrice du Centre Pierre Francastel “Memory Gaps: Maurice Halbwachs, Memory and the Great War”
  • Catharine Savage Brosman, Professor Emerita, Tulane University, New Orleans and Honorary Research Professor, University of Sheffield: “French Intellectuals Overseas 1940-1945 and the Questions of Vichy and Free France”
  • Christine Daigle, Brock University, Ontario: “Sartre and the Phoney War”
  • Jonathan Ervine, University of Leeds: “The Opposition to War in French Cinema 1954-67”
  • John Flower, Emeritus Professor, University of Kent at Canterbury: “An Armchair Dispute: François Mauriac and Jean-Louis Vaudoyer”
  • Richard Francis, University of Nottingham: “Romain Rolland and the Rejection of Pacifism”
  • Jean-Benoît Ghenne, Centre de Philosophie du Droit, Université Catholique de Louvain: “Bergson et la première guerre mondiale: habitudes et possibles sociaux”
  • Robin Lathangue, Wilfrid Laurier University, Ontario: “Theory and Engagement: Simone Weil on the Reconstruction of France”
  • Michel Leymarie, Université Charles-de-Gaulle Lille III: “Des intellectuels quadragénaires dans La Grande Guerre. L’exemple des frères Tharaud et d’Albert Thibaudet”
  • Roy MacLeod, Emeritus Professor, University of Sydney: “Science, Warfare and ‘Scientific Intellectuals’, 1914-1919”
  • Mark Orme, University of Central Lancashire: “From Despair to Resistance: Albert Camus’s Response to the Second World War”
  • Guillaume Piketty, Directeur de recherches, Centre d’histoire de Sciences Po, Paris: “Pierre Brossolette, from Pacifism to Resistance”
  • Clément Puget, Université Bordeaux 3; A.T.E.R. à l’Université Paris 7: “Léon Poirier, un regard sur Verdun”
  • Cynthia Wachtell, Stern College for Women, Yeshiva University, New York: “Four Lights: The Woman’s Peace Party of New York’s Response to World War I”
  • Stephen Woolsey, Houghton College, New York: “ ‘No Battlefield or Shattered Country so Ugly’: One of Ours and American Ambivalence in the Great War”
  • Mikkel Zangenberg, Copenhagen University: “Just War? Iraq in the Bonfire between Walzer, Zizek, Negri and Hardt”

 Round Table:

  • Andrew Sola, University of Maryland University College-Europe
  • Anne-Marie Obajtek-Kirkwood, Drexel University, Philadelphia
  • Matteo Stocchetti, Arcada Institute, Helsinki.

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